About Us

Ann Gales has developed a reputation for delivering consistently high quality and professional international executive search services to healthcare and life sciences clients over the past 18 years.


Working firstly in the specialist boutique search firm Ruston Poole International for several years, she then joined Heidrick & Struggles in London in 2005 and was quickly promoted to Partner.

Ann has worked with a diverse range of healthcare companies in Europe and Australasia to build senior leadership teams.



Clients have included major pharmaceutical companies, healthcare services

organisations, biotechnology companies, speciality pharmaceutical

companies and Third Sector/Non-Profit organisation.

She has recruited in all major functional areas, across both commercial and R&D organisations.


Prior to moving in the Executive Search industry, Ann worked in the pharmaceutical industry for six years with Fisons Pharmaceuticals (now part of Sanofi-Aventis).


Ann is a qualified veterinary surgeon and obtained an MBA (Distinction) from the University of Nottingham.

Ann works with an experienced team of researchers and support staff to

deliver a professional service with passion and integrity.