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Paula Doust-Alba


CNS & Rare Disease

Paula joined the Life Sciences Practice at Venari Partners in 2020.

Paula helps preclinical companies successfully enter Phase I by identifying, attracting and retaining the best talent for clinical development, clinical operations, and medical roles. She also assists clinical and commercial-stage biopharma by sourcing the best clinical hires with expertise in the neuroscience and rare disease space. Prior to joining Venari Partners, she worked at CF Search within their Life Science Practice with a focus on Pharmaceuticals. She studied Clinical Biology and Microbiology at the Universidad Autonoma and Universidad Complutense de Madrid and holds an MSc (Hons) in Specialised Translation (Scientific, Technical, and Medical) from UCL. Paula has worked within scientific translation and laboratory research, allowing her to gain deep insight into the industry.

Outside of work, Paula enjoys travelling, trying and cooking new food, and experiencing all that London has to offer.

Linda Midgley

Extremely professional, friendly and helpful- Paula shared useful information about the role and kept me up to date during the process. She made the connection to other colleagues when appropriate and quickly built up a trusted relationship.

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