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As the lines between industries blur, Blackwood brings experience in each and understanding of the whole

As a single collaborative team, we combine our consultants' industry knowledge and expertise to deliver the most creative and holistic advice and solutions.

  • Consumer

    Innovation is of paramount importance in the sector: companies must constantly reevaluate their relationships with today's increasingly influential consumer and deal with market challenges in the form of economic pressures, new routes to market and disruptors.

    • Maria Henderson

      Maria Henderson

      Partner

      Maria Henderson
      Maria Henderson
      +44 (0)20 7220 0282
      London

      Maria leads the Consumer Practice. She has extensive experience advising international clients in all sub-sectors of consumer, included branded fashion and luxury goods.

      Prior experience: MBS Group, Korn Ferry, Skill Capital

      Education: Latin American Literature & Politics, University College London

    • Daria Koren

      Daria Koren

      Senior Associate

      Daria Koren
      Daria Koren
      +44 (0)20 7220 1812
      London

      Daria is a member of the Consumer Practice, working on assignments across all subsectors, with a particular focus on international branded goods and tech-enabled, high growth consumer businesses.

      Prior experience: Founders Keepers, The MBS Group

      Education: Modern and Medieval Languages (Spanish & Italian), University of Cambridge

    • Claudia Marcelletti

      Claudia Marcelletti

      Senior Associate

      Claudia Marcelletti
      Claudia Marcelletti
      +44 (0)20 7220 0812
      London

      Claudia is a member of the Consumer Practice, working on assignments across all subsectors, with specific experience in international branded goods and media.

      Prior experience: The Walt Disney Company, MBS Group

      Education: International Marketing, King’s College London; Political Science & Communication, Luiss Guido Carli University

    • Isabella Imi

      Isabella Imi

      Associate

      Isabella Imi
      Isabella Imi
      +44 (0)20 7220 0295
      London

      Isabella is a member of the Consumer, Retail & Leisure Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Prior experience: PER.

      Education: French & Italian at University of Oxford.

    • Sydney Lignac

      Sydney Lignac

      Associate

      Sydney Lignac
      Sydney Lignac
      +44 (0)20 7220 0276
      London

      Sydney is a member of the Consumer Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Prior experience: Contingent recruitment focusing on UK insurance and European technology.

      Education: English Literature at the University of Birmingham.

    • Emy Guerrieri

      Emy Guerrieri

      Executive Assistant

      Emy Guerrieri
      Emy Guerrieri
      +44 (0)20 7220 0800
      London

      Emy is an Executive Assistant in the Consumer, Retail & Leisure Practice and a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration and IT Group.

      Prior experience: Team Coordinator/Personal Assistant at Teneo

  • Education

    The growing influence of technology in education and the availability of massive open online classrooms means education is at an inflexion point and must adapt to a major shift in how it is both accessed and evaluated. This necessitates resilient and flexible leaders who can embrace innovation and work effectively amid uncertainty.

    • Harry Chetwood

      Harry Chetwood

      Partner

      Harry Chetwood
      Harry Chetwood
      +44 (0)20 7220 0289
      London

      Harry is a Partner and Chair of the Financial Services Practice. He has particular expertise in advising clients on succession planning, strategic reviews and working with start-up groups ahead of launch. Prior to joining Blackwood, Harry worked within search focusing on investment management and corporate finance. He started his career as an Assistant Fund Manager at Smith & Williamson Investment Management. Harry is a Trustee of the Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation and a member of the MCC Nominations Committee.

      Prior experience: Smith & Williamson Investment Management

      Education: Theology & Anthropology at Durham University

    • Richard Marshall

      Richard Marshall

      Partner

      Richard Marshall
      Richard Marshall
      +44 (0)20 7220 0260
      London

      Richard leads the Business Services Practice and advises listed, private and private equity-backed businesses across the entirety of business services. He has particular expertise in professional services, technology-enabled services and education.

