Shaping the Future of Leadership

We find world-class talent who will transform your business.

Our Expertise

We know that exceptional individuals transform executive teams. That’s why we’re experts in finding them.

Our deep market knowledge, bespoke processes and innovative thinking enable us to find extraordinary leaders across the globe. We are leadership inspired.

It has never been more essential to challenge ourselves and our clients. In our commitment to achieve greater diversity, equity and inclusion, we seek out world-class executives who can create lasting change and leaders who will make a world of difference.

Each year we meet and assess the world’s most capable business leaders, executives and non-executives, across our core areas of expertise – Corporate Affairs &  Sustainability, HR & Reward, Finance & Audit, Risk & Compliance, Legal & Corporate Governance and Leadership Assessment.


of our global placements in the last four years have been diverse hires.


of our work is for
repeat clients.


Our Net Promoter Scores (NPS) rank us in the top 3% for our client service.

Corporate Affairs & Sustainability

Experts at identifying the leaders who steer organisations through the complex intersection of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

HR & Reward

The world has seen radical changes in how we live and work. The right leader will keep your business agile.

Finance & Audit

A world-class Finance Officer can make the world of difference. Trust us to find them.

Risk and Compliance

In an uncharted regulatory landscape, a new type of leadership is called for. We will uncover who you need.

Legal & Corporate Governance

The world is moving fast. A trusted Counsel has never been more important.

Leadership Assessment

Hedley May has the privilege of advising on many of your most complex leadership challenges.

The Belonging Project

We launched the Belonging Project, conducting over 100 interviews globally with a diverse range of people. Our research reaffirmed our core belief: organizations that create a strong sense of Belonging are more successful – in business, employee satisfaction and longevity. Belonging is the proven cornerstone of success.


When we founded Hedley May, we made a commitment to make a positive impact on our broader communities. We focus on providing opportunity to the underserved through mentorship, internships, workshops and other career development initiatives. We are also dedicated advocates and supporters of numerous social mobility programs.