BSc (Hons) Physiology & Neuroscience
Chief Executive Officer
Carl is an experienced International executive search professional with over fifteen years experience working within the Life Science industry. He began his career working in drug safety and medical affairs. Having grown one pan-European and a second North American recruitment consultancy, Carl has since utilised his vision and network to take Skills Alliance from 7 employees to a leading, global recruitment partner.
MA Sociology & Politics
Malcolm has over 10 years’ staffing experience encompassing both interim and senior appointments across Europe and North America. He has led our UK & European Life Science divisions for the last 6 years for both contract and permanent recruitment. His expertise is within the Quality Assurance, Compliance, Regulatory market and Recruitment Process Improvement.
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
Director, Executive Search
Jemma originally started with us as a Trainee Consultant and over 10 years has excelled as a leader. She oversees our global executive search division for all senior appointments and project work. Jemma has successfully completed assignments ranging from leadership roles at C-Suite level, through to full team-builds of 30 executives across 10+ countries.
BA (Hons) Environmental & Business Management
Contract Sales Director
Chris joined Skills Alliance in 2010 and has covered several areas in his time with us (Clinical, Biometrics, QA and Regulatory) giving him the background and exposure to lead all our functions contract and interim delivery.
European Talent Acquisition Manager
Bec has more than 7 years recruitment experience across a range of specialist markets and has worked in multiple countries including Australia, the UK & the USA. Bec joined Skills Alliance in 2017 and is responsible for our Internal Talent Acquisition function in the UK & Europe.
BBA Marketing & International Business
Group Marketing Manager
Hakim has over 5 years of relevant experience in Marketing, Business Development and IT in the UK, France and the US. He has focused on recruitment marketing for the past 2 years with a proven track record of performance improvement and branding development. Hakim joined Skills Alliance in 2018 and is responsible for our global marketing strategy.
MEng Mechatronic Engineering
Manager - Contract Europe
Oliver has 7 years experience specialising in international interim assignments. He has a strong background in delivering critical hires and building full teams for major projects within Quality and Engineering across Europe. He joined Skills Alliance in 2018 to build our European Contract team.
LLB Law, LPC
Manager - Europe
Harpreet joined Skills Alliance in 2018 having spent the previous four years focusing his work purely within the Medical Affairs and Clinical Development space. He has not only worked with the majority of the largest 40 Pharmaceutical organisations but has specialised in building out smaller growing Biotech companies. He is now focused on our expansion across Europe.
BSc (Hons) Genetics and Microbiology
Team Lead Manager
Lavina is a scientifically focused and technically strong life science recruitment professional with over 8 years staffing experience. Lavina has worked across several verticals including Technical Operations and Clinical Research but her passion lies within Quality Assurance. Having joined Skills Alliance in 2018, she leads our UK Permanent business.
Rachael joined Skills Alliance in 2016 and possesses over 6 years’ of contract and permanent recruitment experience. Having successfully setup our Healthcare Communications offering, she now leads the UK Contract Team with a specific focus on senior Commercial, Communications and Market Access appointments.
Natalia joins Skills Alliance with 3 years’ experience working specifically in the Medical Affairs and Clinical Development space. Her expertise lies in supporting SME Companies along with emerging Biotech’s. Her knowledge and experience in the market makes her an expert in filling niche, high talent required positions on a local basis within Switzerland and across Europe.
Team Leader–Medical Technology
Irina joined Skills Alliance in 2015 as an original member of our launch team in Zurich. She provides invaluable knowledge on the medical technology market having over 5 years’ experience delivering into executive projects. Being personable, innovative, and a true leader she provides our clients with insights and advice across Europe.
President, North America
Dan leads our North American operations which currently encompasses the New York, Newport Beach & Seattle offices. With over 9 years of experience leading life sciences recruitment teams in the US for both executive search and contingent labor solutions, Dan specializes in partnering with companies for project-based and outsourced hiring as they prepare for capital raises or new product, region or facility launches.
Caroline April Sargeant
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Vice President, Seattle
Caroline has recruited across Europe and North America for 8 years, now leading our Seattle business. Caroline is an expert in temporary staffing along with supporting clients business transformation needs with outsourced project work.