People pioneers.
Shaping a better society

About us

We find and develop leaders that shape a better society.

GatenbySanderson is the UK’s leading people intelligence business advising public services, not for profit and education. We work within some of the most complex, challenging and highly scrutinised environments to deliver effective leadership and accelerate change.


What we do


We identify, recruit and develop future ready talent. Our teams hold unrivalled knowledge of their markets and have nurtured deep networks and unique people intelligence.


Leadership & Talent

We are leadership development experts; accelerating contributions new talent brings and helping individuals fulfil their leadership potential.



We know you need senior specialists who can hit the ground running. We are experienced in delivering people who have the gravitas and skills to help you deliver your agenda.


Meet the Team

On average, we appoint

CEOs every single week

We manage over

recruitment and development projects each year across public and Not for Profit sectors

Females make up

across all shortlists

We have developed the only leadership model, Altitude, to differentiate great leadership within public sector


Our in house team of 20 researchers build one to one relationships with over

targets per year

Some of the organisations we work with