Sam Allen Associates Ltd carries out executive search and services for UK and international clients, appointing Chairmen, Non-Executive Directors and Executives at Board level as well as senior management reporting to the Board. Our breadth of experience enables us to service our clients in Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and North America. Sam Allen Associates also provides additional services including Board effectiveness reviews, talent evaluation, succession planning, and referencing, all supported by an industry leading, in-house research team with state-of-the-art data capability.

We are committed to absolute professionalism with pace and integrity in all we do.

A boutique service model approach

A boutique service model approach with the research capability of an extensive global search firm. Our dedicated in-house team of researchers are each allocated to a single assignment to provide a thorough, complete and dedicated service. We are recognised for responsiveness.

Building lasting relationships

Building lasting relationships with most of our assignments coming from existing clients and recommendations.

Passionate and dedicated delivery of our clients’ needs

Passionate and dedicated delivery of our clients’ needs as well as providing an exceptional experience for candidates. This means we are constantly learning, shaping and improving what we do. We take a lateral thinking approach to resolving clients’ needs, providing candidates with exceptional guidance, support and timely feedback throughout the process.

Current, in-depth market knowledge

Current, in-depth market knowledge along with the ability to access great people across the globe. We constantly look for “up and coming” talent across all sectors to enhance our offering.

Operating with pace, integrity and confidentiality

Operating with pace, integrity and confidentiality, making sure that our clients receive the best advice and insight we can offer as we identify the best fit people for our clients business.

Strong commitment to diversity

Strong commitment to diversity, we are also signed up to the UK Voluntary Code for ‘Women on Boards’.

Sam Allen Associates Ltd is committed to advancing inclusion and diversity in the workplace. We aim to reflect diversity in all our searches, which includes mapping female talent across different sectors, as well as presenting at least 50% female shortlists to clients. We will continue to support and endorse initiatives which promote the causes of diversity and inclusion in executive search. In the last two years, over 33% of Sam Allen Associates’ searches resulted in women being appointed to executive and non-executive positions.

As well as being members of The Standard Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms, Sam Allen Associates is a proud signatory of the Hampton-Alexander Review’s Voluntary Code of Conduct and is committed to promoting women leaders in the FTSE 350. Sam Allen Associates are close supporters of the 30% Club, and Partner Victoria Stead was a founding executive committee member of their Middle East Chapter