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Dr Erika Daly

Dr Erika Daly is Director Biostatistics at ICON plc, a top-5 global CRO (contract research organisation) in the pharmaceutical industry, based at ICON’s global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. She joined ICON Clinical Research as a statistician in 2004 and has supported clinical trials in many therapeutic areas including oncology, CNS, GI disorders, and cardiovascular diseases. Initially a project statistician, she has been in management roles of increasing responsibility since 2008. As a statistical consultant, she has represented pharma companies in their discussions with the FDA and has served as the unblinded statistician for numerous data monitoring committees (DMCs). Dr Daly obtained her B.A. (Statistics and Economics), M.Sc. (Statistics) and Ph.D. (Biostatistics) from University College Dublin. She is a Chartered Statistician with the Royal Statistical Society, a former member of the PSI (Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry) Scientific Committee and currently sits on the PSI Regulatory Affairs Committee. Research interests include analysis methods for matched binary and time-to-event data, multivariate modelling and trial design.