Each of our consultants has a specialist area within the pharmaceutical life cycle; this allows them to be experts in their individual field.

Please view below a collection of our team members.

Steve Kerassitis

Steve Kerassitis is the Managing Director of Haybury, and holds a degree in Politics and Economics from the prestigious Melbourne University. He has recently taught as a guest lecturer at the Business School of Brighton University.

Steve is a highly experienced sourcing and talent management professional with extensive success in executive search, interim management and large-scale projects.

With a dedicated and long-standing team at Haybury, Steve is an inspirational leader who has created teams able to take on even the most niche assignments at the global level, ensuring a fast response with open communication.

Francesca Lidbetter

Francesca is a dedicated Head of Executive Search and leads multiple teams at Haybury, each dedicated to the different vertical specialisms within Life Sciences.

She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry from Bristol University and has enjoyed driving success in Global Executive Search for over 11 years.

She is practised at carrying out executive-level searches within niche scientific specialities and has supported organisations from VC-backed, Biotech’s to large global companies.

Transparency, integrity and professionalism are attributes that she brings to all aspects of her work.

Francesca guides teams in sourcing senior-level talent across Europe, the USA and Asia. Her experience ranges from Director and Vice President to C-level opportunities across a number of specialisms in drug development.

Vicki Taggart

Vicki is a Senior Business Unit Head specialising in Medical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs, Health Economics, Market Access, Marketing, Sales and Commercial. She has pursued an extensive career within the recruitment industry, assisting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies in attracting senior executive talent.

Her expertise lies in placing VPs, Directors and senior management. Vicki works both for clients searching for new team members and for executive candidates looking for a discreet, confidential approach to their personal career development.

With an extensive network throughout EMEA and the USA, Vicki is able to identify the best possible people in the market for new opportunities. She has an unrivalled reputation for exceeding expectations and providing an outstanding and reliable service to her clients and candidates.

Camille Lafon

Camille is the Head of the Operations department at Haybury. She leads a dedicated team who specialise in Business Administration, Social Media & Marketing, HR, Talent and Finance.

As part of the wider senior leadership team, she provides assistance and insight to a variety of company projects.

Natasha Cheriton

Natasha is a Talent and Development Partner at Haybury. She has successfully progressed her career from global search into internal talent. Her strengths lie in attracting and retaining the best talent available and constantly strives to implement new initiatives to support with company growth, staff development and retention.

With her background in global search working within the life sciences market, Natasha has developed the tools and insight to create and implement effective and people-focused training and development.

Oliver Doodson

Oliver is the Head of Finance at Haybury and holds a degree in accounting and economics.

Oliver has worked in international recruitment for over a decade and uses this experience to help deliver the best service to our candidates and clients.

Hafsa Hamza

Hafsa is a highly motivated Senior Client Partner at Haybury. Hafsa has a strong background in Executive Search and extensive experience in advising and delivering diverse and strategic talent resourcing solutions for senior, niche and highly confidential searches within the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences sector.

Hafsa’s core specialist areas include: Medical Affairs, Medical Communications and Market Access. Hafsa partners closely with her clients and candidates and takes a bespoke, tailored and committed approach to every search. Integrity, empathy, dedication, and adaptability are at the core of her practice.

With her in-depth knowledge of the market and widespread Global network of pharmaceutical professionals, Hafsa is able to recognise the best possible talent in the market for new opportunities and is able to provide a high quality and unparalleled service to her clients and candidates.

Emma Nayani-James

Emma is a Team Lead with managerial responsibility of the Executive Search Delivery Unit. Leadership of Search Consultants, with a focus on coaching, upskilling, mentoring, and planning of L&D.

The Delivery Unit provides Clients with the highest quality Executive Search service, by successfully headhunting niche and senior talent across the Pharmaceutical and Life Science Industries globally.
Having played a key role in the strategy, creation of processes, and implementation of our Delivery Unit for Executive Search, Emma’s focus is to lead the Unit.

Emma ensures that everyone in the Delivery Unit has the skills to provide excellent service to our Clients’ projects, by providing new starters with onboarding, coaching, and mentoring; in addition to upskilling and developing the established team.

