Location: British Columbia, Canada
Julie Faulkner’s fascination with medicine led to her decision to pursue a career within the pharmaceutical industry. Today, she has 21 years of industry experience and has become an integral member of Quintiles’ staff. Quintiles is one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies that focuses on development and commercial outsourcing services. In her position for the past 12 years, Ms. Faulkner is responsible for conducting global clinical trials, managing programs for clients, working in the biotechnology sector with drugs and devices, and running clinical trials.
Ms. Faulkner is a highly accomplished professional who is noted for launching new drugs into the market. She has worked on clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease and diabetes, and has made great strides in helping to save and improve the quality of life for the people taking the drugs she works on. Ms. Faulkner’s ultimate goal is to find a cure for cancer.
Aside from her work at Quintiles, Ms. Faulkner is also a pampered chef consultant. She has been in the position for nine years and consults across Canada. She enjoys being able to bring families back to the dinner table.
Ms. Faulkner earned a master’s degree in pharmaceutical medicine at the University of Surrey, and stays abreast of changes in her field through her affiliation with PMI and DIA. She attributes her professional success to her open mind, honesty and integrity.