Insiya Essani

Senior Associate

Insiya is a member of the investment team at Foresite Capital, focusing on therapeutics investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Foresite Capital, Insiya was a Life Science Consultant at ClearView Healthcare Partners, where she worked on strategic and due diligence projects for leading pharma, biotech and life sciences clients. During her time at ClearView she supported clinical trial design, product launches, and portfolio optimization. Previously Insiya worked at Barclays and Bristol Myers Squibb. She was also a member of Alimtas Bioventures which focused on catalyzing life science entrepreneurship at academic institutions. Insiya graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in Chemistry.


  • Prior experience in corporate strategy for top biotech and life science companies, spanning market entry strategy, market opportunity assessment, due diligence, launch planning, life cycle management, and portfolio optimization.
  • Earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Princeton University