People Shape

Hannah Burton

About Hannah

Hannah joined Hedley May as an Executive Assistant to support across the HR and Legal functions. Hannah is responsible for the implementation and management of C-Suite searches. Her focus is on building and nurturing senior client and candidate relationships, whilst maintaining a drive for performance excellence, alongside supporting her team.

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Hannah has worked in the Executive Search field for the past 5 years. Previous to her Executive Assistant career Hannah was a professional performer working in musical theatre. Hannah thanks her performing arts background for her ability to do multiple things at once, she is both a triple threat on stage and as an Executive Assistant.

Our People

Hedley May is the power of its people. We work hard to create a culture in which everyone feels valued, are supported to thrive, and can live the values we believe in. We know the search for great people is driven by great people.

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.