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James Kavanagh MSc, BBL

Market Access Consultant

With over 18 years in the pharmaceutical industry across multiple countries, James Kavanagh brings rich expertise to Salutem Insights. His 16-year tenure at AbbVie, including as Head of Market Access for Ireland, has honed his skills. As a Market Access Consultant, James guides clients through complex challenges, leveraging his industry experience and strategic insight.


Expertise Highlights:

– Comprehensive Market Access Experience: James has a robust background covering operational and strategic aspects of market access, including HTA submissions, pricing strategies, and value proposition development. His tenure at AbbVie provided him with invaluable insights into navigating complex market landscapes.

– Global Perspective: With significant involvement in launching multiple indications across Western Europe and Canada, James offers a global perspective on market access challenges and strategies. His role as Divisional Principal for Health Technology Assessment and Value Communication at ICON further expanded his international experience.

– Strategic Advisor: James joins Salutem Insights as a strategic advisor, leveraging his extensive operational and strategic expertise. His profound understanding of stakeholder engagement within the Irish healthcare system, coupled with his experience in price negotiations and tender submissions, enhances Salutem’s capabilities to deliver impactful solutions to clients.