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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...

Christian Lee

Christian Lee

Principal Business Manager - Life Science Consulting

​Christian is an Account Manager at Mantell Associates specialising in the Life Science Consulting space.Christian is an experienced head-hunter who has worked broadly across the Life Sciences industry and has placed mid...

Lewis Davis

Lewis Davis

Business Manager - CRO

​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 arena, having recently joined from IQVIA where he wa...

Vincent Mackay

Vincent Mackay

Business Manager - Large Molecule

​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 ...

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 Ma...

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...

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 headhunter with a 1st Class Honours in Marketing, now focusing within the Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical space. He joined Mantell Associates as an Associate Account Manager in 2021, focusing on the CDMO market in particular.

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 - Medical Devices

Carl is a specialist headhunter in the Medical Devices and Life Sciences industry. 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 'General Manag...

Jess Hampson

Jess Hampson

Associate - Small Molecule

​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 has joined Mantell Associates to aid our continued g...

Abigail Humphrey

Abigail Humphrey

Associate

​Abigail joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to aid our growth and global expansion.Abigail is experienced in Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical recruitment and has been working in the industry for one year, and is now an Associate her...

Ramona Joita-Asprei

Ramona Joita-Asprei

Associate - Large Molecule

​Ramona is a Business graduate with an Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Business Management, skilled at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Ramona moved across to the Large Molecules & Pharmaceutical space in 2021 to aid Mantell Associates’ continued growth and manageme...

Robin Mantell

Robin Mantell

Associate

​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.

Ewan Rennison

Ewan Rennison

Associate - Medical Devices

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...

Zak Ait-Younes

Zak Ait-Younes

Junior Associate

​Zak is a former experienced Sales specialist, previously leading a team in the heart of London. Zak has now entered the world of executive headhunting in the Pharmaceutical and Life Science space, joining the Mantell Associates ...

Keisha Edwards

Keisha Edwards

Junior Associate

​Keisha joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to aid our growth and global expansion. ​Keisha is experienced in Customer Service and Sales and has now entered the Life Science and Pharmaceutical industry as a Junior Assoc...

Domante Klimanskyte

Domante Klimanskyte

Junior Associate

Domante joined the Mantell Associates team in 2022 to aid our growth and global expansion. ​Domante is experienced in customer facing and sales roles, and has now entered the Life Science and Pharmaceutical space as a Junior Associate. In her role at Mantell Associates, she will supp...

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...

Emer Brady

Emer Brady

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...

Daisy Conway

Daisy Conway

Human Resources Executive

​Daisy is a proficient and self-motivated individual who is adept at facilitating, responding and anticipating the needs of the CEO.Throughout her career, Daisy has held multiple organisational administration positions w...

Sofia De Freitas

Sofia De Freitas

Talent Acquisition Executive

​Sofia is an experienced in-house Talent Acquisition specialist with over 5 years of experience in Sales. She previously worked within IT recruitment and has now progressed her way into the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industry.Sofia will be working beside our CEO Alessandro to grow and develop the M...