About Us

Prestige Scientific is an executive search firm that builds innovative leadership teams in Life Sciences, from Discovery through Commercial. We provide our clients with a performance-based hiring system that identifies leaders with past success meeting similar corporate objectives as their own, while overcoming challenges and adhering to critical timelines.

Since our founding in 2001, our search results have led to the landing of critical rounds of funding, the discovery of unmet medical needs, successful regulatory pathway design, merger and acquisition due diligence, executing successful exit strategy, and building successful commercial teams around a marketed product.

Our understanding of which competencies make the difference in a critical hire’s effectiveness can ensure the right experts are identified, and that talent management efforts achieve the greatest return on investment. Learn more about our search process.

Our Qualifications

  • Global Impact:
    • 200+ Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Clients
    • 1,000+ Completed Searches
    • 20 States – 8 Countries
    • Millions of Lives Changed
  • Largest dedicated life sciences retained search firm in Massachusetts
  • Boston Business Journal’s exclusive 2022 Fast 50 Companies
  • Members in good standing and always abide by the strict code of ethics of the National Association of Personnel Services.
  • Our systematic approach has proven to decrease our client’s time-to-fill while increasing hiring accuracy. On average our searches are completed in 59 days, with the eventual hire presented by the 9th day.
  • Prestige Scientific is divided into distinct Practice Areas with experts specializing in specific areas. Prestige Scientific provides executive search services at all stages of development, from Discovery through Commercial.
    • Executive Leadership
    • Discovery and Preclinical
    • Physician and Clinical R&D
    • Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
    • Technical Operations and CMC
    • Corporate and Business Development
    • Human Resources and Talent Acquisition
    • Information Technology
    • Legal


Solutions And Expertise

  • Interim Staff and Consultants
  • Retained Executive Search
  • Biotechnology
  • Diagnostics
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Business Development
  • Corporate Services
  • Discovery & Preclinical
  • Executive Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Physician and Clinical R&D
  • Quality Assurance
  • Regulatory
  • Technical Operations & CMC

News Briefings

Search Firms Continue to Provide New Services for Clients 

As the competition intensifies in the ongoing war for top executive talent, search firms are increasingly experiencing heightened pressure to provide an array of comprehensive services that go beyond pure retained search. The evolving landscape demands a strategic response, leading numerous firms to diversify, expanding their repertoire to encompass an assortment of supplementary offerings such

How to Address Quiet Quitting

Quiet quitting. What began as a viral video has become one of the most talked about (and written about) topics this year. Is it a valid phenomenon, or is it nothing more than catchy clickbait? To a certain degree, the answer to that question does not matter, says executive search firm Prestige Scientific in a

Press Releases

Prestige Scientific Places Senior Vice President of Development for a Biopharmaceutical Company

Milford, MA. –  Prestige Scientific announced the completed search for a senior vice president of development for their partner. This biopharmaceutical company is leveraging innovative platform technology to develop vaccines against infectious diseases. Their platform can potentially induce broad, robust, and durable protection against viruses. This critical hire will be a peer of the C-suite,

Prestige Scientific Featured in BioSpace Article on How Executive Pay Packages are Negotiated

Milford, MA. – Prestige Scientific’s Co-Founder, Stephen Provost, was featured in a recent BioSpace article: How Executive Pay Packages are Negotiated As turbulent economic conditions persist and layoffs become more commonplace, some have elected to take large pay cuts to preserve cash flow. This has sparked a larger conversation about how, exactly, executives’ salaries are decided.

Prestige Scientific Announces Successfully Completed Search for a Vice President of Regulatory Affairs

Milford, MA. – Prestige Scientific recently announced the successful completion of a search for a Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for theur clinical-stage biopharmaceutical partner who focuses on discovering, developing, and commercializing first-in-class targeted therapies that advance patient care. This leader will be responsible for developing and implementing Regulatory strategies leading to successful registration and

Prestige Scientific Featured in BioSpace Article on Alma Maters

Milford, MA. – Prestige Scientific’s Co-Founder, Stephen Provost, was featured in a recent BioSpace article: Does Your Alma Mater Really Matter? Hiring managers assess a number of qualities about each candidate when choosing the right person for the role. Some consider a candidate’s alma mater–the institution at which they earned their degree–to be the most important

Prestige Scientific Featured in BioSpace Article on AI Screening

Milford, MA. – Prestige Scientific’s Co-Founder, Stephen Provost, was featured in a recent BioSpace article: As AI in Hiring Becomes More Widespread, New Regulations Target Discriminatory Practices Starting April 15th, New York City employers who use Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools in hiring will be subjected to Local Law 144; where employers will be required to inform