Jonathan Sheffield | Chief Executive Officer
NIHR Clinical Research Network

Jonathan Sheffield, Chief Executive Officer, NIHR Clinical Research Network

Jonathan trained as a doctor at Dundee University, before following a career as a histopathologist at Yeovil District Hospital, where he was instrumental in developing its research capabilities. In 2003 he became Medical Director for the Trust, before moving on to University Hospitals Bristol – again as Medical Director.

In 2009, Jonathan was awarded an OBE for services to the NHS. In 2011 he was elected an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians’ Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine – its highest honour – for his contribution in the area of clinical research delivery.

A passionate advocate for clinical research, Jonathan’s ambition is for participation in a suitable research study to be a standard treatment option, open to all NHS patients.


Clinical Trials Day 1- Monday 29th October @ 09:40

Keynote Panel Discussion- Disruptive procurement methods: choosing your CRO

  • Multiple vs singular CRO input
  • Finding the balance between expertise and ethos
  • Pros and cons of different approaches

Clinical Trials Day 1- Monday 29th October @ 11:50

Personalisation of Research

  • Digital Platforms
  • Transparency and Openness
  • Adoption of new treatments
last published: 29/Oct/18 16:25 GMT
last published: 29/Oct/18 16:25 GMT

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There are two parts to the Festival of Biologics: the five world-class international conferences covering Antibodies, Immunotherapy, BioSimilars, Clinical Trials, and High Potency APIs; and an exhibition featuring the most exciting technology and solutions for pharma and biotech. There is a registration fee to attend the conferences. To visit the exhibition is free.


Conference 29 - 31 October • Exhibition & Seminars 29 - 31 October

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