For us, it’s not about having a large “database” of resumes. It’s about finding a talent solution to foster our client’s success and then knowing where to quickly find, engage and bring that talent to them for consideration. We identify, attract, evaluate and land “rising stars” for our clients. These candidates bring value significantly above and beyond an average talent to our clients. Having worked in senior commercial and technical roles for global companies including ICI, Exxon, BP, Alstom and Colfax Corp in developed and developing markets, provides us with a unique perspective and a much better understanding of our client’s needs, pain points and challenges related to talent and succession planning.

We are experts in the global search and selection industry - we work with professional and managerial talent worldwide. Every day, we help businesses all around the world to find the talent that they need in order to drive their growth, profits and long-term success.

Utilising an extensive international network to carry out cross border work allows us to bring a truly unique approach to the recruitment sector. We do this with 1000 experts from more than 130 offices, spanning over 30 countries globally.

Over the past 23 years, we have worked with over 60,000 clients making over 100,000 placements. We have continuously improved and refined our internal processes, training and methodologies in order to reflect the business needs of our clients, and market changes in general. We firmly believe that our deep market expertise can benefit organisations that seek a knowledgeable and professional business partner, with scale and global reach.

We share information, knowledge and experience for the benefit of our colleagues, clients and candidates – and we do this better than anyone in the world. 

We can save you time, worry and money. Most importantly, we remove the risk of running a business that lacks the talented staff to make it succeed. Due to our scale and reach, we are equally able to deliver on one-off projects, or cater for your large-scale recruitment needs. Please get in touch using the contact details below.

Our team comprises of in house researchers and consultants who have come directly from the discipline they recruit back into allowing them to provide an enhanced understanding of our client requirements and their pain points. They are fully trained to use the Antal four-way methodology which is primarily designed to deliver unique recruitment solutions to our clients. Our previous track record of delivering large scale and strategic projects in engineering, technology improvement, business performance improvement and IT positions us perfectly to support and work with our clients to recruit full project teams in these areas.

Disciplines: Business Analysis, Business Transformation, Change Management, Construction / Site Management, Continuous / Process Improvement, Customer Services / Care, Engineering, General Management, IT (Account Management, Product Support, SAP, Service Management, Software Development, and Validation), Lean Transformation, Manufacturing (petrochemicals, chemicals, energy and textiles),  Marketing and Advertising, Operations, Procurement, Project Management, Sales, SH&E (Safety, Health and Environment), Supply Chain and Strategy Development.

On the Manufacturing side, we cover Manufacturing Excellence and Bench Marking for Technology, Productivity Improvement, Supply Chain and Inventory Control Management and Safety, Health and Environment.

Industries: Aerospace & Defence, Automotive, Chemicals, Consulting, Energy, Finance, Oil Refinery, Electronics, Engineering, Industrial Goods, IT, Manufacturing, ​Petrochemicals and Textiles.

Nausherwan Akram

Malik and Nausherwan are father and a son and have joined hands to set up their Executive Search business internationally with their offices in the UK and Pakistan.

Naush brings with him more than 14 years of experience in a variety of global roles in areas including strategy, business development, business/lean transformation, process improvement, working capital improvement, customer experience, change management, engineering, marketing and advertising,project/programme delivery and sales. He has led a number of strategic initiatives, managed multiple and cross-functional teams and achieved breakthrough results for global industrial companies including ESAB (part of US-listed group Colfax Corp) and Alstom. This has earned him a reputation of being a “trusted adviser” for the CEO and the Executive team, able to “make things happen” and an inspirational coach/mentor for his fellow associates.

Naush has an MBA from Ashridge Business School and BEng (Electronics) with first class honours from the University of Hull. He was an elected member of the Ashridge Alumni Council (2009-2012), responsible for membership strategy and hosting alumni events.

Naush is able to add value to his clients and candidates through his knowledge and experience of having worked for organizations in critical roles ranging from supporting the CEO and the Executive teams to partnering with associates at different levels to overcome challenges and obstacles and achieve results and positive change. Naush is a passionate cricket and squash player.

Muhammad Akram MalikMalik has an illustrious career spanning over 30 years in the petrochemicals and Chemicals industries, where he worked in senior technical and corporate roles in major multinationals including ICI, Exxon Chemicals and BP (formerly Union Texas Inc) in Pakistan. Malik started his career from National Refinery in Pakistan, had a successful stint at BP working as senior manager for their oil and gas operations in Badin before being hunted to work in ICI Pakistan for senior management roles. There he set up ICI's Polyester Fibre and Soda Ash expansion projects in an unprecedented time frame and under budgets.

Malik had an accelerated career progression within ICI where he had the opportunity to successfully manage manufacturing operations as Works Manager and then finally promoted as the General Manager, Corporate Technical and Engineering, reporting directly to CEO and the Executive Board of ICI Pakistan. Malik was the chief architect responsible for bringing about ICI’s successful joint venture partnerships with leading power and automation technology groups including ABB. After an early retirement from ICI, Malik worked as business consultant operating from the UK providing services to a number multinational and the corporate clients based in the UK, Middle East and Pakistan.

Malik is passionate about executive recruitment, developing talent and being a trusted advisor to his clients, leveraging his hugely diverse industry experience and knowledge and a rich network of global contacts.