Francis P. Crawley

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Mr Francis P. Crawley

Member since: 06/05/2020 - 10:24
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Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
DPO, GDPR, GCP, Ethics, Research Integrity
Other (professional title): 
Executive Director
Organization name: 
Good Clinical Practice Alliance - Europe (GCPA) & Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER)
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Francis P. Crawley is the Executive Director of the Good Clinical Practice Alliance – Europe (GCPA) in Brussels, Belgium. He is the founder and Director of the Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER). He coordinates the GCPA-SIDCER European Fellowship in Research Ethics (EFRE). He is a philosopher specialised in ethical, legal, and regulatory issues in health research, having taught at several European, Asian, and Middle East universities. He is a Data Protection Officer (DPO) for several European Commission and IMI projects. He is a member of the Rapid Data Consortium (RAPIDDA), a VODAN collaborator, and a member of the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition. He is the past Secretary General, Ethics Officer, and Chairman of the Ethics Working Party at the European Forum for Good Clinical Practice. He currently chairs the methodologies sub-group of the Real Word Data Working Group at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Royal Colleges of Physicians. He has acted as an author or expert for the leading international and European research ethics and GCP guidelines, as well as for several guidelines in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe.

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