Our consulting team is comprised of experienced Project Managers, Clinical Research Associates, Public Health Specialists, Data Managers, Laboratory Scientists, Physicians, Statisticians and Social Scientists.

Nick Kisengese - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Email: nkisengese@clinwinresearch.com

Nick is the Executive Director ClinWin Research Services; he provides overall project administrative and operational oversight across all contracted functions, and adequate project material and human resourcing for all contracts.  He has 20+ years of biopharmaceutical industry experience, having held leadership roles at pharmaceutical and CRO companies. He is an experienced Clinical Research and Public Health Projects Management Consultant, with local, regional, national, and global levels experience in Product Development Partnerships, Contract Research Organizations, Academic Medical Research Centers, Not for profit organizations and the Pharmaceutical industry.

He graduated with an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, UK and graduated with an honors B.Sc. in Biological Sciences and Chemistry from Egerton University, KE. He has also completed graduate professional training in Epidemiology, Vaccinology, Infectious Diseases (Institute of Tropical Medicine- Antwerp, BEL), Clinical Trial Research Training (University of Cape Town, SA) and Clinical Vaccine Trials (George Washington University, USA), and Good Clinical Practice from (John Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA). He is member at Association of Clinical Research Professionals of USA, Project Management Institute and The Institute of Clinical Research, UK. He is a continuing Doctoral Student at Edinburgh Business School of Heriot-Watt University, focusing on clinical trials projects management.

Shireen Shurtie

Professional Development, Clinical & Training Manager.

Email: ssurtie@clinwinresearch.com

Shireen Surtie is the Professional Development and Clinical Training Manager at Clinwin. she coordinates, organizes and manages all the clinical research training and capacity development contracts. Shireen has over 15 years experience in health care and clinical research. She has been involved in clinical care as a Registered Nurse at various hospitals in Western Cape Province, South Africa; clinical trials, clinical research professional training, clinical trials sites capacity development, clinical research project coordination and management.

 

Most recently, she was the Study Coordinator at Division of Paediatric Medicine and Project Coordinator, Division of Pharmacology, University of Cape Town, South Africa. She held positions of increasing responsibilities during her 3 years career at Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation, Cape Town South Africa, where she was the International Clinical Trainer and Clinical Research Associate. While at Aeras, Shireen was responsible for Site staff training to promote and implement capacity building at site level and Community Advisory Boards in South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Senegal, India and Cambodia. She is expert trainer in clinical trials diagnostic procedures, GCP and Protocol, site SOPs development, Competency Checklists for practical clinical procedures as well as Recruitment and Informed Consents and assents processes.


Previously, she held various positions of increasing responsibility as (Professional Development Program Coordinator, Professional Development Program Officer and Senior Research Nurse) at South Africa Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative.

 

Shireen received Charlotte Searle Nursing award for her dedicated work, and co-authored a paper on The Tuberculin Skin test: A Comparison of reading with a ruler to reading with a calliper.

Peter Nyamthimba Onyango

MBA, BBA, DIP Clinical Research, DIP Healthcare Management.

Email: ponyango@clinwinresearch.com

Peter Nyamthimba Onyango is a Clinical Research Associate at ClinWin Research Services. He has been involved in Clinical trials project management for over 10 years. He has worked for several years as Study Coordinator at KEMRI/CDC. Mr Nyamthimba has 10 years experience
coordinating several epidemiological studies and development of Tuberculosis vaccine trial sites in Western Kenya and has offered technical support to the Ministry of Health programmatic research.
He is a holder of Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management of The University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Business Administration from Newport University (USA) and Diploma in Healthcare Management from the Kenya Institute of Management. Trained in Clinical Research
at the University of Cape Town, South Africa in Collaboration with The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences and also as a Clinical Research Associate at African Clinical Research Organization (ACRO) Bryanston, South Africa and certificate in Clinical Research from Vienna school of Clinical Research (Austria), Currently registered for Doctor of Philosophy in Planning at Maseno University, majoring in Health Systems Planning.

