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

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

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.

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...

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...

Isabel
Pumares


Consultant

Building bridges between people and organizations has been my passion throughout my career.

I have enjoyed partnering with international executives during my time in industry and in my work...

I am passionate about people, diversity and women’s achievements in society. I am proud to be part of a women’s owned and led organisation, a team of truly diverse individuals and professionals...

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 ...

Brian
Hughes


Consultant

Providing uncompromising service and expertise to our clients is what motivates me and incidentally, what also forms a cornerstone of our Borderless culture. With a background in HR across the corp...

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...

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...

Jorge
Alfonso


Consultant

I like getting people excited about things I’m passionate about, and that is anything and everything Market Access. After my experience in Management consulting for the Life Sciences industry, I ...

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 ...

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...

Since the start of my career in a European industry association representing the life sciences industry, I have felt privileged to be able to combine my passion for science, politics and business i...

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...

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...

Aisha
Jallow


Consultant

I am passionate about Life Sciences and understanding how large organizations function. I have close to 10 years’ experience as a consultant advising both publ...

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...

I bring cross-functional sophistication, collaborative problem solving and the heart of a matchmaker to every engagement.    As a leader of the Life Sciences practice – and as a former pha...

Sector News

December 11, 2019

Producers, recyclers and global brands join forces to develop chemical recycling industry in France

Chemical Value Chain

Producers, recyclers, and global brands have formed a consortium to develop an industrial chemical recycling industry in France. The consortium includes Total, plastic recycling technology provider Recycling Technologies, and global […]

December 11, 2019

Merck to buy biopharmaceutical firm ArQule for $2.7bn

Life sciences

Merck has signed an agreement to acquire biopharmaceutical company ArQule for a total equity value of around $2.7bn. ArQule is involved in the research and development of targeted therapeutics for […]

December 11, 2019

Tyson Foods plans to build beef processing plant in Kazakhstan

Food & Drink

Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, has revealed plans to build a new production facility in Kazakhstan. The company has signed an agreement with the […]

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Borderless hard-backed 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.