Head Of Investment Joins New Executive Search Firm As Equity Partner

Specialist Executive Search Firm, Beaumont Bailey, backed by Spire Ventures and investor James Caan, hires equity partner to lead newly established investment division.

London, 9th September 2019: Amanda Floyd joins Beaumont Bailey off the back of a decade of international headhunting experience at Forrester Partners specialising in the investment management and real estate sectors.  The Investment practice will advise traditional and alternative asset managers across indirect and direct investments and a range of investor types and asset classes. Direct Investments will be a key focus point and will complement Beaumont Bailey’s existing practices – Real Estate, Infrastructure and Industry.  Amanda will also be an instrumental part of Beaumont Bailey’s agenda to hire diverse talent into key leadership positions across industrial, infrastructure, property and investment markets.

Speaking on the appointment, Amanda Floyd comments ‘“I am delighted to be joining such an exciting new firm at this early stage and look forward to working closely with the team at Spire Ventures to realise our ambitious growth plans. Beaumont Bailey’s set up allows for us to support the investment community through direct hiring, but also by providing expert insight and analysis through our wider advisory platform and network. I am excited by the prospect of partnering with leadership teams to help them adapt and evolve in order to navigate the significant changes that are shaping the investment management industry.”

On the appointment, James Pope, Co-Founding Partner, “Amanda sets the tone on our ambitious hiring plan to recruit the leading experts across the property, infrastructure, investment and industrial markets.  Amanda has outstanding knowledge of the investment world, with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality work”.

Speaking on behalf of Spire Ventures, Faisal Butt says, “Amanda is a wonderful addition to the founding team. Her track-record in the sector coupled with our networks and industry know-how is certain to create a strong foundation to build out the investment division of Beaumont Bailey”

George Dobbins commented, ‘We are delighted that Amanda will be joining us. Amanda reflects the inclusive and dynamic culture that we’re creating, and she will help to set the tone with our partner-led client approach. We want to truly support our clients to recruit, develop and retain diverse talent and promote truly inclusive cultures.

“Speaking on the work that Beaumont Bailey will undertaking to support clients on their diversity requirements, George comments, ‘We are launching a Talent Development work-stream and are partnering with a global talent analytics business to provide in-depth insights into workforce challenges within our client organisations. Our aim is to unlock significant opportunities to support and create value for our clients. Amanda will be a crucial member of the on-going steering team within Beaumont Bailey for these initiatives.”

Beaumont Bailey Executive Search Ltd is the creation of founders George Dobbins and James Pope, who are combining their experience with executive search firms Odgers Berndtson and Hoggett Bowers. The company is well-positioned as a new player, drawing on the real estate specialism and networks of Spire Ventures. Alongside a core executive search offer, Beaumont Bailey’s talent development and workforce analytics services will help clients tackle HR challenges such as diversity, blocking managers, flight risks and turnover flashpoints.