Jessica Azoulay, MPH

Senior Director, Global Client Team, BCD Travel

Jessica Azoulay is a public health, business travel, and meetings expert with more than 17 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. She leads BCD Travel’s Life Sciences Center of Excellence (LSCOE) in its pursuit to provide more than 100 customers with comprehensive Health Care Professional and patient-centric solutions that drive strategy and value while adhering to complex compliance and regulatory requirements.

Jessica has designed new patient travel and logistics models that enhance transparency while realizing the benefits of corporate programs, a paradigm shift in clinical trial management. She is certified in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and participates in pan-life sciences conferences to further refine her expertise and identify future solutions.

In addition to overseeing BCD Travel’s LSCOE, Jessica leads the Traveler, Attendee and Stakeholder Engagement competency area for Progressive Program Management (PPM) customers and sits on both the Sustainability and Communications committees. She previously led Integrated Travel & Meetings leading to significant program expansion and value creation. She also served as Director of Operations at BCD M&E, overseeing a team of 100+, servicing BCD’s largest pharmaceutical account. Under Jessica, the team delivered seamless logistics, compliant HCP contracting, due diligence and payments, improved attendee experience, process improvement, and program expansions. Prior to joining BCD in 2010, she worked at Health Science Communications, a medical communications agency.

She received a Master of Public Health from NYU in 2015, after completing a program intensive at the World Health Organization (WHO) and an internship with Pfizer’s Global External Medical Affairs team. Along with her dissertation, ‘The Role of Patient Consent in Pediatric Clinical Trials,’ she authored “KIDS: Improving Clinical Pediatric Patient Engagement Through Mobile Technology,” an abstract accepted at the 2014 NHLBI mHEALTH Summit. She graduated from University of Missouri School of Journalism in 2001.

Outside of work, Jessica supports community building and charitable activities, having recently led a fundraising effort that granted $100,000 back to local organizations around her home in New Canaan, CT.

Speaker topics:

  • Corporate storytelling
  • Global Procure to Pay (P2P) solutions
  • Integrated Travel and Meetings
  • Life Sciences Travel, Meetings & Compliance
  • Maturity model evaluations
  • Patient Travel & Logistics
  • Program design and strategy
  • Stipend, expense and reloadable debit card management
  • Strategic Meetings Management
  • Traveler & attendee engagement strategies