January 30, 2020

OUR TEAM

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Our global management team comprises dedicated & innovative leaders, with extensive experience in life sciences, business operations, digital technology & language services across the Europe & AsiaPacific regions.

Group Management


Kelvin Chan
General Manager & Founder

Kelvin founded MediqTrans in 2015. Today, MediqTrans operates in 2 continents and offers certified language services to multiple quality-driven life sciences organisations globally.

Prior to founding MediqTrans, Kelvin spent almost a decade at Lionbridge, a leading translation services company. He served as Head of Sales for South Asia, and led the regional sales team and Center of Excellence for Life Sciences in establishing and developing relationships with Fortune500 companies. During his tenure, Kelvin consulted and developed value-driven strategic relationships with market leading brands such as Baxter, GSK, PRA, Nikon, DHL and Samsung. Additionally, Kelvin has acted in senior management and sales/business development roles for various technology and services businesses including global management consulting and analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan, where he served as regional revenue leader and also established their regional strategic partnership program.

Kelvin has been invited as guest speaker, panelist and moderator at various conferences and workshops. He serves as advisor to Asia Regulatory Professional Association (ARPA), and oversees the business performance of Attunemen, a digital marketing agency acquired by MediqTrans in 2017.

Kelvin completed his MBA academia with the University of Bradford, and received his BEng from the National University of Singapore, with a double major in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a minor in Technopreneurship.


Venice Lee
Deputy General Manager

As Deputy General Manager, Venice provides global leadership over all MediqTrans operations. Venice joined MediqTrans in 2019, and brings with her significant experience in business operations and optimization.

Prior to MediqTrans, Venice acted in various key roles across the market research industry with leading global agencies. Most recently, Venice spent 9 years with Nielsen, the world’s largest market research and consulting services agency, where she provided regional leadership over fulfilment & delivery functions for the Consumer Insights division, and led client consultation and deployment efforts for Nielsen’s ONELight data analytics and digital transformation platform.

Venice received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Otago, with a double major in Consumer Applied Science, and Consumer Food Science.


Karl Schorn, PhD
Regional Director, Europe

Karl joined MediqTrans in December 2019 to drive the business in Europe with a focus on Germany.

Prior to this role, Karl served as a Medical Scientific Manager in one of the largest German Medical Device companies, and was responsible for both clinical research and the management of Clinical Evaluation Reports, in accordance to the recently updated European legislation (MDR 2017/745), covering an extensive range of the company’s product portfolio.

From 1996 till beyond 2014, Karl performed several roles in clinical research, holding multiple executive positions overseeing clinical research within pharmaceutical, biotech and Medical Device companies, during which he developed extensive experience in the planning and execution of clinical trials across different phases.

In 2002, Karl was appointed the Quality Management Representative of a biotech company. Under his leadership, the company implemented and certified a quality management system which was certified to ISO 9001. From 2008, Karl led in general management and business development efforts during his tenure as a Co-Founder and Managing Director of a Biotech Company.

Karl received his PhD in Biophysics from the Technical University of Munich in 1995 for his thesis prepared in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institute of Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen.


Advisory Board


Siriwatta Leksuwat
Advisory Board Member