OPEN Health invests in Rare Disease

Written by Sandy Royden on Monday 26th February 2018

In order to further strengthen our experience and expertise, OPEN Health has appointed Gavin Jones in the newly created role of Director of Rare Disease. Gavin will work in close partnership with all of the OPEN Health agencies, to drive our existing and future partnership with customers working in this growing area.

Speaking of his new appointment, Gavin commented, “I am honoured to be representing OPEN Health in this important investment.  I have always held a genuine interest in Rare Disease and there is still significant unmet need for patients and their families affected by debilitating and life limiting conditions.  Having the opportunity to fully utilize my expertise and knowledge in supporting our customers provide patients hope for the future is a fantastic opportunity for me’’

Gavin joins OPEN Health with twenty years of biopharmaceutical industry experience across numerous roles involved in market access, therapy launch and patient centric services. 

Throughout his career he has developed experience and a specialist interest in Rare Disease supporting many therapies as they have been commercialised within Europe.  He is passionate about supporting optimal patient outcomes through effective therapy awareness, patient activation and treatment pathway improvement.

Commenting on his appointment, OPEN Health joint CEO Sandy Royden said, “We are delighted that Gavin has joined us to further strengthen our partnerships with customers in Rare Disease.  Creating a unique role within our field of expertise will enable us to offer a market leading position in supporting our customers work towards greater access and uptake of their innovative and much needed treatments.  The OPEN Health agencies offer a complementary blend of capabilities that fully meet the bespoke needs of our customers in this area.  We already have significant experience in Rare Disease and Gavin’s appointment will allow us to reach even higher levels of coordinated expertise across all of our agencies’’.

To speak with Gavin, please email office hours are Monday through Friday 9.00-5.30pm.