About Us

Our Approach

Everybody at Thomas & Dessain is committed to delivering a discreet and personal standard of service.

We believe it's a privilege that people trust us to develop their careers and that businesses ask us to find the best possible candidates. As a result, we work hard to support everyone we work with throughout the entire selection process.

It has taken years to earn this trust and we will always do everything we can to make sure it is never lost.

Personal & Professional

Our personal approach is characterised by the professionalism that shines through in terms of our commitment and attention to detail. This dedication and understanding of the market has resulted in an exceptionally high success rate and many thousands of successfully placed candidates.

Specialist Consultants

We understand how important it is for clients and candidates to really get to know their recruitment consultant, which is why we are committed to providing a dedicated consultant with appropriate sector expertise to everyone who works with Thomas & Dessain.

Dedicated & Knowledgeable

Being dedicated and knowledgeable puts us ahead of other recruitment specialists and gives us unique insights into our clients' companies. These insights enable us to continuously improve and the more we know, the more able we are to find the perfect candidate for a position.

Importantly, our directors and consultants have all had successful and relevant business careers. They use this experience to work effectively at all levels, offering insight, credibility and confidentiality.


By investing in the best technology we keep our consultants connected to a global network and guarantee a quick and reliable search service process.

Our Standards

Thomas & Dessain operates to the very highest industry standards and is a member of these leading sector governing bodies:

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

The REC is committed to raising standards and highlighting excellence throughout the recruitment industry and represents over 3,300 corporate members in the UK. As a member, Thomas & Dessain is committed to and abides by the REC Code of Professional Practice. For more information please visit

The Association of Executive Recruiters (division of REC)

The Association of Executive Recruiters (AER) provides specialist information and advice to executive search and selection consultants. All members adhere to a Code of Practice to ensure a specified level and quality of service to clients. For more information please visit

Association of Executive Search Consultants

The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) is the worldwide professional association for the executive search and leadership consulting industry. The AESC promotes the highest professional standards through its industry recognised Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines. For more information please visit

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