London Heathrow, UK

London Heathrow, UK

We are experts in the global search and selection industry.

We work with professional and managerial talent worldwide. Every day, we help businesses all around the world to find the talent that they need in order to drive their growth, profits and long-term success.

Utilising an extensive international network to carry out cross border work allows us to bring a truly unique approach to the recruitment sector. We do this with 1000 experts from more than 130 offices, spanning over 30 countries globally. They are able to provide a single point of contact that allows efficient project management for all needs of structure design and / or recruitment with the ability to work at a national or international level through the power of a cross-border organisation.

Based in London, UK, our partner office is part of the Antal International Network. The office specialises in mid to senior level recruitment worldwide, covering the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Medical Device and Life Science industries as well as Cosmetic, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Personal Care and Nutrition. Our Managing Partner Rupinder Dhillon is a highly-experienced individual and a fully responsive professional.

We are experts both in recruitment market and our discipline.

Over the past 23 years, Antal International have worked with over 60,000 clients making over 100,000 placements. We have continuously improved and refined our internal processes, training and methodologies in order to reflect the business needs of our clients, and market changes in general. We firmly believe that our deep market expertise can benefit organisations that seek a knowledgeable and professional business partner, with scale and global reach.

We share information, knowledge and experience for the benefit of our colleagues, clients and candidates – and we do this better than anyone in the world. 

We can save you time, worry and money. Most importantly, we remove the risk of running a business that lacks the talented staff to make it succeed. Due to our scale and reach, we are equally able to deliver on one-off projects, or cater for your large-scale recruitment needs. Please get in touch using the contact details below.

Managing Partner Rupinder Dhillon (MTOPRA) is an industry expert focused on conducting professional search assignments within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Medical Device and Life Science industries. 

Rupinder’s unique expertise allows him to cover most operational functions. However, his core specialist areas are focused within Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, Technical & Commercial Strategy management roles. 

Rupinder has developed a sound appreciation for understanding diverse multicultural working environments, cultures and sensitivities having worked and resided across various continents (Europe, Middle-East, Africa) during his career. Rupinder therefore maintains a mindful and respectful approach in working with clients and candidates to conduct confidential or sensitive search assignments in a professional manner. 

  • Prescription Medicine – Generics & Branded Ethical
  • Vaccine & Cold Chain Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer Healthcare
  • OTC / Parallel Trade
  • Biosimilar
Medical Device
  • Diagnostics
  • Orthopaedics
  •  Incontinence
  • Surgical
  • Wellbeing
  • Baby Care
  • Optical
  • Dental
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Patient Services
  • Manufacturer Services
  • Distribution
  • Hospital / NHS
Life Science
  • R&D
  • Clinical Trial
  • Pharmacology / Laboratory
  • Quality Assurance & Compliance
  • Patents, IP & Legal

Rupinder Dhillon is a BSc post graduate in Computing with Business Management from Kingston University London and has completed various career development courses strengthening his professional specialisms. He possesses twelve years of experience working with some of the largest global companies (Walgreens Boots Alliance, Celesio AG, Aurobindo Pharma), specialising within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Distribution sectors. Rupinder’s roles have been varied and include assignments as Business Project Manager (International Logistics), Business Development Manager (Pharmaceutical/NHS), Deputy General Manager (Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Licensing), Global Procurement Manager for prescription medicines (Generics) and Regional Business Development Manager across a cluster of global regulated markets (Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Well-Being & Healthcare).

Rupinder has strong vertical experience covering both downstream and upstream channels. A unique blend of industry knowledge and experience from manufacturing, supply chain and technical regulatory affairs through to quality assurance, distribution and commercial strategy development at both manufacturer and wholesale/retail remits. He is also a registered member of TOPRA the professional body for regulatory affairs, working to promote excellence across the healthcare regulatory profession internationally. Rupinder takes a keen professional interest in international regulatory matters and supports roundtable debates with likeminded professionals and opinion leaders for the development of better regulating policies, that advocate safety, compliance and appropriate regulated barriers to entry. 

In Early 2017 Rupinder decided to utilise his wealth of experience and join Antal International as a Managing Partner based in London, with a key focus on assisting both global and local pharma/healthcare clients and candidates alike to perfectly match the companies needs to the best possible candidate to ensure they will be an asset who will grow and develop with the company. 

Rupinder is also practicing as a Pharmaceutical business consultant, operating independently as a UK entity along with other experienced associates under his umbrella. This allows Rupinder to remain passionate and connected to his specialist industry sectors and the challenges that all businesses and stakeholders seek to navigate. Rupinder’s knowledge of market specific regulations, pricing policies, barriers to entry and health insurance or government healthcare reforms position him as a vital asset to collaborate with for both a head hunting requirement and business consulting perspective. 

Rupinder Dhillon
+ 44 (0)20 7993 6779
Office Address
Ashley House, 97 London Road Slough
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