Linda Sullivan

Linda Sullivan

Senior Advisor, Metrics & Performance Management


Ms. Sullivan is Senior Advisor, Metrics & Performance Management at WCG where she serves as a subject matter expert to the WCG Clinical Service Organization, WCG-Avoca Quality Consortium work groups, regulatory authorities, and industry groups. She hosts the Clinical Trial Optimization Podcast show that explores current topics such as Quality-by-Design, risk-based quality management, vendor oversight, and data analytics. She founded and served as Executive Director of the Metrics Champion Consortium, an industry consortium dedicated to bringing clinical research sponsors, vendors, and investigative sites together to collaboratively develop standardized performance metrics that help organizations oversee and manage studies, identify areas in need of improvement and assess process improvement activities. The consortium was acquired by WCG and merged with the WCG Avoca Quality Consortium in 2021.

She has more than 30 years of experience working in the Healthcare and Clinical Research industries helping organizations optimize processes to improve financial and quality outcomes. She has been a featured speaker at Performance Metrics, Risk-Based Monitoring, Quality Management & Clinical Trial Oversight industry meetings, published articles in leading journals, and served on industry advisory boards such as the NIH-NCATS Methods and Process Domain Task Force.

Ms Sullivan received a B.S. in Biology from Trinity College and a M.B.A. from Dartmouth College where she was named a Tuck Scholar.





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