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David James, Executive Director, Strategic Innovation

David was formerly Executive Director, Strategic Innovation, at the Royal Society of Chemistry, leading the organisation’s business development planning for new products and services generating growth opportunities for the organisation. He was also responsible for directing business intelligence activities to provide customer, market and competitor analysis. He identified major strategic acquisition targets and potential business and/or technical partners in keeping with the RSC’s strategy. He was also responsible for all platform development for the delivery of RSC content as well as having responsibility for international strategy. Subsequent to working for the RSC he was Director, Academic Partnerships, at Qiqqa, a leading research management software technology. David has a PhD in biochemistry from Birmingham University and an MBA from the Open University.

David leads the Business Devleopment team. Get in touch with the team.

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