About us

Uniquely equipped to deliver patient-centered, world-class solutions

The ethos of many experts coming together in order to create solutions with impact is what makes us different from the rest. We continue to flourish as a fluid team of over 750 skilled individuals in 14 offices across 6 countries.

Our leadership team


Rob Barker.
Rob Barker

Group CEO, OPEN Health

Sandy Royden.
Sandy Royden

Founder and COO, OPEN Health

David Mackney.
David Mackney

CFO, OPEN Health

Jeff Anderson.
Jeff Anderson

CEO, Evidence & Access, OPEN Health

Angus Stewart
Angus Stewart

SVP, HR - Communications Practice & Global OPEN Health

Allyson Johnson.
Allyson J. Johnson

Chief Information & Governance Officer, OPEN Health

Our story

Established as many


OPEN Health was founded in 2011 with the ambitious vision of being the most respected healthcare agency in the world. Through integrations with Peloton Advantage and Pharmerit, we have brought together global experts at the forefront of the healthcare industry.


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2000
Pharmerit founded with a focus on health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) for market access.
2005
Peloton Advantage founded with a focus on publications and medical communications.
2011
OPEN Health founded as a full-service healthcare communications and market access group delivering creative, sophisticated solutions to a growing list of global clients.
2012
OPEN Health acquires medical communications firm Succinct Communications, LEC Advertising and public relations firm Reynolds-MacKenzie.
2012
OPEN Health acquires pH Associates to generate real-world evidence and Harvey Walsh Health Informatics, the only organization authorized to work with the HES data set in the UK.
2012
OPEN Health establishes The EarthWorks.
2016
OPEN Health acquires Choice Healthcare Solutions, a London- and Chicago-based medical communications agency.
2018
Peloton Advantage joins OPEN Health.
2019
Pharmerit joins OPEN Health.
2021
United as one.

United as one

Today, we are united under the OPEN Health brand, but we have not forgotten about the history that has brought us here. We will continue to flourish as a fluid team uniquely equipped to deliver patient-centered, world-class solutions across the globe.


Our vision is to be the world’s most respected healthcare agency by acting with integrity in the pursuit of excellence


Our values


We unite

We embrace and respect our different perspectives and strengths.

We nurture an open, caring, collaborative community.

We support, encourage and empower the team and the individual.


We excite

We love what we do, because it really matters.

We inspire our clients and one another with our passion and proficiency.

We do things the right way, with pride and integrity.


We ignite

We drive innovation through curiosity and resourcefulness.

We constantly endeavor to find opportunities to excel.

We learn from experience and strive for brilliance in everything we do.


Corporate Social Responsibility at OPEN Health

We recognize that business success lies not just in financial performance but also in the sustainability of our impact on the world in which we live.

We are committed to using our talents, skills and resources in ways that can do most good for our people, our communities, and the environment around us.