Tarquin has over 25 years of experience in life science executive search and interim management. He is an Advisor at Gynii Me, providing guidance and direction in a number of areas, including:
- Designing and promoting employee fertility benefits for companies
- Building and developing an effective team
- Developing and communicating Gynii Me’s core values and positive company culture.
Tarquin Bennett-Coles is currently a Principal Consultant at Carmichael Fisher, an executive search company. Prior to that, he was an in-house Global Talent Scout at AstraZeneca.
Tarquin works on senior leadership roles in partnership with biotech, pharma, life science service companies, NGO’s, NFP’s, VC spin-outs and rare and orphan disease SMEs. He has handled complex assignments across general management, market access, R&D, digital health, data science, drug discovery, competitive intelligence, business analytics, medical affairs, clinical development, C-Suite and board level positions.
In 2018 he chaired the BioIndustry Association’s “Talent Challenges when Scaling Up” at the Autumn Bioscience Forum. This year he has delivered a webinar on “Entrepreneurship – Nature or Nurture” for the EMBL/EBI Lifelong Learning programme. He has also written a number of industry career blogs and contributed to a series of podcasts and webinars for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
He continues to be an invited lecturer on the University of Cambridge Masters in Bioscience Enterprise programme.
Tarquin is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) and SIP (Science Industry Partnership) Ambassador. He has a BA (Hons) in Education from the University of Cambridge.