Executive search & leadership advisory

Securing our future

With ongoing sociopolitical uncertainties, momentum on the sustainability agenda continues to gather pace. It is transforming leadership priorities, organisational purpose, strategy, operations and culture across the private, public and civil society sectors. Boards and executive leaders have become louder on the responsibilities of organisations to progress beyond marketing initiatives, reporting and small adjustments, towards significant and meaningful change in their environmental, social and governance agendas.

As we continue to fall behind on many key sustainable development goal targets, leadership needs to be imbued with a fresh sense of urgency and ambition on these issues if they are to retain legitimacy and ensure their organisation’s success. Leaders that can set a tone from the top, geared to the changes required, are in demand, as are the domain experts, who can bring the knowledge, advocacy and change management expertise, that is so needed.

Specialist leadership advisors to:

  • Chief Sustainability Officers and wider sustainable leadership
  • Impact and ESG Investors
  • Climate and environmentally focused public and civil society bodies
  • Organisations on governance and risk management

Our approach

Championing diversity, equity and inclusion

Our experience

Sustainability is an area that requires true interdisciplinary expertise with the capacity to engage across government, civil society and commercial organisations. Leaders with long track records in the space are few and far between and often the assessment of potential is key. Our Partners have deep industry experience and understand the pace and breadth of change and innovation necessary in these types of leaders. Motivated by our own commitment to sustainability and conviction to play our part, Saxton Bampfylde has built an enviable track record of appointments across the sustainability ecosystem.

Sustainable Building Blocks for our Future

CANVAS: Scotland Edition

As we think about creating a more sustainable future, there are varying interpretations of what this can mean. In this edition of CANVAS we spoke to three individuals who are helping to drive forward positive change in their organisations to help preserve our economy, society and communities now and in the future.

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Meet our team

Sustainability Dinner with speaker James Cameron, Chair of Crown Agents

We were delighted to host a dinner with James Cameron, Chair of Crown Agents, and a group of senior leaders working in the fields of sustainability and climate change from financial services, industry, government and Read more

Opportunity to thrive and responsibility to sustain: Interview with Richard Moriarty, CEO of the Civil Aviation Authority

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Sky’s the limit for sustainability: interview with Sarah Willis, Chief Finance Officer at Intelligent Growth Solutions

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Let’s take it from here


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