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José María Ostos


Supports clients in the retail and institutional health markets and leads operational transformations for pharmaceutical and medical products companies

José Maria is an entrepreneurial leader who has followed his passion for pharmaceuticals and healthcare across many regions and countries.

In 2004, he joined the firm as a business analyst in the Mexico City office, and then rejoined in the New Jersey office after receiving his MBA at Harvard. He returned to Mexico ten years later to bring his wealth of expertise home, and is now a partner with our London office.

José Maria was instrumental in launching our Healthcare and Life Sciences Practices in Latin America, serving clients on strategy, commercial, M&A, and operations issues.

Examples of José’s recent client work include the following:

  • leading the health service transformation of a large health system, including defining its strategic direction, implementing operational opportunities, and designing its costing model
  • defining the growth and pricing strategy for a healthcare distributor
  • assessing the healthcare and pharmaceutical landscape for a multinational company
  • leading the regional portfolio expansion strategy and licensing for a multinational company with a presence in Latin America
  • designing the regional strategy for three different multinational companies
  • developing the generics growth strategy for a multinational pharmaceuticals company
  • supporting an M&A scan for a multinational company, including due diligence efforts


Harvard Business School

Iberoamerican University
BA, chemical engineering