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Life Sciences

In a high growth industry focused on utilising science & technology for the advancement of global health improvement, it is imperative for Life Science companies to be at the forefront of innovation. Organizations within the sector must show agility and ingenuity to combat the evolving issues within global health environment. The use of digitalization across the industry has spurred a new route for progress and not only overcomes challenges of safety and accessibility but also puts emphasis on accuracy and efficiency for organizations worldwide. Adapting to both challenges and technological advancements with the right selection of talent will be crucial for companies, new and old, to thrive.

We have a dedicated division of consultants working across the Life science industry offering comprehensive search and selection solutions, providing our clients with quality candidates across the board. We cover a multitude of market segments including, BioPharma, Clinical Research, Diagnostics & Genomics and Molecular Biology and within each vertical our consultants have deep market knowledge and an understanding of how to tackle talent challenges. Our approach enables us to develop a complete understanding of an organizations needs and in turn we deliver high-performing talent that will create future opportunities for growth.

Bioinformatics

Bioinformatic tools and analysis allow for a deeper understanding of genetics and genomic data to support scientific research. The need for managing and analysing biological data is growing every day allowing advancements in biological research to improve human life.

Artificial Intelligence

The Artificial Intelligence market is significantly expanding, touching various divisions within Life Science. AI machine models can successfully perform human tasks such as analysing and interpreting data as well as assisting with problem solving, at a fraction of the time, in a cost-effective manner, with a great degree of accuracy. Its expansion benefits both the industry and patients throughout healthcare. Data Scientists play a crucial role in the AI evolution, bridging the gap between domains of life science and technology.

CRO

The need for outsourcing clinical trials is more prevalent now than ever, with chronic diseases having a global impact on all facets of life. The ability for new treatments to be approved through extensive research can only have a positive impact on the quality of life by those affected. Through a rise in digitalisation, we can see the evolution of clinical trials, new technology allows for trials to be conducted safely and accurately overcoming new challenges of the future.

Laboratory Equipment & Analytical Instrumentation

The Laboratory Equipment & Analytical Instrumentation industry is a rapidly growing market, valued at $60B and expected to rise considerably in the coming years. With the ever-changing landscape of Healthcare and Life sciences, it is pivotal to have specialist understanding and extensive market knowledge of laboratory equipment & analytical instrumentation to traverse this highly specialized market.

At Mackenzie Stuart, our accomplished and experienced consultants work closely with clients in support of their growth, offering years of market-specific experience and a bespoke, tailored approach in providing access to top talent.

In Vitro Diagnostics

With an estimated worth of $115bn in 2026, the IVD industry has been one of the fastest growing sectors at Mackenzie Stuart and industry wide, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

Following the pandemic, the need for rapid, and reliable testing has never been more important. With the industry growing at an exceptional rate, the need for securing talent to meet demand and innovation has become more competitive than ever.

Mackenzie Stuart has a team of global consultants specialised in all verticals of the IVD industry. Working in niche, sector specific markets has allowed us to become experts in the field of IVD, ensuring the service provided is at the highest standard.

Multi-Omics

Multi-omics is considered the future of biological analysis, this advanced approach provides precise and accurate insights into different parts of the cell. With cancer set to be the research area that will gain the most from this technique, the need for innovation and talent in the industry is growing exponentially.

Mackenzie Stuart has a team of specialist recruiters working solely in the Omics space, our niche and specialist knowledge enables us to understand your recruiting needs, consult you on the market trends and ensure a high level of service is provided.

Vaccines & Therapeutics

The global Vaccines & Therapeutics industry has been one of the fastest-growing sectors for Mackenzie Stuart.

We have in recent years seen exponential growth following the pandemic with the need for both Vaccines and Therapeutics becoming the most effective and cost-efficient way to protect billions of populations across the globe.

Mackenzie Stuart has an experienced team of consultants working exclusively across multiple Therapeutic and Vaccine industries with global clients to provide innovative and experienced leaders.

Our Life Sciences Experts

Ross Baker

Senior Consultant

Ross Baker

Senior Consultant

Ross Baker is one of our Executive Search Consultants within the Life Science division. Ross exclusively works in the Laboratory Equipment & Analytical Instrumentation markets, covering the US, Canada & LATAM. Graduating university with a Masters in Sports Business Management, Ross entered Mackenzie Stuart with a real drive & passion to make an impact, sourcing the best quality in candidates with unparalleled service to his clients.

