We have a deep understanding of and a commitment to the sectors we serve


We are unashamedly specialists with a deep understanding of and a commitment to the sectors we serve, specifically:

  • Higher Education
  • Not for Profit
  • Board Practice (Non-Executive)

Our integrity and deep understanding of the sector ensures we approach each new assignment with the aim of creating a long-standing partnership.

Our Services

We provide exceptional service, delivering flexible solutions tailored to the needs of our clients. Our key services include:

  • National & International Executive Search & Selection
  • Fully managed recruitment process
  • Search only or other partial services to suit requirements
  • Permanent appointments
  • Interim or fixed term appointments
  • Marketplace & Remuneration advice

Our highly skilled and experienced team gain a deep understanding of our clients and their requirements, enabling the delivery of high performance leadership and talent to suit the organization and their needs.

Higher Education

The leadership challenges faced by the education sectors are considerable and our track record encompasses both senior professional services and academic leadership appointments across all types of higher education institutions both research and teaching-led. Having previously worked with universities across the UK from all of the mission groups we have a deep understanding of the culture and requirements of Higher Education. In an increasingly competitive global market, we can provide access to the world's best academic and executive talent to ensure UK-based higher education retains its pre-eminent position in world education.

Not for Profit

The Public and Not for Profit sectors are a diverse and vibrant part of the economy and employ leaders providing critical and transformative functions to our society. Our aim is to provide these environments with access to the best talent wherever it is based by the application of leading edge search and selection best practice. We are passionate about the contributions of the wide range of publicly funded organisations and vastly experienced in working with their culture and values. Our recruitment methodologies reflect the high demands for probity, integrity, transparency and diversity that are essential in commanding public confidence:

Our track record and experience includes:

  • Central Government Departments, Agencies and NDPBs
  • Local Government and Emergency Services
  • Health Service and Social Care
  • Social Housing and Regeneration
  • Charities and the Third Sector
  • Culture, Heritage and Destination Marketing

Board Practice (Non-Executive)

We have extensive experience of recruiting senior talent to serve on Boards across Further and Higher Education, NHS Boards and Foundation Trusts, Economic Development and Regeneration, Social Housing, Tourism and Charities. Our Board Practice recognises the unique contributions of board members to governance & performance and the particular skills required in recruiting senior talent from all sectors & professions into non-executive roles ranging from bespoke, ad-hoc Chair and Board Member appointments to the creation of entire new boards.