Senior Client Partner, Co-Sector Leader, Global Life Sciences

Stephen Israel is the Co-Sector Leader for Biotechnology within the Global Life Sciences Market. He is based in the firm’s New York office.

Mr. Israel oversees a team of industry experienced consultants who serve the unique recruiting needs of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies. He joined Korn Ferry in 1984 and established the Biotechnology Sector at the firm. Prior to returning to Korn Ferry in 1996, he  served as chief administrative officer for Cytel Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company in San Diego.

He is an acknowledged industry expert and consultant to venture backed start-ups and emerging growth companies in the life sciences.

He primarily assists therapeutics companies in attracting chief executive officers, board members, heads of research and development, business development, chief commercial officers, and chief financial officers.

Mr. Israel has received a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.