Brenda Dooley

Managing Director, AXIS Healthcare Consulting

M.Sc. Health Economics, BA (Hons) Business Studies, Dip. (Hons) Financial Management


A highly experienced Market Access Strategist, Brenda has held a variety of senior management roles in the Pharmaceutical industry over the past 20 years. In addition, she has 10 years plus experience of working in Market Access and Health Technology Assessments having previously held the role of Market Access Director at Pfizer in Ireland.

Brenda has expert knowledge of the Irish and UK healthcare systems and extensive experience with considerable success in developing high quality HTA submissions for the NCPE.

Recognised as the Irish expert in Strategic Market Access, she is frequently in demand as a guest speaker, facilitator and chair for high level forums and discussion groups.

Brenda obtained an honours MSc. in Health Economics from NUI Galway where she was awarded a distinction for her Masters thesis which examined the role of Health Technology Assessment agencies in Budgetary Risk Management in Ireland and the UK.

Brenda has also been named Network Galway’s Established Business Woman of the Year 2017.