Heike Schoen is the Managing Director and Co-Owner of Lumis, an industry leader in legal representation, regulatory advice, outsourcing strategy vendor selection and vendor management for non‑European biopharmaceutical companies. With over 25 years of experience in leadership positions related to international clinical research and drug development, Heike is a seasoned expert in the biotech industry and highly knowledgeable about in different indication likeOncology, CNS, HIV , Vaccines and medical device developments.
After earning a Diplom/Master of Science in Psychology from the Freie Universität Berlin, Heike went on to complete a Master of Business Administration from Schiller International University. She spent 3 years as a freelance independent psychologist, a period of time in which she helped to develop and validate diagnostic tools to test the impact of psychotropic drugs in CNS Clinical Research (Phase I Studies). Heike then took the position e as the Head of Clinical Monitoring for Arzneimittelforschung Berlin GmbH, and became the Director Operations atParexel followed by international positions in Business Development. As Managing Director she was leading for 5 years a Contract Research Organization in Berlin. To compliment her knowledge in Biotechnolgy she was the Director of Clinical Operations for the Biotech company Mologen AG. She co-founded in 2013 her own company LUMIS International GmbH.
Heike is an active member of global professional associations, like the Association of Clinical Research Association (ACRP) (where she was for 7 years a member of the Board of Trustees and was leading the Board as the Chair in 2010) and the Drug Information Association. She speaks German and English, and has been listed by numerous articles in industry publications. She serves as scientific advisor for several Boards and is a regular invited speaker on international conferences.
Heike hopes to continue to develop new groundbreaking drugs to pave the way for healthcare and the medical industry, and credits her success to a positive attitude and the ability to work towards a solution.
A resident of Berlin, Germany, outside of running her international company Heike enjoys traveling, literature and spending time with her cats.
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