Ian Gascoigne

Project manager and facilitator with wide experience of managing the introduction of change and responding to the consequences. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Has experience of small and global pharma in the private and public sectors. Subject Matter Expert in GCP and Sales & Marketing SOPs.


Achievements include: 

  • Development of global SOPs for top tier pharma during two major mergers.

  • Facilitation to resolve long-standing issues between Clinical and Regulatory regarding management of Trial Master File. Subsequently invited to support the design of the new global electronic repository

  • Contributed to British Association of Research Quality Assurance working party on electronic SOPs

  • Piloted the re-launch of the SOP Log concept, a necessary but unpopular tool for clinical study teams. Implementation techniques were adopted as best practice by the global implementation team

  • Successfully implemented a customer support and communication model for  Clinical Research overcoming existing opposition of the Clinical managers

  • Implementation of an Enhanced Clinical Trial Design program saving the company c$100m globally and training 93% of the target audience by the deadline

  • Facilitated the live development of highly complex, global SOPs with Safety, Regulatory and Clinical groups

  • Project management of multi country Health Care Professionals payment transparency system.

Industry Experience




- Employee 11 years



- Consultant 18 months


Merck KGaA

- Consultant 6 months



- Consultant 2 years




- Consultant 5 months


Reckitt Benckiser

- Consultant 2 years


- Consultant 4 months



- Consultant 2 years