Ethical Executive Search

Society places diverse and effective change-makers into responsible businesses and purpose-driven organisations around the world

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We exist to effect positive change in the world.

Our goal is a future that’s sustainable, peaceful, and inclusive, and with social justice for all. We try to bring that about through placing exceptional people into meaningful roles within good organisations, where they can truly make an impact.

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56 %
Female appointments
31 %
People of the Global Majority appointments
Net Promoter Score
61 %
Income from repeat clients

Global Reach

From our offices in the UK, the USA, and New Zealand, we handle searches for clients based all over the world.

  • President, Heifer International

    Little Rock, USA

    A global and cross-sector search looking for culturally-astute leaders of large, complex, international organisations. The appointed candidate was a Singaporean non-profit CEO based in Chicago.

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  • Dean of the School of Fashion and Textiles, RMIT

    Melbourne, Australia

    One of the three important Head of School searches we handled for RMIT at the same time. The appointed candidate was a Professor at Queensland University of Technology.

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  • Head of School, Aga Khan Academy Mombasa

    Mombasa, Kenya

    A gloabl search for established school leaders with deep knowledge of the International Baccalaureate. The appointed candidate was a Canadian Headteacher with experience of school leadership in Eritrea, Thailand, Syria, and Morocco.

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  • Chief Executive, Primary Care International

    London, UK

    A complex search focusing on candidates with experience of transforming of primary healthcare systems in the Global South. The appointed candidate was a Kenyan public health leader based in the UK.

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  • Director of Commercial Strategy, Mandarin Oriental

    A wide-ranging search for individuaks with experience of relaunching iconic properties and knowledge of the feeder markets for the UAE. The appointed candidate was overseeing a cluster of IHG Hotels in Vietnam.

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