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Who we are.

We have a rich history of meeting the highest expectations with ingenuity and efficiency.

Why Inizio?

Unlock the full value of your innovation.

At Inizio, we are dedicated to helping you achieve successful outcomes at every pivotal moment. By leveraging our individual agility and connected capabilities, we provide you with a multi-specialized partnership that unlocks the full value of your innovation and delivers long-term sustainable value.

The Inizio story.

Inizio connects best-in-class strategic, analytic, and creative capabilities through carefully considered strategic acquisitions into a single powerhouse for healthcare and life sciences.

Uniting the capabilities of Ashfield and Huntsworth in 2022, Inizio was formed to offer a specialized suite of advisory, medical, marketing, communications, and patient and stakeholder engagement services to our partners. We have a rich history of meeting the highest expectations with ingenuity and efficiency. We carry this mentality into all our partnerships, alongside a commitment to realize the full value of your innovation.

What makes us, Inizio?

Inizio brings a world of possibilities to explore with our collective of industry experts. We are guided by our five commitments that allow our leaders to constantly grow and help us collectively build a stronger more successful business.

We empower everyone

We do the right thing

We work as one

We ask “what if?”

We rise to the challenge

  • Inizio Advisory

    Through our connected capabilities in market research, strategic and management consulting, and brand alignment, we help global life science and healthcare companies on every stage of their product and patient journey.

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  • Inizio Medical

    Combining complex scientific understanding with creativity, Inizio Medical creates compelling content and engages communities across the spectrum of healthcare. We deliver medical communications, medical affairs, real world evidence and outcomes research.

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  • Inizio Evoke

    Inizio Evoke is a global health marketing, communications, and transformation platform unlocking growth through data-driven insight and human centricity.

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  • Inizio Engage

    Combining our unique mix of consultation, creation, and activation expertise with the latest technology, we design and deliver tailored solutions that inspire lasting change.

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  • Inizio Biotech

    Providing best-in-class services across the clinical development and commercialization journey, our biotech solutions are highly personalized and coordinated through a single strategic point of contact to help maximize the value of your asset.

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a truly global partner

Our reach knows no limits.

We’re a truly global partner with more than 11,700 experts operating in over 50 countries covering all major health and life sciences markets.

Our leadership team.

Paul Taaffe

CEO, Inizio

Ryan Quigley

COO, Inizio

Ben Jackson

CFO, Inizio

Grainne McAleese

Deputy CFO, Inizio

Colin Stanley

Global President,
Inizio Advisory

Greg Flynn

Global President,
Inizio Engage

Reid Connolly

Global President, Inizio Evoke
CEO, Evoke

Elaine Ferguson

Global President,
Inizio Medical

Jason McKenna

Chief Growth Officer (CGO) at
Inizio Engage

It's time to reimagine health.

We help our clients navigate each pivotal moment in their clinical development and commercialization journey so that more people get the treatments they need, faster.