François is a Principal Consultant at Pope Woodhead. He has consulted for the global pharmaceutical industry over more than 17 years, with a focus on market access. For the past 6 years he has been leading PW’s offering in the area of innovative pricing/contracting (managed entry agreements), being directly involved in a wide range of projects in Europe and delivering training regularly. Recent/ongoing projects include, for example, the development of comprehensive, tailored MEA toolkits for use by clients’ international organisations, as well as implementation of MEAs at the country level. François also provides thought leadership about RWE in his organisation.
Prior to working in consulting, François was a research scientist for 13 years in the area of health sciences. He published a large number of scientific and trade publications, and lectured at University level. He has a PhD in Nutrition and is fluent in English, French and Spanish.