Press release

PA Consulting welcomes Alistair Fleming as a partner in Life Sciences

11 March 2021


Alistair Fleming recently joined PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in its Life Sciences team. With his extensive experience in engineering development and commercial strategy, Alistair will help PA’s MedTech clients navigate the complex and changing world of digital healthcare.

Alistair brings over 25 years’ experience in the field of MedTech, delivering ground-breaking solutions to clients such as Medtronic and Olympus. Working with an array of technologies, including imaging, surgical robotics and molecular diagnostics, Alistair has helped develop solutions for lung cancer, orthopaedics, general surgery, urology, gynaecology and diabetes in the US, UK, Germany and Japan.

Prior to joining PA, Alistair worked as a Managing Director within Science Group PLC, where he led the development and implementation of the business unit’s medical advisory practice, directing strategic programmes to help roadmap future client growth within the medical sector. Before that, he headed its Surgical and Diagnostics teams, drawing upon his technical experience as a programme manager at Olympus Surgical.

PA works with most of the top 20 pharmaceuticals and leading MedTech companies to help them bring innovative products to market. Our experts in biotech, pharma, healthcare and medical technologies work with businesses from discovery and research to marketing and sales. PA recently assisted the UK Government by leading the Ventilator Challenge during the pandemic, has worked with Ori Biotech to enable patient access to cell and gene therapies, and supported AstraZeneca’s agile transformation of its IT change portfolio.

George Botsakos, Global Lead for Health & Life Sciences at PA Consulting, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alistair as a recent new member of our team.  His leadership in engineering development, commercial strategy and digital health will help our clients navigate the ever-changing Health and Life Sciences landscape.”

Alistair added: “It is a hugely exciting time to be part of the Life Sciences industry. PA’s diverse skillset and wide reach present a unique opportunity to make a real impact across the healthcare ecosystem.”

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