Professional Services

As corporations across every major industry sector adapt to today’s rapidly changing world, so too must the professional services advisors whose expertise they rely upon to drive competitive advantage. With the professional services industry engaged in continuous change, there’s a wealth of new opportunities for growth and an insatiable demand for human capital talent.

Rees Draper Wright is strongly rooted in the professional services industry. Our business was founded with a focus on helping professional services firms find the right leadership talent. With more than 20 years’ experience in delivering leadership talent across the sector, our consultants have an intimate understanding of the unique cultural nuances amongst professional services businesses, alongside the complexity of each firm. This unrivalled practical experience and deep understanding of the global professional services industry, alongside our outstanding networks, enable us to consistently find the exceptional business leaders who are most desired by the top firms.

With relationships in place with the most respected firms around the world, Rees Draper Wright is ideally positioned to provide value to clients struggling to engage the executive resources required to support globalisation, emerging technological trends, competitive challenges, strategic re-positioning, market share and profitability growth. Our highly experienced, specialist consultants undertake searches across a diverse number of industry verticals within professional services, including Management Consulting, Technology Services, Legal & Compliance, Investigations Intelligence & Litigation Support and Risk Advisory.

Rees Draper Wright’s client relationships include boutique shops, large systems integrators, the big six tech advisory firms and top tier strategy houses, alongside specialist mid-sized consultancies. We’re adept at appointing professionals who have the knowledge, competency and experience, alongside the personality to thrive in this highly competitive market. Our most common mandates are for practice or business leaders, and surrounding senior partners, across a multiplicity of industries and service lines, from strategy and planning right through to execution.

Functional expertise:

  • Management Consulting
  • Technology Services
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Investigations, Intelligence & Litigation Support
  • Risk Advisory
  • Transaction Services & Financial Restructuring
  • Cloud & Digital Transformation

Our clients

EY FTI Consulting Alix Partners KPMG Capita EY Seren Bain & Company Protiviti PwC Deloitte BCG Ankura

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Each one of our London or New York-based consultants is a subject matter expert in the specialist area to which they are assigned; and when you speak to one of us, you’ll be engaging with someone whose knowledge and expertise you can really trust.

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Richard Draper

Managing Director

Expertise: Retained Executive Search | Management Consulting, Technology, Professional Services, Financial Restructuring

Geographies: UK, North America, Europe

T: +44 (0)207 234 0810

E: richard@reesdraperwright.com

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Daniel Richards

Managing Director - North America

Expertise: Consulting, Professional Services, Venture Capital / Private Equity and Financial Services

Geographies: UK, North America, Europe

T: +1 646 847 2167

E: daniel@reesdraperwright.com

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Speak to a specialist

Each one of our London or New York-based consultants is a subject matter expert in the specialist area to which they are assigned; and when you speak to one of us, you’ll be engaging with someone whose knowledge and expertise you can really trust.

Cat Callen

Principal Consultant

Expertise: C suite, Partner and Director searches Geographies: Global

Geographies: Global

T: +44 (0)207 234 0810

E: cat@rdw.uk.com

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Talia Preda

Principal Consultant

Expertise: Operational Excellence – Management Consultancies / Professional Services

Geographies: North America

T: +1 646 781 8229

E: talia@rdw.us.com

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Speak to a specialist

Each one of our London or New York-based consultants is a subject matter expert in the specialist area to which they are assigned; and when you speak to one of us, you’ll be engaging with someone whose knowledge and expertise you can really trust.

Mikolaj (Mik) Zadecki

Head of Practice

Expertise: Investigations, Expert Witness, White Collar Crime, Forensics, Intelligence, Compliance, Fraud, Risk Management, Monitorships, Analytics, and Technology Consulting

Geographies: North America, Europe

T: +1 646 847 2167

E: mikolaj@rdw.us.com

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Theo Poullai

Principal Consultant

Expertise: Governance & Risk Advisory

Geographies: UK, Europe

T: +44 (0) 20 7516 1224

E: theo@rdw.uk.com

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Speak to a specialist

Each one of our London or New York-based consultants is a subject matter expert in the specialist area to which they are assigned; and when you speak to one of us, you’ll be engaging with someone whose knowledge and expertise you can really trust.

Mikolaj (Mik) Zadecki

Head of Practice

Expertise: Investigations, Expert Witness, White Collar Crime, Forensics, Intelligence, Compliance, Fraud, Risk Management, Monitorships, Analytics, and Technology Consulting

Geographies: North America, Europe

T: +1 646 847 2167

E: mikolaj@rdw.us.com

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Graeme Braidwood

Associate Director

Expertise: Investigations, Expert Witness, Transaction Advisory, Risk & Compliance, Quant Investment & Actuarial Consulting

Geographies: UK, Asia & North America

T: +1 917 471 1737

E: graeme@rdw.us.com

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Speak to a specialist

Each one of our London or New York-based consultants is a subject matter expert in the specialist area to which they are assigned; and when you speak to one of us, you’ll be engaging with someone whose knowledge and expertise you can really trust.

Black and white profile photo of Richard Draper, Managing Director at Rees Draper Wright

Richard Draper

Managing Director

Expertise: Retained Executive Search | Management Consulting, Technology, Professional Services, Financial Restructuring

Geographies: UK, North America, Europe

T: +44 (0)207 234 0810

E: richard@reesdraperwright.com

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Jake Sutton

Principal Consultant

Expertise: Financial Restructuring, Special Situations, Distressed, Credit, Transaction Services, M&A, Private Equity, Asset Management

Geographies: North America, Europe, Asia

T: +1 518 768 7806

E: jake@rdw.us.com

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