New appointment – Strategic Partnership Manager

Posted on: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Dr Ben Thompson joined the University of Reading as Strategic Partnership Manager in June 2016. Jointly funded by the University, Royal Berkshire Hospital and Oxford Academic Health Science Network, the role involves working closely with the Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit identifying work and forging and developing links with new and existing stakeholders.

Ben has a strong background in clinical trials, having worked as Project Manager at Oxford Vaccine Group from March 2010 until February 2012 and, more recently as a Senior Clinical Trial Manager at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, both part of the University of Oxford. He has been involved with clinical research projects from conception to completion in a wide range of research areas and settings which, coupled with a health-science based PhD gives a sound footing to assist with the evolution of the Trials Unit during this exciting period.