Karen Montgomery-Douglas, Akesa

Karen Montgomery-douglas

Regional Business Development Manager

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Karen Montgomery-Douglas is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in clinical and life science business development.

With a background in clinical diagnostics, Karen began her career at the frontline of the healthcare sector in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Working for global healthcare and tech companies, her experience culminates in a deep understanding of the healthcare system and real-world insights that support companies in achieving their drug development and clinical trial objectives.

Karen’s expertise spans strategic business development, client relationship management, and market expansion, directly contributing to the success of hundreds of clinical trials.

Working in genuine partnership, Karen excels in building and managing relationships with her stakeholders, identifying and understanding their objectives and challenges, and creating effective solutions.

Passionate about education and sharing her extensive knowledge, Karen frequently hosts seminars and speaks at industry conferences in Australia and globally. Her dedication to advancing healthcare solutions and driving clinical trial education and innovation has helped build strong partnerships within the clinical research ecosystem. Karen’s commitment to excellence and innovation, combined with her extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge of clinical trial supply, make her an invaluable asset to the clinical research community.