CHEMS HACHANI, CEO ECLEVAR
With a MSc in Clinical Trials from the University of Caen and a degree in Biology from the University of Paris-6 in Paris, Chems HACHANI is an expert in medical device clinical trials with more than 10 years of experience in European medical device clinical investigations. After holding positions in Ceiso’s clinical operations department, he joined Septodont, clinical affairs department and then Maetrics and was appointed Senior Medical Writer and then Chief Manager in 2015.
He has personally played a leading role in obtaining regulatory approvals for several significant European trials of advanced medical technologies.
What is your typical work day like and what projects are you currently working on?
My work day is structured in two categories: internal and external orientation.
For internal actions, it is about developing Eclevar among the teams by cultivating a good company culture and ensuring team cohesion. We are committed to developing innovative R&D projects in order to propel ECLEVAR into the arena and position itself as a key player in clinical research.
External actions also represent a large part of our activities, with research
partnerships with different hospitals and university hospitals in France and in the EU in order to establish a real public-private relationship. This is the key to success.
In three words, how would you describe your role?
Motivate, innovate and inspire
Can you tell us more about Eclevar?
Eclevar is a young start-up with ambitious projects for clinical research. Our will is to differentiate ourselves through our human values, innovative technologies and real clinical and medical experts in order to support our customers throughout the life cycle of their medical devices.
What are your main professional challenges?
Two challenges are setting up public-private partnerships and finding the right people to join our teams.
What do you like best about your job?
The challenge, and the added value that Eclevar tries to bring to clinical research
What is your greatest personal and professional accomplishment?
I led an expedition to Siberia several years ago; it was a very rewarding experience, a real challenge!
Professionally, it is without a doubt Eclevar.
What is your motto or philosophy?
Perseverance and patience pay off one day.
If you could be someone else for a day, who would you like to be?
What advice would you give to new recruits?
Tap into and look for the potential in yourself, there’s a lot more than you think.