Jo Pisani leads the UK Pharma and Life sciences consulting practice. She is a leading practitioner in strategies for the pharma and life sciences industries for Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business. Based in London, she is a partner with PwC UK. She has thirteen years of industry experience in the pharmaceuticals, energy, petrochemicals, and fast-moving consumer goods industries with BP and SmithKline Beecham, where she held positions in the engineering, operations, IT, and commercial functions. Before joining PwC, she spent three years with Booz & Co, a strategic management consultancy, where she focused on strategic issues in the pharmaceuticals and energy sectors.
Jo assists the pharma and life sciences sector in developing strategy and supporting deals. Her clients include Big Pharma, biotech, generics, OTC, contract manufacturers, contract research organisations, ministries of health, private equity and banks. She is a key author on PwC’s Pharma 2020 thought leadership series. She is an advisory board member of MedCity.
Jo leads PwC UK’s focus on key strategic issues facing the pharmaceuticals industry, including new innovation and commercial models, collaboration structures such as bioclusters and key topics such as antimicrobial resistance, Brexit and Industrial strategy.
Jo has an MBA from Warwick Business School and is a Chartered Engineer.