Michael Barros is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Prestige Scientific. He focuses on executive search and cultural assessment, advising both private and publicly listed pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. He specializes in the placement of clinical development and operations senior management as well as other physician search assignments for his clients across the US. In addition to his client work, Michael oversees the daily operations of the firm.
Recent Client Experience
Michael’s recent assignments include the build-out of his exclusive client’s development functions with the placement of their Chief Medical Officer, Sr. Medical Director, Senior Medical Director Pharmacovigilance, Head Clinical Operations, Head Biostatistics & Data Management, and Director Medical Writing.
Other recently retained assignments include the successful placement of a Vice President, Clinical Development to lead the development of life-changing gene therapies designed to treat severe neurological diseases, a Vice President Clinical Operations hired to operationalize clinical studies that will address rare orphan diseases and an Executive Director, Global Program Leader with the ability to drive $300m oncology product to a $billion blockbuster drug.
Prior to launching Prestige Scientific in 2001, Michael led and managed a Massachusetts office of an established Chicago-based search firm with 16 offices across the U.S.