A former CEO of a successful CRO startup in Singapore from 2003 to 2008, Dr. Nealda Yusof’s experience in the medical technology sector spans 16 years. Specialising mainly in medical devices, she has been actively involved in the entire product lifecycle process ranging from research, regulatory, testing & validation, quality assurance, risk and crisis management, compliance and commercialisation. She advised multinational heavyweights in the healthcare sector such as GlaxoSmithKline and Edwards Lifesciences, and worked in close collaboration with NAMSA and Charles River. In 2012, she was appointed to an advisory role to the CEO in a renal care group and tasked to oversee teams in the United Kingdom, Germany, Egypt and Turkey. Her work involves setting guidelines for successful business operations, product development, R&D, subsidiary communications, project management, ERP system and organisational development strategies. Dr. Yusof uses her background in both science and law to provide a holistic combination of technical, regulatory and liability perspectives.
Dr. Nealda Yusof obtained her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Material Science from the National University of Singapore, and a Bachelor of Law (LLB) with Honours from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.