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Sourcing the best talent for our clients for over 25 years

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

Partnering with clients on their most pressing resourcing challenges

Our clients have worked with us over many years because we understand their industry, have wide networks, and have extensive experience in building impactful teams. This is highly valued by organisations, from those in start-up phase to those listed on public exchanges.

As a boutique organisation we stay close to our clients, partnering with them at the time of succession planning, undertaking a search, to onboarding and coaching in the first few weeks in a new role.

Our global footprint in key business locations means we can keep close to what’s happening on the ground and stay connected with leaders in new and established businesses.

Executive Search

Whatever your sector or region, our consultants’ deep market knowledge, specialist insight, and extensive networks give you the access to the people, data, and advice to support your hiring strategy.


We’re proud members of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the worldwide professional body for retained executive search firms.

Why partner with us?

We build long-term partnerships with every client, so we can help you establish, build and expand your business globally

Deep industry knowledge

Our global network of deep and diverse relationships gives you access to exclusive trends and data to support decision making

Unrivalled market expertise

We execute your searches more efficiently within tight timelines due to our market knowledge and extensive networks

Proven track record

With our help, thousands of organisations around the world have successfully sourced and recruited executive talent to meet their strategic goals

Enriched search offering

Utilise our team of occupational psychologists to provide formalised assessment and executive coaching to maximize successful integration of new executive hires

Realtime updates

You can view our progress, candidate details, interview schedules and feedback in real time via our secure Client Portal, anytime you want

Diversity & Inclusion: getting the best candidate for the job

When you need the best talent, we help you find it – whatever their background. Every talent engagement includes a focus on diversity and inclusion. You need the best person for the job, and our approach helps to mitigate selection bias and emphasises the value of diversity of thought:

Diversity Metrics

We agree diversity metrics and share existing market insight on diversity challenges and candidates

Talent Identification

We combine emerging and traditional sources to source diverse candidates through our networks and specific industry groups

Candidate Attraction

We invest in the candidate experience, ensuring they understand your organisation and your diversity and inclusion initiatives


We provide you with data and insight about competitor organisations and the diversity landscape

Candidate Management

We advise you on managing diverse candidates as well as helping candidates through the process

Coaching and Assessment

We support the hiring and onboarding of diverse candidates via candidate assessment and coaching for your teams

Meet the team

Tom Forrest
Tom Forrest

Managing Director

Oli Templeton
Oli Templeton


Interim Management

Adding flexibility and experience where you need it most

Whether you need to deliver a specific piece of work or to augment existing leadership teams to fill critical gaps, Executive Interims could be the perfect solution for the range of challenges you face in your business.

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Driving longer-term change

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Key benefits of engaging an interim

Instant access to the exact expertise you need
The ability to hit the ground running and perform from day one
A safe experienced pair of hands
A flexible and cost-effective solution to short-term business challenges
The ability to deliver at pace, while securing sponsorship from the C-suite where needed
Full accountability for successful delivery
A pragmatic, solution-focused approach
Knowledge transfer. Your people work alongside the Interim and learn from them through osmosis

Meet the team

Oli Templeton
Oli Templeton


Tom Forrest
Tom Forrest

Managing Director

Our insights

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Key Senior Hiring Trends Within Global Insurance, November 2021

Welcome to our insurance senior hires trends update, featuring interactive charts and a deeper dive into selected hires and internal moves over the previous month.

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DEI and ESG trends in the Global Real Assets Sector

Despite DEI and ESG overlapping, firms are treating them differently.

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Making ESG part of pay day

GPs will need to build meaningful ESG-linked KPIs, decide how to best apply them, and work out how to measure the results.

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