Kendle Healthcare

About Us

At Kendle Healthcare we believe that KOL relationships and engagement can transform market performance.

Kendle Healthcare

At Kendle Healthcare we believe that KOL relationships and engagement can transform market performance. We invest all our energies in helping our clients to do it well. Company founder Neil Kendle was a pioneer in opinion leader engagement. In 2003, Neil brought together a small, dedicated team to help clients develop the expert partnerships they need at all points in the product launch cycle. Over the years the business as expanded and Neil’s sons Joe and Tom have pushed it forward with new ideas, while Neil has remained offering his wealth of experience and insight. Through these changes some things have remain unchanged: Kendle Healthcare’s innovation, and their commitment to their clients.

Kendle Healthcare is dedicated to the two key elements of KOL development: finding the right people, and working with them in the right way. Kendle Healthcare’s research division conducts identification projects which deliver powerful insights into the clinician landscape in any therapy area, large or small. We take a unique and considered approach to capturing individual experts’ strengths and interests. Our findings are delivered in bespoke formats tailored to the working needs of medical, marketing and sales teams. Our methodology is complex, but our aim is simple: provide peace of mind by ensuring our clients identify the most influential individuals in any therapy area.

Kendle Healthcare’s strategy team partners with clients to design a KOL programme which gets the best from those individuals. Our strategic consultancy is built on our philosophy of long-term relationship-building.

Meet the Team


Neil Kendle

Managing Director

Neil is Managing Director of Kendle Healthcare Ltd. Neil has over 30 years’ healthcare consultancy experience. Roles as an MSL and a Brand Manager gives him a first-hand understanding of the needs and concerns of medical and marketing teams. Many of the established industry techniques of opinion leader identification and engagement were pioneered by him during his tenures as Chief Executive of Fusion Communications, and as Managing Director of Kendle Healthcare. Neil is a keen novice golfer and has been for the last 25 years.
About Joe Kendle Healthcare

Joe Kendle

Client Services Director

Joe has over 10 year’s experience working in KOL Identification and Mapping, across a variety of projects, and while still at University he worked on Kendle Healthcare’s first ever project. Having spent 6 years teaching in secondary schools, Joe is unflustered by anything that comes his way. His particular area of interest is how technology and innovation translate into client insights, and because of this he has pioneered the way that Network Mapping can be used in key opinion leader engagement. Away from work, Joe has spent the last few years raising money for charity through various endurance events.

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