• Are you a rapidly growing biotech, looking to stand out, raise your profile and raise funding? Are you trying to find your voice and cut through the noise?
  • Are you a pharma company with a complex communications challenge? Do you need to convey complex information with clarity, authenticity and connection, but you’re finding it hard to find the words that deliver?
  • Are you a medical device company who needs to transform deeply ingrained behaviours? Are you looking to connect with your audience to deliver measurable impact and real change?
  • Does the complexity of your technical or scientific approach make it challenging to communicate what you do in a compelling way?
  • Are you a healthcare company who needs to respond to significant changes in competition, regulation, or legislation? Are the stakes higher than ever before? Do you need to act fast and deliver first time?

We know that in today’s attention economy, it’s never been harder, or more important, to communicate clearly and cut through the noise. At FBA, we're passionate about working with our clients to clearly communicate the value that science and medicine brings to the world by telling stories that are as powerful as the science behind them. So, whatever your communication challenge, let us support you in making your voice heard to deliver the impact you need.

Our Clients

Since launching in 2010, FBA has proudly supported the work of many of the world’s leading pharma, biotech and devices brands, along with rapidly growing companies at all stages of development, to deliver communications that transform outcomes for patients.

Achieving measurable impact can be a complex process with many moving parts. As insights-driven professional communicators, we believe in making it simple for our clients. That’s why we work only with an exceptional team of experienced, senior communications leaders. Their decades of experience mean our teams are highly skilled, agile, flexible and deliver outstanding value to our clients. Working around the world and across time zones allows the FBA team to deliver the results you need, faster, and supported by a remarkable breadth and depth of insight and experience.
Working with FBA gives you all the benefits of a communications team of unprecedented seniority, our dedicated attention and total flexibility. Need our team to pivot mid-programme? We understand, we’ve been there before. We’ll be there right alongside you.

Interested in working with FBA? To start the discussion:

Our commitment to you

  • You need exceptional results. We only take on work when we believe we can deliver.
  • You need honest counsel. If we think something’s not right, we’ll tell you. If we think someone else can do a job better than us, we’ll tell you.
  • You need to know who you’re working with. At FBA, who you meet is who you’ll work with. Our team is made up of only experienced professionals who’ve worked for some of the biggest names in healthcare.
  • You need genuine, impactful solutions. We only recommend activities that our experience tells us will solve your problems.
  • You need to manage your resources carefully. That’s why we tailor our activities to your circumstances and your resources, with no surprises.
  • You need to act fast. We understand your timelines are tight, so we always deliver as quickly as possible.
  • You work collaboratively and need your agencies to do the same. Whether it’s with you, your team, or other agencies, we believe working together always gives better outcomes. That’s why you’ll always find we’re happy to be part of a broader collaboration.

The FBA team includes consultants from a wide range of backgrounds, with expertise and experience in PR, medical education, marketing, digital, internal communications, storytelling, video production, and presentation skills and media training. Between us we’ve held leading positions at some of the world’s biggest communications agencies, worked in-house for big Pharma, and advised governments and NGOs.

Our core team is supported by a global network of trusted experts with specialised skillsets. So, whether it’s developing messages that cut through, comms strategies that work, digital that delivers, video that touches hearts, or internal comms campaigns that transform your business, we can ensure every project receives the right mix of talent to deliver the outcomes you need.

Meet our core team of consultants

Euan Turner

Managing Director

Euan is Managing Director of the FBA Consulting business. With a background in anatomy, Euan has spent the last 25 years working in a variety of communications roles, delivering a wide range of successful programmes at global, regional and local level for clients from the pharmaceutical industry and national and regional governments. Euan believes in harnessing the power of storytelling and emotional engagement to deliver communications that drive change, whatever the audience and whatever the medium.

Jo Browning

Founder and CEO

Jo Browning is the Founder and CEO of Filshie Browning Associates. She specializes in science and healthcare communications including communications skills training. Her work brings together her experience of being both a journalist and a company spokesperson, with more than 25 years of healthcare PR consulting experience and is underpinned by an academic interest in her subject. She's trained more than 10,000 people across 43 countries and four continents and is the author of Scientifically Speaking: How to speak about your research with confidence and clarity. 

Ruth Slater

communications specialist

Ruth is a communications specialist with 25 years’ health communications experience, built up through a career spanning academia, clinical research, biotechnology R&D, medical communications, healthcare PR, and the NHS. Ruth focuses on helping to communicate complex scientific information through clear and impactful messaging and ensuring that these are communicated in a way that is both meaningful and meets the information needs of the intended audience.

Michelle Grabham

healthcare communications

Michelle has worked in healthcare communications for more than 25 years in various roles across medical education and PR, change communications and strategic communications. Michelle has supported clients on a wide range of communications programmes at key stages of the product lifecycle in global, regional and local settings. She has developed and delivered strategic and tactical communications programmes for a wide variety of audiences from patients and the general public to KOLs, clinicians and other healthcare-related stakeholders.

Catherine Minogue

FBA Associate & Operations Manager

Catherine Minogue is an FBA Associate and our Operations Manager. She brings a combination of insight, creativity and order to our projects. She has excellent writing skills and is often found behind a camera capturing video content.

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