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Leader Spotlight - Asad Balal

Asad Balal is the Head of Clinical Client Services for Volt International

'Don't aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference’ is a quote Asad feels best describes his outlook on his career.

Asad joined Volt in February 2020, having worked for over 8 years within the Life Sciences sector, most recently leading & building global teams across the USA, UK, Europe and Israel. With a history of building profitable teams within these markets, his experience compliments our existing global Life Sciences team. 

As a key part of the leadership team within the International business at Volt, Asad advises clients across the globe on innovative recruitment strategies & staffing solutions.

Winner of over 20 awards within the clinical staffing space, he is an industry expert at helping Clinical Stage, Biotech, Bio-Pharma & CRO organizations with their build outs internationally. His key focus is to help these companies with direct permanent hiring, contract solutions & retained or exclusive projects.

He also is a specialist at introducing sponsor companies into boutique CRO’s for outsourcing of clinical trials, whilst running RPO's & MSP Services for various SME & Multinational organizations. 
Asad is a key speaker at global events such as; OCT (Outsourcing In Clinical Trials), JP Morgan, ASCO and VC Funded Incubators seminars. He has over 115 recommendations on LinkedIn from various CEOs, CMO’s, COO’s, VP’s, Head’s & Directors of Clinical Operations at Clinical Stage, Biotech, Medical Device companies across the globe.  

Fun facts about Asad:

Favourite Football: Team: Arsenal

Favourite Holiday: Destination: South of France

Favourite Music: RnB & Hip Hop

Favourite Sports: Formula 1, Tennis, Football, NFL, NBA & NCAA College Sports

Favourite Food: Pan-Asian & Italian

Favourite Actor: Denzel Washington

Vertical Expertise:

Clinical Operations, Clinical Research, Clinical Affairs & Clinical Development.

We won Best Life Sciences Recruitment Agency 2021 by Global Health & Pharma!

Asad Balal
International Head of Clinical Client Services