Neel Patel brings to Syneos Health Consulting 20 years of experience advising companies primarily focused in life sciences and healthcare. He has a broad network in the life sciences private equity community, management consulting, corporate development, and transaction advisory work. Mr. Patel has completed regional and cross-border M&A, licensing, and financing transactions for biotech and large pharma companies and has nearly a decade of management consulting experience with clients across several industries to improve their competitive positions through a combination of growth, cost-cutting, and asset effectiveness initiatives.
Before joining Syneos Consulting, Mr. Patel was a member of Burrill & Company’s Merchant Banking Group where he managed strategic transactions for clients through advisory work. Transactions included mergers and acquisitions, partnering/licensing, and financing. Prior to that role, Mr. Patel was a management consultant with AT Kearney and Mercer Management Consulting. His experience includes strategy and operations consulting to international corporate clients in Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Healthcare, Diagnostics, High Tech, and Consumer Goods.
Mr. Patel earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BS in neuroscience from the University of California at Los Angeles.