Dr. Collins Omugar

Clinical Project Manager

Email: comugar@clinwinresearch.com

Collins is the Clinical Project Manager (CPM) at ClinWin Research Services.  He also doubles as a Senior CRA when necessary and oversees all Sponsor assigned clinical trials, site monitoring and operational management of clinical studies. He has 10+ years’ experience in academic research and teaching (IND, DEU, UK, TZ), and 3 years as senior technologist for CDC / KEMRI – KE. He has extensive One Health Concept experience in laboratory methodology and validation techniques in aspects of infectious and zoonotic diseases (human & veterinary), biochemistry, immunology, electrochemistry, andrology and fertility analysis as well as veterinary care of various kinds of animals. He is proficient in veterinary clinical studies under VICH and human health clinical trials under ICH-GCP.  Adept in clinical trials management in operational and project under various settings i.e., Academia, CRO, R&D, NHS, WHO and vast regulatory knowledge (FDA, MHRA, EMEA) and has been exposed to various clinical therapeutics areas including Oncology, Reproductive Health, Infections Diseases, Antimicrobials, and Vaccines. He is a Biomedical Scientist; trained at University of Rostock – DEU, Leibniz University Hannover – DEU and qualified at both the Lincoln University – UK (Ph.D.) and the University of Kent – UK (Post-Doctoral Fellowship). He is ICH GCP standards Certified CRA – Kriger Research International, Ontario – CAN.

Robert Langat, Bsc, Msc

Clinical Laboratory Consultant

Email: rlangat@clinwinresearch.com

Robert is Clinical Laboratory Consultant at ClinWin. Currently, a doctoral student at Imperial College, London. Mr.Langat worked as laboratory scientist and trainer of Mucosal sampling, collection and processing and also trainer of Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) at KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research institute (ICR) University of Nairobi, an affiliate of International AIDS Vaccine initiative (IAVI) New York and Medical Research council, UK. He has over 7 years experience in laboratory work i.e. protocol development, specimen management and tracking, database management, cell culture, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Enzyme Linked immunospot assay(ELISPOT),Flow cytometry and SOP development. He lead the Mucosal immunology team in setting up the Mucosal ELISA for testing mucosal immune mediators IgA and IgG at KAVI-ICR.He has mentored and trained a dozen of students from various institutions and staffs from Reference, provincial and Districts hospitals labs. 
Mr. Langat received Good Clinical Practice from Johns Hopkins University (USA), GCLP from Qualogy limited(UK), Laboratory Health and Safety Management from IAVI, Protection of Human Research Subjects by Independent Review Consulting (IRC) and human Subjects Research Education from John Hopkins Bloomberg School of public health. He holds BSc. in Medical Laboratory Sciences from Mt.Kenya University, Diploma &Higher diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from The Kenya Polytechnic University College and postgraduate Cert.in Protein structures from Birbeck College, University of London.

Ann Mwendwa

BA - Data & Information Management Officer

Ann Mwendwa joined ClinWin on July 2018 as the Data and Information Management Officer. She is involved in client contracted data and information managements; and analytics. Ann holds a Bachelors degree (honours) in Economics from Karatina University, Kenya. She has completed professional courses in Introduction to Clinical Research, ICH Good Clinical Practice, Data Managament in Clinical Research and Certified Public Accountant of Kenya part II.

Humphrey Okanda

Clinical Research Associate

Humphrey is a Clinical Research Associate at ClinWin Research Services. He has vast knowledge and experience in study and site monitoring activities in Kenya and Tanzania. He is proficient in clinical data management and analytics and has completed his Advanced level clinical trial monitoring course, public health, Good Clinical Practice (ICH GCP) and Clinical research methodology.

Humphrey is the Coordinator for the ClinWin Clinical Trials Monitoring internship program.

Humphrey holds Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health Sciences from Kenyatta University and Diploma in Public Health from Kenya Medical Training College. He has completed professional training in GCP, Human Subjects Protection, Research Ethics, Clinical Trials Monitoring course. His therapeutic area expertise includes: – pediatric HIV, TB, shigella, asthma, antimicrobial infections, and reproductive health.

