Prescient Healthcare Group has named former Bain & Company healthcare lead Dr. Debasish Talukdar as VP and global head of advisory.

Talukdar will lead the group’s advisory practice, VantageRx, which works with biopharma clients on clinical development and commercialization, including new product planning, brand planning, and mature brand planning services. He is based in London, the firm said in a statement.

Previously, Talukdar spent nearly a decade at management consultancy Bain & Company, most recently as leader of the firm’s healthcare practice. He began his career as a physician before moving into consulting.

Prescient works with biopharma companies on product strategy and decision support. The consultancy has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, New Delhi, and Beijing.

A company representative couldn’t be immediately reached for further comment.