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Matt Burgess

Talent Acquisition Lead

Matt Burgess joined Flagship Pioneering in 2022 as a Talent Acquisition Lead. Matt is responsible for implementing recruitment strategy across several Flagship portfolio companies as well as internal Flagship initiatives.

Matt brings a blend of experience from agency recruitment as well as in-house sourcing at sizable biopharmaceutical companies. He started his career building out the computational biology vertical at EPM Scientific, a specialist life sciences recruitment firm. During this time, Matt had a strong focus on emerging biotech’s spanning the U.S. looking at AI implementation. Prior to Flagship, Matt served as a strategic sourcer across the R&D function for Gilead Sciences.

Matt holds a B.S. in Physics as well as a minor in Mathematics and Business Administration from East Carolina University.