Emma has been an integral part of Haybury for over 4 years’ and has enjoyed significant progression within the business. As a result of her own experiences Emma places great importance on people development, and is keen to create opportunities for growth within the business.

Hattie Davies

Hattie is a Senior Client Partner who holds global experience across the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences arena, specifically within CMC and Technical R&D. Her track record demonstrates a dedication to complex, senior level roles, and her network is comprised of leaders in the development and manufacture of ATMPs and biologics.

Hattie’s extensive industry knowledge enables her to source and secure the top talent in the market, particularly within niche or evolving fields. Her consultative approach allows her to offer the highest quality support to clients, from start-ups to global pharmaceutical organisations, whom with she partners closely to develop bespoke solutions to challenging hires.


Loren Cardy

Loren is a creative Client Partner with a devotion to supporting her clients on freelance, interim and fixed term contract assignments, delivering and headhunting the best possible talent across the Pharmaceutical and Life Science market.

With specialisations in IT, Data, Digital and AI/Machine Learning, Loren is known for her tenacity and ability to collate her market knowledge and network into engaging with the top clientele and candidates within these areas.

She is passionate, with a strong reputation in having her clients and candidates’ best interests at heart whilst still delivering the highest quality of service with her ability to perfectly match the best professionals into mid-senior level opportunities. Loren is known for her ability to assist with improving the process for line managers and companies hiring needs, offering a wide range of solutions.

Eleri Morgan

Eleri is an experienced Client Partner within Haybury’s Interim department, working globally with Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, CRO, MedTech and Medical Device companies. She is committed to providing solutions and creating opportunities through innovation and collaboration.

Eleri specialises in a variety of business sectors including Digital, Marketing and Creative within the Interim market.

With a widespread network throughout the UK, EMEA and the USA, Eleri is able to identify the best possible talent in the market for new opportunities. She has a genuine passion to provide the highest quality services and an exemplary reputation for exceeding expectations, providing an outstanding and reliable service to both candidates and clients.

Reuben Riisager

Reuben is an experienced Associate Client Partner who works Globally, assisting pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO and medical device companies in attracting senior level talent ranging from Executive Director to Senior Management.

Reuben specialises in a number of business sectors including HEOR, Market Access, Pricing, Reimbursement, Medical Affairs, Medical Information, Regulatory Affairs and Sales and has a acquired a wealth of knowledge in all phases of product development across a board range of therapeutic areas.

With a widespread network throughout EMEA and the USA, he is able to recognise the optimum candidate for a wide range of clients. He has a genuine passion to provide the highest quality consultative service and an exemplary reputation for exceeding expectations and providing an outstanding and reliable service to both candidates and clients.

Stephanie Holmes

Stephanie is an Associate Client Partner, focused on the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences space. Possessing a strong track record for fulfilling and leadership positions, she is adept at securing senior level talent across Europe, APAC, and the US.

A highly personable, conscientious consultant, Stephanie has extensive expertise in providing clients with strategic talent solutions, including, competitive insights, market mapping, and complex high-level search.

Stephanie has a proven track record of successfully delivering shortlist and insight reports to major global clients. She is committed to providing an exceptional experience for both her candidates and clients throughout the full lifecycle of her projects.


Luke McGahan

Luke is an internationally experienced executive search consultant, with an educational background covering psychology, law and philosophy & ethics. Luke brings an energetic and professional approach to executive search.

Luke currently sits within the Executive Search Team at Haybury, where he supports Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device and MedTech organisations to execute retained mandates across Clinical Development and Sciences, Translational Medicine and Clinical Operations Globally.

Detail and solution-oriented, proactive and reliable, Luke is passionate about the insights, development and innovation life-sciences can offer to the world and individuals, and he relishes the opportunity to provide exceptional, senior level executive search.

Nadege Gault

Nadege is a Search Consultant for Haybury, indentifiying niche and senior level candidates for Executive Search in Research & Development (including Clinical Development, and Technical R&D), Medical Affairs, Market Access, and Commercialisation worldwide.

Nadege is bilingual and educated to an advanced level, she thrives on exceeding results by approaching every challenge with enthusiasm.

