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Executive Director

The thrill of establishing creative working relationships with candidates and clients that lead to world-class solutions for our dynamic and ever evolving sectors.


Based out of Milan, Francesca is a global senior advisor to clients and candidates, and has a particular specialism working with companies growing from Italian headquarters and those expanding into Italy. Francesca helps define their talent strategy and leadership needs, delivering our full range of services to help their growth. She has a track record in supporting Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Med Tech and related services businesses such as CROs. Her experience covers a wide range of functions from commercial operations to R&D, and spans therapeutic areas including oncology/immune-oncology, neurosciences, respiratory and rare diseases.


Francesca joined Coulter Partners in 2022 after nearly nine years at Korn Ferry where she was Client Partner and Sector Leader R&D Pharma & Biotech EMEA, specialising in supporting international clients as well as local Companies with pan-European assignments. Prior to this she worked at Ken Clark International and Euromedica for nine years. Before moving into Executive Search, she started her career in the pharmaceutical industry in GSK’s HR department.

Francesca holds a Degree in Science of Formative Processes & Psychology from the University of Verona and is fluent in both Italian and English.



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