North, Simon

North, Simon

My clients are typically driven by the desire to be effective in challenging contexts. The demands on them are not usually matched by the support that they need – because their colleagues are too busy or the system that they are in does not attend enough to leader and manager support. Each client has it…

Norman, Clare

Norman, Clare

Companies come to me to support their people to grow through big changes, rather than being knocked for six.  They also call me to coach great leaders to create a ripple effect in an organisation’s engagement and productivity. I coach passionate people to live their best story in times of change and in times of…

McLaughlin, Neil

McLaughlin, Neil

I focus primarily on one-to-one coaching engagements, and my core activity is with senior executive leaders in SMEs and in the divisional operations of larger corporates. I also work with key personnel in voluntary and not-for-profit organisations, as well as with identified high-potential younger executives who can benefit from a tailored approach. Many of the…

Day, Ian

Day, Ian

My clients are talented executives faced with the opportunity of moving from managerial behaviour to that of Leadership – irrespective of the role they currently hold. Generally they have responded to the need to commit to challenging actions and have exhibited the energy borne of new found purpose. From time to time this has not…

Clancy, Mike

Clancy, Mike

Mike is an experienced Board level recruiter with a specialism in Chair and Non-executive Director roles. His client base is principally UK based, mid-market companies typically privately owned, either family or private equity ownership, although he has also recruited for UK public listed companies (Plcs). Mike is a panellist and contributor to the Financial Times…

Denny, Dave

Denny, Dave

Dave moved into executive recruitment in 1988 when he joined Ward Executive on its inception, becoming MD 10 years later. As a recruiter, he has always been a generalist and has handled a very broad range of projects in a wide variety of sectors. He has worked extensively in technology-based businesses, including blue chips such…

Mills, Justin

Mills, Justin

Justin started his career managing the IT recruitment needs of major brands and high technology accounts and growing one the most successful internet service providers of the time during the early 2000’s tech boom. Having undergone professional study with the CIPD and the British Institute of Psychology he moved into retained Executive Search and Selection…

Spindler, Stuart

Spindler, Stuart

Stuart has an extensive career in executive resourcing spanning a total of twenty-five years. In the field of executive resourcing for B2B services organisations, he is a highly respected, authoritative figure, well known for a very professional yet user-friendly approach to business. Stuart’s recruiting career has focused on assisting multi-site support services companies with key…

Day, Ian

Day, Ian

Ian has over 23 years’ experience in executive search and has been a Director of Cornerstone (UK) since 1994. For Ian, success means simply: ‘recruiting candidates who exceed expectations and therefore add more value’. Many functional leaders recruited have progressed to general management, including a managing director who recently completed 10 years, having led a…

Cornerstone London

Cornerstone London

Cornerstone London is a long-established, owner-managed Board & Executive Search practice delivering business-critical results through commitment to the mastery of sourcing, assessment and client engagement. Client demand has extended our activity into the provision of Interim Executives and to Executive Coaching. Established nearly 25 years ago, our work is founded on active listening – to…

McLaughlin, Neil

McLaughlin, Neil

Neil’s principal recruitment activity is focused on appointments at Board and senior executive level – across all functions and industries, and including public sector and not-for-profit organisations. He has continued to practise as an executive and performance coach and is also is currently Managing Partner of Kavelle Executive Coaching, a specialist coaching firm. Previous Experience…