“ecap provides objective, rigorous assessments of both the skills and behaviours of high potential leaders. Through our scientific approach to executive search, we can help private equity investors add cognitive diversity to their portfolio boards, as well as the right level of information to challenge any unconscious bias which is becoming increasingly important when making c suite appointments. I’m proud to offer an executive search process at ecap that includes a thorough assessment that allows investors to objectively assess and predict candidate performance, increasing the chances of hiring an exceptional, high-performance executive”

Aaron Drewitt

Managing Partner

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 Finance and Accountancy recruitment business aimed at PLCs and larger privately owned companies.

A private equity executive search specialist with considerable experience in pre and post-transaction scenarios, Aaron works with CEOs, Chairs, and Private Equity backers of regional and international businesses, ranging from pre-profit SMEs to sizable international groups.

He brings an extensive background in executive search and a proven track record of successfully delivering on numerous assignments in both retained search and contingency frameworks. Clients trust him to provide practical solutions, offering detailed knowledge of the private equity industry, focusing on Consumer Products, Technology, Luxury Brands, Manufacturing & Distribution and Service sectors.

Aaron specialises in the project management of talent acquisition, retention, and management. His experience includes engaging with private equity investors and operators to help them develop their board and business structures, advising clients on their talent attraction strategies and pre/post-investment board appointments. He has advised numerous Private Equity backed businesses on these strategic issues, gaining invaluable exposure within the dynamic, fast-growth, leveraged space.


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