Pioneering executive search

Relatable. Connected. Authentic.

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Enhanced executive search

SF Executive support the UK’s fastest growing SME, privately owned and investor backed businesses in sourcing executive level candidates that can aid the value creation process both today and tomorrow.

We're about more than placing elite executive talent. Our dedicated executive search team get to know your business first. We'll ensure we can speak articulately and confidently about your business, the ambition, the potential, the journey ahead and the role itself. Of course, we're here to unlock great leadership talent; but we also enjoy giving a helping hand to get your business to where it is going.

We can introduce you to expert intermediaries, companies and contacts that complement your new hire and help you achieve your vision

We're award-winning. We have a refreshing take on recruitment, and for us, it's about more than matching skills to a job description. It's a human process. We take time to match a person's natural strengths and career aspirations to an organisational culture they will thrive in. 

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We are determined to understand the journey you are on, the challenges ahead and how a successful candidate will lead your business there.

We will immerse ourselves in your business and will be able to communicate, as well as you can, what your business is all about, what it looks like to succeed, its potential and the job to be done.

Finding transformational leaders is our passion and you'll enjoy working with us. We promise.

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We’re more than executive search consultants. We’ve built an unmatched network of private equity houses, corporate advisors, bankers and lawyers that we can refer to our clients to assist in delivering their growth plans and to supplement C-suite hiring.

We engage with hundreds of businesses every week. We’re exclusive patrons of the Midlands’ Chambers of Commerce and hold a prominent position in the regional business community.

This helps us access great people who can guide businesses towards success.

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Over two decades of placing exceptional leaders with ambitious businesses has enriched our candidate base with a wealth of experience. We can rapidly compile compelling shortlists.

We possess extensive knowledge and expertise in identifying suitable candidates and are driven to address your business challenges with unwavering passion.

We maintain a sincere approach, recognising the value of transparent communication. We take proactive measures and uphold our commitment to excellence through experience.

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Specialist executive search across the UK

From our centrally located offices, we have a rich history of connecting businesses across the UK with exceptional executive talent through our refined Executive Search services.


West-Midlands & South-West
22 Gas Street, Birmingham
B1 2JT


Kent, Surrey & Essex
60 Grosvenor Street, London


Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes
High Cross Business Park,
LE10 3PG