Rose McGovern, Ph.D.


Based in London, England, Rose McGovern, Ph.D., is a Principal at Catalyst Advisors. She has been an instrumental contributor to establishing Catalyst Advisors in Europe and is a poised life sciences executive recruitment advisor.

Prior to joining Catalyst Advisors, Rose was a Senior Research Associate for a reputable European executive recruitment firm focused on life sciences. Previously, Rose worked in the third sector as an Operations Manager for non-profit organizations based in Greece and France.

Rose earned a BSc in Sports Health and Exercise Science from the University of Hull and a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Ulster.

Rose is an ultra-endurance cyclist who has completed one of the world’s toughest races, the Transcontinental Race, a self-supported, single state race across Europe. Most recently, she finished third female in the Trans Pyrenees Race.