Leaders with the right combination of experience and adaptability are critical to a sector where multiple stakeholders have differing needs and demands; regulatory, consumer, environmental and economic.


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INDUSTRY Challenges 

Questions are continually raised about the sectors' ability to find and attract the right individuals. Skills, flexibility and the creation of ‘leaders of the future’ are top priorities for organisations, as they balance a rich heritage with developing technologies, globalisation and changing customer requirements.


Our process is thorough and consultative; we don’t look simply to fill a vacancy. Instead, we listen to your long-term needs to provide you with a diagnostic which looks both internally, through a programme of assessment and strategic development, and externally, to our executive search services to provide successful solutions.

Our Expertise

Our team’s knowledge and experience mean that we are perfectly equipped to advise on and recruit senior leadership positions through to complex technical and engineering roles:

Functions: Leadership | Operations | Finance | Human Resources | Commercial | Marketing | Procurement | Supply Chain | Health & Safety | Quality Assurance | Legal | Development | Asset Management | Project | Programme Management | Engineering/Technical | Design | Construction | Commission

Specialisms: Transportation & Infrastructure | Owners & Operators | Development | Asset Management | Systems & Technology | Project Management | Construction | Design & Build | Transport Planning | Civil/ Structural | HSE | MEP | Geotechnical | Environmental | Rolling Stock | Manufacturing | Signalling & Comms | Power & Electrification 

International capabilities: UK | Europe | Middle East | Asia | Africa 

Recent Case Studies

Here is a selection of some of our recent assignments, visit our case study page for more examples of our work:

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ongoing support 

Collingwood’s search services can also include a leadership transition package which goes beyond a candidate’s placement. Tailored to your needs, this short programme of coaching ensures a smooth career transition, strong employer commitment and reduced business disruption through the change.


For further information about our headhunting process and experience, contact Doug Mackay ( today on +44 (0)1829 732374.