We are delighted to announce that Jo Pisani, Partner at Pharmaceuticals and Lifesciences Strategy, part of the PwC network, will be our guest speaker in the highly regarded Business Leader Series on 2 February at our Shard campus. Jo's talk is entitled 'From oil to drugs to Brexit via engineering, strategy consulting and a Warwick MBA - learnings from a leadership journey'.
Jo 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 lifesciences 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 Pharma2020 thought leadership series. She is an advisory board member of MedCity.
Jo has an MBA from Warwick Business School and is a Chartered Engineer.
She is an advisory board member of MedCity - a collaboration to promote life sciences investment, entrepreneurship and industry in Engalnds greater South East and of CMAC - a world-class international hub with the purpose to transform current manufacturing processes into the medicine supply chain of the future.
Our Business Leader Series lectures are organised around planned MBA modules. This guest lecture will run alongside a Careers Plus module. Executive MBA students already attending this module will not need to register for a place. For all other MBA students and alumni, please sign up through Eventbrite, as you will need to be registered to guarantee entry.