Leadership Specialists

Leadership expertise for private equity, portfolio companies & management teams

Pre & Post Deal

We offer our clients the smartest insights on their potential & current leadership teams to help drive maximum returns. Our insights are derived from Drax’s role as the leading executive recruiter for private equity invested companies, heavily supported by our proprietary data platform drxDigital.

We support our clients with access, insights & opportunities to deal advisors, leadership development, & management teams. In a results driven environment our passion is leadership.


Leadership teams within private equity backed company environments often don’t require any more motivation to succeed. Our support is grounded in practical actions that individuals & teams can own.

Our capabilities are a blend from the best of psychology with actual leadership experience within a PE backed company. Authenticity is core to the situations in which we support.



We believe upper quartile exits occur when leadership is equal to the opportunity. But these are dynamic factors both capable of significant challenge & chance.

An exit is a hard data point measuring the effectiveness of the leadership team; it also presents a unique occasion to work towards a shared tangible future objective.





L Catterton acquires Birkenstock

Global lifestyle brand Birkenstock has sold a majority stake to L Catterton, and its affiliates including Financière Agache, the family investment company of Bernard Arnault. The expansion of the company's shareholders is the next step for Birkenstock to facilitate...

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BGF exits Olive Communications

BGF has exited Olive Communications, the managed cloud communications provider. Olive Communications has been acquired by competitor Onecom, which will create the largest business-to-business mobile, fixed-line and cloud specialist in the UK. Matthew Simcox, investor...

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What do our clients say about us?

Suzie Walker

Suzie Walker

Founder, Primal Pantry

"I was surprised at the large amount of work that went into the selection of the candidates, it was far more thorough than I had expected."

Suzie Walker
Sat Dhaiwal

Sat Dhaiwal

Chair of SRL Traffic Systems Ltd

"Drax were very approachable and down to earth and provided good communication and feedback."

Sat Dhaiwal
Peter Smith

Peter Smith

CEO, Bollé

"Drax has supported me in securing a CEO role in a leading branded Consumer Goods business and I can highly recommend them."

Peter Smith


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