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Toby Young


Toby is a Partner at Bailey Fisher and leads the Technology Practice.  In this role he works with founders, C-suite executives, Chair/NEDs and investors into growth technology businesses, building boards and leadership teams for clients from start-ups to corporates. His particular area of focus is later stage scale ups.

He has specialised in executive search for 18 years. Prior to working in the technology sector, he spent 10 years within Investment Banking, focusing on Market, Credit and Operational Risk.

Toby initially led Bailey Fisher’s Technology Practice from 2012-2017 and returned to the business in 2019 as a shareholder following a management buy out.  In the interim, he spent 2 years in an operational role in a growth technology company as it continued its global expansion.

Toby graduated from Nottingham Trent University and spent 2 years living and working in New Zealand before returning to London where he worked in both global and boutique executive search firms.  Toby lives in Cambridge with his wife and son.

Recently, Toby was interviewed for Tech Monitor about hiring trends in Technology. Read article>

"Toby conducted a faultless process."

CEO, high-growth technology