Maggie Ndunge

Email:  mndunge@clinwinresearch.com

Maggy Ndunge is the Business Intelligence Analyst at ClinWin. She leverages on data science to advance our clients assigned projects. Provides support in data mining, analytics, reporting and business performance. In addition, Maggy leads the marketing research initiatives, including the quantitative and qualitative data collection, clinical research business intelligence and our value proposition.
She joined ClinWin in 2018 as a Data and Information Management Officer, she has worked on clients contracted HIV drug trial, Leishmaniasis trials and Mycetoma drug trials data management.
Maggy holds a Bachelor degree (honours) in Acturial science from Karatina University, Kenya. She has completed professional courses in introduction to clinical research, ICH Good Clinical Practice and Data management in clinical research.

Caroline Kibaara

Clinical Research Associate

Caroline is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at ClinWin Research Services. She works within the Clinical Operations function in planning, execution and data collection activities on assigned projects. Prior to joining ClinWin she was a Laboratory Quality Analyst at AgriQ-Quest laboratories where she was responsible for the testing phase of the production process to ensure that final products met the company standards. She also worked at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital as a Medical Laboratory analyst where she performed tests pertaining to biochemistry, histopathology, microbiology and haematology. She holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Nairobi – KE. She is conversant with the clinical trials regulatory environment, relevant SOPs and has completed entry level clinical trial monitoring and Good Clinical Practice courses.

Nicholas Kiswili

Clinical Research Associate

Nicholas is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at ClinWin Research Services. He is involved in study and site monitoring, site management and operations for the clients assigned clinical research projects. In addition, he provides general administrative support to the Clinical Operations team in completion of all required tasks and assigned project goals with ongoing conduct of studies. He assists with study specific documentation and guidelines as appropriate, organizes and maintains clinical study documentation including preparation for internal/external audits, final reconciliation and archival. He is responsible for periodic review of study files for completeness.  He does on site visits to perform clinical monitoring duties and participates in ClinWin in-house training activities. He has a B. Sc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi-KE. He has completed professional training in Clinical Trials Monitoring, ICH GCP, Data Management, Quality Management systems and Human Subject Protection certifications.

Beatrice Mengich Msc, Bsc, CCRA

Clinical Research Consultant

Email: bmengich@clinwinresearch.com

Beatrice is Clinical Research Consultant at ClinWin.

She holds Masters of Science in Clinical Research Administration from University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, Bachelor of Science majoring in Clinical Research from Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, and Associate of Science in Pre- Pharmacy from Southwestern Michigan Community College, Dowagiac, Michigan.
Beatrice has worked for the Pharmaceutical (GlaxoSmithKline), Clinical Research Organizations (PPD & ICON) and Academia (Duke University).
Her therapeutic area experience include: Cardiovascular,Endocrine/Metabolic, Hematology, Mental Disorders and Oncology (Gastrointestinal Stomal Tumors, GemcitabineTumors, Ovarian Carcinoma, Pancreatic cancer, Thyroid Cancer).
She is a Member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), a Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP); Certified in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems, including InForm through Phase Forward and Datalabs through PRA International.

Joshua Kikuvi

Clinical Research Associate

Joshua is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at ClinWin Research Services. He performs blinded and unblinded study and site monitoring activities. Prior to joining Clinwin, Joshua was Study Coordinator at the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre/University of Cape Town – Clinical Trials Unit- Cape Town, SA. He has 8+ years’ work experience in Eswatini (with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and ICAP-Columbia University) managing and coordinating multi-site health studies. He holds a B.A. Degree in Arts and Geography from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing an MSc. Degree in Public Health at the University of London. 

 

Angeline Muendo

Clinical Research Associate

Angeline is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at ClinWin Research Services, based in Nairobi. Her current role involves Clinical Monitoring, Site Management, Clinical Quality Assurance, and regulatory compliance. Previously, she worked in Product Development and Quality Assurance functions in GMP compliant food industry. Angie is currently pursuing master’s degree in public health from AMREF International University and graduated with First honors Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Moi University. She has completed professional training in Research Ethics, GCP, Data Management, Disaster Management, Fire Safety, Food-Borne Diseases, HACCP, Processing, Hygiene, and Quality Management, ISO 22000 awareness, and Food Safety.
She is a registered member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, USA. 

