Advanced Therapies Practice

At SCi Partners, we recruit differently for CMC and technical operations. We are not just focused on hiring leaders but on the creation of the entire team.

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Welcome to our Advanced Therapies Practice, where we excel at building industry-leading biotech teams in advanced therapy companies. We extensively partner with VCs building leadership teams from company inception and then supporting the companies through discovery, late-phase clinical trials, and BLAs. We become your trusted ambassadors to attract and retain the very best global talent.

Expertise Across the Spectrum:

The teams we build have successfully IPO’d on NASDAQ and exited to large Pharma. We help these innovative advanced therapy companies achieve their goals by having a deep technical understanding of their needs and the culture that will drive success. We support our clients from C-Level to full team builds so that the culture and quality of individuals run through the company.

Explore our Search areas:

Advanced Therapies
Third Sector
Investment Community
Devices, Instruments and Imaging
SME Pharma

We have worked with Biotech across the advanced therapy modalities including but not limited to:

Our team boasts over 25 years’ experience working with the top companies in the industry providing talent at the C-Suite and Executive Level, example hires being:

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Contact us today to learn more about how our Advanced Therapies Practice can support your hiring needs 

Mark Johnson

Mark is a respected executive search professional who has specialised in building out VC funded cell and gene therapy biotechs for over ten years.

He is experienced at recruiting C-suite and executive positions as well as functional teams specialising in CMC and technical operations Recognised as an expert in cell and gene therapy, Mark has a deep network in this space and a track record of delivering outstanding talent.

Clients view Mark as a trusted ambassador for their organisation and value his collaborative approach to filling challenging appointments. His ability to understand technical challenges, as well as company culture and commercial drivers, power his ability to build teams that deliver for both patients and investors.

Beginning his career 25 years ago in biologics at MedImmune and Novartis, Mark worked in development, manufacturing and quality for vaccine products that ultimately made the transition to full global release.

Mark holds a BSc in Applied Biology from Liverpool John Moores University.

Bethany Latham

Bethany’s role is to identify the essential and desirable skills for CMC and technical operations appointments.

Working closely alongside clients, Bethany will seek to understand both the essential criteria for roles within biotech and emerging technologies and the qualities and experience that will support the team and enhance results.

Bethany works closely with clients to fully appreciate the cultural ethos of the hiring organisation and to build genuine relationships. In turn, this helps her to identify relevant candidates and successfully convey the nature of the role and organisation.

Cultural fit is critical across all levels of biotech and emerging technologies but Bethany also believes that organisational strength is founded on diversity of thought, experience and approach.

Championing the importance of diversity, Bethany strives to ensure that her interactions with both candidates and clients are considerate, inclusive and tailored to individual needs.

Mital Jethwa

Mital holds a BSc in Pharmacology and an MSCi in Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology for Research. She offers industry experience having worked as a Scientist for Novartis and for the last 11 years has partnered strategically with a range of innovative companies across the full life Science product lifecycle from R&D through to Commercial. Mital has been fortunate to work with a variety of clients, providing services to SMEs, whilst also opening and developing relationships with large blue-chip organisations.

Her purpose is to support ambitious and innovative life science companies. She aims to achieve this by collaborating with strategic and innovative professionals, understanding their future career aspirations, and helping them identify their next career opportunity.

Driven by her passion for both science and people, she is always eager to meet like-minded individuals within the industry whom she can connect with and support.