Part of the established and fast growing Recolution Recruitment Group, City Executive Search is an agile and trusted, C-suite Executive Search firm operating on a European scale from our bases in London and Cardiff. Established by a seasoned Leadership team our clients and candidates benefit from our extensive networks and relationships across the globe.

By partnering with our clients on an exclusive project to project basis, our aim is to continue to cement our position as the service and delivery benchmark for the industry for the placement of critical Executive roles that drive business growth.

Our Leadership Team

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    Dale Williams, Group CEO

    Dale is the founder and Group CEO of Recolution Group and the Board CEO at City Executive Search. With extensive experience in starting and scaling recruitment businesses his focus is on the development and execution of growth strategies within and across the Recolution group of recruitment companies.

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    Mike Lee, Managing Director

    Mike is a founding Director of City Executive Search. As Managing Director he is focussed on the growth of the UK and International client base for Executive hires across multiple C suite disciplines. Previously Mike headed up Executive Search services In the UK for both Kelly Services and Robert Half and has over 20 years’ experience securing exceptional leadership teams for a diverse set of businesses.

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    Alex Pughe, Associate Director

    Alex is an Associate Director of City Executive Search. As Associate Director he is tasked with the continued development of the CES UK client base across the fintech sector, undertaking executive hires across various C suite disciplines. With over 20 years’ experience in recruitment working for industry leaders including Hudson and Robert Half, Alex has extensive experience of attracting accomplished C suite individuals for a wide portfolio of industries.

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    Duncan Powell, Executive Director

    A founding Director at Recolution Group Duncan leads the established contingency professional services group business, Yolk Recruitment, in his capacity as MD. A board member and executive Director at City Executive Search his input spans 20 years of recruitment expertise within Nationally recognised brands and SME environments as a recruitment business leader.

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    Kevin Evans, Group Finance Director

    In his role as Finance Director Kevin operates across the board as a strategic Financial advisor to the group company leadership teams. His experience on client side and practice has led him to offer a rounded and commercial viewpoint when identifying opportunities for advancement with a specific eye on scaling and growing group companies through M&A activity.

Our considered objective has always been to deliver global leaders to exceptional businesses. We do this every day, with conviction.

Mike Lee
Managing Director