      Prior experience: Astbury Marsden

      Education: Geography with International Relations at Plymouth University

    • Lati Gutta

      Lati Gutta

      Associate

      Lati Gutta
      Lati Gutta
      +44 (0)20 7220 0255
      London

      Lati is a member of the Business Services team and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: Human, Social & Political Sciences at Cambridge University.

    • Rupert Milne

      Rupert Milne

      Associate

      Rupert Milne
      Rupert Milne
      +44 (0)20 7220 0298
      London

      Rupert is a member of the Business Services Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Prior experience: Fidelio Partners.

      Education: Liberal Arts at the University of Exeter.

  • Financial services

    Unprecedented levels of change are shaping the future of the industry. Sophisticated digital tools and AI are creating both opportunities and threats to traditional structures. A focus on “alpha” generating products has blurred the once distinct sub-sectors and asset classes as investment firms strive to ensure they have the product range in place to best manage their clients’ assets.

    The need to have a holistic view of financial services has never been greater. We have a culture driven by collaboration. We leverage internal expertise which crosses the breadth of the financial services industry, enabling us to partner with senior leaders to define future investment strategies and help create market-leading teams.

    • Amanda Smithson

      Amanda Smithson

      Managing Partner

      Amanda Smithson
      Amanda Smithson
      +44 (0)20 7220 0273
      London

      Amanda is the Managing Partner and a member of the Investment Banking, Private Equity, Board and Executive Assessment practices. She advises on leadership development, team effectiveness and senior appointments across investment banking, private equity and the boardroom. Prior to Blackwood, Amanda worked at Morgan Stanley; she spent ten years in Mergers & Acquisitions in London and New York before becoming COO of the Investment Banking Division EMEA. She is a certified professional executive coach, Meyler Campbell Mastered, AC and WABC accredited and qualified with the British Psychological Society in psychometrics, including Hogan, FIRO-B, NEO PI-R, Wave, G-LJI, LJI, Implicitly®, TKI and MBTI®.

      Prior experience: Morgan Stanley

      Education: English & Law at Cambridge University

    • Martina Ashley

      Martina Ashley

      Partner

      Martina Ashley
      Martina Ashley
      +44 (0)20 7220 0277
      London

      Martina is a Partner and member of the Financial Services Practice. She has a particular expertise in moving and building teams and defining the strategy and execution of building new routes to market. She has worked extensively on the firm’s Diversity initiatives and is also an Ambassador for The Diversity Project.

      Prior experience: Goldman Sachs

      Education: Politics & Philosophy at Bristol University

    • Harry Chetwood

      Harry Chetwood

      Partner

      Harry Chetwood
      Harry Chetwood
      +44 (0)20 7220 0289
      London

      Harry is a Partner and Chair of the Financial Services Practice. He has particular expertise in advising clients on succession planning, strategic reviews and working with start-up groups ahead of launch. Prior to joining Blackwood, Harry worked within search focusing on investment management and corporate finance. He started his career as an Assistant Fund Manager at Smith & Williamson Investment Management. Harry is a Trustee of the Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation and a member of the MCC Nominations Committee.

      Prior experience: Smith & Williamson Investment Management

      Education: Theology & Anthropology at Durham University

    • Joanne Clayton

      Joanne Clayton

      Partner

      Joanne Clayton
      Joanne Clayton
      +44 (0)20 7220 0297
      London

      Joanne leads the Private Equity Practice and is a member of the Financial Services Practice. She advises clients across the sector on their needs within the investment team, IR and operating functions, with a particular specialisation in senior team leaders across new investment strategies and first-time funds. She has worked extensively on the firm’s Social Mobility initiatives.

      Prior experience: Freshminds

      Education: Modern History at St Andrews University with a year studying History & Political Science in the US

    • Annie Doherty

      Annie Doherty

      Partner

      Annie Doherty
      Annie Doherty
      +44 (0)20 7220 0263
      London

      Annie is a Partner and member of the Financial Services Practice. She specialises in advising clients across the liquidity spectrum on their senior leadership needs and strategies. Her diverse client work across asset classes has included senior investment leadership roles as well as CIOs and distribution professionals.

