Ravi Chana

Ravi is the Business Development Manager at the NIHR Office for Clinical Research Infrastructure (NOCRI) and is part of the Industry team within NOCRI. Within this role his main remit is to facilitate initial engagement between Industry and NIHR Academic Investigators, linking them to form research collaborations and partnerships. The role is very much working with Industry and the NOCRI Infrastructure team to link companies to the most relevant NIHR academics.

After completing a degree in Pharmacology, Ravi gained employment in sales roles in non-health related fields. Prior to joining NOCRI he worked in the Healthcare Industry for over 15 years, undertaking sales, marketing, market access and business development roles, and lastly heading the Health Economics function within a Diagnostics Company. He has also been part of various working groups within the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the British In-Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA).