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RDF19 Speaker Details

RDF19 Speaker Details

The NHS R&D Forum are delighted to announce the following speakers for RDF19, The 2019 Annual NHS R&D Forum. RDF19 will be held at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton from the 12th-14th May 2019. The Annual NHS R&D Forum is one of the largest gatherings of R&D Directors, Managers, Administrators and related functions in the UK. RDF18 saw over 600 people attend the 2 day conference with 60 speakers, over 60 posters and more than 20 exhibitors

Farhan Naim

Farhan Naim

Job Title: Director of R and D

Organisation: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Biography: 

Farhan read Human Biology at King’s College London, graduating with a BSc honours degree in 2001. Upon graduation he joined the phase I clinical research organisation industry holding multiple Clinical Trial Associate posts including at the world’s largest CRO, IQVIA. Having gaining a solid foundation in the principles of clinical trial conduct, management, regulation and delivery, he crossed over into the NHS as a Clinical Trials Practitioner in Oncology at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust in 2003. Here he worked alongside world-renowned investigators, supporting them in the delivery of late phase clinical trials in breast, lung, colorectal and urological cancers. In 2010 Farhan was appointed as Oncology Clinical Trials Portfolio Manager at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He obtained an MSc in Clinical Oncology at the University of Birmingham in 2011 with a thesis entitled ‘Breast cancer patient perceptions in undergoing additional biopsies for research’.  He has been at the Royal Free since, where he was subsequently appointed as Deputy Director of Research and Development in 2013 and then as Director of Research and Development in 2018 where he now leads the setting and operational delivery of the trust’s clinical research strategy.

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RDF19 Speakers

    • Teresa Allen

      Teresa Allen

    • Catherine Blewett

      Catherine Blewett

    • Dame Fiona Caldicott

      Dame Fiona Caldicott

    • Michael Chilvers

      Michael Chilvers

    • Rachel Churchill

      Rachel Churchill

    • Tina Coldham

      Tina Coldham

    • Benita Cooke

      Benita Cooke

    • Liz Coote

      Liz Coote

    • Rachael Croser

      Rachael Croser

    • Mary Cubitt

      Mary Cubitt

    • Sarah Daniel

      Sarah Daniel

    • Philip Darbyshire

      Philip Darbyshire

    • Anne-Laure Donskoy

      Anne-Laure Donskoy

    • Carole Fogg

      Carole Fogg

    • Deanna Herron

      Deanna Herron

    • Jo Hicks

      Jo Hicks

    • Amanda Hunn

      Amanda Hunn

    • Ellen Jenkins

      Ellen Jenkins

    • Angel Jimenez-Aranda

      Angel Jimenez-Aranda

    • Helen Jones

      Helen Jones

    • Helen Jung

      Helen Jung

    • Andrew Lotery

      Andrew Lotery

    • Jonathan Montgomery

      Jonathan Montgomery

    • Farhan Naim

      Farhan Naim

    • Maria Palmer

      Maria Palmer

    • Janice Paterson

      Janice Paterson

    • Rebecca Pritchard

      Rebecca Pritchard

    • Helen Riding

      Helen Riding

    • Rebecca Smith

      Rebecca Smith

    • Phillip Smith

      Phillip Smith

    • Shaun Treweek

      Shaun Treweek

    • Fiona Verity

      Fiona Verity

    • Mike Visick

      Mike Visick

    • Louise Wood

      Louise Wood

    • Richard Wyatt-Haines

      Richard Wyatt-Haines

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