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Joseph Taouk

Vice President, Global Project Delivery

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Joe’s career began at AstraZeneca as a Manufacturing Compounder, producing large volumes of injectables such as epidurals and anesthetics. He transitioned into clinical research at Covance, starting as a Clinical Trial Assistant and swiftly advancing to CRA within six months. Over the years, Joe climbed the professional ladder, taking on roles of increasing seniority in clinical lead, project management, and line management.
The bulk of Joe’s career was spent at Quintiles/IQVIA, where he served as the R&D Head for Australia and New Zealand. In this capacity, he oversaw more than 250 projects and led a team of approximately 350 staff across various departments, including feasibility and start-up, clinical monitoring, quality management, partner sites, and a large FSP team. Most recently, Joe was the Executive Director at PPD, heading clinical operations for Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Singapore.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Pharmacology and Biochemistry from the University of Sydney. His academic foundation and extensive industry experience make him an invaluable addition to Avance Clinical.