Bailey Fisher appoints Iain Hopper as Director of Digital Health & Life Sciences

Bailey Fisher Executive Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Iain Hopper as Director of Digital Health & Life Sciences.

Iain joins Bailey Fisher having returned to the UK from Australia.  Having spent six years working for international companies in Sydney and previously in London, Iain developed a strong network throughout the UK, Europe, SE Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  Iain most recently focused on pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, working with market leaders including Roche, Novartis and Gilead on senior and executive level appointments. Before he began his career in executive search in 2008, Iain served for six years in the Royal Navy as a Weapons Engineer.

At Bailey Fisher Executive Search, Iain is focusing on building long term partnerships with investors into early stage and high-growth Digital Health and Life Sciences businesses across the UK, helping to build leadership teams, both executive and non-executive, for their portfolio companies.  Iain works closely with James Houlder, Bailey Fisher’s Head of Research. James says “Iain is a great addition to the team, and extends the international focus of our business. We are looking forward to building on our existing success in this dynamic sector and supporting our clients with their hiring challenges.”

Speaking about his appointment, Iain says “I am very excited to be in the Cambridge market, at the forefront of Life Sciences globally.  I have already been made to feel very welcome within the local ecosystem and I am looking forward to helping Cambridge’s businesses with their growth plans.”

Paul Bailey, Founding Partner of Bailey Fisher says “I am delighted that Iain has joined the team and the potential this brings for further developing our Digital Health and Life Sciences practice. Iain has considerable international expertise and I will enjoy working with him to support the growth of our clients’ businesses across the UK.”

Bailey Fisher is an independent executive search firm operating globally to find impactful talent in technology, life sciences, digital health and private markets.  Bailey Fisher has contributed to the success of some of the most ambitious companies to have emerged from the UK market, introducing individuals who have a profound impact on the future success of clients’ businesses.

Established in 1998, Bailey Fisher has offices in Cambridge and London and a European Business Partner based in Paris.