• people who shape your future

  • people who shape your future

  • people who shape your future

  • people who shape your future

Our Team

We recruit directly from the industry sectors we serve, so our numbers include former chief executives and functional heads who have shared our clients' experiences and pressures first hand.

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "Information, documentation, process, prep, interviews and follow up were better than what I have so far experienced in my career."

    Best process so far

  • Event Testimonial

    "Very much enjoyed it, comparing notes with peers and discussing issues of the day."

    Group Finance Director, Global Advertising and Marketing Organisation, CFO Lunch

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "Both Simon and his PA were very proactive in communicating with me, keeping me briefed and updated at all times, as well as providing valuable input, constructive and objective feedback on myself and the clients expectations."

    Consultant communication

  • Event Testimonial

    “Great networking opportunity and the chance to hear about HR challenges in other businesses.”

    Kim Pettigrew, Head of People & Organisation Effectiveness, British Airways, HRD Dinner

  • Event Testimonial

    "Great venue and speaker content and style was very good, excellent networking opportunity - overall a very enjoyable evening."

    Group HR Director, Building Products Plc, HRD Dinner

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "Overall I found the process to be one of the most professional of any recruitment company I have talked with or been in contact with from an employee & employer prospective"

    One of the most professional, Consumer

  • Event Testimonial

    "Good venue and timing about right."

    CFO, Private Label Foods Preparation Company, CFO Lunch

  • Event Testimonial

    "Very interesting to spend some time with people from other industries, as well as others from financial services. I think the format worked very well."

    UK CEO, Insurance Company, CEO Lunch

  • Event Testimonial

    "Thank you Hoggett Bowers, a most enjoyable and stimulating evening networking with like-minded HR professionals.”

    Sam Hannis, HR Director Europe, CH2M Europe Ltd, HRD Dinner

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "I was grateful for the feedback received. The more direct the feedback the better to ensure improvement."

    Grateful for the feedback, Consumer

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "I really liked the very regular feedback and way I was kept fully up to date throughout the process. I also felt that Simon was really on my side. Although it was a very long process – it was very well managed."

    Good process with a good result, Industry

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "I found Peter to be very knowledgeable about the client company. Throughout I felt he wanted the right outcome for both the client and myself. Whilst I appreciate that I was one of a number of candidates, it didn't feel that way in the manner with which he handled our conversations."

    The consultant offered good counsel

  • Event Testimonial

    "Greg (Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury) was open, frank and sure-footed, both in his prepared speech and in response to a wide range of questions. Sadly rare but welcome qualities in a politician in these turbulent times. Excellent insights at a critical time. Many thanks."

    Graham Prothero, Group FD, Galliford Try plc, Breakfast Event

  • Client Testimonial

    "Hoggett Bowers completed a challenging assignment for a Commercial Director in a difficult sector."

    Malcolm Allan, Director of Personnel, McBride Plc

  • Client Testimonial

    "The shortlist reports demonstrated good insights into each of the candidates that were confirmed at the interviews."

    Roger Quince, Chair, West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Client Testimonial

    "Extremely impressed with the quality of Jon's shortlist, The reports were truly informative and a good representation of each candidate. "

    HR Director, AB Mauri

  • Event Testimonial

    "As always a very enjoyable event with a good mixture of people around the table!"

    Chief Executive Officer, Private Utility Company, CEO Lunch

  • Event Testimonial

    "Fantastic venue and very relaxed."

    Finance Director, Passenger Transport Company , CFO Lunch

  • Client Testimonial

    "The service from Hoggett Bowers was excellent, sourcing very good candidates, providing very helpful shortlist reports and getting good candidates to interview from which we were able to make an excellent appointment."

    Pam Court, Chief Executive, NHS South West Essex

  • Event Testimonial

    "Lovely venue and setting, the right number of attendees and a great format, thank you."

    Finance & Contracts Director, Train Operating Company, CFO Lunch

  • Event Testimonial

    "This has been an opportunity to meet and exchange experiences with several other NED's in a way that is not normally possible. Very welcome!"

    Chairman of three SME's in the Rail Industry, NED Lunch

  • Event Testimonial

    "Hoggett Bowers hosted an exceptional thought provoking event that was delivered by great speakers – a beneficial use of anyone’s time who chose to accept the invitation.. I personally look forward to my next invite and will be sure to attend."

    Heather Warren, An Inspirational Journey, Founder and Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Dinner

  • Client Testimonial

    "..very impressed by Hoggett Bowers at all stages of the recruitment process, from initial meeting through to offer stage...creative.....quick and results focused. "

    John Bevan, MD UK, Lastminute.com

  • Event Testimonial

    "It was my first event and it was very enjoyable. I was made very welcome."

    Executive Chairman, National Utility and Civil Engineering Contractor, Leaders Lunch

  • Event Testimonial

    "An excellent event. Attendees had a wide mix of backgrounds which resulted in wide ranging, stimulating discussions before, during and after lunch."

    Strategy and Marketing Director, Financial Services Company, NED Lunch

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "Tim Janman was the consultant - he provided an excellent brief, kept me informed at each stage of the process and was very supportive."

