Bijel Dholakia, Managing Director at Afya Insights
Bijel has over 20 years of research experience in the healthcare sector helping a wide range of medtech clients including Fortune 500 companies looking for growth opportunities with their new or next generation medical technologies, mid-sized companies poised to disrupt the healthcare landscape and small start-ups trying to discover their path to market success.
She has conducted over 250+ custom market and technology focused research projects designed to help clients understand their medical marketplace to differentiate their product development, marketing and commercialization efforts. Bijel is also a highly experienced healthcare moderator and has led innovation and ideation workshops.
Prior to forming Afya Insights, Bijel was Vice President in the Healthcare Practice at ORC International, a global market research and business intelligence company. She also worked for Sanofi and Pfizer as a Principal Medical Information Specialist and Sales Representative Trainer.
Bijel holds an MSc in Information Science from City University London and a BSc in Human Sciences from University College London.