We’re Essenta

We help ambitious businesses thrive by giving them access to the next generation of world-class talent. We do this by taking a proactive and diverse approach to finding the leaders businesses cannot reach themselves.

We work at pace, but don’t believe in quick fixes. We go above and beyond to identify the people who’ll transform your business, drive growth and advance your approach to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Welcome to a fresh approach to talent

Our services

Executive search

Get the best talent

Access the next generation of leaders who can help transform and grow your business.

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Talent advisory

Future-proof your talent pool

Plan for the future, identify succession gaps, mitigate flight risks and ensure leadership quality.

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Diversity, equity & inclusion

Inspire excellence through difference

Unlock your business potential through the power of diverse leadership, strategies and training.

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Our global reach

Offices in London and New York

Clients across The Americas, Asia and EMEA

10 partners – all leaders in their markets

22 consultants and research associates

Case study

Helping an ambitious insurtech unicorn supercharge its growth

Insight

The power of diverse teams and how to build them with Ezim E-Agwuegbo

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Insight

Reflections on women’s history month and the opportunity of the female c-suite

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A/O Proptech
Access
ActiveCapital
Aesop
Alchemy
Autocab
BainCapital
Battery
BeautyHealth
Benefit
Bluegem
Bowmark
Brakes
Bridgepoint
Bridges
BUUK
Cairngorm
Ceres
Charlotte Tilbury
Churches
Cinven
Cognita
Costain
Coty
DeterTech
Diversey
ECI
Edrington
Etam
EuroMoney
Experian
FaceTheory
Farfetch
Five Arrows
Freshstream
GCP
General Atlantic
Great Point
Gymshark
Horizon
Inflexion
Insight Partners
Inspired
JAB
KKR
L’Occitane
M&P
Mews
MML
Mobeus
Montagu
Mous
N Family Club
NEP
Nkuku
Onex
Ontario Teachers
Oxx
Paco Rabanne
Partners Group
Patchworks
Paulas Choice
Piper
PUIG
PVH
QMS
Serco
Shade Store
Soho Capital
Storskogen
TA Associates
Trilantic
TSG
Unilever
Unilever Prestige
Utopia
Value Retail
Verlinvest
Warburg Pincus
Wattbike
Whyte
xe
Yondr
Zego
ZPG