International partners

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International partners & associates

What we’re about

We’re a team of psychologists, coaches and consultants helping leaders and leadership teams deliver even greater value to their organisations and key stakeholders. Every engagement is different but rooted in our deep knowledge of what it takes to improve performance in individuals, teams and organisations.
Example client work:
·        Designing, running and evolving Deloitte’s flagship leadership development programme  for seven years in the UK and Switzerland
·        Spending five years coaching the Brand CEOs and many of the Top 200 across Gucci Group’s eight
         brands worldwide, including YSL, Stella McArtney and Alexander McQueen
·        Designing a global ‘leading change’ programme for a well-known FMCG company
·        Helping the UK’s Foreign Office develop more innovative policy in partnership with NATO
·        Running a core Leadership module on the Trinity College MBA in Dublin and speaking on leadership
         at Gartner’s CIO conference in Abu Dhabi
·        Coaching leadership teams at Rolls-Royce (Germany), Heineken (Romania), Southampton Football Club,
         Deloitte, the Department of Health and a multinational gold mining company
         (two teams, one in the USA and the other in South America)
·        Coaching individual leaders at Amazon, Bristol City Council, Macmillan Cancer Care, Paulson (hedge fund)
         and on behalf of Oxford-Said and London Business schools


Established in 2000,   Cobalt partners is a niche headhunting business that seeks to provide the entrepreneurial business community with more than traditional executive Search.  We work with a deliberately restricted client base, providing a dedicated and tailored service. We understand the key drivers of the Private Equity market and have an outstanding completion record. Working across Europe, we have successfully completed mandates in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Central Europe.

Board Search & Selection

Over 20 years of building professional services, headhunting in UK, Nordics and Europe. Rachel Montagu runs board searches to tight deadlines when necessary. Her network is powerful and built upon years of experience and trust.