At Barron Williams we do two things:
We help organisations
Solve people problems
We help people
Find great roles and great organisations to work for
While this sounds simple, making it happen takes a unique skill set.
We are experts in our business. We take the time to understand yours. And if we accept your recruitment brief, we tailor our process to the unique characteristics of the assignment.
The Barron Williams Executive Search Team
The Barron Williams team offer a dynamic mix of perceptiveness and commercial guile. A professional services business bringing a fresh approach to executive search and senior level recruitment.
We pride ourselves on our ability to assimilate people into our unique search and selection process. As a business we are defined by our client and candidate relationships, and our capacity to serve and retain them is imperative.
Senior Executive Search & Recruitment
Our focus is on the recruitment of senior managers and executive level personnel, and we operate across sectors, with organisations of all sizes, and all core senior management functions.
We seek to understand your requirements in detail, before recommending individually tailored search-based recruitment solutions that identify and attract suitable candidates.
With a demonstrable track record of delivering high quality management talent for our clients, we operate primarily in the UK but also internationally too.
Message from Barron Williams CEO
Message from Barron Williams CEO
I entered the industry because the market was poorly served. Personally, I’d had mixed experience as a client, and particularly as a candidate. Why should you accept being treated very differently as a potential client to when you are a potential candidate or simply seeking career advice? I still hear this regularly. To me, it’s simple:
The way you treat someone as a candidate should determine whether you deserve the opportunity to talk to them as a potential client.
Founder, Barron Williams Executive Search
Recently Advertised Assignments
Barron Williams helped me secure an executive position when I relocated back to the UK from the US. Their comms and professionalism throughout the recruitment process was impeccable, they listened and acted on my requirements in matching me to the right job. I would certainly recommend them.
Sales & Marketing Director
“Barron Williams have delivered on every occasion I have called on their services to find senior professionals for strategic positions within our business.”
President Sales & Marketing
“The Barron Williams team have worked successfully for us on a number of high profile projects and they have always succeeded in identifying and bringing forward candidates of the highest quality and spot on brief. The groundwork Barron Williams put into the briefing stage ensures wasted time and effort is avoided and we get the right people first time”.
‘‘Having known and worked with Paul on a number of occasions (both as a candidate and a client), I can say without doubt that Barron Williams are strongly positioned to be a high quality partner, who can offer a tailored and agile recruitment solution to any business, in any industry.’’
“Barron Williams is always my first call for our C-suite needs. The exceptional quality of the candidates speak volumes about each and every engagement with the Barron Williams team.”
Chair of the Board
“We had a very specific brief about the type of person we were looking for. We’re different to other companies in our sector so it was important that the people Barron Williams put in front of us were a clear cultural fit and quickly got what we were about. They listened to what we wanted and they found the right person for the COO role.”
“It’s very hard to put into words what Barron Williams has done for me. First class in service and keeping in contact throughout the recruitment process. I was always responded to within 24 hours and the reply would always answer my question but more so to be then given additional help with regard to process and next steps in securing that job or an interview.”
Regional Sales Manager, UK & Europe
“A high profile charitable foundation for which I am a Trustee required a replacement FD at short notice. We were in the midst of the largest transformation project we’d ever undertaken worth +£20M. Barron Williams not only found someone who was ideally qualified; they also found someone who completely understood the culture of this very special organisation.”
James Ramsbotham CBE
“Barron Williams assisted me throughout my own recruitment process. They gave me all the information that I needed, as well as tips that helped me prepare for some tricky interviews & assessments, I also received an insight into the clients’ culture and the longer term prospects with the company.”
Chief Operating Officer
“We have worked with Barron Williams on numerous key recruitment projects over the last few years. They understand our business and the importance of the balance between cultural fit and skills/experience when bringing candidates to us. I would have no hesitation in recommending them.”
“We’d discussed a couple of roles in the past that weren’t the right fit but in that time the Barron Williams team got to know me so when the right role came along, they already knew I was the right fit. It was that knowledge that enabled the recruitment process to be seamless and smooth for me and the company I eventually joined.”
Chief Operating Officer
“Their understanding of our business & thorough approach to developing the brief, finding, screening & delivering high calibre candidates, means that they are always my first choice when looking for additions to our leadership team.”
“We have worked very successfully with Barron Williams for a number of years in recruiting senior management within our portfolio businesses. We would have no hesitation in recommending Barron Williams for their excellent service, and partnership approach to the recruitment process.”
“I have worked with Barron Williams as both a candidate and a client and my experience as both was excellent. As a candidate the attention to detail to match my skills and experience to a suitable role was detailed, thoughtful and showed they truly understood my requirements.”
“First time successful recruitment is a reflection of the time Barron Williams invests into its clients and correctly aligning the needs of the organisation. I would not hesitate to use them again.”
Director of Talent & OD
Don’t take our word for it…
Barron Williams clients will tell you that we offer a better way.