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Who we are.

We have a rich history of meeting the highest expectations with ingenuity and efficiency.

Why Inizio?

Unlock the full value of your innovation.

At Inizio, we are dedicated to helping you achieve successful outcomes at every pivotal moment. By leveraging our individual agility and connected capabilities, we provide you with a multi-specialized partnership that unlocks the full value of your innovation and delivers long-term sustainable value.

The Inizio story.

Inizio connects best-in-class strategic, analytic, and creative capabilities through carefully considered strategic acquisitions into a single powerhouse for healthcare and life sciences.


Uniting the capabilities of Ashfield and Huntsworth in 2022, Inizio was formed to offer a specialized suite of advisory, medical, marketing, communications, and patient and stakeholder engagement services to our partners. We have a rich history of meeting the highest expectations with ingenuity and efficiency. We carry this mentality into all our partnerships, alongside a commitment to realize the full value of your innovation.

What makes us, Inizio?

Inizio brings a world of possibilities to explore with our collective of industry experts. We are guided by our five commitments that allow our leaders to constantly grow and help us collectively build a stronger more successful business.

We empower everyone

We do the right thing

We work as one

We ask “what if?”

We rise to the challenge

Where specialist agility meets connected capabilities.

Inizio has five specialist business units that provide a scalable suite of capabilities from landscape assessment to loss of exclusivity. Together we help you achieve the optimal outcome for your healthcare innovation at every pivotal moment in your journey to patients.

a truly global partner

Our reach knows no limits.

We’re a truly global partner with more than 12,500 experts operating in over 50 countries covering all major health and life sciences markets.

Our leadership team.

Paul Taaffe

CEO, Inizio

Ryan Quigley

COO, Inizio

Ben Jackson

CFO, Inizio

Grainne McAleese

Deputy CFO, Inizio

Colin Stanley

Global President,
Inizio Advisory

Greg Flynn

Global President,
Inizio Engage

Reid Connolly

Global President, Inizio MarComms
CEO, Evoke

Elaine Ferguson

Global President,
Inizio Medical

Jason McKenna

Global President,
Inizio Biotech

It's time.

Our experts are empowered to help you confidently navigate the complex lifecycle of your asset, rising to any challenges together.