We target, identify and attract the top 5% of performing individuals within the world of Life Sciences



Stefano Francescon
Managing Director
D: +44 (0)20 39417450
M: +44 (0)77 32674280

Stefano Francescon will oversee the day-to-day management of the project – i.e. liaison/communication with you and the business, the attraction and screening of potential candidates, interviews and report writing, the formal presentation of our shortlist and the final negotiations and successful conclusion.

  • 10+ years of experience recruiting in medical within pharma & biotech.
  • 175+ senior level appointments (Life Sciences only) from senior management to CMO level.
  • Extensive knowledge and global network of candidates in pharmaceutical, biotech, CRO, management consultancy, life science VC firms/private equity firms, and Med Tech organisations.
  • Top Achiever in a global FTSE 250 recruitment company before setting up Valorem Life Sciences Ltd.
  • Experience in recruiting within Europe, US, and Asia.
  • Pharma Times Clinical Recruiter of the Year.



Valorem Life Sciences will strive to achieve the highest levels of integrity in all aspects of business. Our expert guidance, collaboration and transparency with our clients allows for us to operate as a tailored external partner for any one client we are working with. Similarly, our rigorous sourcing methods, candidate qualification and transparent relationship with our candidates allows us, through best practice and good reputation, to attract the highest level of candidature for any one role.


We understand the intricacies of our sector because, as a team, we are built through years of experience within industry and/or have scientific educational backgrounds and/or numerous years of specific recruitment experience within a particular field. We believe that this will strategically position us to identify and attract the best possible candidates, market map intelligently, and offer our clients a professional and thorough recruitment service.


Through years of experience, our flexibility, understanding of the culture of the industry and of our individual clients allows for us to operate in an efficient and time effective manner. We are positioned to operate and adapt to a variety of different processes and timelines should our clients have specific requirements. Our candidate attraction philosophy and implementation means that they are sourced for specific roles, offering our clients the highest calibre of candidate, whilst ensuring that our candidates are also receiving both a relevant and personal service.



Recruiting within Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Pharmacovigilance/Drug Safety, Regulatory Affairs, Commercial.


Permanent & Contract appointments from mid-management to C-Suite


Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, CRO’s, Medical Device/Diagnostic, Consultancies