MedTech Evidence and Technical Director, Device Access UK Ltd

Dr Christopher Pomfrett is MedTech Evidence and Technical Director at Device Access UK Ltd.

Chris was the former National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Technical Adviser for Research Commissioning in the Medical Technology Evaluation Programme. In Chris’ 11-year tenure at NICE, he advised companies on how to address evidence gaps and commission new evidence, especially for those specific technologies that were recommended for further research during NICE Medical Technologies evaluation. In addition, Chris advised the NICE Medical Technologies Advisory Committee (MTAC) on research recommendations. He has published over 80 communications in peer reviewed journals, including 3 full papers as technical author describing the work of NICE. Chris was the former President of the Section of Anaesthesia (2014-2016), Royal Society of Medicine. Chris was Lecturer in Neurophysiology applied to Anaesthesia at the University of Manchester (1994-2010).