Category Archives: Team

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. …

Josef Woodward

Josef joined Bailey Fisher in 2017 as a Director in the Private Markets team, working closely with Andrew Moore and William Sporborg to support the growth of owner managed, privately owned, private equity backed and AIM listed companies. Our Private Markets clients typically have a turnover between £5m – £100m, and we work with companies…

Iain Hopper

Iain leads the Digital Health & Life Sciences Practice at Bailey Fisher Executive Search.  He focuses on executive level, high impact hires in digital health, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, 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…

Darrin Disley

Dr Darrin Disley is a parallel entrepreneur, angel investor and enterprise champion. He has been involved in the start-up and growth of numerous business ventures securing over $320 million business financing from grant, angel, corporate, venture capital and public market sources as well as closing over $500 million of product, service, licensing and M&A deals.…

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…

Karolina Chrusciak

Karolina supports the Private Markets team with in-depth research into a broad range of sectors, technologies and investments. Currently, Karolina is actively searching for: • FD Designate for a global leader in technology engineering • Legal Counsel for a global machine learning software company • CFO for a remote access software company • VP Finance…

John Bridger

John joined Bailey Fisher as a Researcher in 2016, where he supports the Technology Partners with in-depth research into a broad range of markets, technologies and investments.  John’s role involves engaging with a range of individuals across the technology space globally. Currently, he is actively searching for: • CEO for a high-growth fintech business •…

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 Swarbrick was appointed as Chairman of Bailey Fisher in 2014, following 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…

James Houlder

James is a Partner at Bailey Fisher Executive Search, where he heads up the research team, providing in-depth market intelligence and analysis across a broad range of sectors, technologies and investments.  Having joined Bailey Fisher in 2014, James was promoted to Director of Research, with overall responsibility for the research function, and was made a…