Why Choose Rowan?

As an SME leader or investor, you need a dedicated, invested Leadership team that can create and maximise the value of your business to help you achieve your ambition.

Our specialist SME Executive Search capability, in conjunction with our proprietary ‘Leadership Dynamics’ digital product suite provides data-driven insights on our clients’ leadership teams. This enables us to support clients in developing their Value Creation Plans, by defining and appointing the optimum leadership team to deliver it.

Our Private Capital team works with ambitious SME owner founders to strengthen their leadership teams across business verticals, including  Finance, People & Operations, Sales & Marketing and IT.

Our Private Equity team is sector-specific. The team consists of sector experts, who are adept at delivering consultancy programs and creating market-leading leadership teams within the following sectors;

Healthcare | Consumer | Manufacturing & Industrial | Technology | Professional services

Our Culture

People-Powered Growth. Data-Backed Insight.

Our purpose is to enable SME owners to fulfil their ambitions.

Our mission is to use data-backed insights to advise ambitious SME owners, in creating and shaping well-matched leadership teams that deliver results.

Our values are: authenticity, commitment, collaboration, progressiveness and rigour. These values inform everything that we do as a business, both internally and externally.

More about Rowan

Founded in 2010, we’ve delivered over £1billion in client exit value.

We delivered a 3x return to our Private Equity investors as part of Rowan’s growth journey.

Our Private Equity heritage includes two successful investments and exits.

Our proprietary solutions suite, ‘Leadership Dynamics’, combined with our best-in-class search and assessment methodology gives us an unrivalled ability to assess and optimise leadership teams and appoint the right business leaders to drive growth.

Trusted by...

Our clients’ success is our success –
read some of our case studies below.

Travel Counsellors

Customer Services Director for leading personal travel brand Claire Hill appointed to evolve Customer Services function and allow business to scale with intimacy Background Travel Counsellors is a disruptive and highly personalised platform business that connects a global community of travellers with expert, self-employed travel advisors (Travel...
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CFO Appointed to professionalise finance function and maximise growth and value. Nick Cooling appointed to drive e-commerce operations, influence marketing function and introduce formal financial reporting for warehousing, logistics etc.
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Fulfilmentcrowd – Building an investable Board

Rowan appoints NED and whole Board, facilitating £7.5m PE investment and exit for owner
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Rowan Executive Search June 17, 2021