Experts in navigating the leadership landscape
Our distinctive approach to research combined with global reach is a key contributor to our 98% search success rate
With a hugely diverse range of clients and networks, across multiple sectors and geographies, we are experts in finding exceptional leaders for major organisations.
We know what it takes to find, attract and secure senior executives and board directors at the very highest levels. We are proud of the long-lasting relationships we build with clients, who value us as trusted advisers.
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18 global partners, over 30 offices worldwide, over 130 search consultants
Working together in global practice groups, we deliver an international search strategy, through our local knowledge and networks.
Sector wide, function deep
We bring strength in breadth across a range of key sectors, and strength in depth in all the leadership functions. The real magic is in the mix: by combining that sector and functional expertise we’ll find the most experienced, exciting, and sometimes unexpected candidates for your role.
We develop long-lasting partnerships with clients who value us as trusted advisers.
A time of change: Interview with Richard Pennycook
We are delighted to talk to Richard Pennycook, former CEO of the Co-operative Group, and now Chairman of the British Retail Consortium and family-owned independent department store chain, Fenwick. As one of the UK’s seminal retail figures, our interview coincided with his announcement as Chairman of the Retail Sector Council, a joint initiative between the […]Continue Reading
We Own This: The Employee-Ownership Advantage
Business ownership has seen a gradual revolution over recent decades, with founders increasingly seeing the advantages that employee-ownership can bring for business growth, resilience and success. Employee-ownership is now the fastest growing form of business ownership in the UK, delivering 4 per cent of UK GDP annually. Giving greater power to a larger number of […]Continue Reading
Kate Henderson appointed as Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Saxton Bampfylde are delighted to share the news that Kate Henderson has been appointed as Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation. She succeeds David Orr CBE whose immense contribution to the sector over the last 35 years and to the federation for the last 12 were widely remarked upon during our search. Kate joins from […]Continue Reading
The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a topic that is permeating virtually every area of our lives, both personal and professional, and features regularly in the news. Whilst fans and sceptics abound, we asked Catalina Schveninger, Global Head of Learning at Vodafone, to talk at a recent HR Leadership Breakfast and tell us why she believes it […]Continue Reading
Genomics England appoints global genomics champion as first CEO
Genomics England announces the appointment of its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) today. Global genomics pioneer Professor John Mattick will join Genomics England in June. He will lead the organisation as work done in the 100,000 Genomes Project provides the foundation for the systems NHS England is mobilising in its ground breaking Genomic Medicine Service. […]Continue Reading
Margaret Casely-Hayford appointed as Chair of Shakespeare’s Globe
Saxton Bampfylde are delighted to have worked with Shakespeare’s Globe on the appointment of the new Chair Margaret Casely-Hayford. Chair of international development agency ActionAid and Chancellor of Coventry University, Margaret brings a wealth of non-executive experience in diverse organisations. In her executive career she was previously a Partner in the City law firm Dentons for twenty […]Continue Reading
Which? appoints Charlotte Cool as Group Communications Director
Which? has announced the appointment of Charlotte Cool to the newly created post of Group Communications Director. Charlotte will lead external and internal communications across the Which? group, continuing to build its membership and its impact in making consumers’ lives easier, safer and fairer. Charlotte joins Which? from ASDA where she was Vice President of Corporate […]Continue Reading
Saxton Bampfylde welcomes Cassandra Woolgar to the consulting team
Saxton Bampfylde is delighted to welcome psychologist Cassandra Woolgar to the firm. Cassandra joins the consulting team in the role of business psychologist. She will focus on helping clients implement talent strategy programmes through the delivery of leadership development, executive assessment and coaching services. Cassandra brings a wealth of business psychology and HR consulting experience […]Continue Reading
Dr Kori Schake appointed as Deputy Director-General for the International Institute for Strategic Studies
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has announced the appointment of Dr Kori Schake as Deputy Director-General. Dr Schake is a leading defence expert who during her career has worked dynamically and creatively at the nexus of government, academia and think tanks. Kori will join the IISS in February 2018 from the Hoover Institute at Stanford […]Continue Reading
Dr. Juliette Fritsch, new Head of Exhibitions and Visitor Experience at the Natural History Museum of Denmark
The Natural History Museum of Denmark has announced that Dr. Juliette Fritsch has been appointed as the new Head of Exhibitions and Visitor Experience. Juliette comes from a similar position at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, just north of Boston. Previously she has worked at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. At […]Continue Reading