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Cristian Owen

Senior Consultant

Digital Health

Cristian joined Venari Partners in 2019 and is a core member of the Life Sciences & Healthcare practice.

Cristian holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from Newcastle Business School. After several years in the recruitment industry, he helps clients across the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device, Diagnostics and Digital Health industries to hire into key strategic and commercial roles, including positions across the C-Suite. He has specific experience in hiring candidates with backgrounds in Strategic Marketing, Corporate Development, Strategic Planning, Market Access and Pricing.

Within the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry, Cristian has a keen interest in up and coming medical devices. He believes that new technologies such as robotic surgery, 3-D printing and artificial organs will reshape the industry whilst helping to save lives.

Outside of Venari Partners, Cristian, as a former chef has a tremendous passion for food and loves to experiment with cooking and eating as many different cuisines as possible. Alongside this, he is a passionate and loyal fan of Newcastle United.

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Harry Leider
Chief Medical Officer and EVP
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I have had the great pleasure of working with Cristian over the last year, and I have found him to be a remarkable healthcare recruiter and consultant. He has an excellent view of the emerging opportunities in digital health and maintains a broad network of contacts across the industry. He consistently takes a personal interest in looking for opportunities to connect individuals with firms that can benefit from their skills and experiences. Cristian’s level of engagement and follow-up played a key role in my obtaining a role with an exciting digital health company. I recommend him most highly due to his knowledge, broad network, and strong work ethic - and his ability to navigate this very dynamic healthcare space to the benefit of his corporate clients and potential executive recruits.