      Prior experience: Saxton Bampfylde Hever

      Education: Sociology & Law at Durham University

    • Nigel Lloyd

      Nigel Lloyd

      Associate Partner

      Nigel Lloyd
      Nigel Lloyd
      +44 (0)20 7220 0284
      London

      Nigel is a member of the Private Equity and Investment Banking Practices. He focuses on recruiting senior Investment Banking professionals across M&A, sector coverage and Leveraged Finance. Within Private Equity, he specialises in Investor Relations appointments.

      Prior experience: Global executive search firm & Close Brothers (now DC Advisory)

      Education: English Literature at University College London

    • Shaneen Makhani

      Shaneen Makhani

      Associate Partner

      Shaneen Makhani
      Shaneen Makhani
      +44 (0)20 7220 0251
      London

      Shaneen is a member of the Private Equity Practice with a particular focus on leading senior and mid-level appointments. She is also a member of the Financial Services Practice advising clients and candidates on the cross over between all forms of investment.

      Prior experience: Disaster relief charity

      Education: Politics & International Relation at Warwick University with a year studying Economic Globalisation & Development at SOAS, University of London

    • Jamie McKinnell

      Jamie McKinnell

      Associate Partner

      Jamie McKinnell
      Jamie McKinnell
      +44 (0)20 7220 1810
      London

      Jamie co-leads the Real Estate Practice and is a member of the Financial Services Practice. He advises real estate investors, owners, operators, and consultants on both executive and non-executive leadership hires.  He has worked with clients in the sector for over 15 years in both London and Hong Kong, and has successfully conducted assignments across the EMEA, Asia Pacific and North American markets.

      Prior experience: Sousou Partners

      Education: History at Leeds University

    • Imogen Moon

      Imogen Moon

      Associate Partner

      Imogen Moon
      Imogen Moon
      +44 (0)20 7220 1801
      London

      Imogen leads the Real Estate Practice and is a member of the Financial Services Practice. She advises clients across real estate and asset backed strategies with a focus on building investment teams across the capital structure. She has expertise in conducting cross border searches and advises on hiring diverse candidates.

      Prior experience: Oxford Capital Partners

      Education: English Literature at Oxford University

    • Michela Ruggeri

      Michela Ruggeri

      Associate Partner

      Michela Ruggeri
      Michela Ruggeri
      +44 (0)20 7220 0285
      London

      Michela leads the Investment Banking and Infrastructure Practices and is a Member of the Financial Services Practice. She has a particular focus on building teams within investment banking boutiques as well as advising infrastructure funds.

      Prior experience: Heidrick & Struggles

      Education: Modern Languages at Cambridge University

    • Will Terry

      Will Terry

      Associate Partner

      Will Terry
      Will Terry
      +44 (0)20 7220 0253
      London

      Will is an Associate Partner and a member of the Financial Services Practice. He leads the Private Markets team. He has considerable experience advising a variety of clients including alternative investment firms, long-only funds, hedge funds, family offices and pension funds. He has particular expertise in private markets, equities and alternatives.

      Prior experience: Specialist executive search firm within the equities team

      Education: Literature & Philosophy at Leeds University

    • Joel Holford

      Joel Holford

      Principal

      Joel Holford
      Joel Holford
      +44 (0)20 7220 0262
      London

      Joel is a member of the Financial Services Practice with a focus on investment management, including advising long-only funds, hedge funds, family offices and pension funds.

      Prior experience: Specialised executive search firm focussing on C-level strategy and business development roles within Europe

      Education: Philosophy & Economics at Durham University

    • Lucia Ruck Keene

      Lucia Ruck Keene

      Principal

      Lucia Ruck Keene
      Lucia Ruck Keene
      +44 (0)20 7220 1817
      London

      Lucia is a member of the Financial Services Practice. She leads assignments for a variety of investment clients across public and private markets. She has a particular expertise in responsible investment and has her CFA Level 4 Certificate in ESG Investing.

