David McDowell founded Altum Consulting to build on more than fifteen years’ specialist recruitment experience gained within London, the regions and internationally. With over seven years’ board level experience, David has a corporate background as well as recent experience of leading growth in an entrepreneurial fast track business. At Altum Consulting, David is a hands-on director with client relationships and contacts across a wide range of SME and blue chip organisations.
“David provides not only a professional, but also very thoughtful, honest and experienced service as a recruiter. David found me the opportunity at Sky through his vast list of contacts and I very much value his opinions and integrity. I believe David’s manner and entrepreneurship will guide Altum Consulting to be a huge success.”
Edward Nash-Steer has eleven years’ experience in senior search, predominately focused on the interim market. He has partnered many of the leading retail, consumer goods and leisure organisations, providing both finance and business transformational professionals. Edward’s experience, prior to Altum Consulting led him to be the highest fee earner with his previous two businesses.
“As a candidate, I was extremely impressed with the service I received from Ed. He stood out from all other consultants in my search for a new role. I was immediately struck by his genuine interest in me as an individual and the efforts he made to get to know me, identify my skills and experience, and then proactively go to the market to find me a suitable position. He was excellent in keeping me fully briefed of developments and always made time to offer support and guidance. I would highly recommend Ed to others.”
Patrick Glydon is a proven leader with over twenty-five years’ experience with international companies such as Diageo, Le Meridian, Hilton, Clear Channel and Dentsu Aegis Network. At Denstu Aegis Network he successfully led the sale of Synovate for £525m, significant strategic and business transformation programmes and delivered more than thirty acquisitions.
Patrick is currently CFO of Clifford Chance. He has lived and worked in New York, Los Angeles, Singapore and Paris as well as visiting more than fifty countries professionally.
“As a Board, David, Ed and I invested considerable time in defining our values to ensure we have a solid foundation as we build an exciting enterprise which will stand out as an innovator.
We believe clients are looking for a professional partner as they seek to hire the best people to drive their organisational performance.
We want Altum Consulting to be a place where the brightest and most interesting people want to succeed. They share our passion and bring their experience to develop themselves and our business.”