PHG Foundation is delighted to confirm the appointment of Dr John Chevers as our Head of Business Development. This new role signals an exciting chapter of growth for PHG Foundation as John works to build new relationships for the organisation and help shape our expanding consultancy services.

John joins PHG Foundation from Eastern Academic Health Science Network, where he was Director of External Relations. Prior to that, he was Chief Business Development Officer at GÉANT, where he established the business development team, led a number of European Commission Initiatives and worked on international data infrastructures for many of the world’s biggest scientific projects.

John is a physicist by training and holds a PhD from the University of Strathclyde. As a result of his support for academic collaborations, John has held board positions with a number of international science projects ranging from Radio Astronomy to Bioinformatics. Away from work, John likes to draw and paint and tries to fix his vintage cars.

PHG Foundation is now recruiting for two policy analysts, one in humanities and one in biomedical science, applications are open up to 7 April 2017.