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Chantal Swan is a member of the firm’s global Healthcare Sector. She focuses on C-suite and senior-level searches across multiple functions for start-up clients as well as established multinationals in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors. Chantal is a dual Swiss-American citizen with professional experience in both the US and Europe. She is based in Zurich.
Chantal brings 19 years of career experience, first as an academic scientist and most recently as an executive search professional. She spent the last several years focused on developing the biotechnology practice at another top-tier global search firm. Prior to joining the private sector, Chantal built her career in the fields of biological and environmental sciences, where she was a key contributor to global research efforts on the ocean’s role in climate change and held academic positions at US research centers and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, as well as served as a NASA graduate research fellow.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Chantal has a Ph.D. in marine science from the University of California Santa Barbara and a BA in biological sciences from Cornell University.