PIR International has a combined track record of over 100 years of experience partnering with the Life Science sector to deliver world-class leadership talent where it matters. We possess a range of specialist knowledge and a comprehensive network that allows us to deliver Executive and Board level searches to our clientele anywhere from historic streets of Cambridge in the UK to shores of the Bay Area, on the West Coast.

We have demonstrable success working with growth stage VC-backed and publicly listed businesses across a broad range of specialisms, including the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, medical technology, life science research tools, CRO and services fields.

We have particular success in supporting clients in current advanced fields such as; Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy, Immuno-Oncology, Antibody Therapeutics, Genomics, Liquid Biopsy and Microbiome.

Case Studies


Bone Therapeutics

Chief Scientific Officer Chief Medical Officer Bone Therapeutics is a leading Belgian based biotechnology company specialising in the development of cell therapy products for orthopaedics and bone diseases. Its unique technology allows the Company to produce biologically active bone [...]



Chief Business Officer Head of LifeArc Ventures LifeArc is a leading independent medical research charity that rebranded since its formation as the MRC-T over 25 years ago. LifeArc’s expertise has helped bring a number of new innovations to market including [...]



Chief Executive Officer Chief Commercial Officer Congenica is a digital health company enabling genomic medicine with the world’s leading clinical decision support platform for accelerated genomic data interpretation. Congenica are committed to integrating clinical genomics into healthcare. Built on a [...]



Chief Scientific Officer Chief Medical Officer Zelluna Immunotherapy AS is a privately owned Norwegian biopharmaceutical company founded in 2016 focused on the development of TCR based immunotherapies targeting a broad range of solid cancers with a high unmet medical need. In [...]


NMD Pharma

Chief Medical Officer Chief Development Officer NMD Pharma is a promising Danish biotechnology company dedicated to the development of a paradigm, innovative and life-changing treatment for patients with reduced muscle function due to compromised neuromuscular transmission as experienced in Myasthenia [...]


TG Eakin Ltd

Business Development Director Research & Development Director UK Managing Director Head of Group HR The Group is one of Northern Ireland’s leading healthcare companies. Founded in 1974 by Tom Eakin, the Group has a successful track record as a medical [...]

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