Partner and Head of JSS Executive

Ben Houston

Ben is a Partner and Head of JSS Executive, where he leads the Executive Search practice based in London and New York. Ben focuses on identifying and appointing senior executives for C-Suite (CEO, CSO, CFO, CCO, COO, CPO, CIO…), SVP’s, VP’s, NED’s and Advisory (senior advisors/deal & industry) posts across our Life Sciences and Healthcare clients in Europe and North America. His clients include Pharma Services, Diagnostics, MedTech, HCIT, Services and Healthcare providers to top tier consulting firms and LBO/Mid-Cap Private Equities, VC funds and their portfolios.

Ben’s role at JSS is to lead and grow the search practice, building and supporting the development of the team across new verticals and the interim hiring proposition.

Alongside running JSS Executive, Ben is a Venture Partner with HealthQuest Capital, a venture growth fund focused on commercial stage healthcare investments. Ben supports the portfolio on management team assessments, organisational design and executive searches. He supports the fund on diligence and advisory appointments.

Outside of the office you’ll find him playing semi-professional rugby for Barnes Rugby Club, scuba diving or in the Alps skiing with friends and family.

I am contactable at and / +447493 930837