Chief Executive Officer search, private equity backed UK technology organisation

Highly commercial CEO sought to successfully lead private equity-backed UK technology business from late development stage, through to full commercialisation on a global scale.

Suitable candidates will be expert in leading complex global customer, partner and supplier negotiations and have a track record of leading commercial growth, and, ideally, fundraising on a significant scale.

Likely industry backgrounds would include: technology hardware; mechanical engineering; chemistry or sustainable energy / technology. Transport and logistics might also be interesting.

Experience of working with private equity investors would be a plus, as would experience of building a commercial executive leadership team that has then delivered.

The capability to gain a strong following from a development team of scientists and ‘boffins’ is essential.

Candidates may have held a divisional leadership role within a multinational corporation in which they will have delivered growth and innovation, or will come from a smaller organisation – where as CEO they would have led significant commercial growth.

At its core this role is about the successful commercialisation of UK innovation. We are not seeking an academic, a scientist or someone who plays at innovation – but an extremely commercial and ambitious Chief Executive Officer.

Potentially interested executives are invited to register their interest in complete confidence at your earliest convenience by contacting Julia Somerville, Research Manager at or Daniel Osmer, Managing Partner at