Our Team

Jane Francis

Jane Francis

Founder and Lead Consultant

Jane Francis is a Business Improvement and Project Management consultant passionate about Pharma and Biotech, who has over 20 years experience in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare spheres (Johnson & Johnson / GSK).
She is Prince 2 accredited and a Lean 6 Sigma practitioner, so draws on a variety of tools and methodologies to enable her clients to build a culture of Continuous Improvement through Operational and Launch Excellence.

Jane started her career working in a variety of sales and marketing roles across Consumer Healthcare, before moving to Pharma Regional and Global roles in Launch Excellence, Project Management and Business Improvement.

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Mirjana Curcic

Associate Consultant – ‘Team Health’

Mirjana is a People/HR Change and Transformation Project Manager with thirteen years’ experience at Local, Regional and Global level of organisations. She is an experienced coach and workshop facilitator, and accredited Project Manager, Mirjana absolutely loves building the individual and collective capabilities of teams and helping them to have the healthiest possible working team dynamic particularly as teams navigate change.

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Lisa Grove

Operations/ Office Manager

Lisa ensures that we have the processes and structure in place to support our Business growth. She has over 20 years experience in business support. She is trained in Business Administration, Bookkeeping, Customer service, International Trade and Service and of course…..Project management !

Lisa has worked with a variety of different businesses across many sectors, including Pharma, Fashion and Aerospace. This has given her an insight into many different systems and structures, what works and what doesn’t. She uses this knowledge to support and develop our business as we continue to grow.

When Lisa’s not working, she is kept busy by her two boys aged 14 and 6 ( whom Lisa describes as ‘going on 26…’) and their scatty springer spaniel.

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Jacqui Lyttle

UK & Ireland, Payer strategy,services commissioning and reimbursement consultant

Our Payer strategy and reimbursement consultant Jacqui has worked in the NHS for 30 years, and we are delighted that she is supporting us with consultancy whilst she still works for the NHS on a part time basis. Jacqui has been an advisor for the NHS on services redesign, funding and commissioning and is at the forefront of the ever- changing landscape of the NHS. Jacqui supports our clients by bringing them up to speed on the latest changes in the NHS, as well as advising on payer value story messaging and materials, having seen both sides of the payer / supplier discussions.

Amber McClean

Amber McClean

Strategic Partner, OmniChannel, SFE and Analytics

Amber has a wealth of experience in Sales Force Excellence and Analytics, with extensive ( 20 Years) client-side and consulting experience . Amber has worked for various Pharma and Wellness companies including Boehringer Ingelheim, LEO Pharma, Actelion ( J&J) , BMS and Weight Watchers. Whilst an expert in all things data and Business intelligence Amber is also a strategic advisor having consulted on the successful design and roll out of new OmniChannel strategies. This additional expertise takes our Brand and Launch Excellence consultancy right through from strategy to execution and performance tracking.

Gail Sheen

Gail Sheen

Business Development Associate

Gail is a Business Development expert, passionate about supporting business growth with over 20 years experience of working in marketing. As a trained digital communications specialist she has a unique perspective to provide tailored marketing solutions such as training and up-skilling, marketing project management and digital transformation consultancy. Gail started her career working in education and healthcare, moving on to lead digital communications in an NHS trust so is very familiar with our regulated Pharma and self-care world.

Mike Hinchy

Mike Hinchy

Senior Launch Excellence and Marketing Consultant

Mike is a highly adaptable consultant offering hands-on, pragmatic strategic & executional support to drive commercial performance. Mike has over 22 years experience in leadership roles at global, EMEA and country levels across big pharma, mid-sized specialist pharma and biotech.
He is recognised for building and leading cross functional and multinational matrix teams to engage, align, prioritise and execute – leading to enhanced brand uptake, business performance and P&L delivery.

Extensive expertise across the product life cycle has allowed him to lead multiple successful launches, performance turnarounds and post-patent strategies in rare, general and specialist medicine. Mike has a deep knowledge of commercial organisation design, governance, change management and implementation.

Jeff Richards

Jeff Richards

Launch Excellence Consultant and Project Manager

Jeff is an experienced and professionally accredited launch excellence consultant and project manager, who has delivered on projects across multiple functions in Pharma organisations. With specific expertise in R&D / Supply Chain / Commercial/ Launch Excellence and IT Transformation projects, Jeff has unique insight into all stages of commercialisation from new product integration to launch optimisation. Jeff has consistently delivered successful international programmes via remote leadership of cross-geographical matrix teams. Comfortable with ambiguity and challenge, Jeff has a proven track record of delivering to agreed timescales, budget and quality by managing risks, solving issues and clear communication. Jeff is Prince2, and Agile PM qualified.

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Sarah Wood

Digital, Creative and Project Management Associate

Sarah started her career in pharmaceuticals (GSK), before taking her digital, creative and project management skills to other industries such as finance and start-ups, before coming full circle back to Pharma.

Sarah delights our clients with her eye for detail, project management and creative digital solution designs.

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Watson Francis

Security and general Dogsbody

Making the occasional guest appearance in meetings is Watson. Watson joined us last year with a wealth of experience in eating, pulling on the lead, and security. He also takes care of our employee well-being by ensuring we hit our daily step-count and by making us smile everyday with his antics.

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