      Prior experience: Kinnevik

      Education: English Literature at Edinburgh University

    • Alexandra Anton

      Alexandra Anton

      Senior Associate

      Alexandra Anton
      Alexandra Anton
      +44 (0)20 7220 0252
      London

      Alex is a Senior Associate within the Financial Services Practice, working across Real Asset and Private Equity mandates.

      Prior experience: Freshminds

      Education: Law at King’s College London

    • Anneka Ghedia

      Anneka Ghedia

      Senior Associate

      Anneka Ghedia
      Anneka Ghedia
      +44 (0)20 7220 0288
      London

      Anneka is a member of the Financial Services Practice with a focus on Investment Management, including assignments across long-only funds, hedge funds, and credit funds.

      Prior experience: Specialist search firm placing investment professionals across credit strategies

      Education: Accounting & Finance at the London School of Economics & Political Science

    • Annabelle Massy-Collier

      Annabelle Massy-Collier

      Senior Associate

      Annabelle Massy-Collier
      Annabelle Massy-Collier
      +44 (0)20 7220 0292
      London

      Annabelle is a Senior Associate in the Private Equity Practice. She advises clients across private equity and broader private markets, with a focus on mid-level and junior hiring.

      Education: Classics at University of Bristol 

    • Anna Borysova

      Anna Borysova

      Associate

      Anna Borysova
      Anna Borysova
      +44 (0)20 7220 0269
      London

      Anna is a member of the Investment Management Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: Management and International Relations at the University of St Andrews.

    • Ben Gnauck

      Ben Gnauck

      Associate

      Ben Gnauck
      Ben Gnauck
      +44 (0)20 7220 0286
      London

      Ben is a member of the Investment Banking team and works on assignments across all practice areas. 

      Prior experience: Public policy research and risk intelligence analysis.

      Education: Modern European Studies at Nottingham University; Economics & Politics at Bristol University.

    • Patrick Hayes

      Patrick Hayes

      Associate

      Patrick Hayes
      Patrick Hayes
      +44 (0)20 7220 1809
      London

      Patrick is a member of the Private Equity Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: English Literature & History at Nottingham University.

    • Kirsty Millar

      Kirsty Millar

      Associate

      Kirsty Millar
      Kirsty Millar
      +44 (0)20 7220 0271
      London

      Kirsty is a member of the Investment Management Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Prior experience: Contingent recruitment focusing on investment teams within Private Equity funds.

      Education: MRes Sports Science; Physiology & Sports Science at University of Glasgow.

    • Molly Stooke

      Molly Stooke

      Associate

      Molly Stooke
      Molly Stooke
      +44 (0)20 7220 0296
      London

      Molly is a member of the Private Equity Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Prior experience: Events industry organising supercar rallies.

      Education: Journalism at Portsmouth University.

    • Charlotte Wade

      Charlotte Wade

      Associate

      Charlotte Wade
      Charlotte Wade
      +44 (0)20 7220 0268
      London

      Charlotte is a member of the Private Equity Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: Health, Medicine and Society at the University of Cambridge.

    • Issy Petts

      Issy Petts

      Executive Assistant

      Issy Petts
      Issy Petts
      +44 (0)20 7220 1808
      London

      Issy is an Administrator in the Financial Services Practice and is also a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration and IT Group.

      Prior experience: Team Assistant at Rothschild

    • Olivia Whitely

      Olivia Whitely

      Executive Assistant

      Olivia Whitely
      Olivia Whitely
      +44 (0)20 7220 1818
      London

      Olivia is an Administrator in the Financial Services Practice and a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration and IT Group.

