Our Expertise

WIN Outsourcing Consult has been founded by Rikke Winther in 2019 to cover the need of R&D outsourcing- and business related support in Biotech and the small-mid size pharmaceutical industry.

Rikke is highly specialised and globally experienced within Pre-clinical and Clinical R&D, Business Development and Contract/Outsourcing Management and has worked in the CRO and Pharmaceutical industry wihtin these fields for more than 25 years.

For almost two decades, she headed up the R&D Outsourcing & Contracts Management RD function at Lundbeck where she was globally responsible for all R&D outsourcing matters covering  contractual, operational and relationship related activities with all CROs/vendors as well s complex reeseach collaborations agreements with academia. Rikke has significant experience in developing and executing a broad variety of outsourcing strategies and is a strong negotiator with a win-win approach to retaining positive relationships with all stakeholders. Major responsibilities and achievements can be found here.

Prior to her employment at Lundbeck, Rikke worked for five years within bio-analytical research and clinical development in hospital/academia settings. This was followed by four years of employment in a larger CRO – first as International Project Manager and then followed by setting up the first South East Asia office working as Business Development Manager and Line Manager. 

Rikke has since 2013 been a Steering Committee member of the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Group (PCMG) in Europe.

She is a contributing author of the book: “Outsourcing Clinical Development, Gower Publishing Limited” and has as invited speakers presented at 20+ international conferences.