With a strong expertise in clinical research since 1993, Didier is passionate about the design of clinical research protocols and risk analysis processes. He started his career as data manager, at Wyeth Ayerst Research (Wyeth-Lerderlé), and quickly understood that being in contact with the medical world was really important. That’s why, he became a clinical research associate. Then international study coordinator at Pierre Fabre Oncology during two years before joining Laboratoires Théa in June 2002, where he was clinical trials manager in charge of world-wild clinical trials and then joined Théa Open Innovation in 2019 as Early Stage Medical Manager. Didier joined an Executive Education program and graduated as Doctor of Science from the Jean Monnet University in Saint-Etienne in September 2020, under the direction of Professors Gain and Thuret (BiiGC). Didier is also Managing Director of Fondation Théa, created in 2012. The Fondation missions are mainly to support trachoma eradication programs and educational programs in French and Portuguese speaking countries in Africa.