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.

Featured Jobs

Chief Executive

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Neath Port Talbot

Dean of the School of Clinical Dentistry

University of Sheffield


Chief Executive Officer

The Charity for Civil Servants

Hybrid – Regular weekly time in the Head Office in Cheam, Sutton, Surrey, regular national travel and a maximum of 2 days remote working per week

Chief Medical Officer

Devon Integrated Care System


Executive Director: Strategy, Policy and Governance

Money and Pensions Service

Bedford Borough Hall. We expect our senior leadership to be physically present around three days a week. You must be a full-time UK resident.

Director of Finance

Diocese of Oxford

Oxford. Hybrid working possible (minimum three days per week in the office)

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Clients we work with

Chelmsford Cathedral
Building Research Establishment
North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board
Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust
Welsh Government
Eastbourne Borough Council
Alzheimers Research Uk
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Durham University
Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
The Security Industry Authority
Historic Royal Palaces
South Yorkshire Integrated Care Board
Cobalt Housing

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The Art and Science of Charity Leadership

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