Meet our team

MEET OUR TEAM

Dynamic, committed and available, our team of experts supports you on a daily basis to fulfill your most specific needs.

MICHEL VERHASSELT

MICHEL VERHASSELT

Founder & President/CEO​

+33 (0) 6 77 17 39 49

verhasselt@mtac.iges.com

Holder of a Master’s degree in business administration and health economics from the Université catholique de Lille (Catholic University of Lille), he founded Meditech Access in 2012.

Michel is a recognised and experienced expert in the field of health economics, market access, coding (activity-based pricing and PMSI) and reimbursement.

For almost 30 years, he has held positions, both internationally and locally, for the medical device industry, healthcare providers and insurance companies. He has contributed his expertise to renowned companies such as Johnson and Johnson, Baxter, Linde, Allianz/World Aid and Edward Lifesciences. He has successfully managed the financing and reimbursement of groundbreaking innovations such as transcutaneous aortic valves (TAVI) in France, Benelux and Switzerland, resulting in significant TAVI pricing and appropriate care. He has developed an expertise in market access in various therapeutic areas, including diabetes, renal therapies, medical gases, wound healing, pain, respiratory, intensive care, interventional cardiology and e-health.

CLAIRE MOREAU

CLAIRE MOREAU

Partner & General Manager - Market Access

+33 (0) 7 88 56 77 73

moreau@mtac.iges.com

Qualified pharmacist, Claire joined MediTech Access in 2013 as Market Access Director and is acting as General Manager since 2017. She participates in the definition of the strategy and development objectives of the strategy consulting firm of Market Access. It must guarantee the quality of operation, development, and integrity of the Cabinet while respecting the founding values and guidelines defined by the Presidency.

Claire is recognised as an expert in medical writing. She has extensive experience in reimbursement, gained in positions in French subsidiaries within the healthcare industry. A former attaché at the Paris Hospitals, she then brought her expertise to companies such as Bristol Myers Squibb, Sanofi-Aventis, Baxter and Leo Pharma for the last 15 years. She has also worked as a consultant at Carré Castan Consultants or as a Project Manager at AFSSAPS/ANSM. She has successfully managed the financing and reimbursement of drugs and medical devices in France and negotiations with health authorities. She has also contributed to the definition of the best market access strategies and developed her expertise in market access in various therapeutic areas, including renal therapy, anaesthesia, cardiology, oncology, nutrition, immunology, pneumology, rare diseases and diabetes.

CHARLES BARBIN

CHARLES BARBIN

Senior Manager - Market Access

+33 (0) 6 72 51 41 69

barbin@mtac.iges.com

Charles joined MediTech Access in 2016. He started as consultant for various market access and health economic missions in France. Supporting Claire in the management of the team since 2018, he is now also in charge of market access and business development in Belgium.

Pharmacist, Charles holds a Master’s Degree in health economics (Descartes University, Paris) and a university diploma in medical statistics and epidemiology (CESAM, UPMC, Paris). After an internship in Public Health at IGAS (French national government agency), he completed his pharmacy thesis on the RIHN, a national early-funding modality designed to promote innovative in-vitro diagnostics in France. As medical writing expert and early-funding and reimbursement specialist in France and Belgium, he is actively involved in the set up and implementation of strategic market access plans for medical devices, in-vitro diagnostics, medical procedures and e-health, in various therapeutic areas including cardiology, oncology, diabetes, hepato-gastroenterology, urology, vascular diseases, pneumology, orthopaedics and neurology.

PIERRE RAVINET

PIERRE RAVINET

Senior Manager - Market Access

+33 (0)6 72 51 40 99

ravinet@mtac.iges.com

Pierre joined MediTech Access in 2023, to support Claire with Charles in team management.

Pierre is a hospital pharmacist by training. As a former resident of Paris hospitals, he has 3-years' experience in different departments (notably, medical devices & sterilization, clinical trial & outpatients managing, chemotherapy production). He holds a university diploma in oncologic clinical pharmacy (University of Paris Descartes).

Prior to MediTech Access, Pierre worked for 4 years as a consultant, then senior consultant for Biodimed Conseils, where he supported clients in their market access activities for drugs and other health products, such as early access, reimbursement and price negotiations.

