Nicolas Touchot is our Market Access guru who combines scientific, research and commercial experience with an unsurpassed network and insight into the Payer world.
Building on a PhD in Molecular Biology from the Pierre et Marie Curie University in France and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Nicolas started his career as a research scientist at Princeton University. He then gained industry experienced through the European management of Johnson & Johnson Interventional Systems where he specialized in market development and clinical testing. He then moved into consulting, starting as a Principal in The Wilkerson Group before becoming Managing Director at Easton Associates in charge of Europe. He built specific knowledge and expertise in the oncology and cardiovascular disease markets in Europe, and developed a team from London to help European and U.S. clients with strategic questions pertaining to the European marketplace.
Nicolas has worked on a range of products and technologies including drugs, “passive” devices, “active” devices and diagnostics.
More recently, he also developed significant knowledge on market access issues in Europe. He contributed as a faculty member to several training sessions on Market Access and reimbursement for Pharmaceutical companies and contributed the EMAUD (European Market Access University Diploma) course in 2014 and 2015. During these sessions he focuses on the integration of Market Access in Clinical Development, Business Development and Portfolio Management.