Strategic Talent

Having the right people in place is crucial to the success of any business. Our unique Strategic Talent team works closely with our clients, helping them to recruit and build strong teams to drive and sustain business growth.

Boasting an unrivalled market knowledge, coupled with vast experience and extensive, established networks, we strive to ensure the right individual is identified for a wide range of differing scenarios.

We source CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Commercial Directors, NEDs and Chair people across the private, public, social enterprise and charity sectors, whilst also recruiting senior and mid-level finance professionals for businesses on a permanent, temporary and contract basis.

Regardless of business or project, we share the same principle that runs right throughout UNW; to support our clients long term, offering as much advice and input that is needed.


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Focusing on board level and finance recruitment, our team of specialist consultants take a collaborative approach and harness their extensive networks…

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Meet the team
In early 2015, UNW launched its Strategic Talent team, a niche service specialising in board level and senior finance recruitment led by Peter Neal alongside Dave Bowman and Laura Dean…

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Latest case study
Through UNW’s Strategic Talent team, a niche recruitment service specialising in board level and senior finance appointments, Carl Moffett was introduced to Samuel Knight in October 2018…

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MEET THE TEAM

Drummond Central

Non-Executive Director

Halma Plc

Operations Director, Advanced Electronics

NorthEdge Capital

Chair, Clearly Drinks

NorthEdge Capital

Chair, Total Fitness

Oil NRG

Finance Director

Samuel Knight International

Finance Director

Age UK Northumberland

Head of Finance and Quality

Drummond Central

Finance Director

SJOG Hospitaller Services

Chief Finance Officer

SJOG Hospitaller Services

Chief Operating Officer

SJOG Hospitaller Services

Chief Executive

Vianet Group Plc

Business Development Director

Miller UK

Business Development Director

Fairstone Group Ltd

Financial Controller

Dame Allan’s School

Bursar and Clerk to the Governors

Halma Plc

Managing Director, Palintest Ltd

Ramside Estates

Finance Director

Vaulkhard Group

Non-Executive Director

Children’s Heart Unit Fund

Trustees

Bede Gaming Limited

Non-Executive Director

Cussins Ltd

Finance Director

Responsive Engineering

Managing Director

Peacocks Medical Group

Managing Director, Podfo Ltd

Helping Hands Community Care Limited

Managing Director

Quantum Pharma Plc

Chief Financial Officer

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