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.
Job Title: Joint Head of Policy
Organisation: Health Research Authority
Amanda joined the HRA in 2012 and is now Joint Head of Policy. She started working in health research in 1989 with Boots Pharmaceuticals as Head of Business Information before moving to the Department of General Practice in 1995 at the University of Sheffield as a Research Fellow. She later took up the post of Director of R&D at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield. Staying with the NHS, she became the regional manager of the National Research Ethics Service for Yorkshire & the Humber from 20012 to 2006. From 2007 to 2012 she worked as Head of Research and Evaluation for Tribal Health/ Capita Health before re-joining the NHS. She also served as a Research Ethics Committee member from 1997 to 2002.