Which team and area do you work/specialise in?
I work in the Market Access and Health Economics Team at Carrot providing services across a range of companies with Market Access and Health Economics Capabilities. There is an ever-growing list of skills within these sectors covering Real World Evidence, Health Outcomes and Patient Centered Outcomes amongst others.
What are some of the typical roles you cover?
The typical roles that I tend to cover are Market Access Consultant, Senior Market Access Consultant, Market Access Manager / Director, Health Economist, Senior Health Economist, Health Economics Manager, Health Economics Director alongside roles such as HEOR Consultant & Manager, Real World Evidence Consultant & Patient Centered Outcomes Consultant.
What are the hot issues in your sector currently?
Without doubt the amount of and potential use of Real-World Data & Real-World Evidence is leading to a lot of companies investing heavily in the hope of utilising this data. This is leading to huge advancements in Healthcare Technology in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms which will dramatically alter Healthcare over the coming years.
This is alongside Pharma companies working with various country specific regulators to combat an ever-ageing population, increased demands on national budgets and the need for increased collaboration across local and regional levels.
Who is your biggest idol / inspiration and why?
I don’t really have a biggest idol or inspiration, but I have a lot of time for people who are trying to change the future for the next generations. People such as Elon Musk and Bill Gates are fascinating in terms of their thought processes and the progress they have made in a relatively short space of time.
What is your greatest fear?
Liverpool winning the league.
How would your friends describe you in three words?
Honest, straight forward and a little bit of a hermit!
You’re stranded on a desert island – what one thing could you not live without?
Joe Rogan’s Podcasts – Fascinating to listen to.
What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?
Recruitment is a very transient industry and people tend to stay in the same area, company or market for too long. I take an active interest in my area and try to ensure that the relationships I build are sustainable and aren’t built off short term motivations.