A team of senior consultants covering broad and complementary areas, providing expert analysis and overall insights
Marielle Portier, PhD
- Founder, Health Innovation -
Marielle has worked 20+ years in R&D for a big Pharma, from early discovery phases (target validation and drug optimization programs) up to Proof of Concept studies and translational medecine. With an academic background in biology of health and oncology, she has later acquired experience in inflammatory diseases, diabetes, cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, hearing diseases and aging disabilities.
In addition to development of pharmaceuticals, she has developed expertises in medical devices, drug delivery strategies and eHealth.
Experienced in managing multicultural and multidisciplinary teams as well as industry/academic partnerships, she is sensitive to the respect of human values.
Sarah Resina, PhD
- Consultant, Biotechnologies -
Sarah holds a PhD in biology and health, based on cellular and gene therapies as well as drug vectorization.
Specialist in the management and funding of innovative research projects and public-private partnerships, she has worked in R&D in biotechs and pharmaceutical industry,
Sarah has developped specific expertises in the areas of preclinical research, in vivo and in vitro models, regulatory toxicology and pharmacokinetics, as well as non-drug therapeutic solutions and nutrition.
Elizabeth PEERS, PhD
- Consultant, Clinical Development -
Elizabeth has spent most of her career in clinical drug development in big Pharma as well as small Pharma and Biotech. She has worked in various therapeutic areas, including respiratory, renal, oncology, gene therapy, surgery and chronic pain.
The projects she worked for encompassed successful regulatory approvals in Europe and USA.
She has developed complementary expertise in biologic and device development, as well as on alternative routes for drug administration and drug repositioning/repurposing.
She is well aware of differing cultural attitudes and practices.
Driss AIT MANI, Engineer
- Consultant, eHealth -
Driss is an expert of digital health and telemedicine projects, with more than 12 years dedicated to national projects such as DMP (National Personal Medical Record) and DP (Pharmaceutical Record). In addition, he has been involved in several health networks in oncology, diabetes and perinatality and has developed Patient Support Programs technical infrastructures for pharmaceutical companies.
Driss owns a demonstrated expertise in building and implementing regional and national health platforms as well as in the strategic design of innovative solutions in telemedicine, health connected objects and e-health strategy.
Susanne Fagerstedt Bühler, MSc Health Economics
- Consultant, Market Access -
Susanne has 20+ years experience in Life Science from development and communication of value messages to different stakeholders and a successful track record from pricing & reimbursement submissions and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in the Nordics. She provides support with mapping of local payer landscape, adaptation of value messages and strategic advice on market access and pricing scenarios.
She actively participates in international HTA and market access events to maintain a good understanding of the payer landscape.
Marc Binagwaho, Engineer / MBA / Professional certified Executive coach
- Consultant, HR Performance -
Marc has 20+ years experience in the IT sector, occupying successively business, development and operations C-Level positions in French and international organizations (US).
As a business coach, he is specialized in development of leadership, communication, performance & business.
He assists entrepreneurs, C-level executives and managers in dealing with unlocking potential & talent, innovative management and collective intelligence.
He believes that companies must pursue change in embracing human capital as a driver for performance and balanced relations.
Philippe Contal, Engineer, MBA
- Consultant, Digital Solutions -
With an Engineer background complimented by a MBA and a strong history as serial entrepreneur, Philippe combines technical and management skills with pragmatism acquired from experience. He accompanies executives and managers during company digital transformations.
Considering digital universe as a living material generating links and connexions, Philippe has built an innovative method
promoting virtual identity adoption by companies.
Sophie Davidas,, Engineer / MBA
- Consultant, eHealth Digital Transformation -
Passionnate about technology with a high background in entrepreneurship and consulting, Sophie has more than 20 years experience in business intelligence, sourcing, building and implementing innovative digital solutions, of which 4 were dedicated to eHealth. Proven skills in managing digital projects enable her to behave as a communication relays between development, design, ergonomy teams and end users of future technologies. Years of fruitful collaborations with worldwide strartups (Europe, Israel, US) contributed to build her international network..
Marc Lengré, MD, MBA
- Consultant, Sales & Marketing, Business Development, International, Medical Affairs -
French Medical Doctor with an Executive MBA, Marc has been working within the Pharmaceutical Industry at various positions (Medical, Marketing & Sales, Operations in Europe, Middle East and Latin America).. Then, Marc started an entrepreneurship venture funding in Mexico, and later worked as Associate funder in a French eHealth Start-up.
Since more recently, Marc offers consulting services to an investment bank as well as Healthcare & Life Sciences companies for setting up and implement effective international BD plan,
Marc covers all therapeutic areas, with specific expertises in Oncology, Cardiology, Urology, Dermatology and Diabetes..
Marc is fluent in French, English and Spanish.