Hannah Hughes


Hannah joined Catalyst in 2019 after successfully securing her degree in Psychology. She is now responsible for the growth of the DACH market within her specialist areas of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs with a focus predominantly on Germany and Switzerland. Hannah loves to keep up to date with the latest news in her market but if she’s not building her network, you can find her hitting up the newest food spots in town.

Recent placements

Quality Engineer

Diagnostics Start-up, Basel

Regulatory Manager

International Medical Device, Munich

Head of Quality

Medical Device, Zurich

Validation Specialist

Global Medical Devices, Frankfurt

Hannah's areas of focus

I work with exceptional candidates with the following skill sets

  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Engineering
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Validation
  • Quality Control
  • Engineering
  • Medical Devices
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals

Our latest jobs


Specialist Quality Systems GCP/GVP



This is the opportunity to join an established, family owned pharma company based in Baden Württemberg. You…

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Clinical Trial Coordinator

St Paul,

$70,000 - $85,000

Position Summary: Opportunity to join a Medical Device company approaching clinical stage for their promising and novel neuromodulation…

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RA Manager



Vacancy Details My client, a biological company based in Hertfordshire is looking for a Regulatory Affairs Manager….

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Get to know Hannah

What is the most important skill as a recruiter?

Consistent communication is key to understanding the needs and ambitions of a candidate. Having a strong grasp on these then enables an efficient process from initial contact to post placement.

What are the values that drive you?

Positivity. I’m always wanting to go the extra mile in everything I do and am driven by an ambition to only make decisions that will bring positive action whilst always keeping a smile on my face. Positivity is the key.

What’s the most sought after skill set in your market at present?

With the current MDR transition due to come into effect very shortly, regulatory affairs candidates are highly desired by many of my clients. This will also continue in the coming years with the IVDR transition quickly approaching, so if you require or have this skill set please get in touch to see how Hannah can be of assistance to access her exclusive roles and candidates.

Your 3 ideal dinner party guests would be?

Meryl Streep, Gordon Ramsay and Barack Obama.

Why work with us

We have the expertise to help you deliver projects, grow teams and accelerate business growth. Financial services recruitment specialists, we have an extensive network of skilled candidates, from graduates to C-suite, and a range of talent solutions to ensure you receive a service tailored for you. Whether you need a single employee or whole project team, we deliver people capable of making an impact from day one.


Industry specialist

You’ll only ever work with a genuine sector specialist with a strong industry network


Fast delivery

You’ll always receive a quick response and be presented with the most relevant CVs


Hiring partnership

We’ll work in partnership to plan, forecast and budget your hiring requirements


Talent Solution

We can support you with single placements, project teams, staff augmentation and more

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