      Prior experience: Executive Assistant for 10 years supporting C-Suite in a range of industries, including Private Healthcare, Internet Engineering and Real Estate

  • Healthcare

    The healthcare industry today faces a variety of challenges: increasing competition, constant technological innovation, government health services across the globe stretched by an expanding and ageing population and brand challenges posed by consumer access to data. The lines between consumer businesses, science, technology and service companies continue to blur and leaders must be developed from across industries and geographies with the ability to catalyse and empower change.

    • Maria Henderson

      Maria Henderson

      Partner

      Maria Henderson
      Maria Henderson
      +44 (0)20 7220 0282
      London

      Maria leads the Consumer Practice. She has extensive experience advising international clients in all sub-sectors of consumer, included branded fashion and luxury goods.

      Prior experience: MBS Group, Korn Ferry, Skill Capital

      Education: Latin American Literature & Politics, University College London

    • Poppy Moore

      Poppy Moore

      Principal

      Poppy Moore
      Poppy Moore
      +44 (0)20 7220 1813
      London

      Poppy leads the Healthcare Practice and has extensive experience advising international listed, private and private equity backed businesses across pharma services, healthcare services, diagnostics and devices.

      Prior experience: The RSA Group

      Education: Social & Political Science with Philosophy at York University

    • Emy Guerrieri

      Emy Guerrieri

      Executive Assistant

      Emy Guerrieri
      Emy Guerrieri
      +44 (0)20 7220 0800
      London

      Emy is an Executive Assistant in the Consumer, Retail & Leisure Practice and a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration and IT Group.

      Prior experience: Team Coordinator/Personal Assistant at Teneo

  • Industrial and services

    Connecting these industries, allows us to focus on every aspect of the delivery of product and service to the business customer. Combining operational excellence with higher quality, faster and more effective service throughout the business process will determine the winners across this sector.

    • Richard Marshall

      Richard Marshall

      Partner

      Richard Marshall
      Richard Marshall
      +44 (0)20 7220 0260
      London

      Richard leads the Business Services Practice and advises listed, private and private equity-backed businesses across the entirety of business services. He has particular expertise in professional services, technology-enabled services and education.

      Prior experience: Astbury Marsden

      Education: Geography with International Relations at Plymouth University

    • Chris Unwin

      Chris Unwin

      Associate Partner

      Chris Unwin
      Chris Unwin
      +44 (0)161 241 3305
      Manchester

      Chris leads the Financial Officers Practice as well as Blackwood’s regional coverage, with responsibility for the firm's activities in the North and Midlands, advising businesses on board level succession, management changes and leadership effectiveness.

      Education: French & German at Oxford University

    • Katharine Davenport

      Katharine Davenport

      Principal

      Katharine Davenport
      Katharine Davenport
      +44 (0)20 7220 1811
      London

      Katharine is a member of the Business Services team and works on assignments across a variety of sub sectors. Prior to joining Blackwood, Katharine worked as an analyst at a business intelligence and risk consulting firm.

      Prior experience: S-RM Business Intelligence

      Education: Development Studies at LSE; Geography at University of Oxford

    • Chris Tugwell

      Chris Tugwell

      Principal

      Chris Tugwell
      Chris Tugwell
      +44 (0)20 7220 1814
      Principal

      Chris is a member of the Business Services Practice and typically focuses on the Engineering, Industrial, Property Services, Environmental Services, Infrastructure and Outsourcing markets within private equity and high growth companies.

      Prior experience: Drax

      Education: Economic and Social History at University of Liverpool

    • Lati Gutta

      Lati Gutta

      Associate

      Lati Gutta
      Lati Gutta
      +44 (0)20 7220 0255
      London

      Lati is a member of the Business Services team and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: Human, Social & Political Sciences at Cambridge University.

    • Rupert Milne

      Rupert Milne

      Associate

      Rupert Milne
      Rupert Milne
      +44 (0)20 7220 0298
      London

      Rupert is a member of the Business Services Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Prior experience: Fidelio Partners.

