John specialises in healthcare public affairs and communications. At Portland John helps a range of healthcare clients understand and influence the increasingly fragmented health policy environment in the UK.
John’s background is in the pharmaceutical industry and consultancy, advising major international companies on issues such as the changing NHS, access and uptake of new medicines, reform of NICE, and market access strategies.
He has devised policy projects for clients involving a wide range of stakeholders, including patient organisations and academia, to achieve public affairs and market access objectives at a national and local level. He has also represented pharmaceutical companies at the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry and the American Pharmaceutical Group.