The Power Of Talent

Cross industry global expertise

Deep sector and market knowledge, internationally

Sectors Life Sciences

Harvey Nash Executive Search has worked closely with the life sciences industry throughout the firm’s growth. Our dedicated team act as advisors to a wide range of owners, boards, CEOs, HR directors and management teams on executive search mandates, management audits, board reviews as well as board recruitment engagements.

Our expertise and networks are specifically strong in:

  • Medical technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Consumer health
  • Contact services
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Investors in life science - both public and private


Our sector-focused team has deep experience from the life sciences sector. Furthermore, our experience incorporates leadership consulting, having supported investors with post-acquisition management audits, and we have long-standing relationships with some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies through working to support them with their talent management.

Clients benefits from the support of a global service provider with the advantages of a regional boutique firm, with low off-limits issues. Our consultants have a global view and extensive sector experience within their respective markets. Harvey Nash Executive Search offers a dedicated team of specialised researchers across our international offices that support the life sciences function.

We excel not only in individual search, but also succession planning and large-scale team re-organisation and functional design. Our search assignments work because we manage clients and candidates alike - with insight, empathy and first class sector knowledge.

With their experience and market knowledge, our consultants understand the challenges facing the industry and what is required of effective leadership within specific life sciences sectors.

The sector

The life science sector is facing major challenges, as business models that have proven successful in the past need to be re-evaluated and re-invented.

Concurrently, new partnerships have to be forged whilst companies navigate their way through an increasingly changing and non-regulated market.