For CHR, the success of our application to the UN Global Compact Network is an important, positive step forward in our mission to establish sustainability with the international efforts of this valued global platform.
Cambridge Healthcare Research team to run 2021 Virtual Half Marathon
30 June, 2021
We are very excited that on the 27th September this year, the Cambridge Healthcare Research team will undertake its 2021 Virtual Half Marathon again. Thirty members of CHR will run a 13.1 mile course virtually to raise money for charities MIND, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Level Water.
CHR Welcomes Rich McLean As New Head of Operations
18 May, 2021
We are very happy to announce the new appointment of Rich McLean as Head of Operations for CHR.Rich joins CHR and our Market Research Division, Vox.Bio, offering his vast amount of experience in operations leadership from his time at Amazon as Head of European Operations and Global Strategic...
We have taken the time to reflect on this past year, and what it has meant to us as a company, to have been recognised and honoured with the International Trade Award, which forms part of the nationally acclaimed and prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2020.
We are very happy to announce the new appointment of Steve Scott as Head of Finance for CHR. Steve joins CHR and our Market Research Division, Vox.Bio after his return to the UK from the US where he was for the last eight years and most recently was Financial Controller with McCarthy Law, plc...
CHR’s Corporate Social Responsibility team announces new name ahead of rebranding
25 February, 2021
CHR for Society – making an impact to society with our Corporate Social Responsibility framework. Our CSR team is excited to announce that we will soon be launching our new branding to accompany our new name, CHR for Society.
As January 2021 is Mentoring Awareness Month, Tom Charlton (Senior Associate) and Simon Vanstone (Consultant), two members of CHR’s training and onboarding working group, wrote this short piece about mentoring and training at CHR. From what an associate can expect on their first day through to...
Since the start of our “CHR journey”, our diverse, talented and dynamic team has been the driving force behind our growth and success. This has been recognised, in this toughest of years, with the International Trade Award which forms part of the nationally acclaimed and prestigious Queen’s...
Working during a pandemic, finding a new normal…Ashley
18 November, 2020
In part two of our COVID blog series we reach out to Ashley, CHR’s Operations Coordinator. Who was at the forefront of ensuring CHR’s seamless transition to working virtually as the coronavirus pandemic took hold.
Working during a pandemic, finding a new normal…Delyan
13 November, 2020
With time flying it’s easy to forget that our CHR employees have been working from home now for seven months. For the most, this was a huge change to their daily working lifestyle and with CHR being busier than ever, it was important to ensure they felt comfortable and supported during this...
We are delighted to announce that Lydia Seymour has been appointed our new HR Director. Lydia brings to the group two decades of experience in leadership development and talent management on a global scale.
Working Virtually, my new Job at CHR...six months in
26 October, 2020
As CHR continues to grow during the COVID 19 Pandemic and has been able to continue recruiting during this difficult time, one of it’s new recruits, Justine, shares her insight into starting a new job virtually and what it looks like six months down the line!
On the 25th September, we had the great pleasure to present at and sponsor the PhD to Consulting Event and interact with ambitious students who are looking to make the jump from the lab bench into the consulting world. While normally we would be spending hours on end at our onsite booth at...
This World Mental Health day, CHR have looked back over the last seven months and reflected on how lockdown and this pandemic has affected mental health and what can be done to help those who may be struggling to adapt to this new way of life. COVID-19 has generated a lot of changes to the life...
CHR laughed, dressed up and travelled around the world, virtually!
5 October, 2020
2020 has been the year of embracing change and all things virtual! COVID-19 did not stop CHR from getting together virtually and celebrate, in our traditional summer event, the success, growth, and amazing work of our team.
At the core of our company lie our values: Quality, Passion, Resilience, Collaboration, and Curiosity. They are the tightly woven threads that form the fabric of the CHR culture, vision and offering. It is our values that help us build and maintain relationships of trust internally as a team and...
Undeniably, 2020 has thus far been a whirlwind of a year, to say the least; wanting to see a silver lining, there could not have been a better time to officially launch our Corporate Social Responsibility commitment to Care for, Help and Reach the individuals around us as well as the wider...
At CHR, we believe in taking responsibility for the environmental impact of our work and have recently launched our CHR for Nature initiative to help both the environment and society. We have partnered with several rewilding initiatives and plant trees for certain aspects of our work that...
CHR Welcomes New Finance & Operations Director John Arthur
29 June, 2020
We are delighted to announce that John Arthur has been appointed our new Finance & Operations Director. John joins CHR from Clarion Interpreting, where he managed and developed the financial, operational and service-delivery teams and activities.
Earlier this year, we at CHR launched our Corporate Social Responsibility framework with the goal of empowering individuals and society through our four fundamental pillars: Health, Education, Environment, and Equality. Our aim for the environmental pillar is to lessen our ecological footprint...
How CHR is maintaining & developing it's social culture under COVID
4 June, 2020
CHR has always had a flexible work policy, with several of our consultants working remotely across the globe, and team members often working from home for additional weeks when visiting family. We have an office in both Cambridge and London with teams split across the two sites, so we are all...
