With over 20 years of clinical research experience, Ivana Waller has held several executive leadership positions, setting, and executing strategies for global CROs across the USA, Europe, and APAC. Throughout her career, Ivana has developed an extensive global expertise in operational delivery of clinical trials and in leading cross-functional/multicultural teams.
A dynamic leader specialized in operational advancement for contract research organizations, rapid expansions, organic growth, acquisitions, and integrations, Ivana also brings living and working experience in USA, Europe, and APAC to the table.
Ivana Waller is joining Optimapharm from Advance Clinical, where she has served as Senior Vice President of Global Development and Expansion; Managing Director Europe and Asia Pacific since January 2018. She previously spent 8 years in Clinipace Worldwide, serving as Chief Business Officer, Europe and Middle East from January 2016 till December 2017, and Chief Operating Officer from October 2009 to December 2015. Prior to joining Clinipace Worldwide, Ivana acted as Vice President, Business Operations for more than a decade at MedTrials Inc. in USA.
Mrs. Waller holds a BA in Economics at the University of Texas, USA.