Management Team

Blair Gottscho

Managing Director

Blair has been working for eyeforpharma since April 2013.


She is the head of operations and is responsible for managing and developing the team in the UK.


Blair loves travelling, has a passion for music and loves good food… and a flat white.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7375 7594

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James Mackintosh

Head of Product Development

James started in September 2016 following graduation from university.


Originally from a small West Yorkshire town, he is busy settling in to London life, and will happily spend spare days lounging around watching whatever sport is on. 


Email | Tel: (0)20 7375 7163

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Josh Bramwell

Head of Production

Josh joined us after completing his MBA across the pond in Alabama, where he played ‘soccer’.


Away from the desk you can find him playing sports or travelling to new parts of the world, usually with a bottle of factor 50 sun cream.


Email | Tel: (0)20 7375 7203

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Izzy Gladstone

Head of Marketing, Pharma & Healthcare

Izzy is responsible for developing and managing Reuters Events Pharma and Healthcare's marketing strategy. She is driven by supporting the pharma and healthcare industry to be patient-focused, open and trusted through insightful content and forward-thinking conferences.


She first started working with eyeforpharma in 2004 when ‘Sales Force Effectiveness’ was the talk of the town. Since then, she has lived and worked in London, Australia, Bangkok and Brooklyn before moving to NJ with her young family in 2017.


A keen runner, her ‘spare’ time is spent running, in an attempt to revive her glory days of triathlons pre-kids. 


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 207 375 7519

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Liz Swift

Marketing and Partnership Manager

Liz’s focus is on building relationships with media partners and associations, deciding on campaign direction, and finding new ways to message audiences. She has worked in the events industry for 10 years, and is passionate about bringing innovative content to new audiences.


Liz spends her free time finishing house renovations, is mum to 3 children and has a Jug dog called Frankie.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 207 375 7225

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Event Directors

Kana Chia

Global Project Director

Kana believes in the art of curiosity; she is a keen listener and is always open to new ideas and experiences. She brings to eyeforpharma experience in PR/branding for major Japanese/global companies in key industries. Currently, she is responsible for designing and managing conferences that create positive movements and encourage forward thinking.


In her spare time, she loves reading, travelling, visiting museums, and dancing.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7375 7535

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Hannah Brady

Global Project Director

Hannah joined eyeforpharma in 2019, following a career in government health marketing and completing her studies in London and Toronto.


Outside of work, Hannah is always looking for new foodie hotspots and recipes to try out, as well as organising cultural events for her local community.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 207 375 7162

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Saskia Burbach

Global Project Director

Saskia joined eyeforpharma in 2019 after graduating with a degree in music and art history from Durham University. She spent several years building and managing an antiques auction house in West-London before transferring her experience in events and marketing to eyeforpharma.


In her spare time she keeps up with her love of the arts, spending many of her evenings and weekends in London's galleries, theatres and museums- she has seen Hamilton 6 times and counting!.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 207 375 7201

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Matthew Atkinson

Global Project Director

Matt joined in August 2019, with a background in sales and journalism.


Born and raised in New Zealand, he spends his time out of the office watching rugby, travelling, and wishing he was at the beach.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 207 375 7193

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Business Development

Joseph Hargreaves

Business Development Director

Joined the eyeforpharma team in February 2015 as business development manager to develop new business through lead generation and account manage exisiting clients. Currently overseeing sponsorship on a portfolio of conferences for European, US and Australian events.


He enjoys playing football (lifelong fan of Chelsea FC), travelling and films.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7375 7583

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Henry Payne

Business Development Director

Henry joined the Business Development team in April 2016 after a number of years in pharmaceutical recruitment. His role is to develop new and existing client relationships with industry vendors.


In his spare time, Henry captains his local Rugby 2XV and loves to pretend he can keep up with the social side that comes with it, but in reality he longs to be in bed by 9!   


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7375 7509

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Maddie Sheard

Partnerships Manager

Joining the Pharma & Healthcare team in 2020, Maddie drives new partner relationships and connects them with potential clients. With a keen eye for client experience, she finds joy in connecting her partners with the industry in an impactful way.


IAway from her home-office, Maddie is always planning her next trip to the jungle and reading up on environmental conservation efforts from around the world.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 20 3197 3101

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Andrew Stone


A business journalist with a background writing for The Sunday Times and other UK national newspapers as well as a range of specialist business titles, Andrew began writing features and white papers for eyeforpharma in 2018 and now also wears an editing hat here too.


Andrew spends most of his spare time chasing round after his toddler son, but also likes running, ocean swimming and cooking.


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 773 485 2699

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Conference producers

Daniel Baker

Global Project Director

Daniel has been living in the UK for the past 4 years having moved here from Cape Town, South Africa. He likes to get out and about on weekends where he enjoys going for a walk (doesn’t run) or a cycle, having a game of tennis or catching up with friends in a beer garden. He’d never turn down the chance travel, especially if it involves food..


Email | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7536 7225

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