AYOUBE JABRANE

AYOUBE JABRANE

Consultant - Market Access

+33 (0)7 88 56 77 73

jabrane@mtac.iges.com

Ayoube joined the MediTech Access team in 2022, as a consultant. He is currently working on a wide range of strategic projects concerning market access, pricing and tariffs negotiations for medical devices in all types of therapeutic areas.

Ayoube's journey in the health sector began with his pharmacy degree. He further honed his skills and knowledge by specializing in biopharmaceutical management at ESCP Business School in Paris. His education not only enriched his understanding of the industry but also provided him with a global perspective on the challenges and opportunities in market access and pricing strategies. Prior to joining MediTech Access, Ayoube gained significant experience in market access at Boston Scientific, a global leader in medical devices.

DIANE HORT

DIANE HORT

Consultant - Market Access

+33 (0) 7 72 21 76 73

hort@mtac.iges.com

Diane joined the MediTech Access team in 2021, as consultant. She is currently working on projects on a national scale, covering various therapeutic areas, contributing to the valorisation of medical devices, digital health products, as well as their associated medical procedures or services.

Diane is a pharmacist. She has acquired a Master's degree in Market Access & Health Economics Outcomes Research from the University of Paris-Saclay. She completed her pharmacy thesis on biosimilars Market Access in France. During her education, she acquired the required skills for the management of pricing and reimbursement projects. She strengthened that knowledge and developed transversal abilities on life cycle management on a worldwide scope during a one-year-and-a-half experience in Global Market Access in Sanofi.

OUASSIM NAIET EL GAIED

OUASSIM NAIET EL GAIED

Consultant - Market Access

+ 33 (0)6 72 51 41 05

elgaied@mtac.iges.com

Ouassim, a pharmacist since 2016 with a Master's in international regulatory affairs and a diploma in market access and health economics, brings a wealth of experience to our team. Joining us in 2021, he now leverages his extensive background to assist MedTech companies and Start-ups in France, ensuring early access and reimbursement for their innovations.

He initially honed his skills as a resident pharmacist in Tunisia, working with hospitals and health authorities for 3 years. He then specialized in Market Access. His corporate journey includes positions at Air Liquide Healthcare International and BioSerenity, where he managed Market Access projects in digital health.

AMINE YAHIA

AMINE YAHIA

Junior Consultant - Market Access

+33 (0)6 40 68 85 37

yahia@mtac.iges.com

In November 2023, Amine joined the team MediTech Access as a consultant. Currently engaged in nationwide market access projects, he is dedicated to various therapeutic areas, making a substantial contribution to the valuation of medical devices and digital health products.

In addition to his pharmacist title, Amine also holds a Master's degree in General Economics from the University of Paris-Cité, followed by a Master's degree in Economics Outcomes Research & Market Access from the University of Dauphine. During his studies, he acquired essential skills to apply economic concepts and statistics in the healthcare field, particularly in health economics evaluation, pricing, and reimbursement of health products.

His expertise has grown throughout his journey, notably during a semester-long internship at the pharmaceutical laboratory BAYER, where he deepened his knowledge and developed specific skills in drug market access. This experience was complemented by a year at the consulting firm AliraHealth, further consolidating his expertise in the field.

MARION JOUAN

MARION JOUAN

Administrative and Financial Manager

+33 (0) 6 72 51 41 97

jouan@mtac.iges.com

Marion joined MediTech Access in 2016. Her mission is to plan, manage and organise the administrative, financial and accounting activities of the company. She coordinates the proper execution of the strategy and procedures defined with the general management. She is also the advisor to the structure's managers.

With a non-specialist graduate background, Marion began her career in marketing and communication in the media field. Involved in the creation of a small French business start-up, she decided to turn to corporate administration, delivering outsourced services for seven years.

MARIE-HELENE NICOLAS

MARIE-HELENE NICOLAS

Administrative Assistant

+ 33 (0)6 72 51 40 48

nicolas@mtac.iges.com

Marie-Hélène joined our team in 2023 to strengthen our Administrative Department.

Marie Hélène is an experienced management professional, having worked as Director of the Saint-Louis Center within the Senegalese Association for the Protection of Mentally Handicapped Children from 2016 to 2020. She played a crucial role in preventing the center's closure by managing administrative, financial, staff recruitment and fundraising aspects. Prior to this, she worked at Faurecia in the automotive industry and as assistant to the Human Resources Director at Weight Watchers. Her career has been marked by her commitment to social causes and her skills in project management, administration and development. She has trilingual language skills and an aptitude for teamwork.