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Executive Search Specialists

Sourcing the best talent for our clients for over 30 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

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Partnering with clients on their most pressing resourcing challenges

In an increasingly interconnected world, identifying and attracting transformative talent is paramount to an organisation’s success. Our specialty lies in sourcing, headhunting, and placing the highest calibre of senior leadership and C-suite executives across a broad range of industries.

Leveraging our global network, deep industry knowledge, and sophisticated search methodologies, we strive to find those unique individuals who possess not just the right skills and experience but also the vision and drive to lead your organisation forward. Our experienced team understands the strategic impact that top-tier executives can have on a business. From reshaping organizational culture to driving growth and innovation, we’re committed to helping you find the leaders of tomorrow, today.

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

Find your local Consultant

Meet our team of local and specialist consultants who have been building relationships with clients around the world for almost three decades.

Our Industry Coverage

We help clients across a range of industry sectors including:

Financial Services

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

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

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

In the next several years, the booming demand for ‘fractional’ and ‘on-demand executives’ will accelerate worldwide. Sheffield Haworth is positioned to lead the way for clients. Here’s why.

Talent on demand

Our Functional Coverage

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.

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