Dr Matt Westmore
Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Organisation: National Institute for Health Research Evaluation, Trails and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC)
Matthew Westmore is the Chief Operating Officer for the National Institute for Health Research Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC – www.nihr.ac.uk). The NIHR’s approach is underpinned by the AViR Framework. Matt leads a cross-NIHR programme of work aimed at maximising the impact of research, reducing waste and Adding Value in Research (AViR). Matt is also a co-convener of an international forum of funders who are interested in sharing best practice.
Matt joined NETSCC in 2009 as the Assistant Director of NETSCC Strategy and Development, working across all of NETSCC’s activities and supporting its growth. Since then he has been Assistant Director for the Health Technology Assessment Programme, and Director for the Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme, Health Services and Delivery Research Programme, and Public Health Programme. Previous to working at NETSCC, he trained and worked as a medical physicist, both within the NHS and for a medical device company (for which he ultimately held the position of Technical Director).
He is also Director of the Wessex Institute, Enterprise and Partnerships, University of Southampton
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