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Clinical Trials Europe

Karen Cloete
Head – Quality Assurance, Director at Task Research Academy at Task Academy


Karen Cloete, Quality Assurance Head at TASK, a multi-national multicentre clinical research site management organization established in 2005, and the founder & director of TASK Research Academy, driven by her mission to “develop tomorrow’s clinical research professional’s today”. Karen is currently involved in a joint programme in The Netherlands, Spain, and Portugal to implement training programs and mentoring to support capacity building in clinical trials in Paraguay, South America. Her vision through the Academy is to develop immersive simulation online career pathway programs that is independently quality assured and internationally recognised to professionalise the industry and help build the next generation researchers and create a competent workforce.

Agenda Sessions

  • Boardroom Discussion Session: Professional Career Pathways Are Needed To Assist In Retainment And Combatting A Declining Workforce And Lack Of Competency-Based Training in Clinical Research