About Us

Essjay Solutions Ltd has been running since 2010 to offer pharmacovigilance services to pharmaceutical companies of all sizes in the UK.

Essjay Solutions Ltd’s services span both consulting and contracting to provide solutions to drug safety, research and other affairs relating to the running of a business within the pharmaceuticals industry. The heavy regulation of this industry often makes it difficult for business owners and employees to keep up with shifting regulatory landscape. With the help of Essjay Solutions Ltd and the expertise that they can bring to your company, you can concentrate on the business itself, while they do the hard work for you. As pharmacovigilance experts, we can offer assistance with case processing; PBRER, DSUR and RMP writing; signal detection; pharmacoepidemiology; systems development and implementation; auditing; inspection support and implementation of new regulation and legislation changes.

Essjay Solutions Ltd brings technical PV expertise as well as industry insights to every project we manage. Our practical and effective solutions give quality results at an affordable price.

The Team


Dr Seema Jaitly, Owner

Dr Seema Jaitly qualified in Medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1992 and worked in hospital medicine for four years. She has worked in the pharma industry for over 18 years at CROs and companies spanning clinical research, medical affairs, pharmacovigilance and the EU QPPV role. In 2010 she founded Essjay Solutions to offer pharmacovigilance services, consultancy and contracting services.

She is currently studying for an MSc in epidemiology with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.


Katarzyna Nasiadka, Researcher

Katarzyna is a registered pharmacist with a background in pharmacy practice. She holds two Master of Science Degrees in Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Science with Management Studies. Her professional interest in pharmacovigilance and drug safety prompted her decision about returning to university to explore this field in more detail. After completing her degree Katarzyna joined Essjay Solutions where she is applying her thorough knowledge gained during her pharmacy practice as well as university studies and professional courses. At Essjay Solutions she is mainly involved in report writing, including PBRERs and RMPs


Michelle Parkes, Marketing and PR

Michelle has been working in marketing for over 12 years, primarily in heavily regulated sectors. Michelle manages all the marketing and PR requirements at Essjay Solutions including running a varied webinar programme and arranging regular pertinent articles in pharmacovigilance press.


Upasana Prabhakar, Consultant

Upasana has extensive experience in pharmacovigilance including acting as a QPPV, performing PV quality assurance and medical writing. As a consultant, she had the opportunity to work alongside ex-regulators, which further developed her knowledge and expertise in these areas of pharmacovigilance. She has thorough understanding about pharmacovigilance regulatory requirements relevant to a medicinal product. She also has practical experience in implementing the Good Pharmacovigilance Practices (GVP) Guidelines as described in Modules I – XVI.


Leah Thompson, Office Manager

Leah has over 25 years of experience in office administration roles. Her background was originally banking moving into a variety of customer facing roles within the financial sector. She then moved to a secretarial position with Surrey Police, and then worked for 9 years in Marketing and Medical admin support roles for Pfizer Pharmaceutical Ltd. Since then she has held various positions as a Medical Secretary in GP practice and other administrative posts for large corporate businesses. Leah is responsible for supporting the administrative needs of the Managing Director and her team, and ensuring the smooth running of the office.


Firyal Khan, Pharmacovigilance Officer

Firyal holds a postgraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences and has worked in the pharmacovigilance industry for over nineteen years. As a senior drug safety specialist in a global contract research organisation, her skills include setting up clinical trials, case processing and case reporting on behalf of multi national clients on a global scale. With a thorough understanding of both the clinical trial and post marketing arenas, Firyal has sound knowledge of the regulatory requirements in both these settings, including the Clinical Trial Regulations and Good Pharmacovigilance Practices (GVP) Guidelines, Modules I – XVI.


Essjay Solutions also employ a wide range of consultants who are employed to help our clients manage their varying requirements in pharmacovigilance. If you are interested in joining our consultancy team then please get in contact today.

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