Our firm

Our Services

We operate as one global team with colleagues based across four continents. SRI’s values: dynamic engagement, proactive collaboration, expert delivery and talent focused, guide how we work.

SRI Executive Search

SRI’s Executive Search team is focused on recruiting board and C-level talent. We conduct extensive primary research, based on a detailed briefing process with multiple stakeholders. SRI’s proprietary executive candidate evaluation methodology, FACTSM, delivers superior executive search outcomes. Learn more about FACTSM.

SRI’s Connect team is focused on recruiting emerging leaders. We have a trusted network of high potential talent. The SRI Connect methodology is rigorous, transparent and flexible allowing us to match the right talent to our clients. We simultaneously activate our network, while conducting primary research to present diverse, high quality candidates, at pace.

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SRI Global Consulting

SRI delivers unique consulting solutions to drive the performance of people, teams and organisations. Combining unrivalled industry data & insights with extraordinary partner expertise, sector knowledge, geographical coverage and robust methodology, we deliver at all stages of the talent and organisation lifecycle. As your needs diversify, our world leading network of advisors and affiliates offer an additional dimension to our industry insight; together we deliver your competitive edge.

Our consulting services support organisations through change, growth, consolidation, rationalisation and acceleration. We are immersed in your world and our work reflects it: contemporary, practical and dynamic solutions to accelerate your performance.

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Board & Leadership Team

Jim Chaplin
Chief Executive Officer
jchaplin@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Jim is responsible for setting the business strategy and driving successful performance and growth across SRI's international network of offices.

Michael Squires
Chairman
msquires@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Michael has led the firm's strategy and international expansion since joining the company in 2008, and has more than 35 years of experience in executive search and corporate governance consultation.

Karen Wishart
Non-Executive Director

Based in Washington D.C., Karen is EVP, Chief Administration Officer at Urban One, Inc. She advises SRI on strategies for expansion, innovation and diversity, equity and inclusion. Karen has over 24 years of leadership experience in media and entertainment, as well as expertise in organisational, operational and talent strategy.

Martin St Quinton
Non-Executive Director

Based in Gloucestershire, Martin advises our leadership team on the continuous expansion and strategic growth of our firm. Martin has over 30 years’ experience leading and growing over 70 companies. He is also a Non-Executive Director of five other companies, including Gloucester Rugby Club which he owns and Cheltenham Racecourse where he is Chairman.

Patrick Albrecht
Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia
palbrecht@sriexecutive.com

Based in Lausanne, Patrick is jointly accountable with Mark Moreau for the continued growth of SRI's Europe and Asia businesses, working in tandem with the regional practice heads to deliver executive search and advisory services across the sport, sporting goods and fashion industries.

Jay Hussey
CEO, North America and President, Global Search
jhussey@sriexecutive.com

Based in Boston and New York, Jay focuses on CEO, C-suite and board roles as well as driving the performance and growth of our global executive search services. He brings over 25 years' experience building transformational teams in the digital services and technology industries both as a search partner and industry executive.

Mark Moreau
Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia
mmoreau@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Mark is jointly accountable with Patrick Albrecht for the continued growth of SRI's Europe and Asia businesses, working in tandem with the regional practice heads to deliver executive search and advisory services across the converging worlds of media, entertainment & technology.

Helen Soulsby
Managing Director, SRI Global Consulting
hsoulsby@sriexecutive.com

Based in Singapore, Helen has over twenty years’ experience advising converging and transforming industries across media, entertainment and sport. Her experience living and working in Europe and Asia combined with working with clients across the world ensures unique global insight.

Amy Thomas
Chief Marketing Officer
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Based in London, Amy has over 15 years' global search and consulting marketing experience. Amy sits on the leadership team and is responsible for driving SRI's global brand and marketing strategy.

Media, Entertainment & Technology

Adam Hillier
Partner
ahillier@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Adam has significant domain expertise and an extensive network. He advises FTSE organisations, AIM listed and VC- and PE- backed growth companies on talent strategy across the spectrum of the converging MET industries. He holds a First Class MBA in Football Industries.

Jay Hussey
CEO, North America & President, Global Search
jhussey@sriexecutive.com

Based in Boston and New York, Jay focuses on CEO, C-suite and board roles as well as driving the performance and growth of our global executive search services. He brings over 25 years' experience building transformational teams in the digital services and technology industries both as a search partner and industry executive.

Keith McAllister
Partner
kmcallister@sriexecutive.com

Based in New York, Keith leads the firm’s global Digital Media & Technology Practice. Prior to becoming a search consultant in 2014, Keith was a senior executive at CNN and Thomson Reuters as well as the CEO of two early-stage technology companies.

