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Joanne Evason


Joanne leads the European Value, Pricing & Access practice at Putnam, with 18 years’ experience in pricing and access.

The focus of her work is advising biopharmaceutical clients from early phase asset planning, through to launch, and how to navigate complex payer and healthcare systems to ensure optimal patient access.

Prior to joining Putnam, Joanne gained experience in developing and implementing Real World Evidence studies to support a broad range of applications, including evidence generation planning/implementation and innovative contracting. Joanne also has experience leading global cross-functional teams including medical, HEOR, commercial, access and R&D, across a broad range of therapeutic areas, including rare diseases, oncology, immunology, biomarker and companion diagnostic strategies.

She has direct experience working as a payer within the UK market and remains close to key payer groups across European markets, supporting the evolution of key policies to enable patient access. She has strong links with NICE and NHS England and works with pan-European groups such as EUCOPE and EUnetHTA.