Alena Jakubovova

Head of Clinical Operations

Alena Jakubovová was appointed Head of Clinical Operations in July 2016. She is responsible for the coordination of clinical trial monitoring, line management and career development of CRAs and CPAs. Alena joined Accord Research in January 2016 as Project Director for lung cancer. In this position she is responsible for the management of all clinical trials in this therapeutic area.  Alena has over 19 years experience in the pharma industry with the last 9 years assigned to clinical research.

Prior to taking up her role at Accord Research, Alena worked for Novartis pharma from 1997 until 2015. She started her career in Slovakia as a sale representative from 1997 until 2002 and afterwards she worked as Product Manager for the cardiovascular and respiratory therapeutic area. From July 2006 she started to work in the Czech Republic as a CRA and after 2 years she became the CRA Group Head where she was responsible for the coordination of clinical trial monitoring and line management of CRAs. In her last 2 years at Novartis, Alena worked in the oncology development as GMO Country Coordinator.  

Alena graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Košice in 1989.