what we do

PAULA FORD, PARTNER & JAMES HOWELLS, FOUNDING PARTNER

We are an executive search and human capital advisory firm that provides context-driven leadership solutions. We build leadership teams with the skills and experience to guide your business through the specific challenges and opportunities you face.

PAULA FORD, PARTNER & JAMES HOWELLS, FOUNDING PARTNER

EXECUTIVE SEARCH

The right talent can transform your business.
Identifying exceptional executives requires a consistently rigorous approach to market research, data and assessment of candidates.

HUMAN CAPITAL ADVISORY

The competition for top talent is greater than ever, making a proactive and sophisticated approach to talent management and succession planning even more critical. With this in mind, we work with clients to assess current and future leaders across functions, levels and within the business context. We address challenges including talent pool development; flight risks, leadership quality; succession gaps; diversity objectives.

PRACTICE AREAS

Working across a range of international markets and business sectors, we ensure that the leadership team and executive pipeline is optimised for your business context.

INDUSTRIES

Our consultants bring years of experience working within specific industry sectors, which enables them to offer perspective on the executive talent landscape and the specific skills and characteristics that drive your business’s success.

FUNCTIONS

Having placed executives in C-level roles across
industry sectors, we have built an extensive global network of relationships and developed expertise that helps us offer creative solutions to the most challenging business situations.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS THINK

Essenta Partners are the most progressive team I’ve ever worked with and are focused on your business growth first and foremost. They do this by helping you get the right candidates in place, even ahead of you knowing you needed a change! Their modern, boutique and high touch service is second to none and they serve as a key partner in developing our business strategically and ensure the highest quality – they have set the bar in my opinion!

Keri-Lynne Shaw – EVP Global Human Resources,
Global Brands Group
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