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Harvey Uppal

Principal Consultant

+44 (0) 121 616 3407 +44 (0) 7824 426033

Harvey graduated from Keele University with a degree in Economics and Business Management. After searching for the perfect career for himself he found his calling within the Recruitment industry. He joined Paramount in April 2016 as a recruitment consultant within the Scientific Software sector and is particularly interested in speaking with people who are looking for a new career in Life Sciences, specifically within Bioinformatics, Data Science and Software Development.

Harvey works with people who have programming skills such as Python, R, Java, C/C++ and more as well as Bioinformaticians and Data Scientists with an interest in working with large genomics datasets, applying ML/ AI techniques to complex data.

Outside of work Harvey enjoys all kinds of sports with keen interests in Football and Snooker/Pool, playing at a competitive level. Having cycled from London to Paris and completing the Great Birmingham Run to raise money for charity, Harvey considers himself a very outgoing individual who is always up for a challenge.

My Jobs


I was approached by Harvey with an extremely interesting opportunity that presented as a great fit. He assisted me throughout the entire application and interview process, with a positive and attentive attitude, and always eager to help.

H.C - Computational Biologist

We've got a great culture at Paramount, it's a fun environment everyone is always supportive and helpful, from directors down to consultants. We've got the freedom to own our markets and work in a way that suits us individually. The industry itself is really exciting and the opportunity to contribute to such amazing work wouldn't be available elsewhere!

Harvey Uppal - Principal Consultant

Harvey has been great at keeping me abreast of opportunities within my company of interest, liaising between them and me and has always been available to answer any questions. A pleasure to work with!

S. S - Candidate

Harvey was very supportive throughout the whole process and it was a real pleasure to work with him. Always happy to help and made the process very smooth and less stressful. Definitely recommend working with Harvey.

D.P - Senior Rare Disease Analyst

It's been a great pleasure to work with Harvey. He was very supportive during my work at DNAe, starting from the interview until every interaction with the company. Highly recommended.

S.S - Bioinformatician

Harvey was a great help in my transition from finance to a genomics software role. His clear communication and prompt action on my behalf made my recruitment experience a breeze. I would recommend him!

M.B - Lead Developer

Really great to have worked with Harvey - he found me a job that is a perfect fit and ensured that the whole process of application and acceptance ran smoothly, giving great feedback throughout. I highly recommend him.


I am glad I got Harvey's help, he basically found me a perfect job that is challenging, demanding and fits both, my expertise and the things I am willing to learn which I don't know yet.  When you work in bioinformatics you get a lot of offers that don't match your profile, Harvey understands the industry perfectly, and he showed me very good offers that really where suited for me. He guided me during the interviewing process, he was patient, organised and professional. Thanks Harvey!

E.S - Senior Bioinformatician

Harvey was really helpful in all steps from finding suitable positions to organizing the interview and subsequent contract signing. He was very active in searching interesting positions with overall good understanding of what would fit my expertise. Excellent service.

E.G Bioinformatician

In working with Harvey, he was professional, helpful and friendly. During the application process he provided excellent support throughout. Highly recommended.

J.M - Senior Cancer Analyst

Harvey is a respectful recruiter. His communication is clear. His suggestions are measured and relevant. He clearly understands what his clients want and need. A genuine professional of the field.

A.C - Lecturer

Throughout the recruitment process Harvey showed genuine care and support in trying to find out what position might fit my interests and skills. Listening well and asking how I experienced or felt about aspects during the recruitment process, he displayed a high level of professionalism oriented on getting the best for me. I am very pleased and grateful for working with Harvey to guide me towards my next job.

R.B - Support Bioinformatician

Harvey was brilliant throughout the entire recruitment process. He communicated the opportunity well, provided the right level of support and negotiated well on my behalf. Thanks Harvey!

Z.R - Strategics Partnerships Manager

Harvey is an excellent recruiter. He helped me at every single step with the hiring process with Genomics England, making sure that I am happy and answering all my questions. It was a real pleasure working with him.

A.K - Senior Genomics Data Scientist

I've been in contact with Harvey for searching a new position as a bioinformatician in the UK. Harvey is an amazing guy, he is really kind and supportive throughout the whole job-searching process, from finding suitable opportunities to arrange interviews. He was able to identify the strengths of my CV and thus propose really interesting positions from top-level Institutions for which I could have a high chance of success. He was really quick and nice in answering all my questions and support me also after the interview for preparing documents needed by the HR staff. Thanks Harvey!

E.D - Bioinformatician