Category Archives: Team

Toby Young

Toby Young leads the Technology practice at Bailey Fisher Executive Search. Toby has 20 years’ experience in international executive search, specialising in building boards and leadership teams for some of the UK’s most innovative technology companies. He works with clients from ambitious high-growth companies to innovative corporates, with a particular focus on later stage scale up companies.…

Danielle Grant

Danielle is a Director at Bailey Fisher Executive Search, working with growth-focused businesses, from emerging ventures through scale up companies to corporates looking to innovate. Typically Danielle’s clients are ambitious businesses operating at a turnover of £10m to £200m, looking to make key finance or operational appointments to assist in achieving their growth potential.  Danielle…

Agnes Babule

Agnes Babule is a highly experienced executive search professional with a track record across a wide range of sectors that reflect Bailey Fisher’s areas of focus: technology, life sciences, digital health and private markets.  Specialising in senior executive level positions, Agnes works closely with clients ranging from high-potential early stage ventures through to large corporates. …

Iain Hopper

Iain leads the Life Sciences & Health Technology Practice at Bailey Fisher Executive Search.  He focuses on executive level, high impact hires across medical devices, medical diagnostics and medical technology, working closely with a broad base of clients from early stage VC funded companies, through privately owned SMEs to large corporates. Prior to joining Bailey…

William Sporborg

William has known Bailey Fisher since the company was founded and was one of its first clients. Having been educated at Cambridge University and qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse, William worked in the leisure industry and the private equity industry in London. William broke his back in the mid-nineties in a racing…

John Bridger

A Director in Bailey Fisher’s Technology Practice, John is responsible for delivering global searches for ambitious technology companies from venture backed high-growth businesses to corporates looking to innovate. John focuses particularly on searches for Seed and Series A businesses looking to appoint commercially minded leaders to drive growth.  John specialises in working with Deep Tech…

Kerry Linsey

Kerry joined Bailey Fisher Executive Search in 2016, bringing 20 years’ experience in Office Management and Project Management, including 9 years at EY (formerly Ernst & Young), supporting the Managing Partner, Audit & Tax Partners and the Life Sciences Team.  Most recently, Kerry managed the office and supported the executive team and US-based President of…

Andy Swarbrick

Andy’s role as Non-Executive Director of Bailey Fisher follows a 40 year career at Deloitte, most recently as Head of the Entrepreneurial Business Team in Cambridge. Having joined Deloitte in 1975, Andy was promoted to Partner in 1984 and Senior Partner seven years later. During his tenure as Senior Partner, Andy led the growth of…

James Houlder

James is Director of Research & Operations at Bailey Fisher Executive Search.  He was part of the management buyout team in July 2018, having previously headed up Bailey Fisher’s research team for 4 years, providing in-depth market intelligence and analysis across a broad range of sectors, technologies and investments. James’ role now combines leading the…

Paul Bailey

Paul co-founded Bailey Fisher Executive Search in 1998 and led the growth of the business as Managing Director for 20 years during which time he built the boards and management teams for some of the most innovative companies to have emerged from the European technology market. After a successful exit in July 2018, he took…