About Us

The RSA Group is the pre-eminent executive search firm in global Life Sciences. Providing a unique combination of executive search and executive interims, we deliver results through data driven due diligence. Our Proof of Candidate® approach is based on evidence and in-depth comparative analysis, supporting clients to make better hiring decisions.

Specialising in C-suite, senior executive and board level searches, our clients include global industry leaders through to start-up businesses. We operate in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, diagnostics, generics, consumer healthcare, animal health, service organisations, venture capital, charities and academic medical research.

Since 1981, our consultants have drawn on their wealth of executive search and industry experience to deliver a focused solution to our clients.

Large enough to be global and small enough to remain local, we are where you are, with locations in the UK, USA, China, Germany, Singapore, Switzerland, and Turkey.

To learn more about The RSA Group, visit www.theRSAgroup.com

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Just like you, we work in global teams: combining the right domain expertise and regional awareness to guide you at every step, from idea to Proof of Candidate®.

We all understand that when the phone rings we will be speaking to either a client or a candidate about the life sciences industry. That is why our people have ‘real world’ experience of roles in the industry or are specialists in life sciences executive search or interim provision.

Our teams combine in-house support, research and advisory consultants. All of our senior management actively work in project teams: we are all connected to the assignment, the client and the candidate.

Across the firm we are committed to delivering the highest quality of professional services to our clients and a truly personal approach to our candidates.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Succession Planning
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Employers Using Social Media More and More to Screen Candidates

Your social media posts might win over or cost you friends, but according to a recent CareerBuilder survey, they could also have a big impact on prospective employers. Seventy percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates (on par with last year), while seven percent plan to start. And that matters, because

The RSA Group Names CEO
The RSA Group CEO Nick Stephens

Executive recruitment firms have made a number of top leadership appointments in the past year, many focused on strategy, growth, branding efforts and operations. The latest: The RSA Group, which is based in London and focuses on the life sciences sector, has appointed executive chairman Nick Stephens as its CEO. Alex Bennett recently stepped down

The RSA Group Expands Search Services in Switzerland
RSA Group Thomas Schleimer Switzerland

According to Deloitte’s global sector outlook report on life sciences, persistent talent shortages and the need to develop and retain employees with critical business and technology skill-sets will continue to challenge global life sciences companies as they try to navigate a new world of work – one that requires a dramatic change in strategies for leadership,

RSA Group Lands CEO for Biotec Pharmacon ASA
RSA Group recruited Christian Jørgensen CEO Biotec Pharmacon

Persistent talent shortages and the need to develop and retain employees with critical business and technology skill sets will continue to challenge global life sciences companies as they try to navigate a new world of work, according to Deloitte’s global sector outlook report on life sciences. This will require a dramatic change in strategies for

Press Releases

The RSA Group Appoints Shawn O’Connor as Partner in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY, April 19, 2017 — The RSA Group, a leading Life Sciences executive search firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawn O’Connor as Partner. This appointment furthers The RSA Group’s continuing commitment to expansion in North America. For over 10 years Shawn has led his own executive search firm, working exclusively in the life

Matt Vossler Joins The RSA Group as Partner

BOSTON, MA, April 3, 2017 — The RSA Group, a leading Life Sciences executive search firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Vossler as Partner. Matt will support RSA’s expansion in North America, continuing the firm’s commitment to serve clients globally. With an executive search career spanning 15 years, Matt combines in-depth expertise in life sciences with first-hand

The RSA Group Appoints Andy Smith as Consultant in Singapore

SINGAPORE, March 20, 2017 — The RSA Group, a leading Life Sciences executive search firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Smith in the firm’s Singapore office.  This appointment marks The RSA Group’s commitment to expansion in Asia Pacific, solidifying their regional presence. With over 15 years’ search experience dedicated to the Life Sciences sector,

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