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 Allen

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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Pamela Leonce

Consulting Team

Pamela has over 30 years’ experience as a housing professional, gained at several levels.  She joined Saxton Bampfylde early 2018 and works as a Consultant in our social impact practice where she brings significant expertise in social care, housing and community building. Before joining Saxton Bampfylde, Pamela was the Chief Operating Officer at Langley House Trust and spent her career before that in senior roles within the housing sector. She is currently an Independent Director on the Inquilab Housing Association Board and Chair’s the Resident Services Committee. Previous Non-Executive appointments include New Deal for Communities, Barclays Financial Inclusion and Connexions Partnership.

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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 with a range of clients. She has a particular interest in housing as well as in investors in social impact, social enterprise, and membership bodies. She has an MA in English from the University of St Andrews.

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Rachel Hubbard

Consulting Team

Rachel leads the the Social Impact practice. She joined Saxton Bampfylde 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 is a Trustee for Five Talents, an international microfinance charity. Prior to joining Saxton Bampfylde, Rachel ran an event and catering business and also worked as a Business Manager for a networking events and research company focused on Britain's top private companies. Rachel has a degree in Theology.

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Mike Hounsell

Consulting Team

Mike Hounsell joined Saxton Bampfylde from the University of Surrey where he held the role of Vice President Marketing, Communications, Recruitment and Admissions. Prior to this, he had a successful career in the private sector working across multiple sectors including; consumer goods (Diageo, Allied Domecq), telecommunications (NTL), and financial services (American Express and Norwich and Peterborough Building Society), in senior marketing and general management board positions. He was also a Trustee for 4 years for East Anglia Childrens’ Hospices. He is a Business Studies alumnus of the University of West London, and attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School in 2008.

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WWF

Chair

Closing date:
Friday 11 Oct 2019

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Fight for Sight

Chair

Closing date:
Friday 27 Sep 2019

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Marine Stewardship Council

Fisheries Standard Director

Closing date:
Tuesday 1 Oct 2019

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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.

Housing – Summer 2019