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[LONDON, UK, 20th March 2024] Specialist Biometrics CRO, Veramed, today announced the appointment of Gaurab Chakraborty as Head of India at Veramed.

With 19 years of experience in Biostatistics and Statistical Programming, a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, and a Masters in Computer Application, Guarab brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role.

As the Head of India at Veramed, Gaurab will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Veramed’s staff, operational programs, and execution of Veramed’s mission and vision in India. Gaurab will be accountable for all governance and administration, and the implementation of existing and new strategic initiatives to facilitate the successful growth of the region.

Gaurab brings meaningful  experience of growing sustainable, high-quality Biometrics teams in India and most recently led a team of 250 biometrics staff across 4 offices and multiple states. Gaurab is currently the chair of the Biostatistics Council of the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) and is one of the founding members of the Asia-Pacific Coordination Committee of CDISC (AP3C).

“I am looking forward to working with our talented team, as we grow and scale our operation in India,” said Gaurab. “Veramed has an impeccable reputation in the industry for fostering science, and at the same time, instituting policies that empower employees.”

Matt Jones, Co-Founder and CEO of Veramed expressed his enthusiasm about Gaurab joining the team: “I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Gaurab to the Veramed team as our Head of our India operation. His skills, expertise, and leadership will make sure that Veramed builds the right team, delivers the right quality, and adds to the company’s global capability in the right way. I’m confident in Gaurab’s ability to add the next successful chapter to the Veramed story.”

Veramed continues to excel in delivering exceptional biometrics services worldwide, and Gaurab’s appointment underscores the company’s commitment to driving innovation and meeting the evolving needs of the biopharmaceutical industry.

About Veramed

Veramed is a high-performing partner for the whole biometrics value chain, including statistical consultancy, data management, FSP services, clinical trial reporting and automation, DMC, and evidence and value generation. It was awarded “Best Contract Research Organization – Specialist Providers” at the 18th Annual Scrip Awards in 2022 and certified as a B Corp for the first time in 2020.

The company is a pioneering CRO that is redefining intelligent healthcare decision-making. The talented Veramed team is paving the way for pharma and biotech clients by offering tailored biometrics solutions that scale and adapt as needs grow. This takes various forms; from getting the basics of study design and analysis of clinical trials right, to Automation on sponsor systems, Real World Evidence, visualizations using R, and industry-leading involvement in Dataset J-SON and the OpenSource OAK project. The company works hard to customize solutions and adapt to client needs, whilst always staying true to the founding culture of promoting work-life balance for their staff and happiness within the workplace.

Veramed is a certified B Corp and is passionate about making a difference in patient communities around the world. Being uniquely practitioner-led, the company challenges how advanced biometrics services can be used to help move the needle on the speed, quality, and effectiveness of pharma and biotech pipeline delivery.