Simon Allsop - Director, Board and Executive Search
Twenty years senior recruitment experience
Simon Allsop brings over twenty years successful international experience in senior executive search and recruitment to his new role as Director of Barrington James Board and Executive Search division. During that time he has led successful start-ups in London, Sydney and Singapore, where he currently lives.
Diverse industry experience
Simon has managed board and executive assignments across a diverse range of industries and sectors including Financial Services, Education, Industrial, Life Sciences and Technology. He has concentrated on elite appointments and has recruited talented executives at all senior levels, including Director and Chairman.
In London, Simon was an Equity Partner at the QD group, Europe’s leading legal search firm, acquired by TMP Worldwide in 2001. After that he moved to Sydney where he helped establish Boomerang Partners, Australia’s biggest indigenous board and executive search company. In 2009 Simon was promoted top lead the company’s expanding Asian operations, managing offices in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Central strategic objective
At Barrington James, Simon is charged with delivering a central part of the company’s global expansion strategy by growing the share of senior level appointments in its candidate portfolio. With his broad international background and force of character Simon is well equipped for the task and relishes the challenge of working within Barrington James dynamic high tempo organization.
Simon was educated at Nottingham University in the UK, and is married with two sons. Apart from work and family, Simon has a passion for music and sport.