• Life Sciences Expertise

    The war for talent is real & new skills will be channeled into life sciences industry now, and in the future. As demand for innovative, more cost-effective and better value healthcare solutions increases, the need for more scientists, engineers and technicians increases.
     
  • Life Sciences Expertise

    The war for talent is real & new skills will be channeled into life sciences industry now, and in the future. As demand for innovative, more cost-effective and better value healthcare solutions increases, the need for more scientists, engineers and technicians increases.
The Life Sciences Practice Group is a global representation of InterSearch countries actively engaged in supporting the InterSearch clients in the following industries:
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biologics
  • Medical technologies
  • CRO (clinical research organisation)
  • Healthcare
and identifying the best candidates with sector experience in general/division/product management, procurement, materials, manufacturing plants, engineering, quality assurance as well as marketing & sales, HR, finance/administration, logistics.

  • Harris Karaolides
    Harris Karaolides
    Managing Partner
h.karaolides@intersearchme.com

  • Nicholas Harvey
    Nicholas Harvey
    Managing Partner
n.harvey@intersearchme.com 

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Harris Karaolides
Managing Partner

Harris is the General Manager InterSearch Middle East. He currently also serves as Global Leader for InterSearch Worldwide’s Energy & Renewables Practice Group.

 

He began his career in 1989 and has held marketing, sales and operations roles with reputable companies in New York City and Athens, Greece. He has 22 years of experience as an executive search consultant, joining InterSearch Greece in 1998 and eventually becoming the General Manager of InterSearch’s Athens office. Before joining InterSearch Middle East he successfully completed hundreds of executive search assignments in Greece and Central-Eastern Europe. While leading the Athens office, Harris was also the Global Media Relations Manager for InterSearch Worldwide playing a significant role in increasing visibility and awareness for the Global organization. Harris currently serves clients in the Middle East, Africa and East Mediterranean in sectors such as Consumer Goods, Industrial and Energy..

Harris holds a Master’s Degree from Syracuse University’s prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in New York and B.Sc. in Business Administration from Deree, The American College of Greece. He has received InterSearch Worldwide’s annual Excellence Award.

Nicholas Harvey
Managing Partner

Nicholas is currently a Partner and Regional Director with InterSearch Middle East.  Covering the Middle East and Africa region for InterSearch, Nicholas’s focus is on attracting C-suite and Board Level leaders primarily within; Transport (Aviation, Shipping & Rail), Infrastructure, Family Groups and Supranational organisations.

Nicholas prides himself on his ability to understand and collate his clients’ needs, their culture and business strategy coupled with an aptitude to attract and deliver the right Executives that will have the desired long-lasting impact.  He has been able to build long-lasting relationships through his open and honest informed approach, never over-promising on what can be delivered.

Nicholas began his career in 1996 and henceforth has accumulated over 20 years within Executive Search and Recruitment.  He has covered the full gamut of Recruitment services; working on the client side as a Director of Talent, in a UK contingent firm, ran his own RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) company from India and spent 7 years as a Director in a tier one Executive Search firm in the Middle East before joining the InterSearch family in 2015.

His career has spanned four continents and includes employment in Sydney, Tokyo, San Francisco, London, Pune (India) and most recently, in Dubai.   For the past 14 years Nicholas has lived and worked in the UAE with his wife and three children.
Nicholas holds a bachelor’s in economics from Newcastle University, UK

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