James Houlder

Head of Research

As Head of Research at Bailey Fisher Executive Search, James supports the team with in-depth research into a broad range of markets, technologies and investments.

Prior to joining Bailey Fisher, James gained extensive experience as an in-house recruiter for large corporates, across a variety of technical sectors, including Pharmaceuticals at MedImmune; Biotech at Illumina and Software at Autonomy and HP.  James has worked on a broad spread of senior roles covering both technical and corporate functions, ranging from Senior Research Scientists, Senior Software Developers, Chief Technologists and Senior Engagement Partners on the technical side, to senior marketing, finance and legal professionals.

James has a BA in Ancient History from the University of Nottingham.