About Us

For over 20 years we have partnered with life sciences and healthcare leaders and businesses, and we have seen first-hand the impact that leadership has on people and performance. We believe that it is through extraordinary leadership that businesses and careers succeed. We believe that every business deserves to be led by an extraordinary leader and every individual has the capacity to be an extraordinary leader.

Hunton Executive is an executive search and management consulting firm dedicated to the success of the global life science and healthcare workforce. 

Your career is accelerating when you are performing. We bridge the gap between good and extraordinary leadership, developing individual capabilities and accelerating results by transforming perspective to performance through our executive and board director, digital health leadership, and career coaching programs and online courses.

Your business is accelerating when your strategy, culture, and people align. We bridge the gap between good and extraordinary businesses by attracting, recruiting, coaching, and retaining the extraordinary leaders to inspire your people, strengthen your business performance, and drive your growth.

We connect people and businesses globally. By connecting people and businesses globally we broaden the opportunities for leaders to accelerate their career and expand the reach of high-quality leadership talent for businesses to achieve their strategic goal.

We believe that every business and individual deserve to be successful. By dedicating our resources to executive talent, we help individuals and businesses achieve their personal and business goals.

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Our Approach

It takes meticulous methodology and scrupulous processes to attract and assess extraordinary leaders. We take pride in how we attract, assess, and coach our executive talent. We focus on being personal, precise and delivering you an effective outcome.

Every day, we assess high-quality leaders with executive experience and proven success. We understand what it takes to be a great leader. We understand what it takes to achieve success.

Through our full service offerings we connect extraordinary leadership talent with life science and healthcare opportunities globally.

We have seen the rise and fall of businesses because of the quality of the executive talent within them.

High-quality executive talent is valuable and scarce. Recognizing, retaining, and capturing high-quality executive talent, is essential for outstanding performance.


Vanessa Meikle

I am Vanessa Meikle, and I have dedicated my career to the success of the global workforce attracting, recruiting, and retaining talent for the healthcare and life science industries.

For over 20 years I have been partnering with employers, executives, and professionals. I have coached people throughout their careers, helping them to unearth their potential and get access to the jobs that have advanced their executive careers. I have consulted with businesses as they pivot and grow, helping them to attract, recruit, and retain the talent that has accelerated their performance.

Combining 20 years consulting, recruitment and executive search experience with a degree in psychology and qualifications in organisational coaching and professional career coaching I have extensive experience in people and performance. 

I am a personnel problem-solver, head-hunter, and confidante to the aspiring. I take pride in identifying and unearthing ability, commitment, and entrepreneurial souls. My extensive experience is spiced with a bundle of passion and tenacity.