patrick hillan, MSc
Director, Science & Strategy
Patrick joined sixsense over seven years ago after spending 3 years as a life sciences headhunter with an executive search firm in downtown Toronto. Before this, he attended the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated with a BSc (Hons) and MSc in Neuroscience. Throughout his studies, Patrick had the opportunity to work in several research labs that focused on identifying the underlying mechanisms for various neurological diseases including multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
In his role as a Director, Science & Strategy, Patrick supports cross-functional teams at Canadian and US life sciences companies in the development of strategy. He has experience working across a significant number of therapeutic areas including neurology, hematology, and rare genetic diseases.
As well as being a foodie and amateur chef, Patrick is an avid rugby fan and can be found cheering for his provincial team in Ireland (Ulster) as well as the national team.