Florencia Velasco

Global Head External Relationship Management

Novartis, Argentina

Florencia is currently Global Head External Relationship Management with overall accountability for the management of global outsourced activities. In this role, she focuses on the delivery of the best class of externally provided services to develop a compelling, innovative vision and strategy for the different services. Previous postings include:
– Global Head, Trial Budget Management where she was responsible for development ofbudgetary business models and optimising development costs
– As a Former Regional Director of Clinical Operations LACan (Latin America & Canada), she was responsible for leading the Clinical Trial Organisation Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica Republic, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela.
Florencia received her MBA from IAE University and holds a University Degree in Psychology from Universidad de Belgrano; Buenos Aires, Argentina.



Speaker Stories: A Career Path in Clinical Research

In the interview with Florencia Velasco on her personal experiences und feelings during her career path, we also discussed about different steps and decisions of the role as a female leader.