Robert Walters Executive Search 

We understand that one of the biggest frustrations at the executive level is speed of hire. Our advantage over traditional search firms is that we can respond far faster through the utilisation of our multi-method search approach, global database and still maintain outstanding levels of service and highly competitive fees. If we can’t fulfil your need, we will tell you. If we can, we will. 

Hear what our clients have to say

ATP Media
Stuart Watts - Chief Operations Officer

“Robert Walters Executive Search have been approachable and highly professional. With senior management spending most of the time through the process on different time zones Robert Walters Executive Search ensured we were kept informed at every stage. We were extremely impressed with the calibre of candidates and the efficiency of getting the offer and terms agreed with our new CFO.”

Richard Warren - Chief Executive Officer 

“Robert Walters Executive Search were incredibly thorough, rigorous and insightful in their drawing up of the shortlist, and managed and guided the process very adroitly throughout. I was very impressed with the number of very high quality candidates, candidates that had been looking, candidates that had been persuaded to look; candidates that were obviously on brief, candidates that demonstrated a lateral and challenging interpretation of the brief."


Tarsus plc
Douglas Emslie - Chief Executive

“Robert Walters Executive Search did an outstanding job in their upfront planning and correct specifications for the role. From a wide remit, they quickly focused on the key qualities the candidates needed to fit the position. A challenging assignment was well managed and excellent communication throughout ensured the process moved quickly and efficiently. They put forward an outstanding short list and we got the perfect candidate. It was the best recruitment process I've experienced in over 20 years.”


Tangent Communications plc
Timothy Green - Chief Executive 

“Robert Walters Executive Search took the brief on and delivered. They understood the candidate needed to be both the right fit in personality and skill set. The right candidate was sought rapidly. The negotiation of terms was pain free and professional.”


Group M 
Ashley Milton - European Chief Financial Officer 

“The Robert Walters Executive Search team recently led the search and successful appointment of a key member of my senior finance team. They quickly understood the brief and the chemistry of the organisation and identified a number of very strong candidates. The whole process was handled efficiently and professionally and I look forward to working with them again in the future.”

Land Securities 
Sue Greenland - HR Manager

“Robert Walters Executive Search did an excellent job in clearly identifying the requirements of the role, the critical and confidential nature of the sourcing and understanding the business and the type of candidates we were looking for. They remained professional and fully engaged throughout the process, communicating with me regularly and understanding the need for speed and quality. It was an outstanding experience for both the candidates and the recruiters and one that I would be delighted to repeat.”


Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Jane Wilson - Head of Talent 

“I worked with Robert Walters Executive Search to find a Finance Director for our business. With a tight timeline they produced a very high quality shortlist of candidates which meant we were able to fill the role within 3 months with a very high calibre individual who is already adding value to our business. The process was clear, straightforward and well managed throughout - I wouldn't hesitate to use Robert Walters Executive Search again.”


Entertainment One
Nelson Kuo-Lee - Chief Operations Officer 

“My assignment for Robert Walters Executive Search was challenging in that I was recruiting for two positions in London while I am based in Toronto. I was very impressed with their professionalism throughout the two engagements as demonstrated by their ability to quickly translate my needs into an accurate job description and their efficiency in screening potential candidates. Overall the process was very well managed and I would absolutely recommend Robert Walters to anyone considering the use of an Executive Search firm.”


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Andrew Linger, Director at Robert Walters

Andrew Linger
Director at Robert Walters 

Contact us to find out how we can help you. 



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