Management Team


Klaus Juel Olsen

Managing Director 


Klaus has an MSC and PhD in statistics from the Technical University of Denmark (1988). After 5 years as a biostatistician within agricultural research, Klaus joined the pharmaceutical industry in 1994. Until 1999 Klaus worked in different positions in Novo Nordisk, mainly as a project statistician in clinical development but also within the Enzyme Business division. Following this, Klaus was for 2 years the head of Biometrics in Nycomed covering statistics, data management and medical writing. Ultimo 2001 Klaus founded Larix and has since then been the CEO. From 2005 until 2011 Klaus was President of the Danish Society of Biopharmaceutical Statistics.


Email: kjo ved larixcro prik com

Mob: +45 6161 8011



Kate Hargreaves  

Director, Statistics


Kate has a MSc and PhD in statistics from the University of Virginia, USA. From 2000 to 2009 Kate worked in statistical positions of increasing seniority in Pfizer's global R&D. From 2010 to 2018 Kate worked as an independent statistical consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and clinical research organisations. Kate joined Larix in 2018 and took over the responsibility of Director Statistics in 2019.


Email: kha ved larixcro prik com

Mob: +45 3145 1377

  Malathi Hari
Director, Programming

Malathi has a background in Data Management and SAS Programming before joining Larix. She has more than 8 years’ experience working in the CRO industry. 
She specializes in Statistical Programming, Clinical data standardization (CDISC) implementation, Clinical Data Handling, Submission Readiness and Standard Program Utility Development. From 2019, Malathi has been the Director of Programming, Data Science at Larix. She is responsible for leading the team of Statistical Programmers. She is currently an active member of the European CDISC Co-ordination Committee (E3C) and Nordic User Networking Group. She holds a BSc in Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from the Nargarjuna University, India.

Email: mhr ved larixcro prik com
Mob: +45 3189 9825

Aakanksha Roy Rasmussen
Director, Pharmacoviglance

Aakanksha has been in the pharmaceutical industry since 2007. She has a diverse profile and has held various positions in large and mid-size pharma company departments that include medical affairs, trial management, pharmacovigilance and medical department to name a few. She has worked with in clinical development for different products (biotech, drugs and medical devices) from early phase to post marketing including submission activities. She has strong focus on quality management and training. She is educated as a dental surgeon from Mumbai university and holds diploma in both clinical development and pharmacovigilance. She is currently finishing her masters in pharmaceutical medicine from Copenhagen university. Aakanksha joined Larix in 2020.

Email: ara ved larixcro prik com
Mob: +45 8188  1447


Angela Stocks


Director, Medical Writing 


Angela has a PhD in microbiology and biochemistry from the University of Birmingham, UK (1996). Angela has extensive medical writing experience through more than 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry, obtaining experience within the therapeutic areas of (but not limited to) diabetes, weight management, haemophilia, growth hormone and short bowel syndrome. Before joining industry, Angela conducted research and clinical trials in biochemistry and nutrition at Copenhagen University. She is an active member of the Ethics and Standards Committee of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). Angela joined Larix in 2015.


Email: ast ved larixcro prik com

Mob: +45 8177 8150

Lene Højland Eskildsen
Vice President, Quality Assurance & HR


Lene is a registered nurse and has a Master in Organisational Psychology from Roskilde University. Lene is a certified Lead Auditor. After 10 years working as a registered nurse, Lene joined the pharma industry in 1999. Lene has extensive experience within the clinical operations area and quality assurance from several positions with progressing responsibilities within pharma, biotech, medical device and the CRO industry. Lene is currently Chairman of the Danish GCP Society and is frequently used as lecturer in topics related to clinical development, especially ICH-GCP. Lene joined Larix in 2014.


Email: lhe ved larixcro prik com

Mob: +45 23 72 88 63





Lisa Thell

Director, Data Management

Lisa started working in the clinical development business in 1996 and has an educational background within pharmacology and statistics. She is working closely within the clinical development area, mainly within the project and data management section. In 2012 she achieved management positions.

Being part of small and mid-size CROs have given her deep knowledge and broad experience with a wide range of variety and possibilities. This includes consultancy positions and in-house projects for small and big companies (regional to international) within pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device as well as non-interventional studies. With a passion for development, Lisa is managing the DM department as well as being point of contact in Sweden.

Email: lit ved larixcro prik com

Mob.: +46 733 420 409

  Charlotte Olesen
Director, Clinical Operations

Charlotte started working in clinical development in 2006 and has an educational background as a registered nurse. Charlotte has worked as study coordinator as well as CRA, Site manager and project manager in the different companies in the CRO industry. Charlotte has worked with clinical trials management from feasibility/site identification to the clinical scientific report writing (phase I to IV studies). Charlotte has gained a broad experience in planning, managing, mentoring, supervising and supporting within the field. Further she has experience from monitoring and project managing in Denmark, Sweden and United Kingdom. Charlotte joined Larix in 2020.

Email: col ved larixcro prik com
Mob.: +45 8188 1448

Anita Jepsen
Manager of administration, contracts and IT

Anita has a background within financial and legal areas in the Nordic countries. Anita has worked as a financial controller, and handled international customer and supplier contracts on all levels. Anita has worked in the CRO industry since 2009 and gained a deep knowledge of this industry. Anita joined Larix in 2015 and is responsible for the administration, contracts and IT areas.

Email: aje ved larixcro prik com
Mob: +45 5127 0078