Managing Partner

Erik Lundh

Erik R. Lundh is a co-founder and Managing Partner at Park Square.

He is based in the firm’s California offices and focuses nationally on the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries, with particular expertise in recruiting C-level executives and Board members. Over the course of his search career, Erik has successfully completed well over two hundred executive level search assignments.

Erik specializes in providing leadership consulting and talent advisory services to clients that are growth oriented in nature. He has more than 30 years of experience in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry and executive search. His clients have included global multinational corporations and early-stage companies alike. Erik’s proficiency in offering counsel and conducting engagements ranging from technical to operational roles stems from his own experience working in both scientific and executive-level operating functions within the industry.

Prior to co-founding Park Square, Erik was Managing Director, Life Sciences at J. Robert Scott, a global retained executive search firm. Previously, Erik was Managing Partner with Heidrick & Struggles and Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s San Francisco office. Earlier, he was a Partner with another leading international executive search firm.

Before entering the search profession, Erik worked as an operator in roles spanning corporate strategy, business development, sales, marketing, and operations. While in industry, Erik held senior operating roles with companies such as Sentigen Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: SGHL), ACLARA BioSciences Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLA), SciQuest, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQST), and Qiagen Inc. (Nasdaq: QGEN).

Erik is an advisor to Spindletop Capital and a strategic advisor to Life Science Cares, a non-profit dedicated to eliminating the impact of poverty on our neighbors and communities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Santa Clara University.

10x Genomics

Chief Business Officer

3Scan

Vice President, Product Management

a-Connect

Client Service Partner

Senior Client Service Partner

Actelion Pharmaceuticals

Senior Vice President, Medical
Head, Regulatory Affairs
Head, Medical Affairs

Affymetrix

Chief Commercial Officer
Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Operations
Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Operations
Vice President, Strategic Marketing (2)

Vice President, Marketing

Aileron Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Scientific Officer

Akebia Therapeutics

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Alcresta Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Chief Medical Officer

Vice President, Commercial Operations
Head, Corporate Communications

Allylix

Cheif Executive Officer

Vice President, Operations

Vice President, Research and Development

Angiocrine Biosciences 

Chief Executive Officer

Arena Pharmaceuticals

Chief Commercial Officer

Arpeggio Biosciences

Chief Scientific Officer

Ascendis Pharma

Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs

Aurora Algae 

Vice President, Aquaculture

Director, Cultivation

Austen Bioinnovation Institute 

President and Chief Executive Officer 

Vice President and Head, Medical Device Development Center

Aziyo Biologics

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Medical Officer

Biobot Analytics

Vice President, Lab Operations 

Biogen

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs

Vice President, Marketing 

Bioinnovation Institute

President And Chief Executive Officer

Cadence Pharmaceuticals

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy

Cardiome Pharma

Vice President, Manufacturing

Carmine Therapeutics 

Vice President, Discovery

Carver Biosciences 

Chief Executive Officer

Castle Biosciences

Chief Medical Officer

Cellfor

Senior Vice President, Operations

Cellino Biotech

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Business Officer

Vice President, Data and Machine Learning

CeQur

Chief Executive Officer

Cidara Therapeutics

Chief Financial Officer

Citrine Medicine

Chief Business Officer

Codexis

Senior Vice President, Corporate and Strategic Development

Vice President, Technical Operations

Cofactor Genomics

Independent Director

Cognoa

Chief Executive Officer

Vice President, Medical

Complete Genomics

Chief Medical Officer

Conformis

Chief Financial Officer

ContraFect

Head, Investor Relations

Cougar Biotechnology

Non-Executive Director
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President, Business Development

Cubist

Vice President, Investor Relations

Cybrexa Therapeutics 

Chief Financial Officer 

Daiichi Sankyo

Executive Director, Clinical Development, Oncology

Deep Genomics 

Chief Business Officer

Chief Medical Officer 

Independent Director

Head, Preclinical Research

Dendreon Corporation

Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing

DiscernDx

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer 

Eight Roads 

Chief Business Officer, Citrine Medicine 

Element Biosciences

Vice President, Engineering

Chief Commercial Officer

Element Science

Vice President, Research and Development

Entellus Medical

President and Chief Operating Officer

Equity Healthcare

Chief Operating Officer

Exelixis

Vice President, Human Resources

Faeth Therapeutics 

Chief Medical Officer
Independent Director

FLX Bio

Chief Operating Officer

Foxhollow Technologies

Chief Medical Officer

Freenome Holdings, Inc. 

