Clinical Trial Consultant
Saliha Mecheri, DVM is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of CLIOPS. Saliha received a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the Veterinary Medicine School of Algiers and holds an MSc in Biological and Medical Sciences from the University of Paris XI. She completed a MAst. in Fundamental and Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Paris XI before obtaining a Diploma in Clinical Trials at the University of Paris VI. She started her career in 1999 and held different positions as Clinical Research Associate (CRA) and Lead CRA and acted as Project Manager for Sticares Interact, a Dutch CRO specialized in cardiovascular research. Saliha offered, on a freelance basis, her extensive expertise as Study Startup Associate and Clinical Trial Agreements Specialist and provided services as Patient Recruitment Specialist and Clinical Oversight Manager. From these positions, she gained a deep knowledge of Clinical Research from early phase I to large phase III clinical trials as well as observational and epidemiological studies. With more than 17 years’ experience, Saliha collaborated with several CROs as well as leading biotech and pharmaceutical companies specialized in both drugs and medical devices. Throughout her career, Saliha had the chance to mentor several junior colleagues and worked with highly experienced collaborators. Thanks to her strong communication skills, she developed a large collaborative network. Earlier, Saliha was the co-owner of Expert Trials Consulting, a successful consultancy services company. From September 2016, she founded CLIOPS, a reliable full-service company offering top-notch consultancy services to support pharmaceutical companies in performing their clinical research projects. Saliha speaks English, French and Arabic. She loves reading in her spare time and travelling during her vacations.