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Jennifer Pearl

Senior Consultant

Jen’s background is in higher education, policy, public relations, global health, and US-China relations. Her work at North Head focuses primarily on healthcare and other public affairs issues, with main clients including PhRMA, Shire, and organizations working with APEC.


Prior to joining North Head, Jen was Director for Global Health Partnerships at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington in the United States. Jen served there for five years, managing school-level partnerships with overseas universities and directing the school’s programs for J-1 international visiting scholars and undergraduate student exchange. She also worked for three years at NPR (National Public Radio) headquarters in Washington, DC, coordinating speaking engagements and publicity for NPR journalists.


Jen graduated from Indiana University with a Master of Public Affairs and Master of Arts in East Asian Studies, with a focus on China. She has a dual BA in public relations and international relations from Syracuse University. During graduate school, she interned at Weber Shandwick in Beijing.