Dafydd is an award-winning consultant and brings to Horton International nearly 20 years in life sciences executive recruitment, having previously been Managing Partner of a global specialist life sciences search organisation leading their executive interim management practice.
Dafydd leads the UK Horton team providing executive search, interim managers and talent advisory services across start-ups through to multinational businesses, advising and hiring across leadership, management, technical and functional skillsets.
He began his career as a research scientist for the biotechnology and brewing industries, developing rapid diagnostics for earlier and more cost-effective detection of beer-spoilage organisms.
Dafydd is on the board and a trustee of RAFT, a medical research charity working to improve the surgical tools available for the treatment of burns, wounds and other major traumas.
He was awarded the IMA Interim Consultant of the year in 2010; holds a degree in Applied Microbiology and has worked and lived in the UK and Finland.