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A vastly experienced team of search specialists and industry insiders

The Carter Schwartz team is comprised of market leading executive search specialists and consultants that have operated at board-level in the health and education sectors. Supported by an experienced research team to provide a robust and thorough process, no other search firm has a comparable understanding of the market, network or track record.

Adam Carter
Adam Carter
Adam Carter
Managing Director
With significant market exposure and more than 25 years’ sector experience, Adam is widely recognised as one of the most knowledgeable executive recruiters within the independent health, social care and education arenas. A trusted advisor, he has consistently addressed the management and leadership challenges at CEO, COO and FD level for major providers, emerging corporates, not-for-profits and the investment community across the full spectrum of sector niches.
+44 (0) 20 3102 4835

Sharon brings career-long exposure to the HR and Recruitment industries and is extensively networked throughout the Health and Social Care sectors, having taken active involvement in many of the markets’ most high profile appointments. A founding partner of Carter Schwartz, Sharon leads on client and candidate liaison alongside operational responsibility for the Consultant and back…

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Sharon Clark
Sharon Clark
Sharon Clark
Operations Manager
Sharon brings career-long exposure to the HR and recruitment industries and is extensively networked throughout the health and social care sectors. A founding partner of Carter Schwartz, Sharon leads on client and candidate liaison alongside operational responsibility for the consultant and back-office teams.
+44 (0) 117 379 0410

Sharon brings career-long exposure to the HR and Recruitment industries and is extensively networked throughout the Health and Social Care sectors, having taken active involvement in many of the markets’ most high profile appointments. A founding partner of Carter Schwartz, Sharon leads on client and candidate liaison alongside operational responsibility for the Consultant and back…

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Linda Stock
Linda Stock
Linda Stock
Head of Practice
Linda brings extensive operational healthcare experience to the team, having risen through the ranks from hospital management, eventually holding posts as Regional Director, Director of Communications and Director of Operations. A former statutory Company Director and Chief Operating Officer, she has held senior posts in both private acute hospital groups as well as those with specialist adult mental health provision. Working with both global and European healthcare operators, in the UK Linda has also worked closely with the NHS in public sector treatment centres, managing national public contracts and with NHS England for secure mental health provision. With over 25 years’ experience, Linda offers a level of sector knowledge you simply won’t find from other search firms.
+44 (0) 117 959 5410

Sharon brings career-long exposure to the HR and Recruitment industries and is extensively networked throughout the Health and Social Care sectors, having taken active involvement in many of the markets’ most high profile appointments. A founding partner of Carter Schwartz, Sharon leads on client and candidate liaison alongside operational responsibility for the Consultant and back…

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Scott Pells
Scott Pells
Head of Practice
With over a decade of working and advising at board level within the UK and European healthcare markets, Scott brings additional sector expertise to Carter Schwartz. In-depth work with finance and investment bodies has led to detailed and varied exposure to social care, healthcare and medical sectors including a range of specialist solution providers, medical device companies, public sector bodies and university spin-outs, to both the public and private healthcare sectors.
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James Lee
James Lee
James Lee
Head of Research
James joined Carter Schwartz in 2016 and has proven experience in research and candidate management. Previously, he spent three years as a researcher for a boutique executive search firm in Bristol before establishing a delivery function for a leading specialist staffing group. He works closely with the consultants to understand the types of people required, before using his extensive networking and research capabilities in order to find the most talented and sought-after individuals that the market has to offer.
+44 (0)117 959 5410
Richard Baker
Richard Baker
Richard Baker
Head of CFO Practice
Richard boasts nearly 30 years’ recruitment experience and is a qualified accountant by trade. He’s a former finance director and has completed more than 100 search assignments for senior finance professionals across the globe. A go-to for CFO execs, he’s also become renowned for his expertise on human capital trends in the senior finance profession. Richard therefore has a genuine mix of executive search and industry experience, which makes him an in-demand talent specialist.
+44 (0)203 102 4835