Walter James is a global executive search and human capital advisory firm working across a wide variety of sectors and geographies. We are a venture capital-backed private company that consists of several ex-industry partners, experienced associates, and a dedicated in-house research team.
Collectively we share a vision to promote and deliver diverse, innovative and high-performing talent to our clients, and we take pride and enjoyment from working with a wide range of inspiring and thought-provoking people from all walks of life. We look to challenge and make a positive impact in every action we undertake and are consistently pushing for excellence in what we do.
Searches completed in 60 days
Candidates placed still with the company
Passive candidates placed
"Walter James put culture and character fit above anything else and believe a personal approach should come first.
With the world becoming increasingly more digital, it enables greater access to talent. Access doesn’t guarantee excellence."
We provide clients with more diverse shortlists (in line with the D&I KPIs and requirements for the respective position). We benchmark our shortlists against the wider talent market and provide you with the respective insights and data points.
We make clients more aware of unconscious bias and how to reduce it.
We provide data on the benefits of female talent and their positive business characteristics.
We inform hiring decisions by providing realistic market information of diverse talent pools for target functions and skills areas.
We collate insights on specific career drivers of diversity groups to allow clients to create a compelling attraction and retention proposition.
We ensure a consistent regeneration of our pipeline of passive diverse talent.
Work completed in The Americas
Work completed in Europe
Work completed in Asia-Pac
Walter James have helped us in identifying and securing a number of executive leadership team hires for the business. They put a high level of care and emphasis on understanding our culture and business requirements
Chief People Officer | Alvogen
Walter James delivers excellent service. They are extremely proactive and have an excellent sense in terms of our requirements, our culture, and candidate fit.
VP Talent Acquisition | DSM
22 February 2021
D&I in Conversation - Victor Barnes
In Episode 4 of D&I in Conversation, Senior Consultant Jess Carling speaks with Victor Barnes, Senior Vice President, Connected Planning at Anaplan. Victor retired from The Coca-Cola Company in November 2020 after 26 years where his most recent role was Global CFO, The McDonald’s Division.
16 February 2021
D&I in Conversation - Sue Garfitt
This week in the Walter James D&I series, Annabel Weeden speaks to Sue Garfitt, CEO and General Manager Alpro. Sue started at Alpro in 2014; first as Commercial Director UK & Ireland, than as VP Customer Development, and now as CEO. Additionally, she is President of the European Plant-Based Foods Association.
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