David Morgan gained degrees in Mathematics and in Applied Statistics from Oxford University. He had a thirty-year career in the pharmaceutical industry, mostly within drug development, latterly with Ipsen Biopharm. His career included leadership of statistics and data management groups in the UK and US and he spent 9 years in the CRO sector.
Since 2015 David has worked as a Statistical Consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and is also a Visiting Senior Lecturer within the Pharmaceutical Medicine Group at King’s College London. David has extensive experience in teaching statistics to non-statisticians, including 9 years early in his career lecturing at Cranfield University. In recent years he has taken part in training activities with industry professional bodies including TOPRA (Regulatory Affairs), ACDM (Data Management), the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine and the Institute of Clinical Research, as well as with IFAPP. He has also been an External Examiner at Kingston and Cardiff Universities.
David is a former chair and Honorary Life Member of PSI (Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry). He also served as President of EFSPI (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Statisticians) and as Editor-in-Chief of the Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal. He has authored or co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles including a series of “PSI Expert Group” publications in the Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal.
IFAPP Academy provides an online, continuing professional development course, Medical Affairs in Medicines Development, resulting in the Professional Certification, Certified Medicines Development (CMD).