Your Expert Biotechnology Executive Search Partner

Beckford is a specialist, retained executive search consultancy to the international Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry.

We are dedicated to helping our clients create world-class capability and achieve their business objectives by securing the highest calibre candidates in the market. Whether you are looking to strengthen your executive, senior management, and technical leadership teams, or gain deeper insight into your respective marketplace, finding your precise solution is our focus.

Specific Focus

Assisting emerging US bio-pharma companies with international executive talent search. Companies that have exhausted their local/national search channels and are now seeking to partner with an EU search consultancy that can aid them with the identification and selection of European talent interested in furthering their career in the United States.

Assisting emerging bio-pharma companies seeking to expand in the EU and are considering Ireland as a possible location for their European Headquarters. Our expertise is in identifying executive talent with the expertise required to navigate the myriad of Commercial, Clinical and Regulatory requirements particular to Europe.

Partnering with Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology companies seeking to augment their Global External Manufacturing & Supply organisations. A unique Beckford expertise is our understanding of the technical and commercial complexity inherent in Pharma and Biotech manufacturing and supply across API, OSD, Respiratory and Parenteral from pilot scale through to large scale manufacture.


AAEAAQAAAAAAAAL0AAAAJDIyZDJjMGFmLTZkMTctNDQ0OC1hYjY3LTEwMGVkM2FmMWYyOAStephen Boylan is the managing partner of Beckford Search Partners and is primarily focused on senior leadership and board level appointments. Prior to establishing Beckford Search Partners, Stephen was responsible for developing the Life Science business for two leading recruitment organisations in Ireland. An engineering and business graduate with over 20 years international experience, Stephen has developed a proven reputation for delivering practical and pragmatic search solutions for some of the industry’s biggest names. Most recently, Stephen has worked with a number of international bio-pharmaceutical companies who are domiciling in Ireland, or are currently in Ireland through inversion assisting them with building their start-up teams. Please feel free to contact Stephen directly


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