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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...

Siobhan McLoughlin

Siobhan McLoughlin

Vice President, Marketing & Commercial Operations

​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.<...

Martin Suarez

Martin Suarez

Vice President, Contract - US

Martin has been placing consultants, contractors, and full-time employees at Medical Device and Pharmaceutical companies for nearly thirteen years. More recently, he has started to develop relationships within the Banking and Accounting realms.

Chris Blohm

Chris Blohm

Director of Contract

Chris is an experienced headhunter specialising in Freelance/Contract appointments across the full Life Science cycle. These typically focus on the Clinical Operations, Biometrics, Medical, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Pre-Clinical and more. In the past, he has worked with many clients including the biggest, market leading CRO's, Bi...

Matt Barnes-Austin

Matt Barnes-Austin

Head of People

Matt is an accredited Associate CIPD Human Resources professional with experiencing leading teams in EMEA and the US across multiple industries. Prior to joining Mantell Associates, he previously worked in TV, Advertising and Supply Chain.In hi...

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...

Nikhil Akkoo

Nikhil Akkoo

Business Manager - US

Nikhil is a US Business Manager spearheading the growth of Mantell Associates US at our Miami office. Since joining Mantell Associates in 2021 in London, he has been promoted twice and has developed an extensive network within the Life Science space working on Executive level and C-Su...

Christopher Cardoso

Christopher Cardoso

Business Manager, Contract - US

​Christopher has over 20 years of industry staffing experience, providing Business Management and Development while also offering expertise in Recruitment, Consulting Services, Resource Management and Staffing Solutions within the Life Sciences space.

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 ...

Emer Brady

Emer Brady

Senior People & Commercial Operations 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, CRO & Clinical Operations

​Jack is a Business Management and Marketing graduate, with an extensive knowledge base surrounding business development, marketing and management.Jack moved across to the CRO & Clinical Operations market in 2021 to ...

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...

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...

Ewan Rennison

Ewan Rennison

Senior 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...

Amelia Brown

Amelia Brown

Associate

​Amelia joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 as an Associate, to aid our global expansion across US and Europe. Prior to joining the team, Amelia previously worked in Account Management, and now specialises in headhunting within the Pharmaceutical and Life Science space.

Fernand Desjarlais

Fernand Desjarlais

Associate, CRO & Clinical Operations

​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 CRO &a...

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, Cell & Gene Therapy

​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...

Christopher Gomez

Christopher Gomez

Associate - US

Christopher graduated from The University of Pittsburgh in April 2021 and previously worked as a recruiter in the Life Science space, specializing in Tech Ops/CMC.At Mantell Associates, Christopher will focus on headhunting candidates to get leads and referrals in the Life Science space. He will work to bring in new clien...

Jarel Jack

Jarel Jack

Associate, Large Molecule

Jarel is a specialist headhunter working in the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industry. Prior to working at Mantell Associates, Jarel worked within the debt management industry, liaising with SMEs to reach affordable solutions on their business term loans.

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.

Maddy Savva

Maddy Savva

Talent Acquisition Executive

​​​Maddy is an experienced Recruitment Consultant and comes from a Sales background, with three years of global industry experience across the EU/EMEA. Before joining Mantell Associates she previously worked within the IT sector specialising in the Microsoft Dynamics field.

Colette McLoughlin

Colette McLoughlin

Marketing & Commercial Operations Associate

​Colette is a marketing and administration specialist, who joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to support the growth of the organisation and work in our Marketing and Commercial Operations team.Colette worked i...

Lorenzo Ronconi

Lorenzo Ronconi

Associate, Large Molecule

​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 the Large Molecule space.

Rachel Anderson

Rachel Anderson

Junior Associate

Rachel is a Masters graduate from the University of Kent and joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to aid our global expansion, now working in the headhunting space specialising in Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals. She will be closel...

Moyo Bello

Moyo Bello

Junior Associate

​Moyo graduated in 2022 with an upper second-class degree in Risk Management, and is now a Junior Associate at Mantell Associates. He has experience headhunting across different sectors, and now specialises in the Phar...

Zander Dumas

Zander Dumas

Junior Associate, Cell & Gene Therapy

Zander graduated from the University of Lincoln with a First Class (Hons) degree in Philosophy, which brought him an interdisciplinary education with knowledge in various fields.In 2022, Zander joined the M...

Megan Field

Megan Field

Junior Associate, CRO & Clinical Operations

​With a background in investment stocks and shares, Megan joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to aid our global expansion across the US and Europe. She will specialise in headhunting across the CRO & Clinical Operations space, as well as networking and building relati...

Luke Heath

Luke Heath

Junior Associate, Small Molecule

​Luke joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022, after having gained vast sales experience over the past four years.Luke has joined the team to further continue our rapid global expansion within the Small Molecule space, to...

Zilan Keskin

Zilan Keskin

Junior Associate, Large Molecule

​Zilan joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 as a Junior Associate, to aid our global expansion across the US and Europe. Prior to joining the team, Zilan worked in Legal Technology and holds a post-graduate diploma in Law.In her role ...

Pippa Landy

Pippa Landy

Junior Associate

​Pippa joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 as a Junior Associate, to aid our global expansion across the US and Europe. She previously worked within the Marketing industry in London, and now specialises in headhunting within the Pharmaceutical and Life Science space.

Huseyin Pulat

Huseyin Pulat

Junior Associate

Huseyin joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 as a Junior Associate, after graduating with a first-class degree in Finance and Investment Banking from the University of Greenwich. He has joined MA to aid our global expansion, working closely with our various divisions across the Pharmaceutical and Life Science space and networking...

Tianna Richards

Tianna Richards

Junior Associate

​​Tianna 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.

Michael Selwood

Michael Selwood

Junior Associate, Large Molecule

​Michael joined the Mantell Associates team as Junior Associate, after graduating from Leeds Beckett University with a 2:1 degree in Physical Education.In 2022, Michael joined the Mantell Associates team. He wanted to be surro...

Tommy Mantell

Tommy Mantell

Market Research & Administration Assistant

Tommy is currently an ​Undergraduate studying Business Management and Economics at Nottingham Trent University, in the aspiration of achieving a high-level Bachelor of Arts degree.Preceding his final year of University, he is completing an internship at Mantell Associates as Market Research and Adminis...