Mark Moreau
Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia
mmoreau@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Mark is jointly accountable with Patrick Albrecht for the continued growth of SRI's Europe and Asia businesses, working in tandem with the regional practice heads to deliver executive search and advisory services across the converging worlds of media, entertainment & technology.

Ashling O'Connor
Partner
aoconnor@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Ashling is equipped with over 20 years of experience working across the media space and leads the firm's Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice throughout the EMEA region.

Jamie Waldron
Partner
jwaldron@sriexecutive.com

Based in Los Angeles, Jamie heads the firm's global Media & Entertainment Practice as well as leading West Coast operations. Jamie has over 25 years of industry experience in operations as well as executive recruitment.

Sara Braunstein
Senior Consultant & Head of Research, North America
sbraunstein@sriexecutive.com

Based in New York, Sara has over 15 years' experience in sport, media, entertainment, and technology, and places transformational talent across all corporate functions with clients throughout North America.

Fraser Bryden
Senior Consultant
fbryden@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Fraser brings over 20 years of experience in placing senior Management and C-suite professionals into media, entertainment, sports and technology brands. Fraser recently joined SRI to help develop the Media, Entertainment & Technology practice throughout the EMEA region.

Farida Derrar
Senior Associate
fderrar@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Farida successfully engages and places candidates across the globe for executive and C-suite roles within renowned and multinational media companies as part of the Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice.

Frances Farnsworth
Senior Consultant
ffarnsworth@sriexecutive.com

Based in Singapore, Frances has 11 years’ experience in HR consulting and search across the UK and Asia. Frances brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in HRM (CIPD), is MBTI certified and is a Spotlight Accredited Practitioner.

Kirsten Garrison
Executive Coordinator
kgarrison@sriexecutive.com

Based in Los Angeles, Kirsten plays a key role in supporting our North American partners, and ensures the best in client and candidate care for our North American team. Kirsten has 10+ years’ of significant experience working across the media & entertainment and events spaces.

Oliver Krendel
Consultant
okrendel@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Oliver seeks the best talent for our clients across the EMEA region drives our global in the Media, Entertainment and Technologysectors. Oliver loves building relationships with senior business leaders and helping them to develop their services.

Coree Moses
Global Business Development Associate

Based in Connecticut, Coree supports our global media, entertainment and technology practices with their business development and growth. Coree is a natural entrepreneur, having pitched a start-up to Shark Tank, and has unique experience across the sport, fashion and media sectors.

Julie Wallach
Researcher
jwallach@sriexecutive.com

Based in Los Angeles, Julie specialises in research for the Media & Entertainment Practice, and is responsible for candidate management for searches across the West Coast.

Tom Watterson
Director, Asia
tomwatterson@sriexecutive.com

Based in Hong Kong, Tom drives executive search mandates for roles across the sport, media and entertainment industries, and plays a key leadership role for the business in Greater China and across Asia.

Serena Wu
China Lead
swu@sriexecutive.com

Based in Beijing, Serena has over 10 years’ recruitment experience focusing on commercial functions at senior and executive level across various industries. Serena has been a strong business partner for organisations looking to enter China or scaling their operations locally.  

Esports & Gaming

Paul Chidley
Partner
pchidley@sriexecutive.com

Based in Los Angeles, Paul is a market leader in sport with more than a decade of experience working in the industry. In 2020, Paul relocated to Los Angeles to further strengthen SRI’s West Coast team.

Mark Moreau
Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia
mmoreau@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Mark is jointly accountable with Patrick Albrecht for the continued growth of SRI's Europe and Asia businesses, working in tandem with the regional practice heads to deliver executive search and advisory services across the converging worlds of media, entertainment & technology.

Gregory Moss
Senior Consultant
gmoss@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, with extensive knowledge and a passion for the fast-growing esports industry, Greg specialises in securing and delivering global searches for a range of teams, leagues & publishers.

Tom Watterson
Director, Asia
tomwatterson@sriexecutive.com

Based in Hong Kong, Tom drives executive search mandates for roles across the sport, media and entertainment industries, and plays a key leadership role for the business in Greater China and across Asia.

Serena Wu
China Lead
swu@sriexecutive.com

Based in Beijing, Serena has over 10 years’ recruitment experience focusing on commercial functions at senior and executive level across various industries. Serena has been a strong business partner for organisations looking to enter China or scaling their operations locally.  

Fashion & Sporting Goods

Patrick Albrecht
Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia
palbrecht@sriexecutive.com

Based in Lausanne, Patrick is jointly accountable with Mark Moreau for the continued growth of SRI's Europe and Asia businesses, working in tandem with the regional practice heads to deliver executive search and advisory services across the sport, sporting goods and fashion industries.