      Education: Liberal Arts at the University of Exeter.

    • Lizzie Rawcliffe

      Lizzie Rawcliffe

      Executive Assistant

      Lizzie Rawcliffe
      Lizzie Rawcliffe
      +44 (0)20 7110 0267
      London

      Lizzie is an Administrator in the Corporate Practice and a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration and IT Group.

      Education: Psychology at Northumbria University

  • Leadership advisory

      

    • Amanda Smithson

      Amanda Smithson

      Managing Partner

      Amanda Smithson
      Amanda Smithson
      +44 (0)20 7220 0273
      London

      Amanda is the Managing Partner and a member of the Investment Banking, Private Equity, Board and Executive Assessment practices. She advises on leadership development, team effectiveness and senior appointments across investment banking, private equity and the boardroom. Prior to Blackwood, Amanda worked at Morgan Stanley; she spent ten years in Mergers & Acquisitions in London and New York before becoming COO of the Investment Banking Division EMEA. She is a certified professional executive coach, Meyler Campbell Mastered, AC and WABC accredited and qualified with the British Psychological Society in psychometrics, including Hogan, FIRO-B, NEO PI-R, Wave, G-LJI, LJI, Implicitly®, TKI and MBTI®.

      Prior experience: Morgan Stanley

      Education: English & Law at Cambridge University

    • Rosie Leslie

      Rosie Leslie

      Executive Assistant

      Rosie Leslie
      Rosie Leslie
      +44 (0)20 7220 1805
      London

      Rosie is an Administrator in the Executive Assessment team and is a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration, and IT Group. She is qualified in administering a variety of Psychometric tools.

      Education: Psychology at City, University of London

  • Real assets

    Real assets can provide anything from an inflation linked cash flow through to a high returning investment with the protection of tangible collateral. The breadth of this asset class is reflected in the wide scope of the talent pool within this universe. We advise asset backed investors of all types on front office hiring. This spans traditional real estate and infrastructure asset classes, through to nascent strategies such as energy transitions and asset backed debt.

    • Martina Ashley

      Martina Ashley

      Partner

      Martina Ashley
      Martina Ashley
      +44 (0)20 7220 0277
      London

      Martina is a Partner and member of the Financial Services Practice. She has a particular expertise in moving and building teams and defining the strategy and execution of building new routes to market. She has worked extensively on the firm’s Diversity initiatives and is also an Ambassador for The Diversity Project.

      Prior experience: Goldman Sachs

      Education: Politics & Philosophy at Bristol University

    • Nigel Lloyd

      Nigel Lloyd

      Associate Partner

      Nigel Lloyd
      Nigel Lloyd
      +44 (0)20 7220 0284
      London

      Nigel is a member of the Private Equity and Investment Banking Practices. He focuses on recruiting senior Investment Banking professionals across M&A, sector coverage and Leveraged Finance. Within Private Equity, he specialises in Investor Relations appointments.

      Prior experience: Global executive search firm & Close Brothers (now DC Advisory)

      Education: English Literature at University College London

    • Jamie McKinnell

      Jamie McKinnell

      Associate Partner

      Jamie McKinnell
      Jamie McKinnell
      +44 (0)20 7220 1810
      London

      Jamie co-leads the Real Estate Practice and is a member of the Financial Services Practice. He advises real estate investors, owners, operators, and consultants on both executive and non-executive leadership hires.  He has worked with clients in the sector for over 15 years in both London and Hong Kong, and has successfully conducted assignments across the EMEA, Asia Pacific and North American markets.

      Prior experience: Sousou Partners

      Education: History at Leeds University

    • Imogen Moon

      Imogen Moon

      Associate Partner

      Imogen Moon
      Imogen Moon
      +44 (0)20 7220 1801
      London

      Imogen leads the Real Estate Practice and is a member of the Financial Services Practice. She advises clients across real estate and asset backed strategies with a focus on building investment teams across the capital structure. She has expertise in conducting cross border searches and advises on hiring diverse candidates.

