Elite Search Partners are a Leading Search-to-Search Talent Solutions Provider, operating globally. Our dedicated consultants have a successful track record of sourcing and placing at all levels, with a focus on Partners & Managing Partners.

In addition to our retained services, we provide regular Market Insights & Consultations to both existing & prospective clients on the latest market trends, competitor activities and branding strategies.

Our aim is to disrupt the Search-to-Search market, taking the pace & aggressive nature of contingent recruitment and replicating it in the world of retained search, whilst still ensuring a meticulous and precise approach.

We provide a differentiated offering to our clients, not only taking the time to deeply understand your needs, but also working faster, harder, with a more extensive reach than anyone else in the market – A refreshing approach to Search- to-Search.

On top of this, we have a fully developed research and resourcing team, meaning we can take the time to focus on what really matters… delivering an elite client experience. In a market which is overly traditional and has maintained outdated processes for over 25 years, we bring a new energy, allowing us to guarantee you Elite Talent in a more efficient timeframe.

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Solutions and Expertise

Our Services
Retained Search | Leadership Advisory | M&A/Acquihires | Talent Assessment/Market Insights.

What makes us different?
Faster Communication, Faster Shortlisting/Mapping, Faster Headhunting, Faster Results.

Over 60 successful placements so far in 2022 spanning across
4 Continents.

  • Advisory Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Search
  • All Industries
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Non-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
  • Business Development
  • Executive Search Partners
  • Executive Search Staff

News Briefings

Elite Search Partners Fills Position for eg.1 Global

London-based Elite Search Partners has recruited James Cowen as a director with eg.1 Global, which focuses on the management consulting, IT services, tax, accounting, and risk advisory sectors. “eg.1 Global were looking for a director in their executive search practice who could also add value to their consulting business/maximize their market intelligence offering,” said Matthew Eley, founder of

Elite Search Partners Places Managing Director for Global Sage in Hong Kong

London-based Elite Search Partners has placed Kong To as the new managing director, head of technology and industrial markets for Global Sage in Hong Kong. Leading the assignment for Elite Search Partners was Matthew Eley, managing director. Mr. Kong has over 25 years of senior executive search and leadership consulting experience, including 15 of those years

Elite Search Partners Fills Position for Chaberton Partners

London-based Elite Search Partners has assisted in the recruitment of Paul Cashman as global head of healthcare and life science at Chaberton Partners. “Paul brings to Chaberton Partners his broad and deep knowledge of leadership advisory consulting and board and C-Suite executive search,” Elite Search Partners said. Before joining Chaberton, Mr. Cashman served at managing

Elite Search Partners Opens Doors in London

Many companies are struggling to keep up with the changing world of work and the uncertainties of today’s business world in general. Executive search firms, new and old, have always served as a key support system for these organizations as they continue to need top talent to adapt. Last November, Matthew Eley launched Elite Search