Dietmar Damith
Partner
ddamith@sriexecutive.com

Based in Munich, Dietmar has worked in the sports industry as a manager and consultant for over 20 years and has gained managerial experience across various markets. Dietmar has a deep understanding of the sporting goods, fashion, sport and lifestyle, markets, as has an extensive network particularly in the DACH region.

Giovanni De Conciliis
Partner
gdeco@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Giovanni specialises in the fashion & sporting goods sectors, and is equipped with first class knowledge and an impressive network across these industries. Giovanni executes searches for our clients across the European marketplace.

Josie Lahey
Partner
jlahey@sriexecutive.com

Based in Melbourne, Josie is a local and global market expert. She advises clients across Australasia and leads C-suite level searches, multi-role projects and broader advisory work for the sports, consumer and entertainment industries and the evolving content and technology sectors.

Beverley Le-May
Partner
blemay@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Beverley leads our Sporting Goods and Fashion practice and works throughout the European marketplace. An expert within this sector, and with an impressive network, she leads projects for brands in the Outdoor, Sports, Lifestyle and Fashion sectors.

Florian Steinberger
Partner
fsteinberger@sriexecutive.com

Based in Munich, Florian has held various management positions, including CEO, in the sport and lifestyle sector for over 15 years, and specialises in sport, fashion and footwear. An international specialist with over 25 years’ management & consulting experience, Florian prides himself in his impeccable service and problem-solving skills to ensure the best in client and candidate care.

Heike Pirochta
Consultant
hpirochta@sriexecutive.com

Based in Munich, Heike has an extensive knowledge and varied experience in the consumer goods, fashion and sporting goods industries. She delivers searches in this field across Europe.

Jenifer Tur
Senior Associate
jtur@sriexecutive.com

Based in Lausanne, Jenifer brings specialised knowledge to the sporting goods & fashion industries across EMEA, delivering executive and specialist searches. Equipped with both a Master's degree and work experience in cross-cultural communication and psychology , she also delivers assessments and consulting services.

Thomas Weger
Consultant
tweger@sriexecutive.com

Based in Munich, Thomas has an impressive network in the fashion, consumer goods and sporting goods industries, and executes searches for our clients across Europe.

Sport

Patrick Albrecht
Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia
palbrecht@sriexecutive.com

Based in Lausanne, Patrick is jointly accountable with Mark Moreau for the continued growth of SRI's Europe and Asia businesses, working in tandem with the regional practice heads to deliver executive search and advisory services across the sport, sporting goods and fashion industries.

Jim Chaplin
Chief Executive Officer
jchaplin@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Jim is responsible for setting the business strategy and driving successful performance and growth across SRI's international network of offices.

Paul Chidley
Partner
pchidley@sriexecutive.com

Based in Los Angeles, Paul is a market leader in sport with more than a decade of experience working in the industry. In 2020, Paul relocated to Los Angeles to further strengthen SRI’s West Coast team.

Jonathan Harris
Managing Partner, Australia & New Zealand
jharris@sriexecutive.com

Based in Sydney, Jonathan leads on executive search assignments for a range of sporting organisations, governing bodies, rights holders, media and entertainment. Jonathan also plays a lead role in SRI’s Global Consulting practice, supporting clients on best practice organisational design, benchmarking and performance management.

David James
Partner
djames@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, David manages and delivers senior executive search and consulting services work for a wide range of clients, with a particular focus on national governing bodies, sports clubs, agencies, brands, rights holders, digital media outlets and broadcasters.

Keith McAllister
Partner
kmcallister@sriexecutive.com

Based in New York, Keith leads the firm’s global Digital Media & Technology Practice. Prior to becoming a search consultant in 2014, Keith was a senior executive at CNN and Thomson Reuters as well as the CEO of two early-stage technology companies.

Mark Moreau
Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia
mmoreau@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Mark is jointly accountable with Patrick Albrecht for the continued growth of SRI's Europe and Asia businesses, working in tandem with the regional practice heads to deliver executive search and advisory services across the converging worlds of media, entertainment & technology.

Sara Braunstein
Senior Consultant & Head of Research, North America
sbraunstein@sriexecutive.com

Based in New York, Sara has over 15 years' experience in sport, media, entertainment, and technology, and places transformational talent across all corporate functions with clients throughout North America.

James Curtis
Senior Consultant
jcurtis@sriexecutive.com

Based in Sydney, James has more than 12 years’ experience in search and expertly leads executive search assignments in the sport and media industries across Australia & New Zealand.

Frances Farnsworth
Senior Consultant
ffarnsworth@sriexecutive.com

Based in Singapore, Frances has 11 years’ experience in HR consulting and search across the UK and Asia. Frances brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in HRM (CIPD), is MBTI certified and is a Spotlight Accredited Practitioner.

