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Experience

Background – industry, agency and independent

Thirteen years working in the pharmaceutical industry in various medical and customer communications roles

Sixteen years subsequently in healthcare communications on the agency side, latterly as Managing Director of specialist healthcare agency Lowe Fusion Healthcare

More than ten years as an independent strategic consultant, providing experience of what works best in practice for clients from diverse backgrounds

Chief Executive of the HCA (Healthcare Communications Association), the unique trade body of both leading healthcare communications consultancies and pharma industry communications professionals, from 2005 to 2015

Founder and current secretariat for multidisciplinary professional group in transplantation: Efficacy and Safety of PRescribing In Transplantation (ESPRIT)

Former President of AIOPI (Association of Information Officers in the Pharmaceutical Industry – now PIPA)

… giving a unique mix of knowledge, perspectives and skills

Disease and special areas of expertise

Experience in most disease areas over the years, notably MS and general neurology, transplantation and diabetes, cardiovascular, oncology, pain, mental health, HIV/AIDS, respiratory, infections, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, dermatology and various orphan diseases

Extensive experience in communications training, both in the UK and in local operations around the globe

Undoubtedly THE most experienced person in the industry on appropriate brand prescribing programmes, with experience both cross-industry and for specific cardiovascular, antiepileptic and immunosuppressive agents