About GGS Associates  

GGS Associates provides a service to organizations looking to hire key individuals to make a difference.

Why GGS Associates?

Feedback from clients and candidates is that GGS Associates provides a thorough, professional, expert and flexible approach. See our Testimonials page for examples of how we can be relied on to understand what you need and give you satisfying outcomes. Important values for us are integrity, clarity and client satisfaction.

Gerard Gregg-Smith background

Gerard Gregg-Smith, Managing Director of GGS Associates, is a life sciences and financial services specialist. He started his career with 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry, at Chugai Pharmaceuticals in Japan, and Glaxo in the UK. Over the next 15 years in investment banking at Barings, Flemings, Rabobank and KPMG Corporate Finance, he advised healthcare and life sciences companies, living and working in Asia, the US and Europe. Since 2004 he has worked in sector-focused senior executive search. He founded GGS Associates in 2006.

Media interviews and articles include television (CNN), the Financial Times, and trade journals including Scrip and Pharma Japan. He has presented at and chaired sessions at conferences in the UK, Ireland and India. He speaks fluent Japanese, French and German, won a Japanese speech contest on Japanese national television, and plays tenor saxophone.

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