About GatenbySanderson

GatenbySanderson is the UK’s leadership expert spanning Education and broader public services. We work within complex markets that are subject to high degrees of governance and public scrutiny and organisations at the heart of social and policy change.  

Our reach and networks extend across Higher Education as well as Central and Local Government, Health, Housing, Not for Profit and Regulation in every corner of the UK. Our professional specialism include Digital, Data and Technology, People, Corporate Services, Asset Management and Customer Experience. We build long term, intelligent relationships and provide outstanding people care to support strategic corporate and academic leadership appointments at Board and Executive Level.

Whether identifying the next Vice Chancellor, devising top team or board development programmes, creating more inclusive teams or driving through organisational change initiatives, we partner with organisations to provide future ready leadership, improve board performance and accelerate change. We provide positive challenge, creativity and a rigorous process to those organisations looking to introduce or develop new talent, while managing risk.

We deliver diversity and inclusion with one of the largest track records of senior diverse appointee - under-represented groups make more than 65% of all appointees. Our focus upon intersectionality, lived experience and social background offers a more nuanced approach to inclusive search strategies, where we adopt a creative, lateral approach to access influencers and shapers.

We achieve some of the highest levels of candidate and client care within the industry. Using the globally recognised customer service metric of Net Promoter Score (NPS), we achieve a ‘world class’ rating putting us in the top quartile of professional services industries globally.


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Contact - Julia Roberts, Education Practice Lead,


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