Who we are

Harper Fox Search Partners are a multi-award winning purpose led business, providing leadership talent and executive search solutions for the global energy, engineering, transport and technology sectors. As an ethical search agency we do things differently, led by exceptional and inclusive practices we bring perfect fit leadership talent first time to your business, endorsed by our 98.9% client service excellence record.

In 2020 we were delighted to announce our business partnership with Lord Sugar and are excited about our continued business expansion.

We are delighted to have received numerous honours over the years. Our most recent awards and accolades include:

  • Recruiter Awards: Best Engineering Recruitment Agency
  • Recruiter Awards: Diversity, Equality and Inclusivity Service Excellence
  • Recruiter Awards: Best New Agency
  • Recruitment and Employment Confederation: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Ambassadors
  • Business Leader: Top 32 Companies to Watch

Our Vision and Mission

For every boardroom to be reflective of the diverse society we live within.

Our Values

We are ethical


Honest, open, fair and respectful

We inspire


Dynamic, passionate, advocates of change

We are inclusive


Proud to embrace and represent all

We are exceptional


Innovators, adding value through outstanding deliverance

We Do Things Differently

We are a new generation of transparent, forward thinking executive recruiters; inspiring change whilst adding value to businesses, through outstanding deliverance. Our team of accomplished Search Consultants, Senior Partners and International Research Professionals share the vision to inspire a truly inclusive and sustainable world, though unearthing leaders and elevating businesses.

Our team combine years of experience from corporate, SME, executive search and talent recruitment environments. Offering a wealth of knowledge, we deliver quality talent acquisition solutions, leadership assessments and workplace diversity and inclusion advisory to enable you to achieve your business goals.

Harper Fox Search Partners are a top executive search firm, with headquarters in Birmingham UK and offices in London and Texas, USA. We excel in engineering, energy, transport and technology recruitment, placing board composition, C-Level, director and senior leadership talent, internationally. Proud to represent and embrace all, we attract and actively source to include exceptional talent through our fair selection practice, achieving a 43% increase in placing diverse leaders over the industry average of 11% within the last 12 months. 

We are proud to have launched a range of initiatives which aim to inspire the next generation of future leaders within our core sectors and the wider STEM industries. As passionate advocates of change we are committed to grow in a way that benefits people, our society and the environment.  This is why we have partnered with a number of pioneering organisations including: The Prince’s Trust, Ron Dearing UTC, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and The Equal Group.