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We are proud of our track record in finding outstanding directors and senior staff for dozens of charities and social enterprises since we were founded.

A global search

A global search

The International Director is the most senior executive in the organisation. The role involves overseeing and coordinating Langham’s work globally. It was essential for us to find a leader who was highly skilled in building cross-cultural relationships, coordinating and leading change in a global and matrixed organisation.

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Supporting a bank as it transitions and grows

Supporting a bank as it transitions and grows

Kingdom Bank is a Christian bank, aiming to use money for good. When we first started talking to Kingdom Bank, the organisation was facing a significant and exciting time of transition. The new owners had ambitious growth plans and the existing Chief Executive was due to retire in the coming months. We were excited to be invited by the Board to work with them to identify the new Chief Executive.

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The dangers of hiring like minded trustees

The dangers of hiring like minded trustees

When it comes to the complex issues faced by Boards today, breadth and depth of insight, innovation and wisdom are paramount. This level of cognitive ability cannot come from any individual alone, rather the wisdom of the team is required.

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60 seconds with Laura Treneer

60 seconds with Laura Treneer

Allan talks to Laura Treneer who was Chief Executive at CPO (Christian Publishing & Outreach), is on the board of Global Connections, and is now a consultant with Frank Analysis Ltd, about lessons from leadership, remote working, and challenges in the non-profit sector.

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60 seconds with Robin Peake

60 seconds with Robin Peake

Carnelian led a search on behalf of Wycliffe UK earlier this year. Robin Peake was the successful candidate. He started the role near the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Five thoughts on conducting virtual interviews

Five thoughts on conducting virtual interviews

Since the coronavirus lockdown we have had to conduct all interviews virtually. Although we still believe that the face-to-face interview is the best way to assess candidates, at Carnelian Search we have found that there are ways to mitigate the downsides.

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