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This is what they say…

«Collaboration with TESS Development Advisors is based on mutual respect, professional integrity and understanding. They bring to the fore a passion to understand local dynamics and an appreciation of cultural differences. In my 20 years of knowing the Executive Director, I have witnessed her long-term commitment for change and continued improvement. This is not a fly-in-fly-out mentality» 
Mr Jimmy Kawaye, Programme Coordinator Development Effectiveness and Accountability Programme – Ministry of Economic Planning and Development, Malawi

«Renia Coghlan has been a key player in the collaboration between ZAMRA-MMV-IMS Health to understand the national pharmaceuticals market. Her vision and passion have been essential to the success of this project»
Ms Esnart Mwape, former Director General, Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA)

«TESS Advisors has been instrumental in the successful launch and subsequent progress of our pediatric initiative, specifically, with our efforts to understand the size and location of the market for childhood tuberculosis. The ability of TESS to bring in relevant experience and knowledge of markets and product uptake considerations allowed us to better shape and focus our research» 
Dr Cherise Scott, Director Pediatrics Program, The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development

«TESS Development Advisors shows an uncanny ability to identify bottlenecks and propose simple solutions that would go a long way to improve the situation a resource-poor setting. This insight consistently helps to recognize which investments are likely to bring results»
Mr George Jagoe, Executive VP Access & Product Management, Medicines for Malaria Venture

«Renia Coghlan of TESS Development Advisors is a highly experienced strategic advisor, with considerable experience working across cultural and professional boundaries. It is a pleasure working with her»
Dr Ike Anya, Nigeria Health Watch

«TESS provided excellent support to the start-up phase of the TB Alliance’s pediatric TB project, STEP TB. Under considerable time pressure, Renia was able to apply her thorough knowledge of malaria market dynamics to assess the TB market. Her work, which began in June 2013, helped to ensure that the project had valuable market data already in time for a September 2013 meeting»
Ms Elizabeth Gardiner, former Vice President Market Access, The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development

«Renia Coghlan at TESS Development Advisors combines solid market dynamics expertise with in-depth knowledge of national pharmaceutical markets. She is particularly skillful at identifying realistic, affordable solutions whose implementation will really make a difference on the ground» 
Peter Potter-Lesage, CEO INNOVAN & former founding CFO of Medicines for Malaria Venture

«Renia Coghlan of TESS Development Advisors is highly experienced and understands national pharmaceutical markets. Because of this, she is able to provide insight into how to deliver medicines to the African continent. Her hard work on these issues has a good record of results»
Dr J Carl Craft, CEO Aquarius Biotechnologies, Inc. & former CSO Medicines for Malaria Venture

TESS’ clients include:

  • Public-private partnerships
  • Commercial companies
  • Foundations and Trusts
  • Private individuals
  • NGOs

    Where we work

    TESS Development Advisors currently works with clients in Africa, Europe and North America. We have recently worked in the following regions and countries:
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