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Biography & Privacy Statement

Alison Brinkley

Director, International Life Sciences Practice, BrinkMoore


A chemistry & biochemistry graduate, Alison spent her early career within Sales, Marketing & Business Management roles at MSD and Glaxo, before joining the life sciences practice of a global executive search firm as a Principal Consultant. In 2004, Alison Brinkley founded BrinkMoore, specialising in international executive search in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. With more than 20 years experience within this sector, she has been recruiting senior talent since 1995. She has worked with early start-ups through to global multinationals, to help build their top talent teams. Using her extensive international network of contacts and considerable recruitment expertise, she has successfully recruited across a range of functions, including general management, all commercial, including business support functions, medical, regulatory and R&D related roles within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, medical technology, medical devices, consumer healthcare and the contract research space.

BrinkMoore Privacy Policy


Under General Data Protection Regulations from 28 May 2018


BrinkMoore, The Grove, Field Lane, Kemberton, Shropshire, TF11 9LR


BrinkMoore provides executive search recruitment services to the life sciences industry.


We are committed to protecting the privacy of our candidates and clients. We want to provide a safe and secure service when we deal with your personal information and will adhere to three key rules:


  • Do not discuss specific details of our work relating to candidates or clients outside the office

  • Only discuss relevant confidential information with those entitled to share the information

  • Do not allow confidential information to be accessible to any unauthorised individuals or companies


What personal information do we collect about you?


We collect the information necessary to assess your interest and suitability for a particular job opportunity. This information includes your name, contact details, family details, CV, salary, qualifications, work history and career aspirations.


In terms of client information, we collect all necessary information on the client company, role and compensation package, in order to undertake executive search services.


Where do we collect personal information from?


  • Publicly available sources: LinkedIn, google, research publications, company websites.

  • Directly from you: this is information you provide during telephone conversations and email/LinkedIn messaging exchanges.

  • By reference or word of mouth: you may be recommended by a friend or former colleague.


How do we use your personal information & who do we share it with?


  • Our information systems (Mac mail, Outlook, Excel, Word and LinkedIn) contain a mix of corporate and personal data.

  • Personal data is collected for a specific, explicit and legitimate purpose in order to undertake executive search services for our clients.

  • Where appropriate and as a general rule, when you provide us with personal information, we will ask for your consent to share this with our clients.

  • We share your personal information with the client by sending through excel/shortlist reports, and CVs.

  • Our clients based in the EEA all adhere to the GDPR guidelines.


Data security


  • Laptop: firewall and password protected, never removed from workplace; locked overnight; regular virus protection; regular back ups

  • Mobile phone: password protected

  • Excel/ reports: password protected when sent to clients

  • CVs: are saved on the laptop and never printed out.

  • LinkedIn: personal information is stored on LinkedIn; the LinkedIn cloud software is GDPR approved.


How long do we keep your personal information for?


It is our policy to only store your personal data for as long as is reasonably necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations and for our legitimate business interests. If, however you believe that we should delete your personal data, please inform us in writing of your reasons.


Do we transfer your personal information outside of the EEA?


If the client company is based outside of the EEA, then yes but BrinkMoore will communicate their adherence to GDPR with that client.


What are your rights?


By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal information.


  1. You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights. This is why we’re providing you with the information in this Policy.

  2. You have the right to obtain access to your information.

  3. You are entitled to have your information corrected if it’s inaccurate or incomplete.

  4. You have the right to request your information to be deleted or removed where there’s no compelling reason for us to keep using it.

  5. You have rights to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further.

  6. You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle or process your personal information with your national data protection regulator. 

  7. If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal information with your consent up to that point is unlawful).


With regard to a data breach or any concerns:


Please contact the Data Protection Officer:

Alison Brinkley, Owner

01952 581295/ 07984 019409 


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