Clients & Testimonials

We commissioned Gordon & Eden on a high profile leadership search. They conducted a highly effective international search that gave us confidence we had truly seen all the best talent available in a competitive market. We are delighted with the hire we made and the commitment and drive for results demonstrated throughout. I would be happy to recommend them for strategic technology searches.
— Andrew Fisher O.B.E, Executive Chairman, Shazam
We commissioned Gordon & Eden to help us hire a new Managing Director for one of our businesses. They were effective in understanding our company culture and delivered a high quality shortlist. We were presented with a strong pool of qualified candidates to choose from and are delighted with the results of this project.
— Chris Houghton, CEO Energy Retail at Ovo Energy
We chose to work with Gordon & Eden due to their expertise and experience of recruiting C level roles in high growth tech businesses. They are connected with start-ups, scale-ups, corporates and are a pleasure to deal with.
— Debbie Wosskow, CEO, Love Home Swap
I have worked with Gordon & Eden on two critical searches and they delivered on both occasions against a tough brief. Their knowledge of the digital market was first class and in both this role, and my previous position they successfully identified those from the start-up world who could work well in FTSE100 ‎businesses.
— Darrell Stein, CIO, Reckitt Benckiser
Sophie is what I like to term a “unicorn”: her unique set of skills and approach to business is almost mythical in status. She combines a genuine, honest approach to business and is passionate about ensuring the right people get the right jobs. She’s the only recruitment professional I’d ever recommend. A true superstar.
— Ben Southworth, Founder, 3 Beards
Gordon & Eden have an exceptional Digital & Technology network. They recently filled a niche role in very tight timescales and they are my go-to Search firm for executive hires.
— Cliff Cohen, CIO,
Gordon & Eden is strongly embedded in the London startup community, actively support growing businesses and have an impressive understanding of the ad tech market.. At an early stage of our journey, Sam provided us with valuable pro-bono advice and contacts in the advisory and investment space. They are a firm that clearly demonstrates their goodwill and commitment to building the UK tech scene.
— Matt Wheeler, Founder & CEO, Driftrock
Sam & Sophie were very professional and had an incredible insight and reach in the market place. The search was fast and the short list was of very high quality. I couldn’t recommend Gordon & Eden enough!
— Marianne Moberg, Head of HR, Marks & Spencer
I have worked with Gordon & Eden on a high profile technology search and have been very impressed with the firm. They delivered great results with a diverse and talent rich shortlist. We built a strong relationship throughout the process. They move fast with a start-up business culture.
— Franck Zayan, Operating Partner, C4 Ventures
We engaged Gordon & Eden following a strong reference. They helped us with a strategic executive hire, providing an excellent shortlist of highly qualified candidates. We were impressed with Sam’s attention to detail, market knowledge and tenacity. They acted with high integrity and delivered a fantastic result for the business
— Edwina Dunn & Clive Humby, Founders, Starcount
Commissioning Gordon & Eden for a critical Product leadership search, I was thoroughly impressed with their knowledge of the market and ability to quickly deliver a shortlist against an in-demand skill set. Additionally, they were hugely flexible and a pleasure to work with. We have hired an excellent candidate.
— Tom Adeyoola, CEO & Founder, Metail
Gordon & Eden are embedded in the UK’s digital ecosystem. Well connected, the team keeps a close ear to the ground for the latest movements by the best people in the business. Coupled with their ability to understand your needs, this insight makes the difference between finding a good person and a great person to join your team.
— Gerard Grech, Chief Executive, Tech City UK
Upon recommendation by people I respect in the industry, I engaged Sam for a strategic partner hire to join our executive team. He took time to learn about our business and demonstrated his understanding for our work within a startup culture. A flexible business partner, he delivered an excellent shortlist. I would highly recommend Gordon & Eden for executive digital searches.
— Mike Anderson, Founder & CEO, Chelsea Apps Factory
I chose to work with Gordon & Eden ‎on a challenging hire that we had been looking to make for some time. Sophie & Franky worked incredibly hard to source scarce talent and worked with complete transparency, flexibility and a sense of urgency. We have made a high profile appointment that we are delighted with and would not hesitate to recommend them.
— Bernhard Niesner, CEO, Busuu
Gordon & Eden have made an excellent board hire for us. They worked at pace and to a high quality despite a challenging location. They have been a great partner that I would highly recommend.
— Stefan Barden, CEO, Wiggle