About Us

Sheffield Haworth is a global consultancy founded in 1993. We have a history of placing executives in high impact roles year after year, giving clients a competitive advantage in a fast-changing world.

Our vision is to be the leading global consultancy in people and transformational change. We specialize in executive search and interim placements, leadership advisory, change management, and information and data services. Clients benefit from deep industry insights, our wide-ranging networks and high standards of delivery from our global team. We work with private and public companies across financial services, professional and business services, high-growth technologies, and multinational corporates.

Sheffield Haworth has undergone significant growth and expansion since inception, now employing over 170 professionals in 12 global offices throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. We are proud to be an equal opportunities and disability confident committed employer.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to improved efficiency, stronger governance and greater innovation within businesses. We are committed to helping our clients achieve diverse, equitable and inclusive organizations by continuing to attract the best talent. We deliver a range of solutions to support the hire of diverse candidates including leadership coaching, assessment and experienced Consultants to support change and transformation programs.

Sheffield Haworth, in interviewing and presenting candidates will proactively seek to provide our clients with a diverse candidate selection at both long list and shortlist stages. We will promote our clients as equal opportunity employers where hires are made, and career progression is available irrespective of race, religion or belief, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. In return, we ask clients to ensure all diverse candidates remain on the long list and that all diverse candidates presented at short list are interviewed.

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Sheffield Haworth was established on the principle that we always place our client’s interests first.

We constantly strive to improve our client service proposition and position ourselves as a trusted advisor by listening to our clients, providing prudent advice and executing on their needs and requirements.

In an ever-changing and complex market, we are committed to delivering the right talent, insights and cultural fit every time.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Consulting Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Onboarding
  • Succession Planning
  • Temporary Staffing
Industries
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Digital
  • Energy
  • Enterprise Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Global Banking
  • Global Markets
  • Insurance
  • Natural Resources
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Risk Management

News Briefings

Diversity and Inclusion Trends for 2023

Reviewing the current mindset around diversity and inclusion within global organizations in financial services, consulting, and technology two powerful overarching trends have emerged this year. In a new report, Sheffield Haworth’s Helen Tudor examines the D&I trends the firm is seeing from clients around the talent pipeline, and around effectively onboarding, integrating, and developing diverse talent

Is the Chief Commercial Officer the New Star of Retail Financial Services?

The world of retail financial services is changing constantly, according to recruiters focused on the sector. Thanks to the ever-evolving regulatory environment, digital banking becoming native, and the rise of challenger banks and disruptors in the credit and payment space, the range of skills needed in the C-suite are broader than ever. Not to mention

Sheffield Haworth Appoints Leader for Retail and Consumer Financial Services Practice

Global leadership advisory and executive search firm Sheffield Haworth has named Tom Arnall as a director within the financial services practice in London. He joins the firm to further develop and lead the retail and consumer financial services arm of the business, partnering with new and existing clients to assist them with their interim, executive search and leadership development

Sheffield Haworth Appoints Executive Director in Corporate Officers Practice

Global leadership advisory and executive search firm Sheffield Haworth has named Paul DeCoster as executive director in its corporate officers practice. Based in New York, he will be working closely alongside Sonjay Vishnupad to develop and nurture new and existing relationships with clients across the financial services space. “We are delighted Paul has joined us at Sheffield Haworth,” said

Press Releases

Sheffield Haworth Acquires Technology Executive Search Business, Symbiosis Search

Sheffield Haworth is delighted to announce the acquisition of Symbiosis Search, an established high-quality retained executive search consultancy for leadership roles across fast-growth enterprise software and SaaS companies. The deal illustrates Sheffield Haworth’s intention to pursue acquisition opportunities to expedite its international expansion. The deal brings together Sheffield Haworth’s existing expertise in the technology sector

Sheffield Haworth Expands its Financial Services Presence on the U.S. West Coast with Appointment of Gene Swift

(April 2021) Sheffield Haworth is delighted to welcome Gene Swift as a Director to the firm’s Global Banking practise based in Los Angeles. Partnering with Julian Bell, Head of Sheffield Haworth USA and Global Co-Head of Global Banking, and Rhona Gibson, Director Global Banking and US Lead for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Gene will also

Sheffield Haworth Announces the Appointment of Wendy Schmidt as Senior Advisor to the Consulting, Technology and Services Practice

(April 13, 2021) Sheffield Haworth is delighted to welcome Wendy Schmidt, former Principal at Deloitte, as a Senior Advisor to the Consulting, Technology and Services Practice. In her role, Wendy will work closely with Thierry Camerlynck and the team on the development and growth of the US Professional Services practice. The practice has a market

Sheffield Haworth Announces Senior Promotions and Continued Growth Plans for Business

(Feb. 2021) Sheffield Haworth is delighted to announce a number of promotions within the business, recognizing the tremendous efforts of its employees in 2020. This comes despite the challenges presented over the last 12 months caused by the pandemic. In total the firm has made nineteen promotions for 2021 across all levels and geographies. Senior

Sheffield Haworth Opens New Office in China

SHANGHAI, China, October 8, 2019 – Sheffield Haworth is delighted to announce the opening of a new China office in Shanghai. Recognized as a global commercial and financial hub, this additional location complements the firm’s strong position and existing presence in the Asia Pacific region, alongside offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne, Mumbai and