Our Leadership team
Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Mark leads Global Data Support’s vision to provide up to date and consistent healthcare data for life sciences companies – helping them interact with those customers who matter most to them.
Mark brings more than 30 years of senior leadership experience in advising health care companies. Mark has spent the last five years building Global Data Support into the true global solutions provider it is today, servicing a majority of top pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Haarlem Business School.
International Project Director (HCP identification and Data Matching)
With more than 20 years of experience in the life sciences industry, Andrea is a true veteran when it comes to healthcare data.
Andrea has successfully run many multi-country projects, in Europe to Middle East and the Americas. Andrea always works very closely with the customer and her team of data scientists and data analysts. She will always help you find exactly what you are looking for.
Andrea also leads our data matching division and supervises our talented, multi-cultural team of data stewards.
Shah Saad Azfar
Chief Technology Officer
Saads is one of those rare MarTech digital leaders who clearly understands both business drivers and IT enablers as well as information and process management and his passion is healthcare data projects.
He has successfully designed and subsequently led the implementation of many complex, multi-layered transformation initiatives for various global companies.
Head of Data Science
Faissal has a deep understanding of technology as well as the life sciences context. These skills, and those of his analytical team provide Global Data Support with the necessary computational methods to identify data quickly and effectively.
Faissal advocates the use of automatization and machine learning to achieve accuracy, efficiency and growth. Based on the needs of the team, he creates cutting edge tools, such as web scrapers, visualizations, profiles, networks, and much more to help the team discover key data points. Faissal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a Master’s degree in Computational Science with a specialization in Data Science.