The Senior Management Team
Dr Davy Yeung BSc (Hons), PhD, MBA
Managing Director & VP of Operations
Dr Davy Yeung’s career to date encompasses academia and the NHS. He has made valuable contributions to clinical research at the University of Cambridge, Imperial College and other major academic institutions.
Dr Yeung was also the Head of Research at various UK Hospital Trusts. During his time in the NHS, he gained considerable insight into the governance and delivery of clinical research in the UK. This unique perspective enables our sponsors to rapidly and effectively select, initiate and manage UK investigative sites for their clinical studies.
Having collaborated with a wide range of influential leaders in the field of clinical research, Dr Yeung is himself highly respected and well known in the UK’s healthcare research and development sector.
Dr Peter MacLennan BSc (Hons) PhD
Chief Executive Officer
With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Dr MacLennan has a unique insight into the needs of our clients, and how to put operational plans in place that will achieve their objectives rapidly, cost-effectively and to the highest standards of quality.
His principal focus is working in close partnership with organisations developing novel therapeutic agents.
Within the pharmaceutical industry he had responsibility for UK clinical trials and CRO management, and gained a keen understanding of CRO relationships from the sponsor’s perspective.
He complements this with senior level experience in CROs – most notably at ORION Clinical Services where he had a key role in the management team.
Professor Alan K Boyd BSc (Hons) MB ChB FRSB PFPM
Consultant Medical Director
Professor Alan Boyd is a highly regarded pharmaceutical physician with expertise across all phases of drug development.
Following a career as a senior executive in major pharmaceutical companies he was appointed Head of Research and Development at Ark Therapeutics and was instrumental in their growth to become an established healthcare company.
He also had a key role in raising funds for the business in the form of venture capital and during the IPO process.
By combining expertise across a wide variety of therapeutic areas with in-depth knowledge of the investment community’s requirements, he is ideally placed to support our sponsors in planning and implementing their clinical development programmes.
Professor Boyd was elected President of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine in November 2015.
Nicola Kidman BSc (Hons)
Nicola Kidman is responsible for Regulatory Affairs at TCRS – she brings over 20 years senior experience to the role.
Nicola has conducted Global Clinical Trial Applications (CTAs) and Investigational New Drug (IND) applications for numerous indications from ultra-orphan IMPs through to “Blockbusters”. Regions covered include EU, UK, US, Canada, Latin America, Australasia, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, India, Russia, Ukraine and South Africa.
One of Nicola’s key strengths is her ability help sponsors with regulatory strategy. Nicola has conducted agency meetings with the MHRA, the FDA (including pre-IND ), EU National & EMA Scientific Advice and Japanese PMDA.
Nicola’s expertise also includes extensive experience submitting and maintaining EU and UK Marketing Authorisation Applications (MAAs). Other regions covered by her MAA experience include Switzerland, Australia, Russia, Serbia and Central America.
This skillset enables the TCRS team to provide comprehensive regulatory support across the world in a rapid, efficient and cost-effective manner.