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: R&D Sponsor Coordinator
Organisation: The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Benita works as an R&D Sponsor Coordinator at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, the largest single site cancer centre in Europe with a vast, diverse research portfolio.
Benita moved from the research ethics service to the specialist cancer Trust 5 years ago. Since starting work in the R&D Office, Benita has coordinated study set-up, amendments and contracts from a participating site perspective and played a leading role in the implementation of the HRA approval process at the Trust. She joined the Christie R&D Sponsor Team in 2018 and now manages the set-up and oversight of Trust sponsored CTIMPs and Non-CTIMPs.
Benita has a background in politics and a particular interest in research engagement and education