25 years of experience in Brand Excellence and Innovation strategy with a strong focus on the Bio-Pharma sector.

JM worked in all industry segments: Big and Mid-size Pharma & Biotech; and Multiple Disease Areas (Oncology, Specialty, Rare & Ultra-rare Disease, CV-Metabolism,…)

JM intervenes in executive education, consulting & executive team facilitation for: Ipsen, Astra-Zeneca, Stallergenes, Novartis, Sanofi, Amgen, Takeda, Air Liquide Healthcare…

Published in May 2020 with INSEAD and EarlyMetrics a White Paper on “Accelerating Adoption of Artificial Intelligence in Pharma”.

Won in June 2020 the international “Best Case of the Year” EFMD Award for the “Air Liquide customer-centricity enabled digital transformation” INSEAD case – with Professor David Dubois.

On top of his position at Agalio, Jean-Michel is a Guest Faculty and researcher at ESSEC & INSEAD. He also serves pro bono as Head of Partnerships at (public-private partnership).

Jean-Michel is an academic member of the French Marketing Association (AFM).

CEO of Agalio since 2007

  • Group COO StratX (Pharmaceutical Market Simulation Software – alliance with IMS Health-currently IQVIA) – led a 100-people team in Paris, London, Boston, Tokyo
  • Consultant, Strategy Advisory, Accenture

INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Certificate, 1998

ESSEC | Master of Science in Management, 1988 

Jean-Michel is a French national. He is tri-lingual in English, French and Polish.


Project Senior Consultant


Over 20 years experience in strategy and brand management.

For most of that time Maitena has focused on the pharmaceuticals sector where her activity has centred on consulting, capability development and design of planning and analytical tools.

She has been designing and delivering a range of initiatives for big and mid-size pharma companies at both global and local level. These initiatives have covered brand strategy and planning, market access, launch readiness, multi-channel engagement, field force capabilities assessment and coaching, and key account management.

Maitena has experience in a broad range of therapy areas, however she has done extensive work in oncology, rheumatology, cardiology and respiratory. Key clients include AstraZeneca, Novartis, GSK, Pfizer, Almirall, Takeda, Astellas, Otsuka, Roche and MSD.

Works with Agalio as independent consultant since 2007


Senior Consultant, StratX. Strategic Planner, Saatchi & Saatchi 

University College Dublin (Ireland) | MBA

UC Berkeley (USA) | BA Political Economy

Maitena is trilingual in English, Spanish, French


HR & Administration


Audit & Finance.

General Administration & Human Resources.

Prior to joining Agalio, Laurence served as Head of Group Human Resources, StratX Simulations (Paris, Boston, London, Tokyo).

Bachelor in Languages, University of Paris.

French, English.