Jenny is CEO and founder of OVID Health. Launched in 2018, OVID is a healthcare specialist integrated agency with a focus on patient partnerships. Since the launch, OVID Health have won multiple awards for their client campaigns and have been recognised for their expertise in a number of industry-leading publications. Jenny is a recognised industry leader in healthcare communications and patient advocacy and was Highly Commended as Healthcare Leader of the Year 2021 at Communique.
Before OVID, Jenny began her career as a political journalist and was a former political adviser to a UK government health minister where she advised on national policies covering topics such as suicide, social isolation, dementia, ageing, mental health and social care. Jenny has led a number of high-profile campaigns Jenny is a thought leader in healthcare PR, patient advocacy and public affair strategies and led high-profile campaigns in-house and agency-side – including an award-winning campaign on social care.
Some of her achievements for clients include securing additional investment in dementia R&D, recognition for brain cancer patients, improved access to medicines for rare disease patients and policy change in the field of cell and gene therapies.
Jenny is the founder of the Patient Partnership Index in 2020 – a pro bono initiative which has led to a step-change in how patient programmes between third sector organisations and pharmaceutical companies deliver impact across the globe.
- CEO and Founder of OVID Health
- Advise clients to tell their story and achieve change in the health, social care and life sciences sectors
- Deliver concentrated strategy from a combination of healthcare PR communication and policy approach at a UK and global level
- Bridge the divide between ‘traditional’ healthcare PR, public affairs, campaigns and patient advocacy.