Our team

  • Bertrand DURBIN
    Senior researcher

    Bertrand Durbin is a French national who holds Master and post-graduate degrees in Law and Criminology. He has acquired solid and versatile experience as a Researcher in Executive Search since 2010 working for several large and small generalists and specialist recruitments firms, including +5 years at HTI. He supports leading medical device, diagnostic and digital health clients with their search for senior, mid-level management as well as field experts with principal focus on the French market.

Grégory Briffard HTI Consulting Recruitment Healthcare
  • Gregory BRIFFARD
    Senior consultant

    An occupational Psychologist, Gregory Briffard started his career in HR project management and consulting. During this period he carried out a variety of projects including assessment, outplacement, training, and career development. Subsequently he worked for 10 years for a French search firm, managing numerous search missions for Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Chemical, Medical Device and Diagnostic companies as well as for CRO and other service-related firms. In this capacity he recruited various positions for R&D and manufacturing sites, as well as Sales and marketing either at Headquarters or France level.
    Gregory has a sound understanding of the Healthcare Industry and has developed over many years a real job expertise and insight into the Health Industry needs. Thanks to his background in Psychology, Gregory can also provide additional HR services to his clients

Florence Chateau
  • Florence Chateau
    Senior consultant

    Pharmacist with a degree in business, Florence Chateau worked for 15 years in the cosmetics and health sector before joining HR consulting in 2005. Certified assessor, coach for over 15 years, member of the EMCC, she supports organizations and individuals towards better performance. As a partner of HTI, she works on Talent management subjects such as changes in managerial practices, in-depth assessments, coaching, and competency framework. Her approach is systemic, neurocognitive and behavioural (NBA).

Alexis Gaucher
  • Alexis GAUCHER
    Senior consultant

    With a Master degree in Human Sciences, Alexis started his career at Bayer Healthcare’s Oncology BU in a product management role for a drug to treat kidney cancer. Keen to combine his educational background with his interest in healthcare, Alexis switched to recruitment in 2008, joining the healthcare practice of a large recruitment firm as a Researcher. In 2011 he became Consultant in a newly created search firm dedicated to healthcare where he managed a variety of searches for pharmaceutical, medical device and home care clients in France. Alexis joined HTI early 2020 as Senior Consultant, where he continues to develop his scope of skills and client base, and brings his specific expertise to the team, notably in the growing home care markets.

  • Rodolphe LANGRAND
    Executive certified coach

    Rodolphe joined HTI in 2020 to strengthen HTI’s Coaching and Talent / organizational development services. A Certified Coach and Qualified Neurolinguistic Programming Practitioner (IFPNL), in his current coaching practice he builds upon a wealth of operational experience acquired during his 20+ year career in the medtech industry (Medtronic, Edwards, Haemonetics, ..) in national and European Business management, Quality, Marketing and Sales roles. His industry experience working with employee representative bodies, in situations of crisis and conflict management, restructuring, performance optimization or transformation, combined with his primary passion to develop and accompany individuals and teams allow him to effectively support client employees and management teams with a solution-oriented, person-centered approach.

  • Agata Lindenthal
    Senior Consultant

    Agata, MD, worked both as physician and in the medtech industry. During the 12 years spent at Boston Scientific she introduced innovated technologies into the market – among which the first aortic stent graft worldwide. Her fascination for disruptive technologies in all fields of medicine led her to join HTI in 2008. Ever since she has helped numerous start-ups and large companies to fill senior and middle management positions.

  • Laure NÈGRE
    Senior Consultant

    With a degree in Pharmacy and the industry experience as a Product Manager and Head Pharmacist of Kendall, Laure moved to HR Consulting in 1990. Ever since she has lead innumerous assignments for pharma, medtech and diagnostic companies of all sizes.
    Laure joined HTI in 2017 where her invaluable experience and network within the healthcare industry reflect in high success rates of utterly specialized assignments.

  • Gérard Mahoudeau
    Senior Consultant

    Gérard is a Biochemistry Engineer. He joined HTI in 2006 after 25 years in the Medical Device Industry where he held Senior Management positions in Europe and in the USA, for large companies (CR Bard, Baxter, Medtronic) and start up (Cryocath), in Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Neurological and Diagnostic.Building on his solid industry knowledge and network, Gérard has assisted many companies of all sizes to fill senior and middle management positions at the European and Global levels. Gérard has Swiss and French nationalities.


    Before joining HTI, Dajana worked as a freelance recruiter and researcher in collaboration with executive firms in the Nordic region. She has been successfully recruiting highly qualified and specialized candidates for more than 5 years at International level. Driven by customer satisfaction, Dajana’s main focus is to use her recruitment expertise and market knowledge to ensure each match makes individuals, companies and industries flourish.

  • Aleksandra SPIRO

    Aleksandra joined HTI early 2019. With Master degrees in Marketing and Biologics and a specialization in Genetics, she previously held various positions in research, customer service, sales administration and marketing, which provided her with good insight into the dynamics of healthcare companies. She speaks fluent English, French, Greek and Albanian.
    Owing to her international work experience and scope, Aleksandra has a profound affinity with our multicultural client and customer base as well as the quick understanding, interest and strong engagement needed for recruitment in the dynamic and complex field of life sciences.