Industry experts delivering optimal solutions
Our management team combines a focus on quality leadership with hands-on expertise in all our services. Members of the team each have more than a decade of experience as leaders in the pharmaceutical or CRO sectors. This experience is backed up by practical knowledge, giving our team a unique understanding of the challenges you face. Working together in close collaboration, we will drive the superior clinical outcomes that accelerate your product development.
Ola Gudmundsen has an MSc in human physiology and holds a PhD from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo. Before founding LINK Medical, he served as Project Manager at Parexel and as a post-graduate fellow at the Department of Cell Biology, University of Oslo.
Torkild joined LINK Medical in 2018 and is a highly skilled and experienced leader equipped with a deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, specializing in the creation and execution of strategies to support products and companies across their entire life cycle. He has over 19 years of experience in Senior Commercial Management roles working for leading names within the pharmaceuticals industry globally and in the Nordics.
Tom Ivar Horvei
Tom Ivar specializes in business development and corporate strategy, and has advised LINK Medical from an external position since 2009, before taking the step of becoming the group CFO in 2018. He has over 20 years of experience in international business development has worked in a large number of countries, always in knowledge-driven businesses, and with advanced projects in and around the IT field. Most recently, he has been working with corporate management in the UK and Germany.
Executive Vice President Medical Operations
Yngve is a medical doctor with specialisation in anaesthesiology. In addition, he holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree from Cranfield University, MSc in Health Economics from LSE. Before joining LINK Medical as Chief Medical Officer, Yngve served in various vice president roles in the healthcare sector. At LINK Medical, Yngve is directly involved the development of medicines and medical device and provide expert advice addressing market access needs.
Executive Vice President International Operations
Marie joins LINK Medical with a background in senior management and board membership within the CRO industry for over two decades. She holds a degree in Clinical Research and has longstanding experience in clinical development and regulatory strategy within the field of oncology, advanced therapies, biologics and gene therapies. She also serves the European Commission in reviewing the progress of Horizon 2020-funded clinical trials as an external expert and monitor.
Executive Vice President Regulatory
Marianne is a Registered Nurse from Copenhagen and has more than 30 years of experience within clinical research, joining LINK Medical in 2011. For more than 10 years she worked in the pharmaceutical industry as CRA, Project Manager and Line Manager within various indications. For the last 19 years she has worked in CROs where she held the positions as Head of Clinical Research and General Manager respectively.
Global Director QA and Compliance
Laila is a registered nurse and holds a PGCert in Quality Management in Scientific Research and Development from Cranfield University. With a solid background from both the pharmaceutical and CRO business over the last 30 years, she provides top-level expertise in clinical research and development. Her core competences have been acquired through 20 years of experience in developing, structuring, optimizing and managing clinical quality systems.