Higher Education providers require leaders who combine their passion for the power of education to transform lives with an incredibly wide range of skills including strategy development, financial acumen, values driven culture change, civic and international engagement, political nous and a deep understanding of the fast-paced nature of change, challenge and demand.

Every member of our specialist education team is relentless in their commitment to placing and developing genuinely exceptional academic and professional services leaders and non-executives, who exemplify innovation, collegiality and transformation.

The unrivalled insight into educational leadership from our own experience as leaders and managers in education, our connection to national policymakers combined with access to diverse leaders looking for their next senior executive or non-executive role, affords us the confidence to represent our clients authentically in the market.

Our end-to-end services include recruiting permanent and interim leaders, top team and talent pipeline development programmes and board effectiveness reviews.

We are trusted to deliver quality and diverse shortlists with the leadership experience and values our clients are seeking, to fill the most senior permanent and interim education leadership roles across universities and HE providers.

Latest Vacancies

Director of IT

University of Northampton

Northampton, Hybrid working (c.2 days on site per week)

Lay Member of Council / Chair of Finance Committee

Durham University


Pro-Vice Chancellor Education & Student Experience

University of Northampton

Northampton, hybrid working (c.2 days on site per week)

Executive Director Membership and Commercial

Education and Training Foundation

London (hybrid)

Director Data & Insights

Bath Spa University


Dean of the School of Clinical Dentistry

University of Sheffield


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Recently Filled Vacancies

Director of Finance

Haberdashers' Academies Trust South


Non-executive Director (Audit & Risk)

Wellcome Sanger Institute

Hinxton, Cambridgeshire

Head of School - Art, Film & Media

Bath Spa University


Two Non-executive Directors (Science)

Wellcome Sanger Institute

Hinxton, Cambridgeshire

Director of Estates and Facilities

Harper Adams University

Newport, Shropshire

Director of Finance

Robert Gordon University


Clients we work with