Alicia Harkness

Partner & Segment Leader

With more than 25 years of health industry experience, Alicia has a domain proficiency of the heathcare ecosystem and a passion for leading positive impact for clients needing to provide greater access to care, improve health equity, innovative consumer-centered digital health experiences, implement financially resilient health systems, and improve efficiencies when fast-tracking and scaling the release of lifesaving drugs and therapies to the market. She leads the Guidehouse Health team by bringing together advisory, digital and managed services capabilities and expertise across diverse commercial and public health backgrounds to solve the most complex challenges facing the evolving healthcare landscape.

Alicia has served as the firm's diversity leader, commercial healthcare practice leader, and global engagement partner for key federal healthcare accounts, including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Throughout her career, Alicia has excelled in growing high-performing teams to serve diverse client needs.

During her career, Alicia has served the U.S. Military Health System, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Education, numerous state and local governments, for-profit education organizations, public and private colleges and universities, academic medical centers, and commercial healthcare providers and payers organizations.


B.S, Business Management, Lehigh University

INSEAD’s Executive Education Program, Understanding Business’ Strategic Agenda 


Memberships, Certificates & Activities:

Certified Health Care Financial Professional

Certified Change Management Professional

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