Our Story

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About us

Our Story

Founded in 2012, Akeso was born from a desire to do better by clients and put their needs front and centre through specialist healthcare and life science consulting and analytics services.

Our History

Fast forward to the present day and that same desire is ingrained in everything we do.

  • 2023

    We continue to grow and support our clients. Several UK public sector frameworks have recognised the quality of our work. We were certified by the Financial Times, MCA, ISO, and more.

  • 2020

    We received national recognition through our support on the Test & Trace and vaccine rollout programmes during COVID.

  • 2019

    We were recognised as a leading management consultancy by the Financial Times for the first time.

  • 2018

    We were awarded NHS Supply Chain’s Category Tower 8 for five years, managing over £1bn in spend and delivering over £100m in savings.

  • 2015

    We moved to London, establishing a base from which to grow further.

  • 2013

    Akeso was first founded in Cambridge by directors Chris Robson and Scott Healy.

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Hear what our founders, Chris and Scott, have to say…

Our Clients

Originally specialising in public sector healthcare, today our clients include some of the largest NHS trusts, private hospital groups and medical life science companies in England.

Our clients also include national bodies, regulatory agencies, insurers, investors and leading organisations along the healthcare and life sciences value chain.

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What our clients say about us

Akeso understand our value proposition. They are always available and ask the right questions.

Michael Cullen

Head of Value Access B Braun Medical UK

What sets Akeso apart is they have a unique blend of experience and expertise combined with willingness, responsiveness and an optimistic positive vibe.

Simon Walsh

Group Procurement Director Manchester University NHS Trust

Akeso's promise is always delivered. They provide you answer but most importantly they listen to you.

Jonathan Wilson

Chief Financial Officer Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Akeso focus on what is best for us

Rachel Repper

Supply Chain Coordination Lead NHS Supply Chain and Procurement