Ross has become highly regarded throughout the rapidly growing industry for his work-ethic and attention to detail. If you are looking for exceptional talent to help grow your organisation or wanting to make the next move for your career, then please get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Richard Watts-Estico

Rebecca Moneypenny

Consultant

Rebecca Moneypenny

Consultant

Rebecca is a consultant specialising within the Pre-Clinical Contract Research Industry, which has grown significantly over the past few years. Rebecca works with Clients within the US, UK and Europe, recruiting for positions from mid-senior to executive level and spanning across a range of functions such as Laboratory Operations, Quality and Business Development.

These clients include companies that offer a variety of services to leading Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical firms, including Biomarker Discovery, Toxicology, Pharmacology and Bioanalytical, and DMPK Services. The experience Rebecca has within the industry has allowed her to have established a network of high calibre professionals. Alongside extensive knowledge of the space, this allows us to identify the best suited candidates for the role.

If you require any assistance within your organisation or are wanting to make a move within the Pre-Clinical CRO industry, please reach out to further discuss.

Nathan Robinson

Olivia Banks

Divisional Manager

Olivia Banks

Divisional Manager

Olivia is a Division Head within the Healthcare, Life Science and Education segments. Her teams operate on a global scale with key focus on senior level positions within their specialist sub-sections.

Olivia’s own discipline is focussed on the global Healthcare and Vaccine industries, sourcing talent from mid-management to C level and building long terms relationships within the industry. She has established herself throughout these industries as a trusted and highly regarded search partner to both hiring teams and candidates.   If you are looking to hire high calibre talent for your organization or you yourself are actively seeking a move within the industry please don’t hesitate to reach out to Olivia for a confidential discussion.

James Connelly

Megan Mason

Managing Consultant

Megan Mason

Managing Consultant

Megan is an executive search consultant within the Life Science division, she specialises in working with CRO clients across the globe. Megan recruits for mid-level, senior management, and leadership positions across various functions from clinical operations to business development and clinical sales.

Within the CRO market, Megan has established relationships with the top, global CRO’s and her extensive knowledge of this industry allows her to connect high calibre candidates with the most suitable clients on the market.

If you are looking for open positions or need assistance in growing an exceptional team, please reach out for a confidential discussion.

Matthew Lumley

Jasmine Godfrey

Managing Consultant

Jasmine Godfrey

Managing Consultant

Jasmine is an executive search consultant within the life sciences division, she specialises in senior executive role placements within the global Bioinformatic, Data Science and Oncology space.

Within the Bioinformatic, Data Science, and Oncology space Jasmine has built a strong network of clients and candidates of a very high calibre and prides herself on the long lasting relationships formed with professionals in this industry.

If you are looking for exceptional talent within these industries to join your organisation or are wanting to make your next move within the industry, then please reach out for a confidential discussion.

James Cole

Ellie Rainsley

Consultant

Ellie Rainsley

Consultant

Ellie is an experienced consultant working within the Life Science Division and specialising in the global Artificial Intelligence and Data Science industry. Our established network of industry professionals across the AI and Data Science space allows us to identify the highest calibre of candidates to work within this evolving and fast-growing industry.

If you are looking for exceptional talent to help grow your Organisation or wanting to make you next move within the industry, then please reach out for a confidential discussion.

Ella Smith

Charlotte Stone

Senior Consultant

Charlotte Stone

Senior Consultant

Charlotte is a consultant within the Diagnostics and Healthcare division at Mackenzie Stuart and heads up the In-Vitro Diagnostics market across North and South America. She partners with innovative and high-growth start-ups, SMEs and publicly traded organizations to source the best talented with those who are passionate about improving human life.

Charlotte’s understanding and enthusiasm for the industry results in continuous successful placements and lasting relationships with both candidates and clients. With a proven track-record of success placing both commercial and technical professionals across the umbrella of IVD sub-markets, Charlotte offers a bespoke service to both clients and candidates alike.

If you are seeking exceptional talent to help scale your organization or looking to make your next move within the industry, please don’t hesitate to reach out for a confidential discussion.

Daniel Lloyd

Charlie Charalambous

Consultant

Charlie Charalambous

Consultant

Charlie Charalambous is an Executive Search Consultant within the Medical & Scientific division. After graduating with an Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Politics & Sociology from the University of Leeds, Charlie entered executive search with a focus on recruiting senior management and leadership roles for Laboratory equipment distributors & manufacturers across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

He has a particular focus on Mass Spectrometry, Chromatography, Isolating Technology, Drying Equipment, Centrifuges, Autoclaves, Image Analysis and Processing, Liquid Handling & Cleaning Equipment, recruiting for sales, marketing, manufacturing operations, supply chain and general management positions.

Charlotte Stone