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Alan Yeomans, Quality Manager

PCG Solutions


Alan Yeomans has worked with the development of computerised systems for over 35 years as hardware designer, programmer, system architect, project manager and in a number of management roles including CTO and QM.

Alan has been Quality Manager for PCG Solutions since late 2008, where he is responsible for Quality Assurance of their EDC vendor business. From 2008-2014 he was also the Quality Manager for their CRO business before that part of the company was organised as a separate company. Alan has earlier worked as CTO for a Swedish CRO (CDC) and as CTO and QM for an international ePRO provider (Clinitrac).

Alan graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) from the University of Western Australia in 1980 and studied Control Systems at the Imperial College (London) in 1983.

Alan worked at British Aerospace, Space and Communications Division from 1981 to 1984 as a hardware designer on control systems for communications satellites. While there he developed the first CPU-board used in control systems on their communications satellites.

After moving to Sweden in 1984 Alan started working with software development, starting with hardware driver routines and moving up through the software architecture to all levels, including user interface software and database software.

Alan has worked with the use of electronic data in clinical research since 2000, and he has worked in the following international groups aimed at promoting the use of electronic data for clinical research:

  • EHRCR Project – EU Team Leader (internal eClinical Forum project)
  • EHR4CR Project – Member of User Scenario Task Team (EU project)
  • eSource Task Group – Technical Stream Team Leader (internal eClinical Forum project)
  • REG - Regulatory Expert Group – Co-chairman (internal eClinical Forum project)
  • NTWG – New Technologies Working Group – Chairman (internal EUCROF work group)
  • eDigital Team - member (internal ACDM group)

Alan is a member of RQA (the Research Quality Association), eCF (the eClinical Forum), EUCROF (the EU CRO Federation) and ACDM (the Association for Clinical Data Management).