What option would you take in your moment of greatest weakness?

A sporting star’s reputation is in tatters, and a press conference where a man, who plays the game with such finesse and authority, looks broken.

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26 April: View from the top – intelligent leadership hosted by DLA Piper

We invite you to join us for a special keynote speaker and networking event, to find out more email events@hedleymay.com

Anthony May will be on the panel as a special guest speaker

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We asked eleven inspirational leaders three questions…

How will you #PressforProgress?
Happy #IWD2018 8th March

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New York, New York

Hedley May and Exchange Place have merged

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Global Coverage

“…Leveraging their global network, they found us a ‘rising star’ who happened to be in Asia and it was so impressive”

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Only through the active pursuit of an inclusive work place will diversity flourish

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Tax follows reward as FTSE 100 bows to pressure

There is unprecedented change in the leadership of FTSE 100 tax functions and it mirrors exactly what we saw in reward functions four years ago

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Compliance Officers aren't making it to the top job

To reverse the trend they’ll need to develop 5 key skills

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Hedley May is unique in the world of executive search. We specialise in senior functional roles for major corporates, financial institutions and professional services firms, operating globally from our offices in London and New York.

By focusing on the critical roles that underpin high-performing executive teams, we can apply a level of intensity and experience that increases that quality of candidates we access and the long term success of our appointments. This is the outcome we care most about.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, a transparent process and collaborative culture stand us apart, ensuring every client gets the best of Hedley May’s collective energy wherever they are in the world.

We serve four interrelated markets

The world’s leading financial services businesses across banking, insurance, asset & wealth management and fin-tech

Multi-national and national corporates across all major sectors and geographies

The largest and most sophisticated professional services and consultancy firms globally

International and national regulatory and government agencies



Due Diligence

Our services are based on the core competencies of our firm

The time we invest to understand our client’s culture, business and strategy

The collection and analysis of accurate and commercially valuable information

An unwavering commitment to help our clients find the best solution

Hedley May Latest News

The Chair of the Audit Committee and Head of Internal Audit – a critical relationship but it needs work!

The relationship between the Chair of the Audit Committee and the Head of Internal Audit is critical to each other’s success…

Demand for Company Secretaries outstrips General Counsel as appointments slow to a trickle

The number of General Counsel appointments at FTSE 100 companies has declined from 13 in 2015 to just 7 last year. And this trend…

The Hedley May Challenge 2.0 kicks off on 22nd September 2017

Walking 210 miles from London to York over the next five years in celebration of our new New York office. Hedley May will match every donation – learn more. bit.ly/2h0U9Jc