Nick Slack, MBE

Chairman & CEO

About Nick

Nick Slack, MBE, is the Chairman and CEO of The START Center, bringing nearly two decades of leadership experience to the clinical research industry. He is a transformative healthcare executive with a proven track record of driving growth and innovation, all while focusing on the mission, vision, and values an organization delivers to the broader research community.

Prior to his role at The START Center, Nick was the President of WCG Clinical. During his decade-long tenure, Nick was responsible for developing and growing WCG’s relationships with the industry’s leading sponsors, CROs, and hospital systems. Nick worked with partner-clients to design and implement solutions that accelerate the activation of clinical trials, eliminate the duplication of efforts in research, and promote the highest standards of safety for research subjects.

During his career, Nick has provided guidance to more than 150 sponsors, CROs, and sites. He was previously the director of consulting services for HRP Consulting Group and the Associate Director of Accreditation for AAHRPP. A trained ethicist, Nick earned a master’s degree in bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania.