PSI Webinar: How can PSI, “a community dedicated to leading and promoting the use of statistics within the healthcare industries for the benefit of patients”, help you be more successful in your career?

Date: Thursday 23rd April 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Speakers: Chrissie Fletcher (GSK) and Nigel Howitt (Covance)
Benefit of attending: 'Exposure to industry leaders and their views on the advantages of being part of the PSI community'

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be successful as a statistician or data scientist in the healthcare/pharma industry and what can give you the extra edge to develop your career?  Come and listen to these industry leaders views on how to be successful and the advantages of being part of the PSI community.

Please click here to register for this webinar. 
This webinar is free for both Members and Non Members of PSI.



CFChrissie Fletcher


Chrissie has recently joined GSK as Vice President, Development Biostatistics. Prior to GSK, Chrissie worked at Amgen for 22+ years where she was the Biostatistics Therapeutic Area Head for Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Neuroscience, Nephrology and Inflammation. Chrissie has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for 29 years and she has experience of developing and commercialising new medicines in a variety of therapeutic areas across all phases of clinical development. Chrissie is actively engaged in Statistical societies (e.g. PSI, EFSPI), Pharmaceutical trade associations (e.g. EFPIA) and initiatives relating to the Pharmaceutical Industry (e.g. ICH, IMI). In 2019 Chrissie was awarded PSI Honorary Member for her outstanding services to PSI, and she was an awardee of the Women in Data 2019 ‘Twenty Women in Data & Technology’ where she was recognised as an outstanding Women Leader.


Nigel Howitt

Nigel is the Global Head and Executive Director of Biostatistics at Covance, covering Phases I to IV. He leads a department of >100 Biostatisticians from North America, EU, India and China. Nigel has 27 years of industry experience; 26 years at CROs (parexel, PRA Health Sciences and Covance). He was the Global Head of Biostatistics at PRA between 2009 to 2016 prior to joining Covance.

Nigel has been an active member of professional organizations for many years. He has served twice on the PSI Board and on the Scientific Committee. He was the PSI Chair between July 2017 and July 2019, and is currently the Vice-Chair and Secretary. Nigel also served on the EFSPI Council and was the EFSPI President between 2007 and 2010.

Nigel has a Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Statistics from Cambridge University (UK) and a BSc (hons) in Mathematics and Statistics from Bradford University (UK).

Outside of work Nigel loves rugby, football, music and visiting the West End.


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