Karen Russell, Chief Financial Officer of Evidera

Karen Russell

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Karen oversees all aspects of the global finance function at Evidera. She has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry having spent 18 years at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in a number of senior level roles. Karen has expertise in the areas of vision, strategy, change management, international focus, advanced analytics, forecasting, and customer service. Karen also has experience in all areas of a pharmaceutical company from commercial, R&D, manufacturing, and corporate roles. During her career she lived in England for three years while implementing a global change initiative for GSK, and also served as CFO for GSK’s Canada pharma business based in Toronto.

Karen has a bachelor’s degree in management from Georgia Tech, holds a CPA designation, and is a Six Sigma Greenbelt.