Katie Connelly


Katie Connelly

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Regulatory Operations

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A senior leader at Parexel, Katie has extensive experience in the design, implementation, and delivery of regulatory programs, as well as deep expertise in product leadership and change management. She leads Parexel’s Regulatory Operations business globally, which includes regulatory affairs and operations outsourcing, regulatory FSP, regulatory submissions and clinical trial applications. 

Work experience 

Prior to her current role, Katie headed up the strategic resourcing and operations team for Parexel Regulatory Affairs and Access Consulting. She also previously led the UK-based drug development and regulatory consulting team. Katie has been with Parexel since 2000 and has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biologics industries.


Katie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a member of the Project Management Institute.