GatenbySanderson is the UK’s leading people advisory firm across public services, not for profit and education. Working within complex, challenging and highly scrutinised environments we deliver executive search, interim leadership and leadership development and consultancy.

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Deputy Director for Service Management

Home Office

Manchester and Croydon

Chair of Audit and Risk Committee


Bradford, West Yorkshire

Chief Technology Officer

Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges (HRUC)

West London

Non-Executive Director

Birmingham and Solihull ICB

Birmingham and Solihull

Interim Finance and Commercial Director

Cheshire & Warrington LEP

Meet the team

Clients we work with

Newport City Homes
Corporation of Church House
Crown Prosecution Service
Manchester City Council
Office of the Police Fire and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire
Torbay Council
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Longhurst Group
Valuation Office Agency
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield Childrens NHS Foundation Trust
UK Research and Innovation
The Calico Group
Norwich City Council
London Borough of Brent
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
The Royal Parks
FCO Services

News & Views

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Academic Leadership: your questions answered

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Marteka Swaby: Inspiring Black Women into Leadership

Does the sector need to switch the narrative?

VAT on Independent School Fees: It’s time to elevate Development leadership

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Register for our free, inclusive leadership training with Marteka Swaby

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Shabana Yousaf: Wearing and seeing leaders in hijabs

Leadership Lens Episode 1 - Diverse Candidates vs Organisations Expectations

The Rules of Engagement: diverse candidates vs organisation’s expectations

DDaT trends 2024 - news & views from GatenbySanderson written by Sarah Luxford

DDaT trends 2024: are leaders ready?