MPhil in Therapeutics Sciences at the University of Cambridge
28 May, 2020
Before the lockdown, a senior team from CHR, comprising of Matteo Perucchini (Partner), Chris Stevenson (CEO), Chris Reynolds (Principal), and Brendan Walkden (Principal) delivered an intensive 2 day workshop to the 18 students of the MPhil in Therapeutic Sciences at the University of Cambridge.
CHR Wins Prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise 2020
27 April, 2020
We are honoured and thrilled to announce that we have received the 2020 Queen's Award for International Trade. We recognise that this is a prestigious award for UK businesses and we are very proud to have received it.
On the 2nd of April, we hosted our first virtual Meet the Team (MTT) event. To coincide with each Associate Consultant recruitment round we host a MTT event to give future applicants an insight of what life is like at CHR before applying.
With the well-being of our staff in mind we have taken the difficult decision to close our Cambridge and London offices. Our team will now all be working from home until it is safe for us to re-open. In these challenging times our thoughts are for the well-being of our staff, clients and their...
KCL Careers Event - Careers in Life Science Consulting (Webinar)
17 March, 2020
With an increasingly competitive job market in academia for STEM PhDs, graduates are leveraging their skills toward alternative careers such as consulting. CHR associates, Ahmed and Raymond, shared their journey from academia to consulting by taking part in a webinar ‘Careers in Life Science...
UCL Careers Event - Life Science Industry Week (Workshop)
12 March, 2020
On the 11th March, an experienced team of our consultants delivered an experiential workshop on Strategy Consulting in Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare to over 100 students as part of UCL’s Careers in the Life Science Industry Week.
On Sunday 8th March 2020, 16 members of CHR took part in Cambridge’s annual Half Marathon, sponsored by Saucony. The day was a testament to human endurance as eleven thousand plus runners left Midsummer Common and went on an epic 13 mile run around Cambridgeshire.
Every day, we’re all being faced with challenges. Understandably, in any business community there’s a heightened sense of worry and anxiety with many factors of life that people face. An understanding of Mental Health in the workplace is a crucial element of us supporting our staff and our staff...
At CHR, we are committed to creating a sustainable future for ourselves, our clients and our communities. To reflect and formalise this commitment, we have developed a Corporate Social Responsibility framework that reflects our values and our ambition to empower individuals and society through...
Loneliness is a subjective feeling and, if persistent, can have a significant negative impact on well-being and quality of life. The Campaign to End Loneliness state that 9% of older people report that they feel cut off from society, whilst 7% of people aged 50+ living in England (equating to...
With only a few days left until Christmas, CHR would like to wish happy holidays to all our clients, colleagues, friends and followers, who have contributed to making this year so special. 2019 has been our best year yet and a heartfelt thank you goes to our broad Operations and Consulting...
In January 2018, we opened our first London office, this was a significant step in our growth as we expanded out of our Cambridge headquarters. We took on a modest office on Cheapside, with the ambition to grow into the space, which we did very quickly!
Halloween was a fun occasion across the Cambridge and London offices this year! Trick or treat sweets were laid out for the team to indulge in and meant a well-deserved day off from CHR’s usual healthy only snack stash! Lots of spooky and bright Halloween decorations covered both our offices to...
Looking after our employees at CHR is possibly one of the most important values we have. That’s why CHR has several initiatives in place to ensure that each of our employees feel well looked after and supported during their career with us.
We are very proud of our amazing team here at CHR and how the range of nationalities in our company helps us to better understand our clients’ markets. Our Consultants are based across three continents and speak 19 different languages between them!
Chris Stevens appointed to Board at Cambridge Healthcare Research
21 August, 2019
Life sciences and healthcare consultancy Cambridge Healthcare Research (CHR) strengthens its strategic focus with the appointment of former Johnson and Johnson, Cello Health and Thompson Reuters President, Chris Stevenson to the board. Now working at global strategic marketing consultancy Osprey...
CHR Appoints Former Pfizer Director Marjorie Norman to Board as Strategic Adviser
19 June, 2019
Life sciences and healthcare consultancy Cambridge Healthcare Research (CHR) is expanding its team of strategic advisers with the appointment of former Pfizer director Marjorie Norman to the board. Marjorie recently retired from the global pharmaceutical giant after 17 years as director of...
CHR Appoints Stella Wooder to Board as Strategic Adviser
30 April, 2019
Cambridge-based life sciences and healthcare consultancy Cambridge Healthcare Research (CHR) has announced the appointment of Stella Wooder as a strategic adviser as it embarks on a new phase of growth. Stella brings to the role more than 25 years' experience of healthcare and technology...
Laura Lawrence, Formerly of Goldman Sachs International, Appointed Head of Operations at CHR
30 January, 2019
Cambridge Healthcare Research (CHR) has expanded its operations team with the appointment of Laura Lawrence as head of operations. Laura joins CHR from Goldman Sachs after two decades in the investment banking industry.