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Larushka Mellor

Global Market Access Lead - IONIS

Larushka Mellor


Over twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry across health policy, market access, and commercialization of medicines, med tech, diagnostics, and digital solutions.

In the aftermath of the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, Larushka has led the set-up and restructure of access and policy functions in the UK for large and small companies. Larushka has also provided consultancy to the ABPI and a range of small start-ups on the UK Government Innovation Pathway. This covers the system process and value proposition across early development through to reimbursement, commissioning, and uptake.

Through her policy work, Larushka has also represented the industry at various forums that have inputted into UK Government Life Science Strategies, Accelerated Access Review, NHS England strategies, operational procedures, and NICE methods and processes.

Larushka Mellor

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

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