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Experts in Strategy Talent | Experts in Strategy Roles


What makes us different is our ability to engage and build deep, lasting relationships with the best strategy & transformation talent

For over 20 years, Holker Watkin have built and developed our candidate network of current and former strategy & transformation consultants. We have an exceptional understanding of this talent pool: we know the aspirations of our candidates and how to position roles effectively to attract high-caliber talent to key roles such as Strategy, Transformation, PE Portfolio Operation, Chief of Staff and Operations Development. The Holker Watkin brand is well known amongst the consultant community: our candidates know we understand them and they trust us for our expertise, objectivity, and advice. This means we are able to cut through the market noise and candidates respond to us when we approach them with opportunities.

We are functional specialists, yet industry generalists

Holker Watkin serves clients ranging from large corporations to private equity firms and their portfolio companies – and our clients span all industry sectors. The commonality is that the roles our clients wish to fill all need candidates who bring experience from a strategy and transformation background. Additional experience beyond consulting, often deep industry experience specific to the need of the role, completes the ideal profile our clients ask us to find. Our deep network allows us to access a truly diverse set of candidates from within the strategy & transformation niche, to meet the very specific profile requirements our clients’ desire.

Our global reach

Leveraging our global network, we have successfully delivered permanent and interim searches for corporate and PE clients in the UK, US, Europe, and Asia. We have expert experience in assignments requiring candidate relocation.

We are trusted advisors to our clients

Clients enjoy working with us and value the advice we bring and our consultative approach to the search process. 85% of assignments each year are from repeat clients, over 50% have worked with us for more than 4 years, and many for over a decade.

Our process

Working on a retained basis, our team of consultants and researchers act quickly to leverage our network, supplemented by comprehensive research, to identify and capture exceptional candidates for our clients. Holker Watkin works as one team, applying our combined knowledge, insights, and networks across all our searches to deliver the best possible search outcome.

To Reach Us

We would be pleased to speak with you about your strategy and transformation needs.
Contact us here or by phone on +44 (0) 20 8947 5400.

The Holker Watkin Team