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John Sitzia

Sitzia, John

John is Chief Operating Officer at the NIHR Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC).

John joined the NIHR in 2006 as part of the team leading the development and introduction of the national NIHR Clinical Research Network, and worked in a number of executive director roles before being appointed to his current position in 2011. John leads on CRN funding and  finance, contracts, governance, performance management, planning, reporting, information systems, and the general management of CRNCC.

Before joining CRNCC, John worked for 15 years in NHS research & development, initially as a clinical researcher in cancer care and lymphoedema in a Nursing Development Unit, and then as an NHS research manager and director.