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 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 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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Naomi is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at ClinWin Research Services, based in Nairobi. She performs operational and administrative task for Sponsor assigned clinical trials, epidemiological and health outcomes studies. Prior to joining ClinWin, she was a Field Coordinator at KEMRI – Centre for Microbiology Research, Nairobi. Naomi was involved in three projects there were being implemented at Mukuru Slums, Nairobi County, focusing on Salmonella typhi, non – typhoidal Salmonella disease in children and Cholera prevention, preparedness and control.
She holds a Master of Science in Global Health and Infectious Diseases from University of Edinburgh – Scotland UK and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Eastern Africa – Baraton. She has completed professional training Clinical trial monitoring course from University of Nairobi, Good Clinical Practice, Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) from Collaborative Institutional Training Institute (CITI).
She is Member of Nursing Council of Kenya and Association of Clinical Research Professionals, USA.
Sophia is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at ClinWin Research Services, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her current role involves Clinical Monitoring, Site Management, Clinical Quality Assurance, and regulatory compliance. Previously, she worked at research laboratories, Regional Medical Sales Representative for leading Pharma companies, including Philips, Lords Healthcare etc.
Sophia graduated with Bachelor of Technology (Science Laboratory Technology), Second Class – Upper Division from Technical University of Kenya; and has completed professional trainings in Entry Level Clinical Trials Monitoring Training, Research Ethis, GCP, Data Management among others.
She is a Member of Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), USA.
Hasifah is a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at ClinWin Research Services, based in Kampala, Uganda. She has over 8 years of diverse experience in Clinical practice, Research and academia. With a background in Medical Laboratory Sciences, she is experienced in infectious disease, proficiency in Psychoneuroimmunology with skills in clinical trials conduct, monitoring, laboratory science, and medical innovation. Her current role involves Clinical Monitoring, Site Management, Clinical Quality Assurance, and regulatory compliance.
She holds a Master of Science in Immunology and Clinical Microbiology of Makerere University and a Master of Science in Clinical Trials of Addis Ababa University.
She has professional training in Implementation Research, Research Ethics, ICH-GCP, and Data Management for Clinical Research Studies, Responsible conduct of Research, Informed Consent and collecting and reporting adverse events in clinical research.
She member of Association of Clinical Research Professionals, USA and Allied Health Professionals’ Council, Uganda.