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Do happy employees equal better innovation?

Updated: Oct 30

Series 6: episode 2

Tune in to the latest episode of the GOLD podcast as Nate Cope, Chief Operating Officer, Otsuka Europe, details how companies can drive innovation by being a great place to work.

In this episode, Nate reveals the story behind his passion for prioritising people, what companies should and shouldn't do in their mission to become more people-centric and an example of how Otsuka sought to reward its employees for getting better sleep.

A little more about GOLD's guest...

Nate Cope is Chief Operating Officer for Otsuka Europe. He has been with the company for over eight years and has held various leadership roles in digital health and public affairs. He is a management consultant by training, having previously worked for PA Consulting Group across a range of life sciences and academic organisations. He has also held national and international leadership roles in consulting, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and has worked extensively with the UK National Health Service in a research capacity. Nate is also a non-executive director of the McPin Foundation, a UK-based mental health research charity, and holds a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Cambridge.

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