Gaëlle Boix is based in Geneva and coleads the firm’s European Health Practice. She focuses on health care and serves clients across pharma, generics, and medical devices. Her clients include large international companies with headquarters in Europe as well as select local and regional players based in Switzerland. Gaëlle’s experience spans general management, R&D, operations/manufacturing, and commercial. She also works at the interface of health care and the public sector with global public health organizations. Gaëlle leads executive and board searches, performs executive assessments, and advises clients in CEO succession. She is active in Egon Zehnder’s Health, Public and Social Sector, CEO Succession, and Board Consulting practices.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Gaëlle was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company, based in Geneva with a strong focus on health care. Previously, she was a researcher in particle physics at CERN, the largest international high energy physics lab, based in Geneva. A French and Spanish national, Gaëlle was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. She moved to Geneva to work at CERN.
Gaëlle earned a BA in physics followed by an MA and PhD in particle physics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.