    Supportive Consultant, Industry

  • Event Testimonial

    "A great opportunity to renew contact with the real leaders of the UK infrastructure industry, and to hear Sir John Armitt's insights into the new National Infrastructure Commission. The real value was in hearing his balance of business reality against the political ambition for infrastructure"

    CEO, Transport and Infrastructure, Industry Breakfast

  • Event Testimonial

    "Insightful talk on leadership and a great opportunity to network."

    Partner, Big 4 Consulting Firm, HRD Dinner

  • Event Testimonial

    "Hoggett Bowers generated a stimulating, challenging, thought provoking environment at their recent NED event. An invaluable experience for both prospective and current NEDs."

    Mike Moren, Managing Director, AON, NED Lunch

  • Client Testimonial

    "I chose to work with Hoggett Bowers because of their understanding of the market. The company was up for a difficult challenge and stuck with the task to deliver the results."

    Chris, Tesco

  • Event Testimonial

    "Great event - never underestimate how useful these are. Great to get out and realise others have similar challenges - very refreshing."

    VP Finance, Pharmaceutical Company, CFO Lunch

  • Event Testimonial

    "An excellent event for senior leaders. Great speaker and good debate."

    Commercial Director, Logistics Company, Breakfast Event

  • Client Testimonial

    "The brief to find a new Chief Executive of this Trust was somewhat challenging given its history."

    John Jesky, Chair, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Client Testimonial

    " Recruitment consultants are notorious for their short term tenure. Rupert has a long, consistent and successful track record of operating in the interim market which enables him to deliver to client requirements in a way which is hard to match. "

    HR Director, Private Equity backed

  • Event Testimonial

    "Hoggett Bowers' get their Breakfast meets just right, informative and inclusive."

    Jeremy Lofts, Vice President, Global Account Management, Baker Hughes, Breakfast Event

  • Event Testimonial

    “Hoggett Bowers HR Director Dinners offer the opportunity to connect with colleagues from across a broad range of sectors and learn from interesting speakers. Great conversations, a warm welcome and excellent hospitality.”

    HR Director, UK & Ireland – Food Manufacturing, HRD Dinner

  • Client Testimonial

    "Hoggett Bowers have recently handled a high profile appointment to support our leadership team in Spar UK. "

    Debbie Robinson, MD, Spar (UK)

  • Client Testimonial

    "We are most grateful to you for your flexible approach and all your patience! How fantastic to be spoilt for choice and to be in a position to want to offer to every one of our shortlisted candidates!"

    Sally Greenwood, Debenhams

  • Client Testimonial

    "I was really impressed and pleased by the quality of shortlist and your advice throughout the process… I will be more than happy to refer you to any of the other areas in the group."

    Head of Resourcing, ebookers

  • Client Testimonial

    "We needed resource urgently in Italy – an experienced turnaround person. Within 72 hours, Fiona had found someone who has subsequently started and made a huge difference. "

    Group HR Director, FTSE 100

  • Event Testimonial

    "First class event. As ever Sir John cuts to the heart of UK infrastructure and the real need to create enabling politics that support a clear long term vision and plan for UK plc. Thank you"

    Nicholas Pollard, CEO, Cory Environmental, Industry Breakfast

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "Good interview technique, coaching and regular feedback. Much appreciated."

    Good interview technique

  • Client Testimonial

    "..your brand understanding was very strong, and it was exceptionally clear that you knew your market and had a strong track record."

    Head of Resourcing, Whitbread Plc

  • Client Testimonial

    "Felt very happy with the knowledge and understanding brought, so conversations were very comfortable and felt that we would get a good match getting a first class appointment against competition."

    Rachel Tyndall, Chief Executive, NHS Islington

  • Event Testimonial

    "Great event, very well attended and just the right formal/informal balance - and also the right size of event to make it engaging for everyone. Many thanks for the invitation and the kind hospitality."

    Chief Executive Officer, Utility Company, CEO Lunch

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "Andrew Dawson, supported by his PA, was very professional. In my recent experience of the recruitment industry that is of itself quite unusual."

    Consultant - Very professional

  • Candidate Testimonial

    "I appreciated very much to be re-contacted many months after my first meetings with Hoggett Bowers in London for a job opportunity matching my competencies and experience. Interactions with everyone were very pleasant and professional."

    Very pleasant and professional, Industry

  • Client Testimonial

    "I had a very strong shortlist, better than other organisations across NHS London."

    Fiona Wise, Chief Executive, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Client Testimonial

    "Hoggett Bowers are more than recruitment consultants - I view them as a real business partner."

    John McConnell, HR Director, Aesica Pharmaceuticals

  • Event Testimonial

    "An interesting and lively debate and great to hear women's voices heard."

    Gillian Wilmot, Chairman Sportscoach, Board Mentoring, NISA, Elexon, Senet, IDAB, EU Referendum Event

Working With You

We have a rich mix of clients who have worked with us over a long time reflecting the speed with which we learn about their businesses and earn their trust as a long term recruitment partner. Sometimes clients have been former candidates or they have been introduced to us by their colleagues or other clients; we move with our clients as they move between organisations.

We receive great feedback from our candidates. We do what we say we are going to do. What does this mean? We reply to all your communication in a timely way and we give you honest feedback after meetings.