Senior Client Partner, Life Sciences, EMEA

David Phelan is a Senior Client Partner based in our Dublin and London offices. He works across EMEA, leading on senior commercial searches across the UK & Ireland markets.

David specialises in commercial, medical and market access leadership mandates from VP to Board and C-level. He has a specific expertise within the rare diseases space across orphan / specialty medicines and Cell and Gene Therapies for the EMEA market.

Additionally, David has led senior engagements within the medical device and diagnostics industries across the UK and Irish markets at C-level. Working across both medium sized high growth organisations and large multinationals, David has supported many North American and Asian life science companies in establishing their European operations in addition to aiding European business to expand internationally to North America and APAC regions.

Previously, David was Managing Partner of a leading Dublin based executive search firm where he established the Life Science practice and grew to the firms largest practice by revenue.

David holds a BA (Hons) Entrepreneurship and is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) by the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors (IMCA). He is a member of the Institute of Directors, a Board Member of Transparency International (Ireland) and a member of the Cell and Gene Therapy Forum, Ireland.