Dr. Hettiarachchi specializes in clinical trial operational strategy for recruitment, retention and successful trial delivery. An experienced clinical trial specialist, he has nearly three decades of clinical research experience in academic research, CROs, Pharma and biotech. He has managed many global clinical trials from start-up to CSR in various therapeutic areas, specializing in pivotal renal trials (IgAN, CKD, DKD, etc.) and in supporting operational teams in APAC and globally. He is exploring opportunities for clinical trials in new countries where there is high patient availability.