Social Impact

With a long track record and a broad perspective, we offer creative, thoughtful and intelligent responses to the widest range of client briefs. Social impact organisations across the UK and internationally recognise us as exceptional executive search partners.  

Overview

We are privileged to work with some of the most committed, talented and exciting people who want to transform societies for the better - whichever side of the Board table; executive or non-executive. We work for global and local organisations who influence our lives regardless of their scale and our experience is both broad and deep. Over the last two years we have placed over 30 charity CEOs, over 100 executive directors, and nearly 100 trustees, non-executives and chairs.

Our Experience

CAMPAIGNING IN SOCIAL
CHANGE, EQUITY AND JUSTICE

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

SOCIAL CARE AND WELLBEING

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

REPRESENTATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Connie Vincent

Consulting Team

Connie joined Saxton Bampfylde as a Researcher in 2014 and was subsequently appointed as Head of Research, leading Saxton Bampfylde’s thirty-strong research team. In her current role she works supports our Social Impact practice as an Associate Consultant. She has worked on numerous executive and board-level assignments across the non-profit, commercial and public sectors. Connie read Italian at UCL and spent a year abroad studying in Siena.

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Aidan Kennedy

Consulting Team

Aidan joined Saxton Bampfylde in January 2015 with 16 years experience in Executive Search. He most recently spent eight years as a Partner in the London office of CTPartners, the global executive search firm. Aidan has particular experience in advising organisations on management change in times of transition and has worked on a wide range of leadership and executive mandates for Financial Services, Public Sector and Corporate clients across established EMEA business centres and in emerging markets. Aidan is a former Global Chair and Executive Committee member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants which represents over 75% of the leading search firms and over 7000 consultants across EMEA, APAC and the Americas and remains a Director on its Global Board. As a firm advocate of research led executive search, Aidan previously led the Research division of Armstrong International, before becoming a Partner of the firm and its Chief Operating Officer. A graduate of University College Dublin, Aidan earned his Master's degree in Politics from St. Antony's College at Oxford University and undertook further Executive Education at Harvard Business School.

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Hannah Scarisbrick

Consulting Team

Hannah has over 15 years’ experience in search and works on Chair, Non-Executive, CEO and Director level searches and on board reviews. She works a lot with our clients in housing and property as well as with a broader range of organisations across different sectors. She has an MA in English from the University of St Andrews.

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Rachel Hubbard

Consulting Team

Rachel leads Saxton Bampfylde's Social Impact practice and has advised on Board level leadership appointments from iconic large organisations, to smaller, regional and start-up charities. She joined the firm in 2000 starting in research, and ran the 20-strong research team before specialising in Board appointments across the, charity, arts, higher education, commercial and public sectors. She was a Trustee for Five Talents, an international microfinance charity and is a Vice-Chair of council for the University of Surrey. Prior to joining Saxton Bampfylde, Rachel an events business and also worked as a Business Manager for a networking research company focused on Britain's top private companies. Rachel has a degree in Theology.

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Pamela Leonce

Diversity and Governance Advisor

Pamela is an Advisor on diversity and governance at Saxton Bampfylde. She has extensive leadership experience having been an Executive Director across housing, health, social care and the criminal justice sector. As the Chair of Inquilab Housing association and a board member of Green Park Housing she brings a wealth of experience in company culture, governance and diversity. Her non-executive roles include: Barclays Foundation Bank, Westfield Shopping Centre and Advisor to Mayor of London Pamela is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a qualified English as a Second Language teacher.

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RSA

Chief Executive Officer

Closing date:
Tuesday 2 Feb 2021

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Blue Ventures

Managing Director

Closing date:
Friday 22 Jan 2021

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Sailor's Society

Special Projects Director

Closing date:
Monday 18 Jan 2021

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Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity

Chair

Closing date:
Friday 29 Jan 2021

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The Twins Trust

Head of Fundraising

Closing date:
Monday 1 Feb 2021

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CANVAS is a regular insights update from Saxton Bampfylde.We aim to share interesting thoughts and perspectives on topics and issues that are relevant and current across sectors.

Social Impact – 2019