Alyse M. Forcellina

New York

consultant name

Alyse M. Forcellina Egon Zehnder, New York


Alyse Forcellina, based in New York, advises clients on broad-ranging talent matters, including organizational design, leadership assessment and development, and succession planning. Her industry area of passion and focus is healthcare, where she works with biopharma and healthcare services companies to find top executive talent and Board members. Leveraging her background in strategy and finance, Alyse helps organizations harness talent to meet their strategic and operational goals within the ever-changing global marketplace. She is certified in the 16pf and the Hogan Development survey, and is trained in a variety of leadership and coaching frameworks.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Alyse was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company, where she helped healthcare clients solve both commercial and organizational challenges, with a particular emphasis on capability building. As a Senior Principal at IMS Consulting, she was a leader in the North American practice, where she helped double revenues and developed a best-in-class leadership team. Previously, she was Managing Director of True North Partners, a boutique healthcare consultancy, where she built the consulting practice. Earlier in her career, Alyse was an Associate with a boutique investment bank, advising biotech, diagnostics and medical device companies on M&A transactions and capital structure. She started her career on Capitol Hill working for a United States Senator, writing healthcare legislation.

Alyse earned a BA in American Studies at Yale, an MPAff from Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and an MBA from McCombs School of Business, both at the University of Texas.

News and Publications

Becker's Hospital Review – Tomorrow’s healthcare leaders must be different

Disruption in healthcare will continue to be profound, widespread and unpredictable, regardless of what ultimately happens with the Affordable Care Act, or the recently introduced American Health Care Act of 2017.

Hope is Not a Strategy: Embracing a True Feedback Culture

This week, I went to a breakfast, hosted by Sequoia Capital and Neuehouse (a really cool space in NYC for gathering). The topic: Through the Looking Glass(door).

Better Together: Helping Women Achieve Their Full Potential

On November 2 the Rockefeller Foundation hosted an event for WSJ reporter Joanne Lublin’s new book on women in leadership, Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World.

Eye for pharma – Pharma Firms Make Market Access a C-Suite Issue

As financial pressure on payers has increased, and evidence-based pricing moves up the agenda, market access has become one of the single biggest challenges pharmaceuticals companies face.

consultant name

Alyse M. Forcellina Egon Zehnder, New York