We focus on growth companies seeking transformation in their business to meet new challenges and opportunities. We understand different needs in the business cycle and how the right interim manager will drive change to deliver the best possible results.
We ensure our interim leaders have an agreed, measurable business impact. Their experience, independence and objectivity are invaluable in up-skilling teams, or leading event-driven change or cultural shifts in an organisation.
Boyden’s Interim experts work closely with clients to understand their immediate business needs and how these will evolve over time. We know our interim managers exceptionally well, which enables us to identify the right leader for every client, in a tight timeframe.
We work in a global context, exchanging industry insight with colleagues all over the world. This informs our advice to clients, from an internal and external perspective, on choosing the right interim leader.
Boyden partners have the experience, industry access and gravitas to deliver exceptional results. They are search experts, professional advisors and personal mentors.
Josh Blackman is an adaptable and driven interim specialist with over a decade of experience appointing board, c-suite and senior change management positions across the healthcare and life sciences sector. With a demonstrable ability to navigate client’s complex requirements, Josh is a leader in his sector with deep and extensive networks that enable him to deliver effective and lasting results.
Karen Daly-Gherabi is an accomplished international business leader with an extensive background in diversity and inclusion, capability development, leadership and organisational change. Her deep understanding of cultural and sector norms across education, government, third and public sector organisations provide unique perspectives on recruitment and performance.
Lisa Farmer has 20 years’ experience in interim management, leads the UK & Ireland Interim Management Practice, and is a Co-Leader of Boyden’s Global Interim Management Practice. She co-founded her own interim management firm in 2011, and leverages her extensive network to support clients undergoing change and transformation.
Claire Lauder has built an impressive track record with PE-backed, owner-managed SMEs, FTSE and AIM-listed businesses. She works closely with investors and leadership teams to understand their strategic goals, and has helped many identify interim executives to assist in time-critical situations. For 10 years she has specialised in interim management in manufacturing, technology and heavy industry.
Richard Plaistowe has a 25-year track record of working with leaders to provide effective interim solutions to overcome short- and long-term challenges they face as their businesses undergo transitions. His entire career has been devoted to interim executive search and working with clients in the financial services sector, providing in-depth insights into human capital issues and solutions.
Mark Soden is a specialist with over 20 years’ executive search experience in the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) sector. He has an extensive global network and an impressive track record of C-level and board appointments for listed and privately owned businesses. One of his particular strengths is in building effective leadership teams for companies undergoing change and transformation.
Rick White focuses primarily on the aviation, travel, transport and leisure sectors. He brings nearly 20 years of expertise to the table working with clients in advancing their leadership and talent objectives. With vast global experience and a background in psychology, Rick brings a unique perspective and a high level of professionalism in recruiting top talent for leading firms globally.