Josie Lahey
Partner
jlahey@sriexecutive.com

Based in Melbourne, Josie is a local and global market expert. She advises clients across Australasia and leads C-suite level searches, multi-role projects and broader advisory work for the sports, consumer and entertainment industries and the evolving content and technology sectors.

Adam Judd
Senior Consultant
ajudd@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Adam has over 10 years’ search experience within the sports industry. He has a vast global network having delivered senior searches for industry leading clubs, rights holders, brands and agencies.

Imogen Sawyer
Senior Associate
isawyer@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Imogen is integral to the firm’s search and advisory work in the converging worlds of content, media, technology and sport.

Alice Walden-Jones
Consultant
awalden-jones@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Alice plays a key role in the global sports team and sources the best talent across varying functions for our clients across the EMEA region.

SRI Global Consulting

Alistair Milner
Partner, SRI Global Consulting
amilner@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Alistair plays a lead role in SRI's Global Consulting Practice, and has over 15 years' experience working with professional and Olympic organisations, supporting the development of their performance environments. His extensive global experience working with clients on talent-related projects give him unique insight into improving performance.

Helen Soulsby
Managing Director, SRI Global Consulting
hsoulsby@sriexecutive.com

Based in Singapore, Helen has over twenty years’ experience advising converging and transforming industries across media, entertainment and sport. Her experience living and working in Europe and Asia combined with working with clients across the world ensures unique global insight.

Lucy Cliffe
Consultant, SRI Global Consulting
lcliffe@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Lucy plays a crucial role in SRI's Global Consulting Practice, offering tailored consulting services to our clients. Lucy comes from a People and HR background, bringing a solution-oriented approach to business performance, and has international experience living and working in New York and London.

Research

Alexandra Barteneva
Researcher
abarteneva@sriexecutive.com

Based in Lausanne, Alexandra supports SRI's teams across all our practices by sourcing the best in talent for searches across the EMEA region.

Heather Finn
Researcher
hfinn@sriexecutive.com

Based in New York, Heather supports our East-Coast operations by seeking the best global talent for clients throughout North America.

Marina Kaelin
Associate, Project Leader DEI
mkaelin@sriexecutive.com

Based in Lausanne, Marina focuses on supporting our sporting goods and sport teams by seeking out the best in transformational talent. Marina also holds a project leadership role for DEI, working with SRI’s DEI Council, and external partner, Peoplism.

Leonard Kaffenberger
Researcher
lkaffenberger@sriexecutive.com

Based in Munich, Leonard focuses on supporting searches across sporting goods & fashion, sports and esports across Europe.

Jennifer Sim
Senior Researcher
jsim@sriexecutive.com

Based in Singapore, Jennifer is responsible for delivery of searches across our specialist industries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Alessandra Tenderini
Researcher
atenderini@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Alessandra specialises in research for the media, entertainment and sport practices. Alessandra seeks out the best global talent for our clients across Europe and was also part of the Italian National Golf Team from 2012-2014.

Joanna Yang
Researcher
jyang@sriexecutive.com

Based in Beijing, Joanna leads research and candidate management for searches across the sport, digital, and entertainment industries throughout Asia. A PRC qualified lawyer, Joanna has worked in sports and entertainment law, with various international rightsholders, national governing bodies and brands.

Business Operations

Belinda Finlay
Operations Manager, Australia & New Zealand
bfinlay@sriexecutive.com

Based in Sydney, Belinda supports SRI's ANZ team by delivering premium candidate and client management.

Kirsten Garrison
Executive Coordinator
kgarrison@sriexecutive.com

Based in Los Angeles, Kirsten plays a key role in supporting our North American partners, and ensures the best in client and candidate care for our North American team. Kirsten has 10+ years’ of significant experience working across the media & entertainment and events spaces.

Peter Herrick
Executive Assistant & Director of Operations, North America
pherrick@sriexecutive.com

Based in New York, Peter supports our North American Partners and provides high quality candidate care and client management in our New York office.

Kate McNamara
New Business & Lead Strategist
kmcnamara@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Kate plays an integral role in the global marketing team across a range of lead generation activities working with SRI’s teams around the world. Kate has a particular interest in content and social media effectiveness, and is also a Spotlight Accredited Practitioner.

Daniel Metson
Graphic Designer
dmetson@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Daniel plays a key role in the global marketing team and crucially developed and continues to evolve SRI's brand identity.

Heike Mossmann
Executive Assistant & Office Manager
hmossmann@sriexecutive.com

Based in Munich, Heike assists our European team by providing delivery support for searches throughout the EMEA region.

Andreas Proddow
Invenias Project Administrator
aproddow@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Andreas plays a key role in the management and upkeep of our database software, Invenias.

Harriet Sutton
Business Support Manager
hsutton@sriexecutive.com

Based in London, Harriet works with the European team providing expertise in business development and growth, as well as developing sales and marketing support for the team.