      Prior experience: Oxford Capital Partners

      Education: English Literature at Oxford University

    • Michela Ruggeri

      Michela Ruggeri

      Associate Partner

      Michela Ruggeri
      Michela Ruggeri
      +44 (0)20 7220 0285
      London

      Michela leads the Investment Banking and Infrastructure Practices and is a Member of the Financial Services Practice. She has a particular focus on building teams within investment banking boutiques as well as advising infrastructure funds.

      Prior experience: Heidrick & Struggles

      Education: Modern Languages at Cambridge University

    • Alexandra Anton

      Alexandra Anton

      Senior Associate

      Alexandra Anton
      Alexandra Anton
      +44 (0)20 7220 0252
      London

      Alex is a Senior Associate within the Financial Services Practice, working across Real Asset and Private Equity mandates.

      Prior experience: Freshminds

      Education: Law at King’s College London

    • Olivia Whitely

      Olivia Whitely

      Executive Assistant

      Olivia Whitely
      Olivia Whitely
      +44 (0)20 7220 1818
      London

      Olivia is an Administrator in the Financial Services Practice and a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration and IT Group.

      Prior experience: Executive Assistant for 10 years supporting C-Suite in a range of industries, including Private Healthcare, Internet Engineering and Real Estate

  • Tech

    Whenever technology changes how something is done, there is a need to change the human capabilities, approaches and responses around it. We work with our clients to help them respond to the ever-changing landscape within this sector, to challenge received wisdom and bring fresh thinking both from and to other industries. Agility and adaptability have never been more valuable.

    • Jonathan Lee

      Jonathan Lee

      Partner

      Jonathan Lee
      Jonathan Lee
      +44 (0)20 7220 1804
      London

      Jonathan leads the Technology Practice and co-leads the FinTech Practice. He has worked extensively across media, entertainment and technology enablement with a particular focus on the digital optimisation of businesses.

      Prior experience: The Zygos Partnership, Russell Reynolds

      Education: Sports Science at Durham University

    • Grace Wookey

      Grace Wookey

      Principal

      Grace Wookey
      Grace Wookey
      +44 (0)20 7220 0256
      London

      Grace is a member of the Technology Practice and works on assignments across the sector, with a focus on B2B software and IT services. Prior to joining Blackwood, Grace worked at a specialist recruitment firm with a focus on the life sciences sector.

      Prior experience: Meet Recruitment

      Education: Economics at Birmingham University

    • Andy Stevens

      Andy Stevens

      Senior Associate

      Andy Stevens
      Andy Stevens
      +44 (0)20 7220 0275
      London

      Andy is a member of the Technology Practice and works on assignments across the sector, with a focus on B2B software and IT services.

      Education: Geography at Oxford University

    • Charlotte Baxendale

      Charlotte Baxendale

      Associate

      Charlotte Baxendale
      Charlotte Baxendale
      +44 (0)20 7220 0279
      London

      Charlotte is a member of the Tech Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford.

    • Archie Brown

      Archie Brown

      Associate

      Archie Brown
      Archie Brown
      +44 (0)20 7220 1803
      London

      Archie is a member of the Tech Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: War Studies & History at King’s College London; Contemporary Chinese Studies at Oxford University.

    • Emma Lanigan

      Emma Lanigan

      Associate

      Emma Lanigan
      Emma Lanigan
      +44 (0)20 7220 0280
      London

      Emma is a member of the Tech Practice and works on assignments across all practice areas.

      Education: International Relations at Bath University.

    • Hannah Johnston

      Hannah Johnston

      Senior Executive Assistant

      Hannah Johnston
      Hannah Johnston
      +44 (0)20 7220 1816
      London

      Hannah is a Senior Administrator in the Corporate Practice and a member of Blackwood’s Finance, Administration and IT Group.

      Education: Criminology & Sociology at Surrey University