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Research Contracts Group

This group aims to discuss and develop best practice for research contracting; to share ideas and issues; and support policymakers and the R&D Forum to implement consistent policies and guidance related to research contracts.

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Please note, whilst providing a support to the community the group cannot provide specific contracting advice or services

Group Chair:

Olivia Chalwin

Olivia is the Senior Contracts Manager in R&D Dept at University
Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. She oversees the
research contracts, intellectual property and grants for the Trust
and has a big interest in facilitating and streamlining the contracting
on clinical studies, so they can be set up more efficiently.

Prior to working at the Trust, she was as a Major Contracts
Manager for 12 years in the Research & Innovation Services at
University of Southampton, responsible for research and enterprise
contracts for their Faculty of Medicine.

Group Members:

Amy Farmer
Research Contracts Manager
University Hospital Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Thomas Jenkins
Research Costing and Contract Manager
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Free Hospital

Simon Lewis
Head of Research Operations & Governance
London North West University Health Care NHS Trust

Joshua Pawley
Research Contracts Officer / Swyddog Contractau Ymchwil
Health and Care Research Wales

Max Pilotti
Research Contracts Manager
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Tom Reynolds
Deputy Research & Development Manager
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Samantha Smart
Research Governance & Quality Manager
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

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