Who we are

A unique team of consultants offering authentic expertise and unparalleled global reach.

Helen Teale, MSc MInstD

Helen Teale is a skilled clinical R&D, regulatory and study start-up specialist with broad therapeutic knowledge and over 20 years’ international experience of pharma, CRO, Site Management Organisations and biotechnology. Helen started her clinical research career working for two of the major UK pharmaceutical companies before being head hunted by SmithKline, to run their first pivotal study in Asia. Based in Singapore from 1996, Helen developed and managed one of the first and subsequently largest, CRO clinical teams in Asia. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, Helen was actively involved in the recruitment of key clinical staff in Singapore, China, Thailand and Malaysia. In 2005, Helen moved to Auckland and founded Cameron Healthcare Ltd., specialising in clinical trials across New Zealand and Australia, and offering a full consultancy service for national and international bio-pharma and device companies.

During her international career, Helen has gained extensive experience of clinical operations, primary and secondary health sectors, project management, line management, medical industry personnel development and business development. She was on the board of NZACRes from 2008 to 2009 and has recently been asked to represent the clinical research community’s incentive to reduce barriers associated with the regulatory process in NZ. Helen has also been endorsed by the RNZCGP to provide Continuous Medical Education and Continuous Professional Development training in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.

Today, Helen specialises in the project management and staffing of clinical trials (Phase I-IV) in Australia and New Zealand and frequently provides business development facilitation for universities and for major Phase I-III research units. In addition to her work with Life Science New Zealand, she continues to take an active role as Director and Owner of Cameron Healthcare Ltd.

Areas of Expertise

  • Protocol Design & Management
  • New Zealand Ethics & Regulatory Specialist
  • Feasibility, Pre-recruitment, Subject Retention & Project Management: Phase I – IV
  • Clinical Research (GCP) Training: Industry, Medical & Academia
  • Business Development: Industry, Government Agencies & Academia
  • Introduction to KOLs in all Therapeutic Areas
  • Recruitment of Experienced CRAs & Study Co-ordinators