Founder and Managing Director,
Anand Jha is the founder and Managing Director of healthcare consulting firm, ANSEA, and holds more than 20 years of multidisciplinary experience in pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Anand’s experience ranges from sales, marketing, strategic planning, pricing & market access and general management at global, regional and local levels in Singapore, Switzerland, Russia & India. Most recently he was the Regional Head of Market Access / Government Affairs Asia as well as General Manager for Alcon Singapore. Prior to that he set-up & led the Market Access function for Novartis Oncology in Asia, where he was leading the Pricing, Market Access, Patient Relations & Communications function. Anand was instrumental in building country access teams, regional pricing & access capability, putting systems & processes in place for rapid access for pre-launch and launch brands, conceptualising and rolling-out multiple patient access programs across reimbursed, semi-reimbursed and self-pay markets and spearheading efforts to set-up regional expert forum to accelerate access for cancer drugs in Asia.
Prior to moving to Singapore in 2011, Anand was based in Basel (Switzerland) for 7 years, working in Global Market Access & in Global Commercial Operation functions of Novartis. In his prior experience, Anand has worked for Edwards Lifesciences in Lausanne (Switzerland) and as Regional Manager for Dr. Reddy’s Labs in St Petersburg (Russia).
Anand has been an invited speaker in multiple industry and academic forums, author of publications on oncology care in academic journals and mentor to MBAs and start-ups in Medtech. Anand has a degree in Mechanical Engineering with Masters in International Business from IIFT, Delhi and MBA from IMD, Lausanne.