Blair
West.

listen and we know people.

We respect that our clients are experts on their business, culture and markets. We add value by translating their knowledge into compelling employer brands and engaging high-capability professionals. We pride ourselves on the depth of our candidate insight and the rigour of our project management.

Blair
West.

have expertise in...

Executive Search

We work with business owners, executive teams and investors on search projects to identify high capability Non-Executive and Executive talent. We have particular expertise in supporting Private Equity investors build board teams that will deliver their investment objectives. With backgrounds in corporate finance, investments and invested businesses we understand the demands and rewards of a PE backed environment.

David Blair
David Blair
Founder
07739 148732
david@blairwest.co.uk
Simon West
Founder
07736 471010
simon@blairwest.co.uk

Technology

Technology is often the key driver to rapid growth and our Technology offering is particularly suited to supporting businesses with significant scale potential. In a highly competitive market, our team utilise their personal professional networks to identify and engage talented professionals other recruiters aren’t able to access.

Aqueel Ahmed
Principal Consultant – IT & Technology
07885 813967
aqueel@blairwest.co.uk
James Toffrey
James Toffrey
Principal Consultant – Technology
07821 128661
james@blairwest.co.uk

Finance

Led by a Chartered Accountant we have first-hand “Big Four”, industry, corporate finance and investment experience. We understand the nuances of finance recruitment and particularity the demands placed by external investment. we use that knowledge to support CFOs and FDs in aspirational businesses by identifying talented, progressive and ambitious Finance professionals who combine technical excellence with the desire to add value to the overall organisation.

Nigel Spurr
Senior Consultant – Finance
07885 813954
nigel@blairwest.co.uk

Commercial

High calibre sales and marketing professionals are the catalyst for achieving business growth objectives. Our team has a mix of industry and recruitment experience that enables us to identify the most effective and collaborative people in those disciplines.

Will Smith
Senior Consultant – Commercial
07885 813933
will@blairwest.co.uk

Multi-assignment Projects

We consider understanding of a business, its strategic direction, culture and people to be as important as technical or functional knowledge when recruiting a role. We’re proud to have supported our clients across a wide range of functional disciplines and perform best when working in close collaboration. As a process driven business with robust reporting systems, we’re well placed to deliver multiple roles as part of a planned growth strategy.

Blair
West.

deliver successful outcomes.

We’re proud to work with so many fantastic people and businesses, even more so when the key individuals in the process take time to talk about how the work we did helped them achieve their objectives.

HONCHO MARKETS

Chief Technology Officer

“We were delighted with the level of understanding Simon demonstrated in the briefing he produced for prospective candidates and in how he subsequently identified and introduced people into a process with us.”

by Gavin Sewell, Chief Executive Officer

MUCKLE LLP

Finance Director

“We were impressed with the genuine desire to listen and understand what we were looking for in this role.”

by Jason Wainwright, Managing Partner.

COGNASSIST

Head of FP&A

“BlairWest’s approach to managing the project was exceptionally professional and the search, reporting and candidate insights thorough and comprehensive.”

by Michael Hall, Group CFO.

PWS DISTRIBUTORS LTD

Sales Director

“Operating against a challenging brief, Simon successfully completed a key Board appointment for us. Simon added value to the process, was proactive and managed both us and the candidates to a consistently high professional standard.”

by Jonathan Whisker, Chief Operating Officer

CONNECT HEALTH

General Manager OPS

“It is clear to us that, over the time we have worked together, Simon has developed a true understanding of our culture and business objectives and this has led to him consistently introducing relevant, interesting and appointable people to us.”

by Lisa Davidson, Human Resources Director.