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  • Position: Associate Director - Scientific Informatics

Alex Butcher has over 24 years' experience in international life science recruitment. Her main focus is within Scientific Informatics. Through a deep understanding of both our clients and those she represents, coupled with a personal passion for informatics platforms, Alex connects people around the world who, through digital transformation, are advancing drug discovery for the benefit of patients - something that everyone at Next Phase is proud to be part of.

If you are looking for a new job in Informatics, or are hiring niche talent in the informatics space, please give Alex a call on +44 (0)1403 216216.

The Scientific Informatics areas in which Alex specialises include:

  • R&D to Manufacturing – workflows, validation, automation, data integrity, quality and compliance.

  • Digital Transformation including Cloud Architecture

  • Data Science, ML, AI & Semantics

  • Bioinformatics, cheminformatics & omics

  • Project Delivery & Management – process mapping, business analysis, and programme management

  • Configuration & Development – Java, python, REACT, AWS, Azure, Docker etc

  • Commercial – Pre-sales, account management, business development & marketing


Alex also takes an active role in promoting Next Phase, including leading our team at conferences such as Lab Of the Future (Oct 22), and Advanced Therapies (Oct 21, May 22) and being part of our exclusive roundtable discussions.

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