Why the best firms are using us

Boost your searches

1. Quality candidates

Quality is everything for firms using consultants for executive searches and we deliver the highest calibre of candidate. They are all board level and hand-picked, coming through peer and search industry recommendations and are all vetted by us.

2. Exceptional reach

Finding the right fit is a numbers game. With tens of thousands of candidates registered, across multiple industry sectors, roles and geographies, our platform gives a choice of top performers in even the most tricky of searches.

3. Extra commitment

Our unique, candidate-led platform allows brilliant people to propose themselves or others. So, their level of interest in your role is high and they know it’s a great fit in ways a more traditional search process often cannot reveal.

1 x 2 x 3 = Exponentially effective search

Quality, scale and commitment multiply up like magic to deliver an exceptional shortlist. Search firms are amazed at how a list of outstanding candidates is generated, at the touch of a button, in a matter of days. Even for the most demanding briefs.

How to pull away from the competition

Selected success stories

Independent Search Partnership
Chief Executive Officer - Nisbets
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Independent Search Partners were looking for the next CEO of family-owned Nisbets, Europe’s largest supplier of catering equipment. They wanted candidates with CEO experience in logistics and distribution businesses of at least £50m turnover and a background working in family owned businesses.

In just one day Nurole identified Klaus Goeldenbot, the former president of RS Components the trading brand of Electrocomponents PLC a FTSE 250 global distributor for engineers with operations in 32 countries.

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"The big difference between Nurole and other sites I have tried for candidate sourcing is the quality and relevance of the candidates. The way the platform is structured helps address key concerns up front which makes the process incredibly efficient. It’s also fantastically quick – you get connected with great candidates within days. A huge asset for anyone hiring at board level."

Guy Beresford, Founder, Independent Search Partnership

Non-Executive Director - Innovate Finance
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Vicky Griffiths (head of the board practice at Leathwaite, a leading international executive search firm) was running a search for additional board members of Innovate Finance, the industry body responsible for accelerating and consolidating the UK’s leading position in the global financial services sector. She wanted to find candidates with a fintech background and experience of government.

In ten days Nurole surfaced Danny Lopez, the COO of augmented reality tech unicorn Blippar who was previously the youngest ever British Consul-General to New York.

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"The applications we received were of exceptional quality. More than half of our shortlist candidates were sourced through Nurole, showing the power of it as a candidate identification tool. The way in which Nurole drills down to the competencies required and desired ensures that only the most suitable candidates are identified for the role. Nurole is a great addition to the toolkit of any headhunter who wants to leverage their input and is serious about finding the best candidate for a role, no matter their sector, geography or situation."

Vicky Griffiths, Head of Board Practice, Leathwaite

Lutyens da Cunha
Chief Financial Officer - Weybourne (Dyson Family Office)
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Lutyens da Cunha, a leading boutique executive search firm focused on board and asset management assignments for European, US and Asian Clients, were running a search for the new CFO of Weybourne partners, the family office of fabled vacuum cleaner designer Sir James Dyson.

In three weeks Nurole identified Carrie Tucker, the Chief Financial Officer of a single family office, Exploration Capital Ltd, and a high performance engineering business, Gilo Industries Group Limited.

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"We were delighted by the quality and range of the candidates Nurole’s platform identified for us. De facto, candidates were interested in the role which made our research process more efficient. It unearthed some great wild cards and allowed us to spend more time assessing how each candidate matched up to our client’s requirements. I highly recommend as a tool for executive search firms."

Tanya Lutyens, Founding Partner, Lutyens da Cunha

JMR Consultants
Chair of the Board - Arvon
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JMR Consultants, a leading specialist consultancy providing Board and Senior Executive recruitment services to the not-for-profit sector, were looking to identify a new chair for Arvon with a passion for the charity’s mission, chair experience and a history of successful communications and leadership

In twelve days Nurole identified Jeremy Treglown, Emeritus Professor of Warwick University, a past Editor of The Times Literary Supplement and chair of the judges of the Booker Prize and the Whitbread (now, Costa) Award for Literature.

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"Nurole is a really good resource for anyone running a board search. The candidates are of high quality, it’s efficient and great value. Staff at Nurole are professional, prompt and very helpful. They make all the difference!"

Jocelyn Ridley, Founder, JMR Consultants

Blackwood Group
Chief Financial Officer - Flint Group Packaging
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Flint Group, backed by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Koch Equity Development LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries Inc., were looking for an energetic, hungry and proven standalone CFO to drive functional and operational excellence across a large, complex, specialty and innovative manufacturing business, and oversee a company re-organisation, whilst preparing the company for potential exit.

The process was run by leading headhunting firm Blackwood Group. Within two weeks of a posting on Nurole they were connected with the successful candidate, James McCarthy, following a recommendation from a Nurole member. James had spent 6 years with ICI as CFO of the Quest Fragrance business and 7 years at Brambles Plc, where he became President of CHEP Europe. He also had Global Packaging and private equity experience as Commercial Director of Coveris UK.

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"Nurole is a cost and time efficient tool that aids the identification of the broadest possible range of high quality individuals, particularly the wild card ideas – the successful candidate in this case."

Amanda Smithson, Managing Partner, Blackwood Group

The power of Nurole

Unexpectedly perfect matches


I couldn’t be happier. Thanks to Nurole I found my first NED role in a sector I am very passionate about. I would not have been aware of the opportunity without Nurole.

Danny Lopez, COO Blippar & Independent Director Innovate Finance

While you can never be certain of getting your dream role, Nurole hugely increases your chances of hearing about it even if you are not actively looking!

Carrie Tucker, CFO Weybourne (Dyson Family Office)

The Nurole process is very simple and quick. Submitting my application gave me the opportunity to present myself in the best possible light at a time of my choosing.

Klaus Goeldenbot, CEO Nisbets

Go further to find talent

Delight your client

The chances of success increase as you cast the net wider. Access tens of thousands of the world's highest quality business leaders and recommendations from their networks.

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How it works

1Preparing your role

1Preparing your role

We work with you to understand the competencies that the successful candidate must have, as well as the culture and values of your organisation.

2Sourcing candidates

2Sourcing candidates

We cast the net wider. We notify all members who want to hear about roles like yours. If the role is a perfect fit, passionate candidates put themselves forward. If not, members can recommend great candidates from their own networks.

3Creating your shortlist

3Creating your shortlist

Candidates provide detailed evidence against each of your required competencies. We can handle feedback and rejections, leaving you to interview the strongest candidates.

4Finding the perfect fit

4Finding the perfect fit

Our simple, secure online process ensures candidates can be thoroughly evaluated. Up to date information is always available, allowing the best candidate to stand out.

The result is that you make exceptional hires from talent that only we can source.

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Become a Nurole partner

Nurole works with an approved network of executive search professionals:

  • Search partner - deliver the advisory work for organisations using Nurole's recruiting platform
  • Coaching - get connected with Nurole members seeking coaching
  • Sales - become a part of our commission based sales network
  • Recommendations - get paid for successful candidate recommendations

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Sensitive searches

Is your role confidential?

Nurole allows executive search firms to post roles anonymously to cater to situations where confidentiality is critical including:

  • Competitive processes
  • Proprietary opportunities
  • Replacing incumbents
  • Publicity shy clients
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We have a track record of placing talented individuals into a huge variety of roles in multiple sectors across the world. However, if the combination of experience, sector and location makes your hire particularly challenging, we’d love an opportunity to put Nurole to the test.

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