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Dr Janet Messer - Executive Director of Approvals, Health Research Authority (HRA)

Janet Messer is Executive Director of Approvals at the Health Research Authority. She is responsible for the Research Ethics, Confidentiality Advice, Assessment and Assurance services, alongside the supporting guidance and advice. Her team also works collaboratively with a wide range of partner organisations to coordinate and standardise regulatory practice relating to health and care research. She led the implementation of guidance and templates for the health research community on GDPR.

Janet has a science background as well as a master’s in medical law, along with many years’ experience of clinical research in both industry and the public sector.

Dr Janet Messer