Mike Wilkinson

Chief Operations Officer

Mike Wilkinson brings a diverse background of industry and public service experience to his role overseeing day-to-day operations at Premier Research and advancing the company’s mission to support the world’s most innovative biotech companies.

Dr. Wilkinson has extensive experience in the contract research industry. He spent 10 years at PPD, first overseeing worldwide clinical trial operations as Executive Vice President of Global Clinical Development and later as the company’s Chief Information Officer and Head of Technology, Innovation and Performance. Prior to that, he worked for seven years at Quintiles in roles that included Global Head of Internal Medicine and Vice President of Project Management.

Dr. Wilkinson holds a doctorate in physiological optics from Indiana University, a master’s degree from Penn State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University. He is also a graduate of the Belmont University Lean Healthcare Certificate Program, holds both Operational Test and Evaluation and Program Management certificates from the Defense Systems Management College, and is a Lean Six Sigma yellow belt.

Before joining the biopharmaceutical industry, Dr. Wilkinson spent 23 years in the United States military, where his assignments included Director of Operations for the Joint Special Operations Medical Training Center. He retired from the military as a U.S. Navy Commander.

Senior Leadership

Ludo Reynders

Ludo Reynders

Chief Executive Officer
Krista Armstrong

Krista Armstrong

SVP, Clinical Development Services, & Global Head of Neuroscience
Sean Russell

Sean Russell

Chief Commercial Officer
Susan Romberg

Susan Romberg

SVP, Clinical Data Sciences
Stephen Simpson

Stephen Simpson

Chief Financial Officer
Tom Perkins

Tom Perkins

SVP, Corporate Development, & General Counsel
Sameena Sharif

Sameena Sharif

President, RPI, A Division of Premier Research
Shari Medendorp

Shari Medendorp

SVP, Biometrics
Teresa Nunes

Teresa Nunes

VP, Global Head of Medical Affairs
Ellen Teplitzky

Ellen Teplitzky

Chief Compliance Officer, SVP, Legal Affairs
Ashish Jain

Ashish Jain

SVP, Asia-Pacific