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Meet the Team

Alessandro Mantell

Alessandro Mantell

CEO

​Alessandro is an experienced Pharmaceutical Recruitment specialist covering the CDMO, CMO and Preclinical CRO markets who started out as a Consultant back in 2016, swiftly securing a number of promotions where he last ended up managing a resourcing team focusing purely on Key Account Manageme...

Leonard Joseph

Leonard Joseph

VP of Commercial Development

​Leonard is Vice President of Commercial Development here at Mantell Associates. In his role, he leads and develops our new starters with the highest level of training in order to set them for future success within the business. He al...

Siobhan McLoughlin

Siobhan McLoughlin

Head of Commercial Operations & Marketing

​Siobhan is an experienced marketing specialist, previously working in the wider professional services recruitment industry before joining Mantell Associates. She specialises in copywriting and content marketing, social media management, SEO, email marketing, graphic design and video editing.<...

Harry Jones

Harry Jones

Principal Business Manager - Small Molecule

​Harry is an experienced CDMO headhunter specialising in appointments across Small Molecule API & Drug Product markets. These typically focus on the Commercial space (Business Development, Sales, Marketing & Project Management). Harry’s clients range from the biggest, market leading CD...

Oliver Masson

Oliver Masson

Principal Business Manager - Large Molecule

​Oliver is a Business Studies graduate as well as an experienced head-hunter, having previously covered mid to senior level appointments within the Finance Technology space across the UK. He moved across to the Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical market in 2020 to join Mantell Associates in the...

Lewis Davis

Lewis Davis

Business Manager - CRO & Clinical Operations

​Lewis is a Business Manager here at Mantell Associates and joined in 2022 as an experienced headhunter with over five years Life Science experience.Lewis is focusing on the CRO and Clinical Operations arena, having recently joine...

Vincent Mackay

Vincent Mackay

Business Manager - Cell & Gene Therapy

​Vincent is an experienced headhunter who previously focused on the IT sector across the UK, specifically the Embedded and Electronic market.With two years’ experience covering Mid to Senior level positions, Vincent has ...

Vivek Patel

Vivek Patel

Business Manager US - Large Molecule

​Vivek is an experienced headhunter based in Chicago, USA. Prior to joining Mantell Associates, he spent 2 years following the 360 full desk recruitment model hunting for Mid-Senior level opportunities in the Scientific and Engineering industry across the US.He joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 as our first hire ...

Harriet Starmar

Harriet Starmar

Group Finance Manager

​Harriet is an experienced Accountant, with 7 years of industry experience. Before joining Mantell Associates she previously worked in the Media, Sports & Marketing Services industries.In her role at Mantell Associates, Harriet oversees the full finance function bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience whilst wor...

Nikhil Akkoo

Nikhil Akkoo

Senior Associate - Large Molecule

​​Nikhil is a graduate holding a BSc in Biological Sciences and an MSc in Regenerative Medicine, with an extensive knowledge base surrounding business development, client management and sales.In 2021, Nikhil joined the M...

Emer Brady

Emer Brady

Senior Commercial Operations & Marketing Executive

​Emer is an experienced marketing and administration specialist, who joined the Mantell Associates team in 2021 to support the growth of the organisation and work in our Commercial Operations team.Emer previously worked in the wid...

Jack Dean

Jack Dean

Senior Associate - Life Science Consulting

​Jack is a Business Management and Marketing graduate, with an extensive knowledge base surrounding business development, marketing and management.Jack moved across to the Life Science Consulting & Pharmaceutical mar...

James Haddon

James Haddon

Senior Associate - Small Molecule

​James is an experienced headhunter who prior to joining Mantell Associates, spent 2 years headhunting for Senior level appointments in the Engineering industry across the UK & Europe.James moved across to the Life S...

Jess Hampson

Jess Hampson

Senior Talent Acquisition Executive

​Jess is an experienced headhunter. She moved across to the Life Science & Pharmaceutical market in 2021, after 18 months of working in the medical recruitment industry.Jess will be working beside our CEO Alessandro to grow and develop the Mantell Associate...

George Hebden Lee

George Hebden Lee

Senior Associate - CRO & Clinical Operations

​Before joining Mantell Associates, George previously spent over 3 years building Software Development Divisions for partners across the US, Central and Eastern Europe. In 2022 he made the move across to the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical market to aid Mantell Associates with our growth, and will b...

Ivanoel Alexandre

Ivanoel Alexandre

Associate - CRO & Clinical Operations

​Ivanoel joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 as an Associate, with experience recruiting into the Life Science and Pharmaceutical space specialising in Clinical Operations across LATAM, Europe and North America.He will aid Mantell Associates' continued growth and global expansion within the CRO and Clinical Operations industry.<...

Fernand Desjarlais

Fernand Desjarlais

Associate - Life Science Consulting

​Fernand previously worked within the mining and commodities sector in a European location. Now moving into the Life Science and Pharmaceutical industry and taking a new step into a headhunting role at Mantell Associates. At Mantell Associates Fernand is an Associate Account Manager where he specialises in the Life ...

Onur Dilek

Onur Dilek

Associate - Large Molecule

Onur is a specialist head-hunter with a 1st Class Honours in Marketing now focusing within the Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Space. In 2021, Onur joined the Mantell Associates team to support the growth in all things Large Molecule, including, Biologics, Biosimilars, Vaccines and Ce...

Sofia Furlan

Sofia Furlan

Associate - Small Molecule

​Sofia is an experienced saleswoman within multiple sectors, with the ability to combine her artistic vein with rigour and attention to detail to deliver customised work.Sofia moved across to the Pharmaceutical and Life ...

Carl Gbolade

Carl Gbolade

Associate

Carl is a specialist headhunter in the Cell & Gene Therapy, and Medical Device industries. He has the capability to work across a wide range of markets within several different sectors, and his capabilities range from mid-senior positions such as 'Business Development Manager', to 'G...

Lewis Joshi

Lewis Joshi

Associate - CRO & Clinical Operations

​Lewis joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022, focusing primarily on headhunting within the CRO and Clinical Operations industry.He has experience recruiting within the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device and CRO markets, previously focusing on Mid-Senior level appointments. He will aid Mantell Associates' continued growth and ...

Robin Mantell

Robin Mantell

Associate - Cell & Gene Therapy

​Robin joined Mantell Associates in 2021 to help continue our enormous success in a hugely busy space. Robin brings previous successful sales and marketing experience, including client management and experience working with senior stakeholders.

Freya Marratt

Freya Marratt

Associate - Life Science Consulting

​Freya joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to aid our growth and global expansion. She has previous experience in Executive Search, moving into the industry after university, and will develop her experience working on Senior appointments at Mantell Associates across Europe and the US.

Ewan Rennison

Ewan Rennison

Associate

Ewan is an experienced headhunter with an eye for detail on providing only the best experience for both clients and candidates.Ewan joined Mantell Associates to support the team’s current growth by sourcing the...

Lorenzo Ronconi

Lorenzo Ronconi

Associate - Life Science Consulting

​Lorenzo joined Mantell Associates in 2022 as an Associate to assist with our global expansion, having previously worked in Real Estate in the City of London.In his role Lorenzo will be building relationships to connect top talent in the industry to the most innovative organisations across Life Sciences Consulting.

Tianna Richards

Tianna Richards

Junior Associate - Small Molecule

Tiana joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to aid our global expansion, previously working in the Real Estate industry before making the move over to the Headhunting space, specialising in Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals.