A team of experts combine proven experience with innovation

We have listened to what our clients have been telling us.

What they like and dislike and Dixon Walter was established to provide a range of services tailored to the very particular needs and expectations voiced by you, specifically:

  • Flexibility of service to meet your specific requirements
  • Quality of service based on professional best practice
  • An attention to detail and research excellence
  • Transparency of process
  • A passion for and in-depth understanding of our market sectors
  • Pragmatic and business-like approach
  • A focus on delivering a first class outcome
  • Developing an effective partnership for the long-term
  • Our Partners take personal responsibility for delivery


Our People

Mike Dixon BA (Joint Hons) Sheffield

Mike Dixon BA (Joint Hons) Sheffield

Partner

A graduate of Sheffield University, Mike is one of the most experienced search consultants operating across higher education and the public sectors in the country. Mike has delivered board level appointments across the UK in health, local and central government, housing and regeneration, destination marketing and visitor attractions, and economic regeneration. However, his profile is greatest in Higher Education working closely with several universities to deliver a range of appointments at VC Executive level with a remit to deliver change.

LinkedIn

Mobile: 07876 751 896

Alan Walter B.Soc.Sci. (Hons) Birmingham

Alan Walter B.Soc.Sci. (Hons) Birmingham

Partner

A graduate of Birmingham University, Alan has specialised in executive search for over 15 years and has become an acknowledged expert in senior executive and academic appointments across the breadth of UK higher education. A former local government and management consultancy professional, Alan has a wealth of experience of senior & project management across the not-for-profit sectors including education, central & local government, social housing and museums & cultural sectors. In higher education Alan has made keynote appointments nationally and across all mission groups in senior academic and professional services and usually focused on step-change improvement in performance.

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Mobile: 07876 766 972

Sarah Walker, BSc (Hons) Newcastle

Sarah Walker, BSc (Hons) Newcastle

Associate Search Consultant

Sarah is a graduate of Newcastle University, with a background in university administration prior to entering Executive Search. Her track record within research has seen her successfully unearth and attract talent on a global scale.

Working closely with Lead Consultants, Sarah is an expert at understanding a client’s brief and both delivering and challenging expectations with efficiency and professionalism. An excellent Project Manager, Sarah’s skills ensure fluid and effective campaign delivery.

Her exposure to both academic appointments and professional services have ensured that she is a subject matter expert within Higher Education and is passionate about the sector.

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Mobile: 07880 493 071

Mark Johnston BA (Hons) Edinburgh Napier

Mark Johnston BA (Hons) Edinburgh Napier

Associate Search Consultant

Mark is a graduate of Edinburgh Napier University, with a background in technical recruitment prior to joining Dixon Walter in the Executive Search market. He joined the recruitment industry in 2013 upon completion of his BA (Hons) in Business Studies. Since then he has specialised in various markets on both a temporary and permanent basis.

Working alongside the Partners Mark provides a combination of research and campaign support taking client briefs to develop highly effective research services.

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