Pedersen & Partners welcomes Alister Henton to their team in London

May 15, 2024 - London, United Kingdom – Pedersen & Partners, a leading global Executive Search and Leadership Consulting firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes Alister Henton in capacity of Client Partner, focusing on the Lifesciences & Healthcare practice.

With nearly 30 years of experience in the industry, Alister has honed his expertise in identifying mid-management and C-Suite talent and fostering meaningful connections within the industry. His career in the recruitment sector dates back to 1994, encompassing various roles across different sectors and disciplines. He has been instrumental in cultivating partnerships with leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device firms, earning a reputation for a deep understanding of the industry's unique talent needs. Most recently, Alister was a Partner with a Management Consulting firm in London, where he focused on Executive Search & Real-World Evidence promotion in the Life Sciences sector. Prior to this, he served as a Director with an Executive Search Consultancy, specializing in Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Tech sectors.

Guido Bormann

"I am delighted to welcome Alister to our team. His extensive experience and deep industry understanding make him a valuable addition as we continue to strengthen our presence in the UK market, especially in Lifesciences. His strategic planning knowledge and business management skills will undoubtedly contribute to our continued success in the region and the Lifesciences & Healthcare practice," stated Guido Bormann, Partner, and Head of Western Europe at Pedersen & Partners.

Lydia van der Meulen corporate

“We are pleased and proud that Alister is enhancing our international team of Life Sciences and Healthcare consultants with his knowledge, expertise, and international network across the industry. Expanding our team deepens our presence in this domain and thus our abilities to serve and support clients with their senior hiring needs in Pharma, Biotech, MedTech, and Diagnostics, both in the UK and across international markets,” added Lydia van der Meulen, Client Partner and Global Head of Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice Group.

Alister Henton

"Pedersen & Partners' international footprint presents a unique opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across regions, leveraging our collective expertise to serve our clients better. I am excited to work with such a talented team and help our clients find the best talent in the industry," stated Alister Henton, Client Partner at Pedersen & Partners.


Pedersen & Partners is a leading global Executive Search and Leadership firm. We operate 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas. Our values Trust, Relationship and Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives.