John Archer


John Archer founded Catalyst Advisors in 2008, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience as a leading healthcare search consultant to companies from venture-backed start-ups to global leaders.

He focuses on the recruitment of chief executive officers, board members and other C-suite executives for innovative biopharmaceutical and medical technologies companies.

Prior to the formation of Catalyst Advisors, John was a senior member of a leading global executive search and assessment firm, where he served as a global sector leader and a member of the firm’s executive and operating committees. Earlier in his career, John worked as a senior executive at a publicly traded biotechnology company and later with a private investment firm evaluating healthcare opportunities.

John received his B.S. from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.