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Richard Prest

Rich Prest advises and connects our life sciences clients with the broad range of services Avalere offers.

He leads efforts to support new customers and to bring our data and analytics services to more organizations. He has deep expertise in commercialization, market access, and digital health.

Prior to joining Avalere and since arriving in the US from Australia in 1999, Rich has led corporate strategy for AssistRx, been a senior principal consultant for the Blue Fin Group, led strategy for Edge Dynamics, and led product management for Abilizer Solutions.

Rich has a MBA from Melbourne Business School, a BArch with Honors from the University of Melbourne, and a BEng with Honors from the University of Adelaide.

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