Kendle Healthcare’s Intelligence service provides KOL identification and mapping that delivers insight according to your precise therapy area, stage in product lifecycle, and strategic aims.

Kendle Healthcare will transform your medical and marketing engagement, revealing not just which KOLs you should work with, but also when and how to work with them.

Kol Intelligence

Bespoke identification and mapping identify which KOLs to work with, and when and how to work with them, transforming the effectiveness of your key opinion leader relations and ability to refine and spread your product message.


  • We deliver insight not data
  • Fully bespoke to your context
  • Brilliant after-sales support

What makes Kendle Healthcare different?

  • Because Kendle Healthcare is expert in all aspects of KOL engagement, we understand exactly what you need, and what the data means, so we can deliver insight that you can act on.
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    Unlike most companies in this area, Kendle Healthcare can help you build on the insight of your KOL Identification and mapping, helping you to plan and execute your KOL engagement.
  • Kendle Healthcare are experts in identifying KOLs in hard to identify areas, whether that’s KOLs for a product in an area with no established scientific community, KOLs who don’t have traditional markers of influence, or KOLs from countries that are difficult for other companies to access.
  • Kendle Healthcare’s software is affordable and doesn’t have an annual or per-user fee, meaning that everyone in your organisation can easily act on the KOL insight forever.
  • Kendle Healthcare’s customer service is second-to-none, meaning we will be there for you even once the project is completed, advising and helping you transform your KOL engagement for the long-term.
  • Kendle Healthcare’s identification and mapping is unparalleled in its detail and insight, meaning that it is easy to target the one KOL who may have the insight you need.

What our customers say


The team at Kendle Healthcare pioneered opinion leader development and remain clear leaders in opinion leader identification and relationship building.

Andrew Kay
Chairman of the Board, NuCana plc, Nerre Therapeutics Ltd, and Blueberry Therapeutics Ltd.

Kendle Healthcare have the uncanny ability to see straight into the heart of any issue and come up with a communication plan that is both simple, eloquent and easy to implement

Imanol Echevarria
VP Global Head of Marketing, Pharmaceutical Product Development

It can take years to build relationships. KOLs appreciate Kendle Healthcare's thoughtful, personal and consistent approach. In addition, they're fun to work with! I presume that's why they're still around at the top of the game.

John Haughney
GP, Associate Director of Glasgow Clinical Research Facility & former President of the International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG)

A sustainable business based on relationships and KOL engagement must go beyond the ‘transactional’. Kendle Healthcare do exactly that! Not only providing exceptional insight and understanding of the healthcare environment but the willingness to support the project fully, even if that involves further advice and support beyond the project timeline. Personable, knowledgeable and efficient; a pleasure to work with.

Simon Williamson
International Sales and Marketing Manager at Clement Clarke International Ltd

Kendle Healthcare are a bit different. They take the time to properly get to know and understand KOLs, in order to develop an honest mutually beneficial working relationship. They are also efficient and friendly, taking the pain out of the bureaucracy.

Professor David Singh
University of Manchester, and Chair of the European Respiratory Society airway pharmacology group

Kendle Healthcare bring to any communications challenge a rare ability both to think strategically and deliver on the detail

Colette Goldrick
Executive Director Strategy and Partnerships, ABPI

Kendle’s recent key opinion leader workshop was extremely valuable, motivating and thought-provoking.

Michal Konstacky
Strategic Medical Leader, Luzsana Biotechnology

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