Executive Search & Assessment Partners

DRAX Executive focuses on executive search and leadership team optimisation for mid to large-cap, high-growth organisations. We collaborate closely with investors and leadership teams, providing insights to improve team effectiveness both before and after the deal.

At DRAX, we prioritise excellence while supporting your value creation plans to discover the best fit for your C-suite and board-level positions.  Our strategy outperforms traditional executive search methods, resulting in the identification and attraction of the most accomplished individuals to fill critical leadership roles within your organisation. Using data-driven evaluations, our consultants interact with clients to ensure that our unique analytics platform facilitates seamless executive transitions, maximising the effect of each new leadership team appointment.

Contact the team to find out more: contact@draxexecutive.com


The Leadership Capital Report 2023 - Now Available!

Discover the impact of Leadership on Value Creation. As part of The LCap Group, our approach is underpinned by our analytics platform from which The LCap Leadership Capital Report is produced. This report is packed with insights and covers a wide range of topics, starting with an analysis of the UK private equity landscape, the report looks in-depth at each role within the C-suite to establish how the best businesses are deploying their leadership capital.

This year, the report closes by establishing what an upper-quartile leadership team looks like in terms of functional expertise, experience, behaviours, and behavioural complementarity.

Download your copy of The Leadership Capital Report: here >>

We Value Experience and Objective led Insights

With such an experienced team, we extract tremendous value from working closely with our clients and leveraging their expertise whilst developing data-led insights to challenge our biases.

We believe in the power of people, which is why we invest as much as we do to ensure our clients have access to the best insights and advice, ensuring all decisions can be made objectively with a clear goal in mind. We work with our clients to help develop the leadership capital within each invested company to enable their success.

The Importance of Executive Search

The importance of executive search cannot be overstated in today's competitive business landscape. Securing top-tier leadership talent is critical to any organisation's success and growth. Executives and board members shape a company's direction, strategy, and culture, so finding them is critical. Businesses can drive innovation, navigate complex challenges, and maintain a competitive edge with the right leadership in place.


  • Leaders are the primary lever for value creation.

  • Leadership is the most readily influenced variable throughout the investment life cycle.

  • Without the right value creation team, the value creation plan will not achieve its impact.

  • There is no perfect team but there are teams that have great complementarity.

  • Once you've assured the team has the skills and experiences, it is then all about behaviours.  


DRAX: Your Strategic Partner

DRAX recognises that finding exceptional leaders entails more than matching skill sets to job descriptions. Our approach is centred on comprehending your organisation's distinct culture, goals, and challenges. We ensure that the candidates we present not only possess the necessary skills but also fit seamlessly into the ethos of your organisation by aligning our search with your strategic objectives.

To identify, assess, and attract top-tier talent, our experienced team of executive headhunters uses a comprehensive process. We use our extensive networks and industry knowledge to connect with accomplished executives who are not actively looking for new opportunities but are open to the right offer. This proactive approach gives us access to a pool of exclusive candidates who would not be available otherwise. 

Executive Search Specialisation

DRAX Executive excels in finding leaders across various sectors and industries. Our expertise extends to a wide range of leadership roles, including but not limited to:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): As the driving force behind the organization, the CEO sets the overall vision and strategy and is responsible for steering the company towards success.

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO): The CFO oversees financial planning, reporting, and analysis, playing a pivotal role in maintaining the financial health of the company.

  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO): In an era of digital transformation, the CTO is instrumental in driving technological innovation and aligning technology with business objectives.

  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO): The CMO spearheads marketing and brand initiatives, ensuring effective communication and market positioning.

  • Non-Executive Directors (NEDs): NEDs provide independent and impartial advice, bringing diverse perspectives to the boardroom.

  • Chief Operations Officer (COO): The COO oversees day-to-day operations, optimizing efficiency and enhancing organizational performance.

DRAX Executive is committed to assisting you in identifying and attracting top-tier leadership candidates because we care about leadership as we believe is the fundamental driver of value creation

Unparalleled Candidate Assessment

DRAX distinguishes itself through its stringent candidate evaluation process. Each potential candidate is meticulously evaluated based on their experience, accomplishments, leadership style, and cultural fit with your organisation. Using PACE (Pragmatism, Agility, Curiosity and Execution), we conduct in-depth data-driven assessments. Our proprietary leadership behavioural evaluation model creates a profile of the individual as well as how the individual functions within a team. The evaluation provides your team with a rich and varied behavioural profile that provides the hiring manager with insight into how their behaviour can help strengthen the team, ensuring that only the most compatible candidates are presented to you for consideration.

Unparalleled Candidate Assessment

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If you’re seeking ways to invest in leadership teams, or require the expertise, guidance and support of a strategic-led implementation partner, then contact us today.

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