Chris has over 22 years of experience in biopharmaceutical organizations in leadership positions related to clinical operations, clinical trial protocol design and strategic partnership / alliance management. Chris has built significant expertise in multiple therapeutic areas including Oncology, Infectious Disease and Autoimmune Disease. In his role as VP, Strategic Commercial Development at Javara Research, Chris leads with passion the effort to create innovative, best-in-class strategic alliance partnerships between Javara’s biopharmaceutical / CRO industry partners and the network of health system research sites. These partnerships deliver on a commitment to integrate clinical research into clinical care for patients as an integral part of the care continuum. Chris holds a Biochemistry degree from the University of Leicester, UK and has spoken at many research focused conferences and industry meetings.