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Saskia Houwing



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Saskia Houwing

Sr Dir R&D Strategy and Operations

Janssen R&D US

Why I'm a JPAL

I'm passionate about helping develop companies and very excited to be part of bringing Innovation to J&J


Saskia Houwing is part of the Strategy and Operations team in JRD. Previously Saskia was leading pre-launch operations for an injectable cardiovascular siRNA drug at The Medicines Company. Prior to this role she was a management consultant in McKinsey & Company’s pharma practice. She led cross-functional high-performing teams on topics such as portfolio and growth strategy, merger management, organizational change, digital and agile transformations, operations and capability building. In addition she was a Solution Leader at McKinsey & Company for Digital and Analytics capability building. Saskia has a Ph.D. in Genetics with focus on RNA interference and a Postdoc in stem cell research.


"Imagination is more important than knowledge."

- Albert Einstein

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