Global executive search and leadership consulting

We focus on the chemical value chain, life sciences and food & drink sectors. We have the global reach to find and attract executives to your organisation.

We provide deep business insights, candid advice and unwavering support to help you build leadership teams that value collaboration and diversity.

A personal approach to attracting talent

Whether you are a client or candidate, dedication to your success and a human touch define our relationships from first contact to hiring, on-boarding and beyond.

We take the time to get to know you, your business and aspirations. Having worked as international executives in our earlier lives eases conversations, opens doors and speeds success.

7 good reasons

to go borderless

Sector Expertise

Clients across the entire chemical value chain know they can rely on our executive search expertise and industry know-how.

From start-ups to established corporations, we assist clients across the life sciences sector to attract forward-looking leaders.

Makers of vegan snacks, high protein foods and the world’s favourite beer, look to us to find leaders in tune with consumer trends.

Executives

Let's get to know each other

Separator

Tell us more about yourself, your career and your aspirations.

Meet Our Team

We truly think and act in a borderless way.
We care about your career and your business. No border can stop us from finding the perfect match or solution.

With more than 10 years of experience in executive search, I co-head the Chemical and Converting sectors practice at Borderless. In recent years I contributed to the growth and reputation of the ...

Els
De Cremer


Founding partner
and managing director

People are the cornerstones on which competitive advantage is built. Strategy and market realities can provide direction and context, but in my personal experience ultimately it’s people that mak...

I have more than 25 years of combined experience in the fields of labor and employment law, pharmacy and healthcare. I bring a unique blend of employment, scientific and...

Andrew
Kris


Founding partner

People describe me as a “seasoned consultant and business leader”. They mean I have enough experience to place business issues in context, to challenge and advise on strategies and...

I have more than 15 years of experience in executive search in life sciences and am dedicated to finding leaders for clients in the biotech, pharmaceuticals and medical ...

Jorge
Alfonso


Consultant

I started my career in management consulting for the life sciences sector and after a period in specialty recruitment, I joined Borderless early 2018. My passion for people and business, has helped...

I am passionate about identifying leaders to build customer centric organizations and high performance teams. I have always enjoyed working across cultures and how health science innovation can tra...

Helen
Fink


Office Administrator

I joined Borderless in 2011, fresh from gaining work experience in the insurance industry in Canada.

Prior to that, I completed my studies in Germanic Lang...

Finn
Gjersøe


Consultant

Educated as a mechanical engineer, I started my career in the plastics business, but my love of working with people and process led me to change direction. Over the last 20 years I have been fortun...

Brian
Hughes


Consultant

With experience in recruitment and HR across the corporate world and SMEs, my expertise ranges from logistics and finance to engineering. Most recently I have worked within life sciences, recruitin...

Setting and meeting ambitious goals is what drives me, professionally and personally. I bring these to life in a consulting environment and regularly take business leaders and their teams beyond...

I am an experienced executive search consultant with a solid track-record in retained searches across Europe for leading multinational organizations. In particular, I sp...

Having started my career in the manufacturing industry, I transitioned through training and e-learning to executive search. Prior to joining Borderless I worked with clients across a variety of sec...

Taunya
Renson-Martin


Communications Manager

As Communications Manager, I lead Borderless Marketing and Communications initiatives, to include Borderless Researchsm, online community management, web development, PR and e...

Simone
Rizzi


Finance Administrator

I am an experienced HR professional and have worked for a diverse range of industrial companies in a variety of corporate environments in Brazil. Since the beginning of ...

Linda
Stone


Consultant

I bring to Borderless a rich mix of legal, employment and nonprofit experience, a passion for people and commitment to service. With close to 20 years of experience in employment-based immigration ...

Sector News

September 20, 2019

Can the world make the chemicals it needs without oil?

Chemical Value Chain

Black, gooey, greasy oil is the starting material for more than just transportation fuel. It’s also the source of dozens of petrochemicals that companies transform into versatile and valued materials […]

September 20, 2019

Black Diamond grabs trio of new R&D execs as it barrels toward the clinic

Life sciences

After a whirlwind year and two quick-fire raises, cancer startup Black Diamond Therapeutics has nabbed Yumanity, Merck KGaA and SR One veterans to help head up its research work. The […]

September 20, 2019

Plant-based catching on with clean label consumers

Food & Drink

Several overlapping trends are driving interest in plant-based proteins, but a rise in veganism or vegetarianism isn’t one of them. While most Americans still eat meat, their diets are becoming […]

Book
Book

Boost Organisational Vitality to positively impact revenue, productivity and innovation

Borderless ResearchSM released the results of its Benchmark Study on Organisational Vitality. Insights from 400 global executives across a range of industries highlight new opportunities to enhance organisational performance.