Essenta targets and engages with an executive talent community that is typically on accelerated career paths, can demonstrate noteworthy achievements and has plenty of future career runway.

These leaders are usually attracted to a combination of similar situations and opportunities:

  • Autonomously leading, end-to-end businesses or functional units
  • Transformational growth, turnaround or launch activity
  • Scale and complexity
  • Wealth creation

The companies we work with – regardless of stage, state and scale – consistently look for ways to address leadership challenges such as calibre, growth, change, diversity and/or succession factors.

Our clients include global blue-chip multinationals, domestic champions, private equity portfolio companies and entrepreneurial ventures.

Typically they mandate Essenta to address the challenges that the leaders in our executive talent networks are keen to solve.


Essenta Partners have experience working across a broad range of market sectors, with particular expertise in:

  • FMCG / CPG
  • Retail
  • Leisure / Travel
  • Sport / Entertainment
  • Digital, Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Business & Professional Services


  • C-Suite
  • General Management
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Corporate Development
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Customer / Commercial / Marketing
  • Digital / Technology
  • Human Resources

Essenta is headquartered in London.

The pursuit of world-class talent is not restricted by geography.

Our Partners have recent experience of leading major search and talent projects across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and North America.

Our Clients