Chief Executive Officer, Lightship

David is the CEO of Lightship, a virtual-first clinical trial provider focused on taking trials to patients creating access for all. Prior to joining Lightship David was an EVP at PRA Health Sciences responsible for a team of over 9,000 operating clinical trials in Europe, Asia and Africa. He was responsible for establishing PRA’s China operation and expansion across European markets.

Previously David has led the Life Sciences practice as a Partner for EY (Ernst & Young) in Europe working with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies supporting their growth, planning and technology capabilities. Having started his career with Pfizer in the UK, David then joined IMS Health (IQVIA) and spent 12 years with them working with life science companies in USA, Europe and China in roles increasing responsibility.
Outside of work David enjoys running, skiing, reading and all card games. He is a fan of all sports and in particular enjoys watching Rugby, soccer, F1 and tennis.


22 June 2021