Stephen Aherne

Stephen Aherne

Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Leader, PwC United Kingdom

Stephen is the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences sector leader for the UK firm. He is a Partner within the Strategy& Deals practice, specialising in pharmaceutical and life sciences strategy and valuation projects.

He has over 20 years of experience within PwC specialising in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.  Stephen provides strategic advice to clients on topics such as corporate and R&D strategy, R&D due diligence, commercial due diligence, portfolio and market reviews, and valuation advice.

His clients include large, medium and small pharmaceutical, medical technology, diagnostic and biotechnology companies, as well as both public and private healthcare companies.  

He holds a BSc in Biological Sciences, an MPhil in Microbiology and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.  Before joining PwC Stephen spent three years in Applied Microbiology research.


  • Pharmaceutical and healthcare
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