How clinical development can tackle Africa's unique health needs
Commercially-led clinical development activity has been neglected in Africa; that must change with the continent's evolving population and health profile.
Alistair Grenfell is president, Europe, Middle East, Africa & South Asia heading up IQVIA operations in the UK&I, Northern Europe, France, Spain, Portugal & Turkey, Germany & Austria, Switzerland & Israel, Italy & Greece, East Europe, Russia & CIS and Africa, Middle East & South Asia.
Previously, he served as the company’s president, North Europe and Africa from December 2011 to April 2015. Since joining IMS Health in 1996, Alistair has held sales, client services and business management roles of increasing responsibility in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He served from 2010 to 2011 as general manager for Belgium, Netherlands, Nordics and Baltics, and prior to that led the IMS Health sales function in EMEA for three years. Earlier, Alistair spearheaded sales activities for mid-sized countries in the region. He also managed the company’s U.K. and Ireland sales team and served in a variety of account, business development and global sales roles.
Alistair holds a B.A. degree with honors in Business Economics from Anglia University and an M.Sc. in Economics and Competition Policy from Cass Business School, London.