Vice President, Computational Research 

Vice President, Development

Gilead Sciences

Vice President, Marketing
Senior Director, Commercial Strategy (3)

Gradian Health Systems

Chief Executive Officer

Harvard Medical School

Executive Director, Therapeutics Translation

Histogenics Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Business Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Hound Labs

Chief Product Officer

Hyperion Therapeutics

Chief Medical Officer

Impossible Foods

Chief Science Officer

Incline Therapeutics

Chief Commercial Officer

Inscripta 

Vice President, Marketing

Vice President, Sales

Insite Vision

Chief Executive Officer

Institute For Oneworld Health

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Irvine Scientific

Chief Executive Officer

Jennerex Biotherapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Johnson & Johnson

Vice President, Global Clinical Development
Global Head, Bioanalysis and Preclinical Pharmacokinetics
Regional Head, Bioanalysis and Preclinical Pharmacokinetics
Regional Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

Joule Biotechnologies

Chief Technology Officer
Senior Vice President, Business Development

KBP Biosciences

Vice President, Clinical Operations

Khosla Ventures

Operating Partner (2)

Landec Corporation

Vice President, Global Marketing and Business Development

Lifeline Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Liquidia

Chief Executive Officer

Lithera

Chief Executive Officer

Mantra Bio

Chief Scientific Officer

Melinta Therapeutics

Independent Director

President and Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Merck & Co.

Vice President, Translational Medicine

Vice President, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease
Head, Computational Biology

Head, BD&L Transactions

Mindera Health

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Mubadala Capital

Principal, Investments

MycoMedica Life Sciences

President and Chief Medical Officer

NanoString

Vice President, Global Sales

Nektar Therapeutics

Chief Medical Officer

Chief Financial Officer

NFlection Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Nomic

Vice President, Operations

Nyxoah

Head of Investor Relations

Ontera

Independent Director 

Openwater

Chief Medical Officer

Opus One Winery

General Manager, Asia

Outset Medical

Chief Operating Officer

Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain

Pathway Diagnostics

Chief Executive Officer

Pivotal bioVenture Partners

Vice President

Pivotal Life Sciences

Senior Associate

Pliant Therapeutics

Independent Director 

Portola Pharmaceuticals

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Prellis Biologics

Chief Business Officer

Executive Vice President, New Initiatives 

Pronai

Chief Technology Officer

Pulmonx

Chief Executive Officer

Puma Biotechnology

Senior Vice President, Clinical Research and Development

Vice President, Clinical Development

QIAGEN

Head, Project Management

QSpex

Chief Executive Officer

Quantum-Si

Chief Financial Officer

Vice President, Head of Investor Relations

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Senior Director, Biology

ReShape Medical

Chief Executive Officer

RF Surgical

Chief Executive Officer

Rgenix

Executive Chairman

Sarepta

Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs

Satellite Healthcare

Independent Director

SciClone

Head of Internal Audit and Compliance

SciFluor

Vice President, Research

Scripps Research Institute

Chief Medical Officer

Simons Foundation/UAM Global

Executive Director

Smart Holograms

Chief Executive Officer
Vice President, Business Development

Solazyme

General Manager, Health Sciences

Somnomed

President, North America
Chief Medical Officer
Vice President, Managed Care

Spindletop Capital

Managing Director

Synchron

Chief Commercial Officer

Syndax

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

Synedgen

General Manager

Synthego

Vice President, Product

Director, New Products

Director, Product Growth

Synthetic Genomics

Vice President, Operations
Vice President, Renewable Fuels Research and Development

Terray Therapeutics

Head of Biology and Preclinical Development 

Head of Automation

Head of Chemistry

Chief Business Officer

Theranostics Health

Chief Executive Officer

Theravance

Senior Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs
Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics
Vice President, Clinical Development
Head, Quality
Head, Preclinical Safety
Head, Clinical Pharmacology
Director, Clinical Quality

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Senior Director, Marketing, Genotyping

Torrey Pines Institute For Molecular Studies

Chief Financial Officer

Transposagen

Chief Executive Officer

TriNetX

Chief Executive Officer

Trius Therapeutics

Chief Commercial Officer

Vatera Healthcare Partners

Chief Financial Officer 

Viamet

Chief Business and Financial Officer 

Vical

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Vita Health

Chief Commercial Officer

Wellinks

Chief Executive Officer 

Y-mAbs Therapeutics, Inc.

Independent Director 

Zymergen

Vice President, Automation
Vice President, Genome Engineering

Director, Advanced Technologies

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