Advancing life sciences, one team at a time

Dedicated partners in global life science talent.

Your mission is our mission

As the CEO of a start-up or a venture capitalist dedicated to changing lives through life sciences innovations, we share your mission to create a positive impact on the world.

Our specialism lies in sourcing the right talent, expertise, and leadership to spearhead your organisation.

From securing funding to achieving your patient goals, we understand the unique challenges of the life sciences sector and are dedicated to empowering your journey every step of the way.

Guiding the life science ecosystem

Our passion lies in connecting recruitment to real impact. We’re more than just talent partners, we’re invested in you and your organisation.

Building teams with precision

When you work with us, you gain access to our talent collective solution: a pool of experts that act as your company’s operations backbone – free of charge.

Proven excellence through benchmarking

Before initiating a search, we conduct a rigorous two-week benchmarking process, delivering candidates suitable for interview and showcasing our capabilities.

Empowering your venture with VC partnerships

Let us support your journey by introducing you to our investment partners, who can offer funding and strategic advice to drive your innovations forward.

Extraordinary talent, every time

Whether you’re an aspiring executive or a recent graduate, we are committed to finding your ideal position.

Our extensive network connects you to a wide range of organisations, pioneering advancements in:

Digital Health

We take pride in offering our candidates comprehensive support and guidance, from initial application to successful placement.

What we stand for
Your long term patient goals are the engine that drives everything we do. We deliver talent strategies that realise milestones, empower innovation, and – ultimately – improve patient outcomes.

Meet the co-founders

Our experienced team is here to deliver you talent strategies that realise milestones, empower innovation, and – ultimately – improve patient outcomes.


Nicholas Ross

Throughout his career Nick has appointed CEO’s and established leadership teams for early-stage life science companies established in the US, UK and Europe. Typically supporting the investment community in putting personal in place to establish patient and investment goals.

Nick’s typical assignments are for Chair, NED, CEO, CFO and CCO on behalf of companies at the forefront of innovation within life sciences.

With a deep understanding of effective and successful organisational structures through Nick's career he has partnered and guided C-suite leaders in building effective structures for company cultures and ambitions.


Stephanie Murtagh

An award winning leader, Stephanie has a track record in launching, growing and turning around businesses.

She is a highly experienced recruitment professional with over 20 years’ experience, and is heavily involved with the international investment community, partnering with those at the cutting edge of Life Science to achieve their goals.

In 2010 she initiated and led the start-up of publicly listed recruitment group’s Life Science Practice from concept, establishing and positioning the brand as a market leader.

Throughout her career, she has led global delivery teams to successfully build and grow organisations, placing life science professionals in 50+ countries in all continents across leading global pharma, biotech, CRO’s and medical technology businesses.

Stephanie feels privileged to be able to positively impact the ecosystem through the ongoing success of her work.

She Co-founded Cavenagh Health in 2020, a leading life science specialised search firm to introduce the inspiring leaders and visionary experts that help organisations to realise milestones, empower innovation, and ultimately improve patient outcomes.

Dive deeper into Cavenagh Health

Download our company brochure today to learn more about how we can you grow your life science business.


Find the talent you need to succeed

Build a talent strategy that’ll accelerate your growth, secure funding, and help you positively impact patient outcomes.


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