Stephane is the Head of R&D Solution Expansion Middle East & Africa, based in Dubai, UAE at IQVIA. Stephane focuses on local demand generation for clinical research. He is spearheading and building our new localized offering and works closely with Governments, Development funds, large providers and global / local Pharmaceutical companies to conduct moreclinical trials in the region. Prior to this role, Stephane was Head of the Oncology Project Leadership Asia Pacific group since 2014. He also was Head of Global Clinical Operations Japan and North East Asia for an international Biopharma company. Stephane Gouteux brings along with him more than 18 years of pharmaceutical industry experience where he held several positions in Clinical Operations for both CRO and biopharma companies. Stephane holds a PhD in Neurosciences from the University of Aix-Marseille, France and was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University, USA. In addition, Stephane holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from IAE in Caen, France.