Frank M. Berger

Frank M. Berger

Head of Study Budget Center at Boehringer Ingelheim (Germany)


Dr. Frank M. Berger, MD


Senior Expert, Pharma

Libellenweg 95

60529 Frankfurt, Germany

+49 (178) 290-7074



Frank is currently the Head of Study Budget Center of Excellence at Boehringer Ingelheim’s headquarter based in Ingelheim, Germany. In this responsibility, he oversees the tools and processes to plan and track clinical trial budgets exceeding one billion Euro per year.

Frank is a physician by training and got his M.D. from the Technical University of Aachen, Germany. During the first years of his career in the pharmaceutical industry Frank published frequently in peer-reviewed journals, mostly on dementia research. Frank has more than 10 years experience in leading International project teams at Boehringer Ingelheim, successfully advancing projects through all clinical phases, from Phase I to launch.


His current interests focus on

  • efficiency in study budget planning and tracking
  • understanding cost drivers and improving budget accuracy
  • statistical methods, e.g. predictive modelling
  • research on clinical research
  • data visualization