advisers to leaders

Client Contexts and Situations

  • First appointment to Group or Divisional CEO in a PLC
  • Being the internal candidate for CEO or other high level succession
  • First time CEO in a private equity owned business
  • Leading a private equity backed business to IPO and beyond
  • Leading a major professional services firm
  • Running a family owned business
  • Joining Group Exco for the first time
  • Moving up from the top 50 to the top 10
  • Working as outsider CEO with the founder of a major private business
  • Whether, when, and how to step down as CEO
  • Planning for election as Managing or Senior Partner of a professional services firm
  • Entrepreneur planning for eventual sale
  • Adding a non-executive director role whilst maintaining executive responsibilities
  • Standing down from leadership of a significant partnership
  • Planning to stand down as CEO or executive director
  • 3-5 year horizon planning for life post full-time executive, helping building a non-executive portfolio
  • Succession planning for public and private companies
  • Assessment for succession purposes
  • Executive Committee facilitation
  • Board Effectiveness reviews
  • Executive offsites, top team facilitation and Strategy day facilitation
  • Rigorous assessment for selection or development
  • Assessment for CEO or Exco roles and Leadership Teams
  • Managing planned or unplanned departure due to succession or restructuring
  • PLC board executive moving into private equity ownership