Coulter Partners announces the appointment of Justine McIlroy as Client Partner
Coulter Partners, the global experts in Executive Search and Leadership Development in Life Sciences, Health and Tech, is delighted to announce the appointment of Justine McIlroy as Client Partner based in London, strengthening its global team of sector experts.
Bianca Coulter, CEO of Coulter Partners said: “We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Justine join us! Having known for many years of her deep market knowledge and ability to advise at the most senior levels across the sectors we serve, we are delighted to bring her unique mix of skills to our clients. Justine channels a rare blend of strategic, financing and communications expertise to her leadership advisory and search activities. We welcome her and look forward to working with her around the globe.”
Commenting on joining Coulter Partners, Justine McIlroy, Client Partner, said: "I am inspired by the tremendous impact Coulter’s leadership advice and senior search expertise is having on the world’s most innovative companies. I’m proud to bring my combination of experience in investment banking, financial communications and senior executive search and board consulting to help our clients build the best boards and leadership teams.”
Justine joins Coulter Partners based in London. She focuses on advising innovative organizations with R&D at their core across the global Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Life Sciences, specialized generics, consumer health, Agtech and Food Tech industries.
Justine holds a PhD in Molecular Therapeutics from the University of Edinburgh, UK, and as a banker with SG Cowen in the early 2000s, she advised biotech companies on cross-border M&A and international fundraising. She then spent a decade at Brunswick Group where she co-led the international healthcare team, working with pharma and biotech companies in the US and Europe on the critical communications aspects of agreed and hostile M&A transactions, as well as crafting equity stories ahead of IPOs and private financing rounds. Most recently at MWM, she focused on building boards and senior leadership teams for some of the world’s largest healthcare companies as well as many PE-backed growth companies.