Non-Executive search case study:

Finding a Non-Executive Director with rare specialist skills within the nuclear industry.

Our objective:

To identify and recruit a Non-Executive Director with both a scarce and specialized skill set and the personality to enhance a successful, long-established management team.


  • UK SME materials design company specializing in the development of packaging solutions for the nuclear industry
  • Small Executive Board of three founder members


  • Background in nuclear decommissioning
  • In-depth and up-to-date understanding or regulatory and compliance issues within nuclear industry (eg, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority)
  • Preferably a Legal background/profile
  • Personality to influence a team of strong-minded colleagues

Search plan:

  • Extensive insights gathered through industry and regulatory bodies
  • Search focused on current professionals in sector with Nuclear Decommissioning Authority experience (ideally as an employee/Officer) and also in Legal practice, across the whole of the UK enabling a wider of pool of candidates
  • Careful and in-depth interviewing and research around prospective candidates


  • Extended pool led to a shortlist of three candidates, within three months
  • Client able to pick and choose the candidate who could effectively deliver within their niche management team

Contact us today.

  • This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Testimonial Quote Mark

We thought this was an impossible task. In fact we have found someone who is totally on our side and who we really respect. It’s working well for our business.

Who We Are

Edward Drummond and Co. works closely with a number of leading organisations across the core renewable energy markets of wind, water, solar and nuclear, helping them to find exceptional leaders. We pride ourselves on seeking out those elusive individuals capable of leading the delivery of innovation and new renewable energy technologies that aid the transition towards zero carbon and sustainable energy for all.

Take a look at our other case studies.

We work to a tried and trusted search strategy, founded on decades of experience that delivers great results in a variety of sectors.

Technology NED Case Study Image

Pinpointing a Non-Executive Director for a global technology company.

View case study
Technology Chairperson Case Study Image

Chairperson search for a fast growth, technology specialist manufacturer.

View case study

CV Icon

Global Executive Search

We go further and delve deeper to find the best possible candidates for you.

Learn More

Magnifying Glass Icon

Non-Executive Recruitment

Finding people with the character and approach to help your business flourish.

Learn More

Pie Chart Icon

Research & Intelligence

Helping to shape future strategy and action with detailed intelligence reports.

Learn More

Law Icon

Consultancy to Law Firms

Confidential investigative research and market analysis for the legal profession.

Learn More

Sectors Icon

Detailed People Insight

Assess the ability, character and reputational capital of senior individuals.

Learn More

Edward Drummond Footer Logo

Contact us