Essenta works with a broad range of organisations.  The consistent, linking theme is that they place great importance in securing the best possible senior, leadership or executive talent.

We work with companies – regardless of stage, state and scale – who are constantly looking to address situational leadership challenges such as calibre, growth, change, diversity and/or succession factors.  Our corporate customers include global MNC’s, domestic champions, and PE portfolio companies.

We also work with a broad range of Private Equity funds to secure Investment Professionals across all levels, from Partner through to Associate, as well as recruiting into Investor Relations.

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

Typically, Essenta is mandated by clients who want to address the challenges that the professionals and leaders in our networks are qualified to solve.


Essenta has experience working across a broad range of market segments, with particular expertise in:

  • Consumer Services
  • Travel, Leisure, Hospitality
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Business & Professional Services
  • Private Equity


  • C-Suite
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Operations
  • Corporate Development
  • Strategy & Transformation
  • Sales / Customer / Commercial
  • Digital / Technology
  • Marketing / Product
  • Human Resources
  • Investor Relations
  • Investment Professionals

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