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Helping organisations and individuals to reach their potential

For most organisations, people are their biggest asset. We help you make the most of that asset. Clients ranging from multinational blue chips through to start-ups trust us to identify, nurture and develop talent in their organisations

We help clients across a range of industry sectors:

Consulting & Professional Services

Helping global and emerging consultancies through transformational change


Building the exec teams and boards of start-ups, scale-ups and public technology companies

Financial Services

Extensive networks and expertise have made us trusted advisors to the sector for over 25 years

Real Assets

Transforming businesses through people and human capital strategy

Private Equity

Working with PE/VC backed businesses and portfolio companies with their rapid growth strategies

Our functional practices

As your industry develops and evolves, so do the job specialisms within your organisations. Whatever your industry, sub-sector, or talent requirement, you need a blend of deep expertise and creative thinking. We have the track record and extensive cross-sector networks of talent pools to source the best senior leadership professionals across all corporate functions.

Clients benefit from our extensive knowledge of their sector, our deep market insights and our high standards of delivery across:

Organisation Change Management

Enabling transformation through tailored, cost effective and results driven programme delivery

Talent Intelligence

Giving organisations a competitive edge for their talent strategies and workforce planning

Practice Areas

Organisation & Leadership Advisory

Developing leaders, nurturing talent and establishing winning cultures

Executive Search & Interim

Partnering with client s on their most pressing resourcing challenges

At a glance


employees globally


Sheffield Haworth was established


global offices


gender diversity across global placements


global assignments and projects completed

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
At Sheffield Haworth, every talent engagement includes a focus on diversity and inclusion. You need the best person for the role, and our approach helps to mitigate selection bias and emphasises the value of diversity of thought. When you need the best talent, we help you find it – whatever their background.

Solving your talent challenges

We understand that you may have challenges facing your organisation. Don’t let your people be one of those. We exist to help you reach your potential and that of your employees. Here are some of the ways we can help.

Finding the right candidate for your senior roles

Developing your team’s leadership capability

Coaching your team for future success

Sourcing an interim executive

Finding diverse candidates

Making better hiring and selection decisions

Futureproofing your organisation’s leadership

Meet the team

Abhishek Vats

Managing Director and Head of Middle East

Adriaan Hugo
Adriaan Hugo

Executive Director

Ben Johnson

Managing Director

Our Insights

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Time to think again about sourcing ESG talent

Talent shapes the imperatives of ESG products and the fortunes of the firms that offer them. And right now, ESG is not at all well served by most executive search firms.

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For HR the future is quantitative

HR professionals aspire to a seat at the strategy table.

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Insurance Gender Ratios

Benchmark the gender diversity of your organisation against the broader insurance market, compare your statistics against your peers, and get a picture of what good looks like currently.

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