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Liftstream is an executive search recruitment company in the life sciences sector

What is your post-IPO plan?

  Preparing a board and management team for the journey towards becoming a public listed company requires extensive planning to ensure that they are ready for all that being public throws at them. Leaving this too late can have negative … Continue reading

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Has your board reached a critical mass?

  Over 50% of biotechs across US and European markets have all-male boards [1]. Also, in only 7% of biotech companies, more than a quarter (25% or more) board directors are women. More importantly, our data show that biotech boards … Continue reading

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Are you taking the right path?

  As Liftstream aims to tackle the implicit challenge of progressing women up the career ladder to the C-suite and board, understanding the functions in which they work is important in determining why they might not be scaling the ranks … Continue reading

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Should you separate the role of CEO and Chair?

  The Chairperson and CEO are the power-axis of most company leadership structures. There are arguments for and against combining the CEO and Chair roles. Clearly, the vacancy of a Chair position provides an opportunity for the CEO to consolidate … Continue reading

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Why don’t you simply ask?

  Opportunities for women to move into leadership positions are not materialising as frequently as they are for men: C-suite women are much less likely to be contacted for a potential board position than C-suite men. In our survey of … Continue reading

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What would make your employees stay?

  Human capital, in almost all companies, is the resource with the greatest potential to deliver the company’s success. Therefore, understanding how to maximise the potential of every employee in the company is of great value to any discerning leader. … Continue reading

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Has investment changed your board?

  Preparing a board and management team for the journey of growing the company requires extensive planning to ensure that they are ready for all that journey can throw at them. Leaving this too late can have negative implications for … Continue reading

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Is your company losing out because of bias?

  Unconscious or implicit bias is shared by both men and women. Research has consistently shown that women also display an explicit bias towards both men and women (Brookes, 2014; Reuben, 2012). When biases subconsciously influence candidate selection or promotion, … Continue reading

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Astellas joins with Harvard for Gene Therapy push

Authored by James Sheppard The Japanese pharmaceutical giant Astellas announced that it was making its first efforts in the promising field of gene therapy. Astellas announced that it has signed a deal with Harvard Medical School investigator Constance Cepko to … Continue reading

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How can biotech enhance executive leadership?

 Take our short survey and participate in a global gender diversity study Working in biotech, pharma or venture capital? –          Board-level directors and investors –          Entry level, through Manager, Director, VP and C-suite. This survey, as part of a major research … Continue reading

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