Why Choose Us

Collaborative, Responsive and Thorough

Reasons why you should consider appointing MA Executive

  • MA Executive is a professional, well established, leading executive search firm and a leader in the UK accountancy and finance market.
  • As a leading executive search firm we have real depth of expertise in our core sectors and functions.
  • We operate a team-based culture and drive a Client Partnership approach to delivering search and talent management mandates. We only undertake projects in which we believe we can excel.
  • We tailor our approach to each assignment and our team dedicates significant time to understanding your business, culture and specific requirements.
  • We have a proven track record of working with a diverse portfolio of client businesses from blue chip multinationals to small, owner-managed businesses. Every client is equally important to us.
  • We are able to access the very best candidates in the market not just those on the market. This is in part, by virtue of our tenacity and determination but also as a consequence of our size. We have fewer off-limits constraints which gives us better access to the total pool of talent.
  • We take time to understand what types of people are successful in each of our clients. We define a competency framework for each project and support this with innovative assessment tools.
  • Transparency of process and communication with clients is extremely important to us. We interact frequently with clients, reporting regularly on progress and continuously encourage feedback.
  • We understand that in acting on behalf of our clients, we are their ambassadors and our actions and rigour of process are critical in this regard.
  • We understand that treating candidates professionally throughout the process is critical.
  • We love what we do and take pride in the difference we have made to both our clients businesses and candidates careers.

We work with the best

Having worked with a multitude of organisations from large blue-chip multinationals to small, owner-managed businesses, MA Executive have established and maintained strong professional relationships which continue to go from strength to strength.


We value honesty, professionalism, trust, transparency and collaboration. All our client relationships are built on these principles and the reason why many of our clients come back to us time and again. We have the experience and proficiency of the classic executive recruiter, but with a twist of innovation, creativity and an eye for untapped potential, but don’t just take our word for it, have a look at some of our client testimonials below.

A Global Engineering Services Group

Position: Group Managing Director


“We would strongly recommend MA Executive, who have been doing a great job for the group by recruiting key talents over the past 7 years. MA Executive have displayed the highest standards of professional excellence, and working with them is a real pleasure, as they continuously strive to improve customer satisfaction. MA Executive has built great relationships with the team as a result of taking the time to understand our business, listening and delivering. My team worked with MA Executive to recruit for critical positions in our Dubai Office: a no-nonsense, professional yet personable approach, one of those recruiters that you feel ‘gets you and your requirements’.”

Company Information:


Sector: Engineering

location-logo Dubai

One of the UK’s leading Pharmaceutical Wholesale and Distributors

Position: Finance Manager


“I have to say, MA Executive is quite possibly has the best consultants I have had the good fortune to work with. The advice is direct, clear and concise. Most importantly, very accurate in ascertaining client and candidate requirements and deriving quality pairs that add value for both parties. MA Executive has an aptitude for managing the process around existing schedules and commitments which is definitely an added bonus. In short, MA Executive delivers results in the most effective and efficient manner.”

Company Information:


Sector: Pharmaceuticals

location-logo London

A Global Financial Services Company

Position: Chief Financial Officer


“MA Executive took their time to understand our business, our needs and our goals before they went into details of the specific job. They then demonstrated a very good understanding of what we required in a new FD from a technical and personal point of view. I felt confident that the work ‘behind the scenes’ in terms of screening and selecting their candidates was thorough. MA Executive also knew their candidates very well and was able to give us an explanation as to why they were recommending each person, based not only on their skills or experience, but importantly on their characteristics, ambitions and personality. MA Executive were very open and honest, and was able to give advice and guidance to us based on their experience. Their advice led to a successful appointment, and overall I was very impressed with the service I received from MA Executive.”

Company Information:


Sector: Financial Services

location-logo London

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