About Us

To advance global healthcare through data expertise, innovative technology and collaborative relationships

Customer Success

Datatrial believes that life science organisations should have access to one solution to collect and report on all of their clinical research data. We also believe that the experience and ultimate success of our customers is reliant on our management of the process from initial discussions, through contracting and most importantly knowledge and expertise transfer. In establishing what success looks like, we ensure we define clear milestones to meet that outcome.

Watch the short video below to find out why we have developed Nucleus.

Our experience

With over 19 years of experience building and deploying software, our next stage now focuses on end to end access to information to enhance visbility and speed up decision making. nowEDC has been deployed to trial sites in 5 continents, to over 30 countries, to 100's of sites and 1000's of users. On that basis and with a strong track record in developing software for the compliant environment, we are excited to partner nowEDC with Nucleus, offering more than just data collection

Leadership Team

Emma Banks


Emma has over 20 years of experience with data collection, reporting and technology in the clinical trials sector.  Emma began work in medical research earning a PhD in Immunology from the University of Liverpool.  

After two years of post-doctoral research, Emma joined a small biometrics CRO (Statwood/Quanticate) leading the data management team.  Emma has developed a strong reputation in the industry having been a board member of the Association of Clinical Data Management (ACDM), is currently on the board of trustees for the Society of Clinical Data Management (SCDM), has attended and spoken at a number of conferences both nationally and internationally and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Board for Bionow and for BioPartner.  In addition, Emma is a member of the North East LEP Skills Board and of the North East Life Sciences Working Group developing a life sciences strategy for the region. 

Julie Wright

Commercial Director

Julie holds a BSc Degree in Sociology after studying with the Open University.

A passionate and successful leader, Julie has over a decade of commercial experience working within multinational, blue-chip companies driving sales and generating revenue. With a background in Lean Six Sigma, Julie is process focused with her sight firmly set on successful outcomes and efficiency. Julie has proven herself to be a resourceful and innovative solution finder and inspires others to be the same.

Julie joined Datatrial in 2010 and has been instrumental in developing relationships with external partners, locally and nationally, including UKTI, NECC and the CBI thus offering the company a voice within the business community. Her focus is firmly set on driving the development of the business along with coordinating the successful deployment of the technology offering.

Jamie Pollard

Head of Software Development

Jamie trained as a Software Engineer, gaining a first class degree from the University of Northumbria in Newcastle in 2007, joining Datatrial in 2009.

With nine years of software development experience Jamie is responsible for leading the development of nowEDC and creation of new software products, including the development of multiple product integrations and work-flow solutions both within Datatrial and nowEDC. One of his main focuses has been streamlining development practices to allow for faster, efficient software creation.

As a passionate and committed software developer Jamie has been instrumental in creating Datatrial's technology vision, leading the movement of Datatrial's technology into Windows Azure and building the foundations for Datatrial's technology in the future. Driven by performance and quality, Jamie has been working on enabling our core technology vision of simple and efficient access to data.