Pat Gibson & Anna Dé join Third-i as Senior Strategic Advisors in London and Washington DC offices

+ 03/10/2016

Third-i BVBA is pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Gibson and Anna Dé, as Senior Strategic Advisors.

Anna Dé joined Third-i in September 2016. With 16 years’ experience of international consultancy, Anna specialises in healthcare policy and public affairs, supporting clients with multinational policy-led healthcare communications and strategies. In her years working in both London and Brussels, she has supported leading healthcare companies, patient groups, healthcare professional societies, regulatory bodies, trade associations, as well as global health organisations. Anna is based in London.

Patricia Gibson is a senior executive with a passion for turning organisational vision into reality.  With deep experience working in both start-up and turnaround situations in nonprofit associations and for-profit companies, she has proven abilities to develop internal capacity to deliver on strategic initiatives.  Examples include analysis, planning and budgeting, development and execution of strategy/implementation plans, and communicating effective messages to target audiences.

Pat has extensive experience in the healthcare  and consumer sector, serving as a nonprofit senior executive, an entrepreneur and strategic communications consultant who founded and operated two companies. She has led the development of outreach and education efforts to consumers and healthcare professions about the role of nutrition in overall health as a primary vendor to Abbott Nutrition for more than 15 years. She is based in Washington, DC.

Pat earned her BS in Communications and Business from Indiana University and completed two MBA-level executive education programmes through the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

“With the addition of Anna and Pat to Third-i’s team, the organisation significantly expands its senior level capabilities and reach, adding representation in London and Washington, DC.” states founder and Principal, Jacqueline Bowman-Busato. “Their combined expertise in healthcare policy, public affairs, strategic communications and business operations complement the current competences of the team and embodies Third-i’s creative systems thinking approach that emphasizes the collaboration between multiple stakeholders.”

Anna Dé  “I”m delighted to be joining the Third-i team in the role of Senior Strategic Adviser. Their holistic approach to policy change marries very well with my deep policy communications experience in a wide range of therapy areas.”

Pat Gibson  commented, “It’s exciting to apply my commercial and communications acumen to bring organisational visions and strategies to life.

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About Third-i BVBA

Third-i are policy stakeholder engagement specialists focusing in the areas of health and well-being. We address complex healthcare issues through a collaborative, multi-stakeholder approach that results in action-driven outcomes, leaving behind a legacy of change. With presence in Brussels, London and Washington D.C., Third-i builds alliances, sets agendas, and leads the development of actionable strategies to answer today’s complex healthcare challenges.


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