Nathalie Khavessian, Clinical Trial Manager, GARDP, DNDi

Nathalie joined GARDP in July 2018 as a Clinical Trial Manager for the Neonatal Sepsis Programme.

Nathalie has 16 years of experience in Project Management in the global health and drug industry. She began her career in a Central Laboratory (CRO) in Geneva as Global Project Manager and then as Global Study Manager; her main responsibilities included setting up clinical trials and managing clinical programmes for blue chip pharmaceutical companies. In 2014 through the course of her responsibilities in the CRO, Nathalie was elected Ambassador for CARE to support a humanitarian cause. On the back of this experience, she worked for an INGO, International Social Service, contributing to the organization of the International Conference on Cross Border Child Protection in partnership with The Hague Conference. In 2016, Nathalie worked as Clinical Development Project Manager at GeNeuro working on a Phase IIb innovative study on multiple sclerosis, while pursuing her Master’s degree in Clinical Research and Drug Development.

She obtained her degree at the Hotel Management School in Geneva, and a Certificate in Project Management at the University of Geneva in 2005. Nathalie also holds a Certificate in Project Development from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva (IHEID).