George Rugero. BA, PMP, MCSE

Data and Information Management Consultant

Email: grugero@clinwinresearch.com

George Rugero takes pride in supporting ClinWin ’s efforts as a Contract Research Organisation. He serves as Data and Information management Consultant. 
Mr. Rugero worked at Projet San Francisco in Rwanda, an affiliate of Emory University conducting HIV prevention and Research. He led the data management of the first HIV Vaccine trial in country were he served as Data Manager. He was responsible for Providing strategic DataManagement (DM) leadership and expertise to the Research Team; Protocol interpretation; Proactive Communication with the Research Team for all DataManagement Activities; Review and approve DM related documents (Quality Management Plans, Edit Check Specification and Standard Operating Procedures); Assisting in implementation of more appropriate IT / database solutions. This involves identifying both hardware and software needs of the project, soliciting for quotations and approving of the purchase.
Mr. Rugero received Advanced GCP, Clinical Vaccine Trials and Good Clinical Practice from Johns Hopkins University (USA). He did his undergraduate studies at Curtin University of Technology (Australia) and he is holder of  PMP® certification

Mariam Mariko

MPA, BSC, DIP, CLINICAL RESEARCH

Email: mmariko@clinwinresearch.com

Mariam Mariko is a Senior Clinical Research Consultant at ClinWin Research Services. She leads ClinWin projects in Francophone Africa countries, her bilingual skills and vast knowledge of clinical research environments is an added advantage for our clients. Mariam is Canadian citizen of Mali origin and has been involved in Clinical trials project management and monitoring for over 10 years. Most recently she was Senior Clinical Research Associate at Quintiles West Africa, based in Bamako, Mali. Previously she has held positions of increasing responsibilities in Clinical Research industry in France and Canada. A bilingual 
She holds Masters Degree in Public Administration, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition all from Canada, Diploma in Clinical Research from France and Diploma in Nursing from Morocco.

Her therapeutic experience is in oncology, paediatrics, infectious diseases, urology, and cardiology.

ClinWin Sudan Team

El Yazeed Nimir Suliman Saad

Clinical Research Associate

Email: enimir@clinwinresearch.com

He is the Clinical Research Associate at ClinWin Research Services, based in Khartoum Sudan. He completed his clinical trials monitoring training in Kenya. His current projects include the Visceral leishmaniasis clinical trials and Post Kalazar Dermal Leishmaniasis trials.  He is a doctoral student in Immunology at the Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum. He holds master’s degree in Molecular Biology and graduated with honor degree in Parasitology. He is Flowcytometricist, part time lecturer at University of Khartoum and Al Neelain University. He has keen interest in clinical research monitoring and site management. He is native Arabic speaker and fluent in English.

Reem Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Hussein

Clinical Research Associate

Email:  rabdulaziz@clinwinresearch.com

She is Consultant Clinical Research Associate, at ClinWin Research Services, based in Khartoum Sudan. She is involved in leishmaniasis clinical trials. She also serves as member and Rapporteur of the National Committee for Conducting Clinical Trials on Human & Animals in Sudan since Feb. 2017, and former Head of the Studies & Research Directorate in National Medicines and Poisons Board (NMPB) The National Regulatory Authority (NRA) in Sudan from July 2017 up to August 2018. Reem has held positions of increasing responsibilities in pharmaceutical industry as Sales Manager and Medical Representative. She is a graduated with degree in Pharmacy, post graduate diploma in Business Administration from University of Khartoum. Reem is native Arabic speaker and fluent in English.

Wayel Ahmed Eltegani Adam

Clinical Research Associate

Email:  weltegani@clinwinresearch.com

He is the Clinical Research Associate at ClinWin Research Services, based in Khartoum Sudan. He completed his clinical trials monitoring training in Kenya. His current projects include the Visceral leishmaniasis clinical trials and Post Kalazar Dermal Leishmaniasis trials.  Formerly, he was a Pharmacist at National Cancer Institute, University of Gezira. He holds Master’s Degree in Industrial Biotechnology and  Masters in Clinical Research; and graduated with bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. He has completed short trainings in GCP, Bioinformatics, GMP and GCLP. He is native Arabic speaker and fluent in English.