One of Europe’s leading Private Equity headhunters, Aaron Drewitt, has joined executive search
and leadership development firm, ecap, to drive the delivery of ecap’s multifaceted leadership
and board search capabilities in the UK and Europe.
This is a continuation of the ecap global expansion plans following significant organic and
acquisitive growth in the Middle East and Asia.
Aaron has considerable experience in pre- and post-transaction scenarios and has worked with
CEOs, Chairs, and Private Equity backers of regional and international businesses, ranging
from pre-profit SMEs to sizable international groups.
Prior to joining ecap, Aaron was the founder of an Executive Search firm specialising in C-Suite,
Non-Executive Director and Chair mandates within Private Equity backed businesses in the
United Kingdom. He has also been the Managing Director of a multi-office Financial recruitment
business aimed at PLCs and larger privately owned companies.
With 20+ years’ experience, Aaron brings an extensive background in executive search and a
proven track record of successfully delivering on numerous assignments in both retained search
and project frameworks. Combined with ecap’s leadership assessment, professional
development, board composition, and human capital advisory services, Aaron will offer
considerable and varied strategic value to private equity-backed businesses.
On his appointment, Aaron states;
“I’m excited and proud to be joining ecap as the business continues to grow and diversify both
organically and via acquisition. At the cutting edge of executive search, research, board
advisory, and assessment, my current and future clients will feel the very real benefit of the
modern, technology-enabled and sophisticated infrastructure that comes with ecap.
With a best-in-class research team working both regionally and across the globe, we are
incredibly well-placed to help people find first-class board-level talent, assess their current board
strengths and offer access to the right people to help move businesses into the digital arena.”
To stay up to date with the latest news from ecap, see what’s in store for the future and how
they are making a lasting impact on people and businesses in the UK, visit their website at
www.teamecap.com, or follow ecap on LinkedIn.
Founded in 2019, the ecap growth story has been a unique journey over the course of the last
four years. Following acquisition in 2021 from Monstarlab Group (a digital transformation partner
listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange), ecap continues to build borderless, technology enabled
human capital solutions, driving synchronicity of the talent agenda with the wider organisational
The team at ecap is accredited in Leadership Profiling and Performance Management
assessment and works with progressive organisations to build and develop world-class
leadership teams through a portfolio of services, including; executive search, leadership
assessment, board advisory and human capital consulting.
Originally established in 2006 in Tokyo, Japan, Monstarlab has grown into a borderless digital
consultancy with 33 centres of excellence in 20 countries and territories, powered by 1,500
strategists, experience designers and engineers who excel at strategy and delivery.
Specialising in end-to-end enterprise-level digital solutions, the company has successfully
delivered hundreds of projects, including for world-renowned corporations such as Alibaba
Group, Fujitsu, and The Met.
The company has strong expertise in a number of sectors, including technology, media &
telecoms, health & life science, and banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) + fintech.