Névine Zariffa, MMath

Névine Zariffa, MMath, is the principal and founder of NMD Group, LLC, a strategic consulting firm focused on projects with the potential to significantly advance healthcare through data and analytics. Névine is a highly accomplished thought leader in the fields of biostatistics and data science with extensive experience across all phases of drug development. Névine had a 25-year career in senior roles at GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca where she also led the Enterprise Data & Analytics initiative. She has been a key contributor to development strategies for over 200 drug projects across oncology, cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, and renal diseases. She serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards of ANOVA, Intelligencia and ZS Asscoiates and was a Board member of CDISC for 6 years. She has been a reviewer for The Lancet and has over 30 peer reviewed publications to her name.

Névine is currently a strategic consultant dedicated to advancing healthcare. Her projects include 1) significant initiatives bringing together multiple shareholders to answer complex scientific questions e.g. ctDNA, ICODA; 2) addressing regulatory and policy challenges, 3) leadership/organizational constructs. She was a consultant to the FDA, Office of the Commissioner, on the application of real-world evidence to COVID19.

Névine splits her time between Philadelphia and Montreal. In 2021, she published her first work of fiction, Sisters Pieced Together.