Amy Bottoms

Partner, Biopharmaceuticals and Life Sciences

Amy Bottoms is a Partner with Chartwell’s Biopharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Practice. She brings more than 25 years of experience working with life sciences companies to build impactful boards and leadership teams for the ultimate benefit of patients. She is known for her collaborative approach and leverages her expertise and relationships to uncover leaders who can solve business challenges.

Prior to Chartwell, Amy spent seven years at a biopharma focused search firm. As Partner, she advised innovative therapeutics companies around recruitment strategies for key executive leadership and board roles. She also spent 17 years at Heidrick & Struggles as a member of their Life Sciences and Board of Directors practices and recruited senior leaders across the life sciences ecosystem including healthcare services, biopharma, life sciences tools and diagnostics companies.

Amy received a B.A. in English Literature and a Master of Library Science from the University of Washington. She is a member of Women in Bio. Amy lives in the Seattle area with her husband and three kids and enjoys spending time hiking and traveling.