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Oliver Sanderson are an award-winning executive search firm recognised for path-breaking contributions to ED&I and digital recruitment innovation by the House of Lords, Global Recruiter, APSCo, the Recruiter Awards, and featured in the 2022 Platinum Jubilee Album for a "transformational contribution" to UK business.

We specialise in finding talent at board and senior leadership level for FTSE 100, FTSE 250, Fortune 500 companies, and SMEs.

Tailoring our approach to the unique demands of each client, our team of experienced consultants can help you discover and attract the talent you need to achieve your ambitions.

With a dedicated research team, we guarantee:

  • An end-to-end executive recruitment and selection process, from retained and exclusive headhunting to contingent search.

  • Permanent and interim candidates of the highest calibre.

  • A customised partnering model to fit your business needs.

  • Bespoke industry analysis and intelligence.

  • Talent pipelining and support for succession planning processes.

  • Project insights to drive business transformation and development.

At Oliver Sanderson, we don't just find leaders; we create change-makers.


Executive Search

We pride ourselves on our smarter approach to permanent executive search. We are all about ensuring your organisational goals are at the heart of the recruitment process.

All our consultants have the knowledge and skills to help you achieve success with a permanent recruitment solution. We can help you discover, attract, and recruit talent, whose expertise and vision will take your organisation to the next level.

Leveraging our vast network of industry contacts and deep market insights, we identify top-tier executive talent from across the globe. Our comprehensive approach ensures that we cast a wide net to find the perfect fit for your organization, whether it's a seasoned industry veteran or a rising star with untapped potential.

We're here to ensure you strengthen your organisation by identifying and recruiting the very best individuals, as well as supporting their progression into accomplished leaders.


Just Interims

In the dynamic landscape of modern business, there is always a demand for interim specialists, particularly during times of change and uncertainty. Whether your organization is navigating through transitions, undergoing restructuring, or simply requires immediate reinforcement, we specialize in sourcing highly skilled and seasoned individuals capable of seamlessly integrating into your team. Our interims can fill key skills gaps, ensure business as usual where needed and deliver effective change and transformation programmes as your business evolves.


Middle Management

We understand the pivotal role middle management plays in the success and sustainability of any organization. That's why our approach to delivering middle management roles is as comprehensive as it is dynamic.

We recognize that middle management isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. Every organization has its unique culture, challenges, and goals. Our seasoned team takes the time to understand your specific needs, crafting bespoke solutions that align with your vision and objectives.

Leveraging our extensive network and industry insights, we identify top-tier candidates who possess not only the required skills but also the leadership potential to thrive in middle management roles. Our rigorous selection process ensures that only the most qualified and culturally aligned individuals are presented to you.

Our partnership doesn't end with placement. We provide ongoing support to both candidates and clients, ensuring a smooth transition and fostering long-term success. Whether it's navigating challenges, implementing best practices, or seizing new opportunities, we're here to support you every step of the way.

Additional Services 

The success of your business is our main priority. In addition to retained executive search, we also offer the following consultancy services to add value to your organisation:

  • Executive Coaching

  • D&I Consulting

  • 360 Assessments

  • Psychometric Profiling

  • Role Profiling

  • Talent Mapping and Market Insight

Our specialist team possesses experience across a range of sectors, including:


Airlines and Aviation

Banking & Financial Services


Construction and Property


Facilities Management


Logistics and Supply Chain

Media & Entertainment

Oil & Gas

Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences

Public Sector


Technology and Telecoms

Transport & Distribution



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