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Ben Hobbins

Managing Consultant, Life Sciences EMEA
As a member of Korn Ferry's EMEA Life Science professional search group, Ben Hobbins is a Managing Consultant carrying out retained searches for clients within the pharmaceutical, Biotech, contract service and medical device sectors.

While he conducts searches for a broad range of disciplines, Ben has particularly strong expertise filling senior Global Regulatory Affairs Leadership roles. His senior regulatory network is global and extensive in scope. Ben is also a published contributor to TOPRA's Regulatory Rapporteur magazine, a peer-reviewed journal.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2019, Ben spent five years working for a dedicated Life science boutique search firm in their London office helping organisations build their Regulatory Affairs leadership teams.

Geographically this encompassed both Europe and North America. He began his recruitment career in 2005 at a Japanese boutique executive search firm located in Tokyo where he spent 7 years initially focused on the semiconductor industry and subsequently the medical device sector.

Ben's 14 years in consulting is preceded by a greatly rewarding 12-year career in the teaching profession.

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