Managing Partner

Horton Global Healthcare

Paul Edwards is the Managing Partner of Horton Global Healthcare, the healthcare arm of Horton International. In his current role he has worked extensively in the UK, Europe and Asia, with clients including major pharmaceutical companies, medical device organisations and early stage biotechnology companies. He has helped organisations to fill roles including Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and non-executive Directors, as well as senior Manufacturing, Operations, Commercial and R&D positions.

Prior to his career in Executive Search, he worked for Beecham Pharmaceuticals and Genzyme Corporation, where he headed the UK operations for the company. In 2000, he joined the UK based biosimilars’ organisation, GeneMedix plc as Chief Executive Officer, and successfully led a major funding round taking the company to a dual listing on the London and Singapore Stock Exchanges. More recently, Paul has acted as a NED to Goldshield Group plc and BioProducts Laboratories and oversaw the sale of both organisations to Private Equity Groups.

In 1997 he received an MBE for services to biotechnology.