Leadership & Expertise

We know that sharing the power of our knowledge delivers real transformation for our clients. Our leadership team is actively engaged in our services and accessible to our clients, working as one to unlock the hidden potential in our clients’ science and helping to shape a better future, one study at a time.

People at our core

Meet Our Leadership Team

Our experience is broad, and our expertise runs deep. While our solutions are amplified by innovative technology, our people – and their passion – are at the core of what we do.

Lingshi Tan, Ph.D.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Simon Britton

Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Copestake Ph.D., FRSM

Chief Commercial Officer

Sharon Moore, M.D., MBA, MPH

Chief Medical Officer

Gaurav Sharma

Chief Development Officer

John Scott, MBA

Chief Information Officer

David Rifkind, J.D.

Chief Legal Officer

Simone Brown

Senior Vice President, Operations Finance

Yingshi Qian, MBA

Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources

Marie Hanley, BSN

Senior Vice President, Global Quality Services

Miron Lila

Vice President and Head of Corporate Development & Investor Relations

Heather Varela, MBA

Vice President, Global Marketing

Mission, purpose and values

Bringing life-changing therapies to our global community

Guided by a critical purpose and united values, our clinical research services connect our clients with unrivaled access to personalized solutions. Our expertise and knowledge sharing on a global and local scale remove barriers to enable better healthcare outcomes for all.

A Global, Full-Service CRO

Caidya activates the full potential of your science through our personalized partnership, global expertise and knowledge sharing. We strive to improve the way clinical research is performed to advance the future of healthcare, bringing access to therapies to patients around the globe.

We are fully invested in the outcomes of your trials, bringing and sharing expertise and knowledge to help you make the best decisions.

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Our story, so far

Caidya’s story is the culmination of Clinipace and dMed’s journeys to becoming a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a united mission to lead transformational change by sharing knowledge and delivering more personalized solutions.

We have spent two decades growing our company through investment and M&A activity to transform the clinical research experience.

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Global reach, local knowledge

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The latest from Caidya

Explore our news and updates as we liberate the clinical research process.


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