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Alison Lawrence

Owner and Managing Director - Forethought Public Affairs Consulting and HeartSing Executive Coaching.

Alison Lawrence

Alison is the owner and managing director of Forethought Public Affairs Consulting and HeartSing Executive Coaching. In addition, she is a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, which has been instrumental in shaping the national Covid-19 vaccination program.

As an accomplished senior leader, she has over 30 years of experience working in the life sciences, pharmaceuticals and charity sectors. Her career has been shaped by the opportunities that have enabled me to help give a voice to individuals, teams, and organizations. She has led teams and programs in the UK, Europe and Globally raising awareness of the impact of ill health, and securing access to treatment and care.

As an executive coach and mentor, she works with new and existing leaders who are looking to make positive, lasting changes. she provides them with the time, space and opportunity to be clear on their goals; reflect on their strengths; rediscover their own talent and skills; and achieve the change they desire.

In her work as an Executive Coach and Public Affairs professional it is incredibly rewarding to be part of change – no matter how small, change can and does gather momentum to inspire yet more change.

Alison Lawrence

We work with more than 200 leading Life Sciences companies including:

Working with Life Science Access Academy, our company love the variety of the many courses that are on offer. The hour long courses on specific subjects are really useful on Friday lunchtimes for our field teams and gain a lot of interest.

Life Science Access Academy are also super flexible and helpful when it comes to tailoring some additional sessions to our needs.

Marsha Gray, Training Specialist

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

We have been partnered with LSAA for several years now which has enabled our team members to develop their competencies and capabilities.

With over 700 learning modules, regular webinars on highly relevant topics across the UK, the opportunity to engage with expert speakers after events and regular blogs and newsletters, the platform is a highly valued resource at Ferring.

The team also provides regular usage statistics so we can understand the hot topics in Ferring and enable colleagues to share knowledge and experience with each other.

Paul Runeckles, Director of Execution Excellence


Frontier Medical has fully implemented, Life Science Access Academy allowing Sales and Marketing to utilise the system. Maximising on line learning for all remote staff stimulates a culture of self-development giving individuals the accountability and responsibility to broaden their skills set.

Life Science Access Academy training is topical and a good fit for the faced paced healthcare market.

Simon Warden, National Sales Manager

Frontier Medical Group

I have found the training via the Life Science Access Academy to be excellent and I know many of my colleagues have as well.

The content is always kept up to date and there is huge and interesting variety of topics covered. The site is curated in a way that makes it clear and easy to navigate. Also, the staff at Life Science access Academy are friendly and responsive and all the experts are always knowledgeable in their areas.

Richard Edmonds

Gedeon Richter Women's Health

The variety and relevancy of content brings value to many different roles across the healthcare industry.

I have also been overwhelmed by the way the Life Science Access Academy team have accommodated our own business needs, being sensitive yet responsive to helping us since its formation.

Robb Sayers, UK Capability Lead

ViiV Healthcare