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Our story.

Discover the story behind our beginnings and vision for the future.

From humble beginnings to a leader in life science consulting.

Putnam has been a leader in life science consulting for over 30 years. We’re an Inizio Advisory company, known within our ecosystem for helping our clients build value and make confident decisions.

Today, our comprehensive suite of services across commercial, value, pricing, and access, and medical and scientific affairs are supporting our firm’s mission and our clients’ success.

By the numbers.

What started as a small but mighty consulting group has grown into a leading scientific and strategic consulting partner with:


Team members

Our growing global team is 100% focused on life sciences with deep industry experience and niche expertise.


10 global offices

We continue to expand our global footprint to deliver more local presence, perspective, and value to clients.


Therapeutic areas

Deep expertise across more than 45 therapeutic areas.

Founded as a strategy consulting firm for the life sciences industry


New phase begins as a new wave of management implements a new vision for growth

New offices

San Francisco office opens


New partners join the management team; named #1 boutique consulting firm by Vault


Joined Ashfield Advisory Group and positioned for continued growth

New offices

NYC and London offices open; growing offerings for Value, Pricing & Access and Data Analytics


PHMR joins and grows Putnam’s Value, Pricing & Access practice area


Huntsworth and Ashfield unite as Inizio; Putnam welcomes SmartAnalyst and Creativ-Ceutical

Meet our experts.

At Putnam, our global team of rigorously trained and highly engaged scientists and strategists dig deep to solve your most complex challenges and advance your innovations.

Who we are

Leading industry partner.

We are a leading scientific and strategic consulting partner that helps the global life science community make confident decisions, build value, and bring life-changing innovations to clinicians and patients. ​

For more than 30 years, our rigorous, bespoke approach and globally diverse team have delivered unrivalled depth across therapeutic areas, business functions, geographic markets, healthcare sectors, and technology platforms to maximize the human impact and commercial success of client innovations.

What we do.

Putnam bridges the highest levels of scientific and strategic excellence across the product development and commercialization lifecycle. We offer a breadth and depth of capabilities across areas.

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Centers of Excellence.

We help you navigate complexities and develop bold strategies with centers of excellence in advanced clinical technologies, financial modeling and forecasting, and integrated insights.

Inizio Advisory.

Inizio Advisory is a trusted advisor for health and life science companies that leverages connected solutions and intelligence to turn science into strategy and execution for every stage of the journey from early commercialization to product launch and beyond.