Part of the established and fast growing Recolution Recruitment Group, City Executive Search is an agile and trusted, C-suite Executive Search firm operating on a European scale from our bases in London and Cardiff. Established by a seasoned Leadership team our clients and candidates benefit from our extensive networks and relationships across the globe.

By partnering with our clients on an exclusive project to project basis, our aim is to continue to cement our position as the service and delivery benchmark for the industry for the placement of critical Executive roles that drive business growth.

Our Leadership Team

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    Dale Williams, Group CEO

    Dale is the founder and Group CEO of Recolution Group and the Board CEO at City Executive Search. With extensive experience in starting and scaling recruitment businesses his focus is on the development and execution of growth strategies within and across the Recolution group of recruitment companies. He is an executive headhunter working in tandem with clients to fulfil retained briefs.

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    Duncan Powell, Chief Operating Officer

    A founding Director at Recolution Group, Duncan is a board member and executive Director at City Executive Search. His input spans 20 years of recruitment expertise within nationally recognised brands and SME environments as a recruitment business leader.

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    Kevin Evans, Chief Financial Officer

    In his role as CFO Kevin operates across the board as a strategic Financial advisor to the group company leadership teams. His experience on client side and practice has led him to offer a rounded and commercial viewpoint when identifying opportunities for advancement with a specific eye on scaling and growing group companies through M&A activity.

  • Photograph of Mali Fordyce, Group Head of Talent

    Mali Fordyce, Group Head of Talent

    As the Head of Talent at City Executive Search, Mali operates at a Group level across the entire Recolution Group in Cardiff. Mali's main focus is on acquiring top talent for our brands, with extensive experience in talent acquisition across esteemed UK businesses, she has honed her skills in identifying, attracting, and selecting exceptional professionals who drive our success.

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    James Cheetham, Group Head of Marketing

    James' career spans over 11 years' of international B2B and B2C marketing experience gained across large corporations, SMEs and start-up businesses. James leads on the marketing strategy and delivery of projects for the group of recruitment brands including City Executive Search. This encompasses client, candidate & internal hiring audiences.

Our considered objective is to deliver global leaders to exceptional businesses. We do this every day, with conviction.

Dale Williams
Group CEO