Ray van der Waal

Ray van der Waal

Formal First Name
Raymond (Ray)

Ray van der Waal is Co-Founder and Head of Marketing at Triall, a digital ecosystem of blockchain-enabled software solutions that offers data integrity, audibility and operational efficiency in clinical trials. In his role, Ray works with inspiring people in the clinical trial, SaaS, academic, blockchain and investor space. He is responsible for all of Triall’s marketing and communications activities while also working on business development, financial planning and business strategy development. Ray is a researcher, management consultant, and marketer with a background in Biomedical Sciences and Management & Entrepreneurship within the life sciences. He is passionable in making complex technology explainable and understandable to a broader audience. Ray has also co-authored numerous successful European grant proposals for other Life Sciences ventures.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • At FFUND, he co-authored multiple successful European Grant proposals, including a proposal which ranked #1 out of 371 applications submitted by European R&D consortia across different fields of technology.

  • He was a Clinical Research Associate at CR2O, a full-service contract Research organization that offers a full-range of clinical trial services.