Sharper focus.
Better finds.

Finding the best managers, directors and leaders isn’t easy. But that’s exactly what we do across the Venture Capital, Private Equity and Corporate sectors.

Partnering with investors, founders and management teams around the world, it’s the only thing we do. Which is why we do it better.

About us

Smarter sourcing.
Better results.

Our experts have an extensive international track record across executive search and in-house talent acquisition, equipping us with deep knowledge of multiple domains and geographies.

We work with clients looking to make pivotal management appointments or quickly scale up in-country teams.

We are active in the UK, Europe, the US and Asia Pacific.

We are part of the Renovata Group

Zeren is a subsidiary of Renovata, a global executive search company partnering ambitious businesses to create high impact leadership teams

What we do

Deeper understanding.
Better decisions.

We work with investors and management teams to build your core functional teams. Making sure we understand exactly who you need and why, we are relentless in finding your perfect-fit candidate across the following three areas:

  • Commercial


  • Technology


  • Operations

    HR & Talent

Our sector expertise includes:
  • Consumer Apps
  • Consumer Goods
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • eCommerce & Marketplaces
  • Gaming
  • Luxury & Premium
  • Martech & Adtech
  • Media
  • Mobile & Telco
  • Retail
  • SaaS & Cloud


Stronger relationships.
Better collaborations.

Spanning a range of sectors and geographies, here are just some of the clients our team have worked with recently.

Our Team

Keener vision.
Better outcomes.

Finding exceptional individuals takes individuals with exceptional insight. Our management team leads the way.

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With 15 years of recruitment experience gained working in UK, Europe and Greater China for Page Group and Odgers Berndtson, Chris has provided permanent, interim and consulting talent solutions across all major functions for corporate and investor-backed clients around the world.

Chris Preston Managing Partner
+44 20 3906 7901

Harry is an executive-level search specialist, placing senior hires into many of the leading global VC and PE-backed Technology companies. Additionally, he started, developed and raised funding for two businesses in the digital space, and has extensive knowledge of the hiring challenges faced by technology companies globally.

+44 20 3906 7902
Harry Lewis Director
+44 20 3906 7902

With eight years of search experience, Hannah leads research and service delivery. Previously, she headed up commercial talent acquisition at KKR-owned Trainline and worked for BGL (comparethemarket). Hannah has particular experience hiring for investor-owned companies across Technology, Operations and Commercial.

Hannah Vincent Senior Manager
+44 20 3906 7903

With global research experience spanning Corporate, PE and VC sectors and a multi-functional track record, Olivia has over 4 years of experience identifying the highest calibre of accomplished candidates. Previously, she acted as the Head of Research at IRG Executive Search, focusing on Strategy and Professional Services.

+44 20 3893 8374
Olivia Lee Associate
+44 20 3893 8374

An Associate at Zeren, working with finding the best managers, directors and future leaders for both VC/PE-backed businesses and ambitious corporate brands. Experienced in Product and FinTech, Izza specialises in cross-functional leadership roles and works on client searches with a global remit.

+44 20 3906 7903
Izza Hina Associate
+44 20 3906 7903

London born, with over 20 years’ experience working in Finance, Acrelda has previously been involved in many diverse industries from accountancy to the music business. She currently divides her time between Zeren and our sister company, Renovata.

+44 20 7440 4000
Acrelda Farrell Head of Finance
+44 20 7440 4000


Clearer insight.
Better information.

Whenever we have insights that we think are worth sharing, you’ll find them here.

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Contact us

We have an exceptional track record and truly global reach.  Get in touch to discuss how we can help.

+44 20 3906 7900

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