Inspiring Business Women at Ora

Watch our panel discussion with three leaders from Ora about their own career stories and their experience of being women in the industry.

Ora is a full-service pre-clinical and clinical ophthalmic drug and device development firm.

As part of our Inspiring Business Women series, we were delighted to interview three of their senior female leaders to share stories about their own successful careers, and what they have learned along the journey, as well as their views on diversity and inclusion in the workplace more generally.

Meet our panellists


Pia Olson
Chief Human Resource Officer

Pia Olson is a strategic human resources leader with more than 16 years of extensive experience in all human resources functions. She partners with executive leaders to help drive the strategic direction of the business. She thrives in continuous improvement environments where investments of time and resources are focused on human capital.

As Ora’s Chief Human Resource Officer, Pia is responsible for talent acquisition, compensation & benefits, performance management, employee relations, learning & development, organizational design, and the facilities function.

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Sally Tucker, MCOptom, PhD
Head of EU Operations, UK Site Head​

Sally Tucker, an optometrist with a PhD in ophthalmology, has more than 20 years’ experience within the ophthalmology industry. She has held positions in marketing, training and education, and clinical for global pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

As Ora’s Head of EU Operations and UK Site Head, Sally leads the focus on building a high-quality, expert, and efficient clinical operations team within Europe. She brings her dedication to quality assured outcomes, clinical excellence and accreditation, sound process development, regulatory compliance, and project excellence to growing and expanding Ora’s presence within the EU.

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Lori Boyce
Senior Director, Head of Monitoring Services

Lori Boyce, Senior Director and Head of Monitoring Services, offers strategic oversight and operational leadership of all clinical monitoring activities, including planning, resourcing, and implementation. Under Lori’s direction, all clinical trials are methodically and continually monitored to uphold the protocols and standards set by Ora, our customers, and applicable regulatory agencies.

Collaboration underpins everything Lori brings to her leadership role, from her work with therapeutic area leaders, regional heads, and customers, to the way she supports and develops her team.

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Meet our interviewer

Oliver Peters
Associate Vice President – Client Relations
Hydrogen Group

Oliver supports the expansion of Hydrogen's Life Sciences and Technology divisions in North and South America.

He leads the client side of our business, working with new and existing clients daily. At Hydrogen, we work with some of the best talent in the market and offer unique hiring solutions allowing our partners to save costs on recruitment spending, cut time to placement while still attracting the top talent.

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