Jessica French, MD joined Perspective as a Director in 2019; she joined the firm’s biopharma R&D practice. Prior to Perspective, Jessica helped build the Life Sciences and Academic Medicine practice at Odgers Berndtson, a London-based retained executive search firm. Prior to Odgers Berndtson, Jessica spent four years at Korn Ferry, specializing in early stage, venture-back biotech, mid to large size pharma, and academic medicine executive recruitment.
Prior to entering the executive search sector, Jessica was a practicing physician and served as a Medical Examiner for the City of New York.
Jessica earned her M.D. from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and her B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Houston. She completed her Pathology residency training at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and Forensic Pathology fellowship at the NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.