Operational Leadership

Edward Tumaian

Edward Tumaian
Head of Clinical Development

Ed joined TFS in January 2017 and leads the global clinical development team.

For more than 25 years Ed has been working in the life-sciences and healthcare industries, building and leading teams in clinical operations as well as portfolio and partnership management. He has extensive experience in global management across regions and countries.

Ed’s impressive career to date includes being the Sr. Clinical Study manager at Alcon, Global Director Commercial Contracts at PPD; Clinical Research Manager at Novartis; Clinical Operations manager at Sanofi-Synthelabo and Sr. Clinical Research Scientist at AstraZeneca. Prior to joining TFS Ed was the Sr. Director & Global Delivery Head, Customer Operations at Quintiles.

In his new role at TFS Ed is responsible for the leadership and management of TFS Develop™.  This division provides global end-to-end solutions and flexible single services from phase I to post-approval trials and Real World Evidence.

Ed’s special areas of interest are Clinical Development and Operations, Technology Solutions, Customer Value & Collaboration, Strategic Partnerships, Portfolio/Product Management, Productivity and Innovation. His therapeutic experience includes CNS, Oncology, Internal Medicine, Eye Care, and Medical Devices.

Ed holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Biology from Villanova University, Radnor Township, Philadelphia.

Ed is based in the TFS offices in Princeton, USA.