Sarah Shackelton

Partner, Marketing & Talent

  • LocationLondon


Paige Richards

Tel: +44(0) 20 7534 1500

Sarah focuses on building the boards and senior leadership teams of our portfolio companies to support their growth. She works closely with CEOs, Chairs and nominations committees to identify and attract talent, and has twice chaired the Nominations Committee of Wilson Therapeutics prior to its acquisition by Alexion in 2018. Sarah also strengthens Abingworth’s network of executives, nonexecutives and entrepreneurs from the pharma/biotech sectors, and markets the firm to them.

Sarah joined Abingworth in 2004 after managing senior level searches for healthcare and private equity clients, as well as venture capital firms and their portfolio companies, at global executive search firms, including Spencer Stuart. She worked with the pharmaceutical industry as a US trade negotiator and consultant, and with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, in a marketing capacity. She has a BA in International Relations from Pomona College, California, and an MA in Public Affairs from Princeton University.