Our team

  • Fabienne Hirigoyenberry
    Senior consultant

    Fabienne Hirigoyenberry-Lanson is a PhD in Biology who has more than 30 years of experience in the medical device arena. She spent the last 16 years in radiation oncology, leading the global medical and scientific department for a significant radiotherapy corporation. She developed long lasting academic key opinion leaders’ relationships, managed clinical collaborations to sustain market needs, designed scientific programs to support the business in different markets in the world and managed the scientific communication program. Fabienne spent the first 17 years of her career, managing international clinical investigations on medical devices for pre- and post-market approval in contract research organizations.

    Fabienne is an open-minded enthusiastic consultant with a sounded experience in clinical research and medical & scientific affairs. On the strength of this experience, she works with our clients as a senior consultant in medical and scientific affairs and as an interim manager.

Adrien Antony Berberian consultant au Cabinet de recrutement HTI Consulting

    After a master’s degree in marketing and entrepreneurial experience, Adrien Antony joined headhunting in 2018. From 2020, he specialized more specifically in recruitment for the healthcare industries. IHe joined the team of our recruitment firm, specializing in lifesciences, in May 2023.

    Senior researcher

    Olga Zakharova - HTIOlga has Ukrainian origin, came to France and joined HTI in 2022 to strengthen HTI’s Team of
    executive researchers. She holds Master degree in Linguistics (Philology and Translation).
    She has solid experience in Recruitment since 2007. Being involved in different HR projects, she
    occupied the position of HRD in 2019 where she was responsible of the recruitment of big
    national company. She speaks French, English, Ukrainian and Russian fluently. She supports
    leading digital health companies, innovative start-ups and medical device clients with the
    international search for senior, mid-level management and key employees on French and
    European markets.

  • 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.

  • 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
    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.

    Senior Researcher

    Shobana joined the HTI team in 2018. Graduated with a Masters in Literature, she has an atypical background and rapidly found a particular interest in human resources and science. After a first professional experience in the public healthcare sector assuring clinical study management in the hospital, she joined a well-known interim agency and specialized in finding and maintaining a clinical and scientific candidate pool in France. With HTI she has been particularly involved in France-based QA/RA, Clinical, Scientific, field sales and sales management functions.

  • Nicolas GILLE
    Senior recruiter

    Nicolas did his Master in International Management, specialised in Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources Management and spending a semester abroad in Colombia. Before joining HTI in early 2019 he gained professional experience in a hospital for the treatment of breast cancer and HR experience in a state-owned organisation. Nicolas collaborates on a variety of field and management searches and in particular for the German-speaking markets.  He is fluent in German, English, Spanish and French.

  • 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.