Edward is a qualified physician. He joined the pharmaceutical industry as a Medical Director for organisations across New Zealand and Australia.  

Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer for Middlemore Clinical Trials Edward had his own clinical research business and led the establishment of the Auckland Cancer Trials Centre, focusing on early phase oncology trials at Auckland Hospital.

Edward’s commercial experience includes a range of senior management positions in several US based pharmaceutical companies, such as MSD, Schering Plough and Pfizer. Edward’s clinical trial experience extends from being the Principal Investigator for Phase I to Phase IV trials in multiple therapeutic areas and he has been on the safety boards for several multinational cancer trials in the Asia Pacific region.

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Aotearoa Clinical Trials is a fully integrated research unit based at Middlemore Hospital in the heart of South Auckland, New Zealand.

We perform biopharma and medical device clinical trials in partnership with all hospital departments focusing on the diseases and long term health conditions that affect our diverse community.



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