With over 40 years combined search experience, we work with a diverse client base of across all industry sectors.

Operate globally from London and Cheshire

Over 95% completion rate & over 80% repeat business

Enviable connections, specialist search focus and industry leading research

UK and International board level executive search

Utilising our extensive global network, we approach each assignment as a 'blank sheet of paper' to ensure a thorough search of the market.

"It was a pleasure to work with Mullwood Partnership to find a Non-Executive Director for the board; It was a truly enjoyable and highly successful experience. I look forward to working with them again in the future.FTSE, Chair

"The recent search I conducted with Jo Sellwood-Taylor and Sharon Mullen was the best search experience I have had to date."Globally Listed, Chief Executive Officer

"Having worked with the board for over 2 years and successfully placed 11 Trustees, would recommend you highly every time."Leading National Charity, Chair

"Very well-networked in the HR community - impressive quality search"FTSE 250, Chief Executive

Focus on Non-Executive Directors and HR Directors

"I have worked with other Executive Search organisations and in my opinion you have exceeded them by a substantial margin."Leading National Charity, Chair

Trusted and deeply established global relationships

Sharon Mullen

Sharon Mullen has an executive career of over 20 years, specialising in human resources and executive search.

For the last 17 years, Sharon has worked alongside global organisations including Barclays, Reckitt Benckiser, Lloyds Banking Group, Toronto Dominion Bank Group, Kellogg’s, Carlsberg, AstraZeneca, American Express, Rolls Royce, Specsavers, TUI, Burberry Group Plc, British Airways, eBay and Millennium Copthorne Hotels, bringing significant expertise and experience in appointing senior and board level HR leaders on a national and international basis.

Sharon’s extensive expert subject knowledge and networks have enabled her to contribute to both specialist and national media articles, including Harvard Business Review, The Sunday Times, Insider, Real Business and specialist CIPD produced literature. She is regularly requested, as a mentor and a coach, to provide consultancy advice to senior/board level individuals and organisations.

In 2000, Sharon co-founded Strategi Executive Search, an international HR resourcing firm. After the sale of the business to Advantage Professional, she continued in her position as Director with responsibility for the merged business post sale and international markets. After three years, in April 2011, Sharon decided to exit the organisation.

Since late Autumn, along with Co-Founding Director Jo-Sellwood-Taylor, Sharon has been undertaking an in-depth research initiative in conjunction with Dr Anthony Hesketh of Lancaster University Management School – ‘Building a Non-Executive Director Talent Pool for Inclusive Capitalism – Do You See What I See?’

Mullwood Partnership’s previous research study focused on the topic of ‘Broadening the CEO Succession Pool’, working in collaboration with Warwick Business School and supported by Criticaleye (Network of Leaders) around why HR Directors don’t typically make it to the CEO role.

Alongside Mullwood Partnership, Sharon works with a number of organisations as a non-executive director advising on business growth and stability

As part of her networks, Sharon operates as a ‘Maverick’ within the Wavelength community utilising her extensive network to ‘connect’ individuals and provide more insight into social entrepreneurialism. By combining the most globally admired organisations with social entrepreneurs, businesses are created to both make profit and enable powerful social change.

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London Office

28 Grosvenor Street, London

0207 118 0608

Manchester Office

82 King Street, Manchester
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0161 207 0608