Collaborating with global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and MedTech organisations solely within the Pharmaceutical and Life Science Industries, means that Nadege can continue to build on her professional multi-cultural experiences within diverse settings, using her communication skills in French and English to build relationships, as well as utilise her high attention to detail to deliver candidates that meet the needs of her clients.

Shivani Sneha

Shivani holds an MSc in Business Management from Cardiff University, which she utilises to provide strategic and innovative approaches as a Search Consultant for the Executive Search team at Haybury.

Shivani has a consultative and welcoming manner, taking the time to understand the needs of her clients and candidates within the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industries.

Sourcing global talent across USA, APAC and Europe for Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device and Med Tech organisations, Shivani attracts candidates for niche senior level positions in Research & Development (including Clinical Development and Technical R&D), Medical Affairs, Market Access, and Commercialisation by conducting meticulous research and obtaining recommendations from her network.

Emily Templeman

Emily is a highly personable and diligent Search Consultant within Haybury’s Interim department, dedicated to headhunting top talent across the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industry. Maintaining a collaborative approach, she is committed to providing excellent opportunities for candidates, while sustaining high-levels of client service.

Having gained a First-Class Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Science, Emily specialises in a variety of subject areas with a particular interest in Oncology. Drawing on her scientific expertise and strong interpersonal skills, Emily is adept at cultivating and nurturing professional relationships, enabling her to excel within the Executive Search process.

Jonathan King

Jonathan works as a resourceful and diligent Associate Search Consultant within the Executive Search Delivery at Haybury.

Jonathan has developed deep scientific knowledge and technical expertise within the pharmaceutical field, receiving a First Class BSc in Biochemistry with Honours from the University of Surrey. Equipped with an exceptional scientific background and passion for the expansive pharmaceutical industry, he champions an innovative and collaborative mindset to Executive Search across technical R&D and manufacturing.

Adopting an empathetic and tenacious approach to accommodating client and candidate needs, Jonny is committed to building strong and deep-rooted relationships within the Life Sciences industry. With a results-driven mindset, he is passionate about delivering high-quality searches to clients globally.

Jonathan has begun to hone leadership and managerial skills and is an avid collaborator. As part of the Delivery Unit at Haybury, he is dedicated to engaging high quality talent for Top tier Pharmaceutical and Life Science clients across the Research & Development (including Clinical and Technical R&D) specialisms.

Lucy Kenward

Lucy works as a Contractor Support Specialist at Haybury, an international Search Firm specialising in the pharmaceutical industry.

Lucy brings her administrative expertise to our Interim department, providing proactive care to our many contractors from offer stage onwards, she is on hand to provide dedicated assistance throughout a placement.


Lucy is also responsible for Haybury’s compliance, ensuring all processes adhere to current legislation and meet our clients’ expectations and internal requirements. Her diligence, administrative expertise, and passion for processes ensures Haybury remains a reliable and trustworthy partner.


Lucy has enjoyed a diverse career within the field of business operations and administration; she has worked in a range of sectors gaining valuable experience in the creative industries, marketing, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals.



Leon Kampriliants

Leon is a reliable, self-motivated and committed Administration Expert at Haybury.

He holds a degree in Law, which combined with his experience in background employment screening, gives him valuable analytical skills and a superb eye for detail.

From his previous experience as a Candidate Screening and Research Coordinator, he is adept at working in a fast-paced environment whilst ensuring all tasks are completed to the highest standard. In addition to his outstanding organisational and research skills, Leon is a positive person with a can-do attitude, who is not afraid to accept responsibilities and provide exceptional support to his team.


Rachael Atkinson

Rachael is an Social Media and Marketing Assistant at Haybury and is a hardworking, diligent member of the Operations team.

She is well versed in multitasking, efficiently handling the branding, social media and design work for the company, as well as taking on a wide range of administrative tasks. Rachael has a passion for creative tasks and her keen eye for details, formatting, and design help ensure Haybury produce work of the highest quality.

Jack Causton

Jack joined Haybury as an Administrative Assistant after completing an apprenticeship in Business Administration.

Jack has acquired an impressive range of administrative experience working within Haybury’s Operations department. He is a valued part of the team, bringing a pro-active, organised, and enthusiastic approach to a wide range of tasks.