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Simon Wills

Commercial Manager - Thea UK

Simon Wills

Simon has over 22 years of pharmaceutical, CSO, and devices industry experience having worked with leading companies such as Daiichi Sankyo, Smith and Nephew, Schering Plough/Organon, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Pharmexx UK Ltd, Besins Healthcare Ltd and Scope Ophthalmics holding senior management roles at the associate and board level.

He specializes in leadership, development, and training specialized teams as well as product launches, market access programs, and solutions

Simon has developed a bespoke competency and performance-management program/framework that removes all subjectivity from the review process across an organization, whilst supporting individual development and growth, resulting in higher motivation and retention rates of personnel. His framework really focuses the attention of the individual onto a journey that supports their own development and that they are in control of. This saves his clients valuable time and money.

Simon has managed several businesses in other sectors within his career and has a keen entrepreneurial mindset. This mindset has enabled him to:
• deliver business improvement strategies and drive change programs
• deliver innovative and bespoke solutions
• achieve results from people through mentoring, coaching, and employee engagement
• develop and implement market access programs and solutions.
• train and develop HDM, KAM, and sales teams.

Since leaving a corporate career in 2019, Simon founded SJW Pharma Projects Ltd a specialist consultancy working with companies that wish to realign, manage change or develop new commercial strategies and access.

Simon is a true believer in ‘never limiting anyone’s potential’.

Simon Wills

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