Based in London, Thewlis Graham associates is an international Executive Search Consultancy recruiting at Chief Executive, Director and Senior Manager level.
The Firm supports clients who range in size from start-ups to large multinationals and specialises in recruitment across all functional areas in the Commercial and Not-for-Profit sectors. Some two thirds of assignments derive from existing clients and the majority of the balance from referrals and recommendations.
Our approach is wholly focused on providing our clients with the best possible service and we tailor everything that we do to satisfy their requirements, be that Executive Search, Talent Mapping or Leadership Consultancy.
As a team, Sarah Thewlis and Robert Graham have over forty years’ experience as leading Executive Search consultants, a reputation for excellence and a passionate commitment to client satisfaction that extends beyond everyday boundaries.
Our executive recruitment services draw on our deep knowledge of industry and sectoral
requirements, and meticulous research, to place exceptional candidates in exciting roles. We are proud of the first‐class service that we offer.
We work closely with all our clients to build a comprehensive picture of both the broad and
specialised needs and challenges that come with every appointment. We work tirelessly to
understand the unique environment, dynamics and culture of every organisation we work
with. We also give guidance where we feel we can exceed expectations.
We always source full references and conduct careful cross‐checking to ensure a candidate’s
motivations match the needs of the vacancy. We provide a high level of aftercare for both
successful and unsuccessful candidates.
Our executive recruitment covers comprehensive services across a complete range of
- Professional Services
- Leisure / Travel
- Manufacturing / Industrial
- Regulatory and Professional Bodies
We recruit for a wide range of executive roles, from Managing Director to CEO and Finance professionals to Sales and Business Development teams. Thanks to our high‐quality, pragmatic service, over two‐thirds of our assignments derive from existing clients or recommendations.
We provide a bespoke service, not an off‐the‐shelf package. For example, your assignments will always be managed by a Senior Consultant with significant experience, who will represent your business in a professional and ambassadorial manner at all times
Partner & Director
Robert leads the Commercial Practice serving a broad range of domestic and international blue chip clients within the FMCG, pharmaceutical, entertainment, travel, retail and industrial sectors. He is a highly experienced crossborder Search professional and some 40% of his assignments are conducted for clients and positions within continental Europe and beyond.
Sarah leads the not for profit practice and professional services practice.
After graduating with a history degree, Sarah commenced her career in retail HR with Marks and Spencer PLC. During her twelve years there she undertook a mixture of high-level operational and strategic policy roles.