About AXIS

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Brenda Dooley, Company founder and Managing Director

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.


Our  team also includes clinical researchers, medical writers and biostatisticians all of whom have considerable expertise in HTA submissions in UK and Ireland.

Our Partners

AXIS Healthcare Consulting is a member of the Minerva Network. MINERVA provides health economics, outcomes research, and technology assessment services to its clients in Europe, North America, and the Pacific Rim. Our key focus is the identification, measurement, valuation, and comparison of the costs and effects of competing healthcare technologies for the purpose of informing pricing, reimbursement, and access decisions by healthcare authorities, providers, and insurers.

StatisticaMedica Ltd. is a leading European provider of specialist services for the design and implementation of clinical trials and studies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostics, food and healthcare industries and in academic and research organisations.

In addition to data processing, collation, linking and merging of data, Data Analytics Labs employ data diagnostics to assess data missingness, distributional form and data quality and offer a full suite of analytics from business intelligence, descriptive statistics, visualisation, multivariate analysis, regression analysis, longitudinal data analysis, and data reduction, to the latest in research in advanced data mining, predictive modelling, risk stratification and Markov modelling.