Significant shifts are placing increased demands on leaders within Energy and Industrial. Commodity cycles, high capital expenditure, technology risk, regulation and resource nationalism are some of the factors that have resulted in the optimisation of operating models. Our Energy & Industrial practice brings a wealth of experience across multiple, interrelated sectors, focusing on the core attributes of business leadership and commercial excellence.
Our knowledge across the value chain from primary industry to service provision and end user markets, gives us an intimate understanding of the industry dynamics and the political, regulatory and stakeholder environments within which you operate. This helps us in turn find the leadership talent you need to deliver within a complex operating environment.
With over 20 years’ proven track record in international executive search and 10 years working in the energy & transport sectors, Simon leads the Energy & Industrial Practice. He focuses on Senior Executive and Board appointments in energy, transport & capital equipment. He also has a specialism in the Nordic markets. Simon’s depth of experience and pragmatic approach has resulted in a strong reputation for successful assignment delivery and giving clients prudent advice.
James has over 10 years’ leadership experience in executive search and talent management. He focuses on Senior Executive and Board appointments in energy, infrastructure, industry and related services. James has a proven track record of supporting public, private equity and family-owned companies in the UK and internationally.
Our consultants have on average more than 15 years of search experience within each of their specialised areas, bringing unparalleled levels of expertise, credibility and trust among clients and candidates alike.
We have run searches in over 25 countries worldwide. Using an innovative modern structure we are able to combine global reach and capability with high consistency and quality, alongside fewer off limits.
Extremely responsive, easy to deal with, and provided our international leadership team with insight on the sector and where the best talent sits. A genuine pleasure to work with.
Gabriel Carvalho, Head of Finance, Supply, Operations & HR
A pleasure to work with. The quality of advice and counsel I received throughout the process was fantastic. They went above and beyond to understand us as a business, getting to know our characteristics and how we think.
Jonathon Swaine, Managing Director
Results-focused, straightforward, and easy to deal with. They have worked closely with us for a number of years, helping with our senior talent requirements not only within the UK, but also in the Nordics, Germany, Italy, France and China. They have secured the right result for us time and time again.
Stuart Leven, VP EMEA and Managing Director
In the past five years, we have made Board and Executive Leadership appointments for clients ranging from FTSE 100 to public and private equity backed firms. We have also made numerous high profile appointments at functional level, especially in Marketing, Sales, Strategy, Exploration, Engineering, HSSE and Supply Chain. Our cross sector approach combined with less off limits gives us access to people that aren’t accessible to other firms.
As veterans of over 200 searches across the energy & industrial, our practice combines strong consulting capability with in-depth knowledge and track record across multiple arenas. This gives us a strong view of the competencies and capabilities required for success in shifting and dynamic paradigms across energy and industrial arena.
In the past five years, we have made Chairman, CEO, COO and Managing Director appointments for clients ranging from FTSE 100 to Private equity-backed firms. We have also made numerous high-profile appointments at functional level, especially in Marketing, Sales, Digital, Trading, Commercial and Operations/Service. We host regular Boardroom Lunches for movers and shakers in the industry.