Horton International

Dafydd Wright

Managing Partner
Dafydd Wright

Dafydd is an award-winning consultant and brings to Horton International nearly 20 years in life sciences executive recruitment, having previously been Managing Partner of a global specialist life sciences search organisation leading their executive interim management practice.

Dafydd leads the UK Horton team providing executive search, interim managers and talent advisory services across start-ups through to multinational businesses, advising and hiring across leadership, management, technical and functional skillsets.

He began his career as a research scientist for the biotechnology and brewing industries, developing rapid diagnostics for earlier and more cost-effective detection of beer-spoilage organisms. 

Dafydd is on the board and a trustee of RAFT, a medical research charity working to improve the surgical tools available for the treatment of burns, wounds and other major traumas.

He was awarded the IMA Interim Consultant of the year in 2010; holds a degree in Applied Microbiology and has worked and lived in the UK and Finland.  


  • BSc Applied Microbiology


Languages Spoken

  • English


Industry Expertise

  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Life Sciences
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Professional Services

Functional Expertise

In the context of Life Sciences:

  • Consulting
  • Corporate Functions
  • Executive, Board Appointments
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Healthcare
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Research and Development
  • Sales and Marketing

Office Location

Horton International UK
Dorchester House
15 Dorchester Place

Tel. +44 207 630 0200
Mob. +44 7775 710033

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