Managing Director, Life Sciences | Parthenon-EY, Ernst & Young LLP
Balraj Kakkar is a managing director in EY’s Life Sciences practice with over 20 years of experience in life sciences, health care and policy. As an advisor to global bio-pharmaceutical companies, Balraj has led the development of growth strategies at the enterprise, franchise and portfolio level, while driving innovation across a range of therapeutic areas.
Throughout his career, Balraj has supported global biopharmaceutical companies in developing portfolio and franchise strategies, organization redesign, M&A and licensing to enable the transition from a mass-market primary care business to a largely specialty business. Under his experience and leadership, his teams have supported the successful launch of more than 10 specialty products and helped clients expand their presence across multiple geographies, including the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.