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New Chief Digital Transformation Officer to help transform digital research systems

Last updated on 4 Nov 2020

We have appointed a new Chief Digital Transformation Officer to lead our digital and technology functions.


Kurt Weideling will help transform the HRA's digital research systems in support of our ambitious priorities for research in the UK.

Kurt joins us from Manchester Metropolitan University where he has been Chief Information Officer and Director of Information Systems and Digital Services. He has also previously held senior roles at The University of Manchester, Monash University, in Melbourne, Australia, and at IQVIA the Human Data Science Company.

Kurt Weideling

I’m delighted to be joining the HRA at such an incredibly important time for research during the ongoing pandemic. I’m looking forward to helping to transform systems and to delivering a fantastic service to the amazing researchers, volunteers and staff at the authority.

Kurt Weideling
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