Adam Shepphard

Adam has nearly a decade of NHS comms and marketing management experience and has worked across a variety of areas including clinical commissioning groups, hospitals, Academic Health and Science Networks, and research and innovation.

He is currently the Communications Lead for Research and Innovation at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (the country’s biggest NHS Trust with ten hospitals and community services), the Manchester Diagnostic Technology Accelerator (DiTA), NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, and NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility.

Since March he has been leading and extensive programme of work highlighting more than 30 cutting-edge COVID-19 clinical research studies to internal, regional, national and international audiences.

And became a dad in June!