About Us

We're on a mission to advance clinical research through patient-centric innovations

Our Story

Rooted in clinical research

Triall was founded to address the specific challenges experienced by clinical researchers in the digital age. We bring together a multi-disciplinary team, sharing a common mission to advance clinical trials through innovative information technologies in a user-centered way.

Member of the Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange

Our team

Meet the people behind Triall

Combined, our team has managed 150+ clinical trials across 30+ countries, published about clinical research and innovation in top-tier academic journals such as Nature Biotechnology and Science, and successfully developed companies through all stages of growth, both in the Life Sciences and in the enterprise software domain.

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Hadil Es-Sbai

Hadil Es-Sbai

CEO

Empathetic and tireless leader with extensive clinical development expertise. Innovator and team builder. Founder of multiple successful service companies in the Life Sciences.

Niels Klomp

Niels Klomp

CTO

Experienced blockchain and SaaS architect. Serial tech-entrepreneur with 15+ years’ experience in various CTO roles. Community-appointed director of the Factom Blockchain, now Accumulate Network.

Joost Flach, PhD

Joost Flach, PhD

Head of Operations

Clinical researcher, project manager and medical writer, operating at the interface between industry and academia. Early blockchain technology enthusiast, dedicated to realising end-user functionalities.

Mark van der Waal

Mark van der Waal

Head of Product & Innovation

PhD candidate and management consultant in health technology innovation with degrees in Biomedical Sciences, Health Technology Assessment, and Business Management. Passionate visual designer with 15 years’ experience in UI, web, and graphic design.

Linda van de Burgwal, PhD

Linda van de Burgwal, PhD

Head of Finance

Academic entrepreneur, project manager and consultant. Co-founder of two successful Life Sciences management consultancies. Director Demonstrator Lab Amsterdam (Zuidas). Holds a cum laude PhD in scientific knowledge valorisation.

Raymond van der Waal

Raymond van der Waal

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Researcher, consultant, and copywriter with a background in Biomedical Sciences and Entrepreneurship. Passion for making complex technologies understandable for a broader audience. Contrary to popular belief, not related to Mark. ;‐)

Cari Jacobs-Blom

Cari Jacobs-Blom

Head of Quality & Compliance

All-round quality manager with 25 yrs of operational, supportive, and managerial experience in clinical research and development. Passionate about training and coaching people and teams.

Arno Bisschop, MD, PhD

Arno Bisschop, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer

Medical doctor with 10yrs’ entrepreneurial experience as founder of healthcare and sustainability companies.

Rob Posthumus

Rob Posthumus

General Counsel

Corporate lawyer and deal-maker with extensive experience as legal counsel in the pharma & health care industries. Headed the legal department of Erasmus University Medical Center.

Laura van der Leden

Laura van der Leden

HR, F&A & Office Support

Service-oriented occupational psychologist bringing over 25 yrs of experience as support staff professional. Tailored her skills to the needs of management and employees in small businesses in different B2B services fields.

Advisory Board

Meet our advisors

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Prof. Niels Chavannes

Prof. Niels Chavannes

LUMC | NeLL

Head of Research, Public Health & Primary Care

Sina Djali

Sina Djali

Janssen Pharmaceuticals (J&J)

Head of Integrated Data Analytics

Dung Trinh, MD

Dung Trinh, MD

Irvine Clinical Research | MdDAO

Chief Medical Officer & Digital Health Entrepreneur

Po Chi Wu, PhD

Po Chi Wu, PhD

UC Berkeley | HKUST

Venture Capitalist & Innovation Advisor