Sharper focus. Better finds.

We work across the Venture Capital, Growth & Private Equity and Corporate sectors identifying the highest calibre Managers, Directors and Leaders for the most innovative, disruptive and ambitious businesses in the world.

About us

Smarter sourcing. Better results.

Our experts work with investors, founders and management teams around the world to deliver pivotal leadership appointments or quickly scale up in-country and regional teams. We have an extensive track record across the UK, EMEA, USA and Asia Pacific.

UK & European Office

41-44 Great Queen Street Covent Garden, London WC2B 5AD Contact

US Office

880 Third Avenue New York NY, 10022 Contact

What we do

Deeper understanding. Better decisions.

We work with our clients to build core functional teams across the following three areas:

  • Commercial

    Sales
    Marketing
    Growth

  • Technology

    Product
    Engineering
    Design

  • Operations

    HR & Talent
    Finance
    Legal

Our sector expertise includes:
  • Consumer Apps
  • Digital Platforms
  • Healthcare & BioTech
  • FoodTech & AgriTech
  • eCommerce and Marketplaces
  • Gaming
  • Fintech & Payments
  • MarTech & AdTech
  • B2B SaaS
  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data

Clients

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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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.

Harry Lewis Director, UK and Europe
+44 20 3906 7902

Rob brings 15+ years executive search experience recruiting for VC/PE funded Technology companies and brands; from leading retained firms on both coasts, to running his own successful search practice in NYC. Focused on identifying the best Revenue/Business Leaders on a national basis, he is driven to secure this top 10% talent.

+1 (212) 644-0808
Robert Samet Partner, USA
+1 (212) 644-0808

With 10 years of search experience, Hannah leads research and service delivery. Previously, she headed up commercial talent acquisition at KKR-owned Trainline and executive search at BGL Group (comparethemarket). Hannah has particular experience hiring across Technology, Operations and Commercial.

Hannah Vincent Director

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

Paul is an expert in Product recruitment and has built a career in partnering with leading global VC and PE backed technology companies and has developed an extensive European network of the highest calibre candidates.  At Zeren, Paul leads the Product function building out client teams whilst taking on senior leadership mandates across Europe.

Paul Nicholls Director

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

Liam specialises in Sales and Commercial recruitment, working with a broad range of Technology companies across UK and EMEA.  He is extremely well networked particularly through the SaaS space and is passionate about building best-in-class teams for his clients.

Liam Peoples Senior Consultant

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.

Acrelda Farrell Head of Finance
Hetal Panchal Chief Financial Officer
+44 20 7440 4000
Thomas Jepsen Non-Executive Director
+44 20 7440 4001
Mannie Gill Non-Executive Director
+1 646-930-4205

Thibault is a Senior Consultant at Zeren and has many years of experience placing senior & mid-level commercial  hires. He has been helping high growth businesses from Series A to Unicorn to IPO grow their Sales, Channel, Customer Success and Pre-sales teams with the best talent in the EMEA market.

Before Zeren, Thibault worked at Mercer Young, where he started his recruitment career. Thanks to his linguistic abilities he successfully built Sales teams from the first person on the ground to multiple hires all around Europe for some of the best-known high growth start-ups and with a focus on Germany, France, Nordics & UK markets.

Thibault is an excellent communicator, which allows him to build strong relationship with his clients, enabling him to rapidly develop and scale Sales teams. He is passionate about high growth software businesses in the Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence and wider SaaS space and is based in Zeren’s London office.

Thibault Lamy Senior Consultant
Oscar Miller Associate

Michelle brings an incredible track record as a senior Managing Director at Page Group, CEO of the highly successful Gemini People and more recently as an experienced NED and Chair of high-growth recruitment businesses in both Europe and the USA. 

Michelle Watson Board Advisor

Chris is a Director at Zeren and part of the Leadership Team.  He specialises in Technology and Engineering and has an extensive track record of working with start-ups, SME and Corporate clients.  Over the last 15 years he has focused on placing candidates in VP and Director positions, building out teams across Engineering, Architecture, Data and Cloud and enabling his clients to run extensive digital transformation programmes.

 

Prior to joining Zeren, Chris was the Head of Technology at Broster Buchanan and was previously a key member of the UK Technology business at Robert Walters and SThree.  Chris is deeply embedded in the European Technology scene and is based in Zeren’s London office.

Chris Batters Director, UK and Europe

News

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