Baljit (Boo) Samra


Baljit (Boo) Samra

Senior Vice-President, Clinical Operations

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Boo has been with Parexel for 12 years and is based in our global headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. He is responsible for the growth and profitability of his strategic accounts by developing, implementing, and achieving the business vision, strategy, plan, financial metrics, and execution for the account.

Work Experience

Boo is a seasoned leader with global exposure and expertise in IT, quality, operations and general management. He has more than 20 years’ experience holding positions of increasing responsibility for major pharmaceutical and clinical research organizations (CROs) in Europe, U.S., Asia-Pacific and India.

Boo previously served as the Country Manager for Parexel in India with particular emphasis on growing both operations and business to a high level of quality. Prior to this, he oversaw Data Management Operations for the Asia-Pacific region for 3 years, based in Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan. Before moving to Asia, he gained extensive experience with Parexel based in the United States and United Kingdom. Prior to joining Parexel, he worked for Procter & Gamble, ClinTrials Research and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI).


Boo has a degree in chemistry from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in the United Kingdom.