Content, comments and thoughts from our Partners


Positive choices for 2018

I’ve just got back from Australia.   Between London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Geelong and 5 days of The Ashes Test Match at the MCG in Melbourne I had some time to observe, read and mull over. I also met the inspirational Dr. Paige Williams, from the Centre of Positive Psychology at […]


Is the future unclear for the smaller Leisure Trust?

Is the future unclear for the smaller Leisure Trust? In my early career I worked in the world of outsourced leisure and for the last 17 years I have supported the industry with executive search services on senior and executive appointments.  My experience in working with a wide variety of […]


Delighted To Welcome Andrew Watts As Partner To Lead Our Media Practice

I am delighted to welcome Andrew Watts to BarrettClark Executive Search, as Partner, to lead our Media practice. “Andrew has developed unique knowledge and search experience in the media and broadcast sectors over a considerable period of time.  He is well-respected and has an outstanding network with truly global reach […]


The University Delusion by Charlie Stewart

The University Delusion by Charlie Stewart University teaches you many things, how to effectively squabble over politics, the process of downing pints in industry leading times and most importantly of all, the delusion of self-entitlement. Whilst it is clear for all to see, University is a fantastic experience that assembles […]


An insight into The Gym Group from Operations Director – Nick Henwood and Will Royce

Nick joined The Gym Group as Operations Director in August 2016. Nick’s previous role was as Operations Director for David Lloyd Leisure, before that he had the benefit of extensive senior retail experience with Mothercare and Autoglass. Nick’s appointment illustrates the increasing value our clients place on attracting candidates from […]


BarrettClark Relocation Launch

After 16 years in our offices in Wimbledon (and latterly support offices in St James’s Square) we moved to larger offices in Vauxhall Cross / Nine Elms in January 2017. We are now located right in the middle of an exciting and fast-developing area which will be a residential, cultural […]


Where Extraordinary Happens…

The establishment brand is the antithesis to the challenger brand. The concept of the challenger brand was first introduced in a business book by Adam Morgan in 1999 called “Eating the Big Fish”. Being a challenger is not necessarily about your position in a market or sector and your position […]


The best companies, start with their “Why?”

Over recent years I have had the opportunity to work alongside a few of the best public speakers in the world. Their passion and outstanding communication skill motivates us to act, inspires entrepreneurs to realise their dreams, drives us to achieve our goals and reminds us of our “Why”. Do […]


C-Suite Executive Search in a Post-Brexit World

On the 23rd of June, the people of Britain voted to leave the European Union which was a surprise to many. Shockwaves shuddered across Europe, triggering the media into a frenzy and generally causing increased uncertainty amongst the people and businesses of Great Britain. Fast forward to the current day, the […]