Specialist expertise

With extensive experience in healthcare communications recruitment in the UK as well as internationally, meet our expert team:

Richard Rockliffe.

Richard Rockliffe
Director

Richard founded Chemistry Search & Selection in 2006 after 12 years as a healthcare PR and medical education practitioner. He has worked for a number of different specialist healthcare communications agencies and has exceptional contacts within both the agency world and the pharmaceutical industry.

Before opening Chemistry Search & Selection Richard was Managing Director of Burson-Marsteller's London Healthcare practice and was responsible for the company’s recruitment programme. Prior to this Richard worked for Adelphi Communications as a Senior Director. Richard brings a fresh way of looking at healthcare recruitment based on his exceptional knowledge of the healthcare communications sector.

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Gina Z Ali.

Gina Z Ali
Principal Consultant – Agency

Gina has worked in recruitment since 2000 and has specialised in healthcare PR, advertising and medical education recruitment since 2003. From small, independent agencies to major network agencies, Gina has recruited for a diversity of clients on a breadth of roles from Graduate to Board level.

Gina’s passion and knowledge of the healthcare recruitment industry has led to relationships with some of the most exciting agencies in the market, providing her clients with a personalised and highly efficient contact and her candidates exclusive access to an exciting pool of opportunities. Demonstrating a sensitivity to the needs of candidates in a rapidly changing and increasingly challenging market, she has experience of placing some of the most talented personnel in the industry, be that at entry or Director level.

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Suzanne Kelly.

Suzanne Kelly
Principal Consultant – In-house

Suzanne joined Chemistry Search & Selection in June 2011 after nearly three years in healthcare communications recruitment as head of practice at VMA Group. Prior to her move into recruitment Suzanne spent more than 20 years in a number of healthcare sectors including consumer health, pharma and ethical PR, both in agency and in-house.

Her former roles include Business Unit Head at OgilvyHealth PR, Associate Director at Hill & Knowlton and Communications Manager for BUPA Hospitals. Given her extensive experience Suzanne is adept at recruiting right across the healthcare comms market with particulare expertise in pharma and healthcare in-house roles. Her broad network of contacts also allows her to keep very close to the market to assess trends, opportunities and challenges.

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Robyn Cabarrao.

Robyn Cabarrao
Senior Consultant – Freelance and Contract

Former PR professional Robyn joined Chemistry Search & Selection in November 2014 following 11 years in healthcare communications. Having worked across the consumer, consumer health, pharmaceutical and ethical PR sectors, Robyn's had the privilege of working and building lasting relationships with some of the industry's most talented individuals and businesses, both in the UK and globally.

Through her previous role as Global Affiliate Network Manager at inVentiv Health, Robyn has not only built sound and trusted partnerships with key players in major global markets, but has gained unique and valuable insights into the trends that shape the ever-evolving healthcare communications landscape. Robyn is looking forward to applying her industry knowledge to making the perfect match between candidates and clients.

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Kate Hale.

Kate Hale
Advertising and Digital Lead

Kate has been a leading recruiter within the healthcare communications arena for over 12 years. Prior to joining Chemistry Search & Selection Kate successfully ran her own recruitment business and then worked for Links Life Sciences as their Head of Medical Communications. Throughout this time she established trusted relationships with the UK’s leading advertising and digital agencies across the healthcare market. Kate’s extensive experience of engaging and placing mid-senior level talent has gained her an enviable reputation for being one of the most credible and respected recruiters in the industry. Her open and honest approach coupled with her in-depth industry knowledge and passion results in a one of the industry’s strongest networks.

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Steve Mallison-Jones.

Steve Mallison-Jones
Regional Lead – In-house

Steve ran a successful boutique recruitment agency focused on PR/Comms in the UK for 10 years called Indigo Red before moving to the United States in 2011 and taking some well-earned family time. In 2013 he founded Trouvé LLC as a boutique PR/Digital/Comms executive search firm. Based in Kansas City they have full coverage across the US and work in both agency and in-house sectors with two strong divisions in Healthcare & Technology.

In early 2015 Steve and Richard began working together to help provide a global reach for their respective clients. Chemistry Search & Selection and Trouvé LLC share values around the recruitment process and what it means to be excellent for candidates and clients in the evolving talent landscape of Healthcare & Pharmaceutical communications. They are working together in the US Healthcare market with leading Pharmaceutical companies to support their global and domestic communications sourcing needs.

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We specialise in recruiting for permanent & freelance roles in the UK, Europe, USA & Asia in
Healthcare Communications + Medical Education + Digital and Social Media Marketing + Consumer Health PR + Healthcare Advertising + Healthcare Public Affairs + Healthcare Market Access + Healthcare Market Research
for Communications Agencies, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Providers & Medical Charities

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