Heather Harris

Heather Harris is the Director of Operations of the British Columbia Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (BCCRIN). She has over 20 years of experience in clinical research, having worked with various pharma and biotech companies, non-profit organizations, academic research centres and an early stage CRO. She currently acts as the co-chair of the Clinical Research Professionals of British Columbia.

Most recently, Heather served as Principal Consultant at h2h Clinical Research Services, providing clinical operations services to a variety of life sciences clients. Prior to her consulting role, she acted as Director, Clinical Operations at CANTEST Clinical Research where she stabilized an organization with high turnover and burn out and built an efficient, effective research team that received accolades from major pharmaceutical and biotech clients.

Heather’s roles in industry include Associate Director, Clinical Operations at QLT Inc and Corporate Clinical Research Associate Manager at Serono International S.A. In these roles, she led clinical operations teams in Canada, the US and Australia. She also led a team of associates in the procurement of global outsourced services in jurisdictions including the UK, Argentina, Russia and Eastern Europe.