Fueled by passion, client commitment, and experience, we hit the ground running to create results from day one. We bring a smart, actionable approach and then some; we’re committed to getting the work done at global, enterprise scale.
How We Help
Navigating a New Talent Landscape
Amid pressure to innovate, talent is your most valuable currency. We help life sciences leaders attract, retain, and develop the right talent through a reimagined employee value proposition that includes compelling career paths, purpose-driven cultures, and agile ways of working.
Digitally-fortified Operating Model
We evaluate your end-to-end operating model, embedding the digital fluency needed to engage patients and healthcare providers, modernize clinical trials, navigate supplier disruptions with analytics, and more.
We help life science organizations enhance analytics capabilities and instill data-driven cultures, while considering how your analytics function can improve your current operating model, data infrastructure, and team capabilities.
Our Work in Action
% of clients say we are action-oriented
% of clients say we flex for change
Years managing complex programs
Simple Process Improvement Tools Enable Firm's Marketing Agility
North Highland’s Human-Centered Organization Design Methodology is tailor-made for building client capability with its collaborative approach that incorporates drivers of employee engagement from strategy through execution.
North Highland believes employee well-being needs to be baked into workforce strategy, rather than treated as a siloed technical issue on some transformation checklist.
<p>Ron has 25+ years of practitioner, management, and leadership experience within Life Sciences and Healthcare across the value chain. Ron has served as an R&D and Commercial Strategy, Implementation & Operations Advisor for 100+ companies, some of which he founded with private equity and VC funding.</p>
Vice President, Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Lead
<p>Helen has worked in the Life Sciences space for the last 20 years focusing on providing clients with consulting services across a range of needs. She has worked with Pharma, Biotech, Medtech and both private and public healthcare systems. Leading multi million dollar clients through change and transformations, she focused on working with new technologies to create products and services which would enhance a clients speed to market.</p>
<p>Raj is a seasoned consultant with over 10 years of experience. He specializes in Supply Chain Strategy and Operational Excellence. Raj has a strong set of skills to support businesses with performance improvement around process design, lean six sigma, cost reduction, supply chain strategy, and customer journey mapping.</p>
<p>Elisabeth is a transformation executive with over ten years of experience leading and guiding clients through transformations both in consulting and in industry. Most recently, she has acted as an advisor across a portfolio of projects within life sciences.</p>
<p>Amy Turnquist has more than 20 years of experience leading teams to create and deliver innovative, client-centric solutions that connect pharmaceutical brands with their HCP and consumer audiences. In her role as an Associate Vice President at North Highland, Amy helps healthcare organizations transform their engagement strategy, driving sustainable change and measurable impact by keeping people at the heart of every decision.</p>
<p>Her passion for digital engagement and marketing innovation has made her a recognized thought leader and a frequent speaker at leading industry events, including Reuters Events, Digital Pharma East, the Association of Medical Media, Pharma CX Summit, and the Digital Health Coalition.</p>
Associate Vice President, Life Sciences Community Lead
<p>Jeff leads several global life sciences accounts and the firm’s life sciences community. He has over 20 years of experience helping clients through complex transformations. Specific areas of his expertise include transformation and strategy realization, organizational leadership and development, portfolio, program, and project program management, change management and culture shaping, and strategic account management.</p>