Cara Rinaldi

Senior Director, Ideation & Active Portfolio


Cara is responsible for the portfolio of initiatives at TransCelerate, focusing on the planning and delivery of all exploratory and formally chartered TransCelerate projects, including but not limited to aligning the project milestones across initiatives, managing Member Company resources, coordinating interdependencies between initiatives, and engaging with external stakeholders and vendors as needed.  Cara is a Senior Clinical Research Leader with a track record of delivery and extensive experience of the Pharmaceutical industry. She has delivered strong results in a variety of settings and positions – including pharmaceutical companies, CROs, NCIC, and community hospitals.  Prior to joining TransCelerate, she held a leadership position at AstraZeneca in the Global Study Standards Process & Tools function.

Cara graduated from Université Laurentienne with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Science, and from Queen’s University with a Master of Science in Nursing.