Tina has a passion for continually advancing health and improving the lives of people. She has over 20 years of leadership experience in clinical operations and project/program management. Tina has a Doctoral degree in Law and Policy from Northeastern University, and a Master of Science degree in Regulatory Affairs from Regis College. She also has a certificate (PMP) in Project Management, and was an Adjunct Instructor of Project Management at Regis College’s Clinical Research Graduate Program.
Before founding Karuna Integrated Clinical Services, Tina worked in both healthcare and in mid to small biotech and pharma companies. More recently, she was the Vice President and Head of Global Clinical Operations at Orum Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotech company pioneering a novel class of protein degraders in Oncology.
In 2017, Tina was Astellas Pharmaceutical’s nominee and a recipient of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary Award. She also serves on the Board of Directors for DOVE (Domestic Violence Ended), and Children Across America (CAA), an organization focusing on enriching the lives of minority children in STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Tina is also extremely passionate about bettering the lives of youth in her home country – Sri Lanka. She is involved with many foundations where she mentors young women on Women’s Empowerment, Project Management, and Financial Independence. When she is not working, she is busy raising funds for the many charities in Sri Lanka that she supports.