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About Peridot

We’re an executive search firm working across third sector, education and membership sectors to transform leadership and inspire change.

We have the courage to think differently about the role of leadership as a genuine driver to create change in society. Do you?

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We love what we do and we do it with passion

Placing purpose and quality before profit, Peridot Partners is a values-led third sector executive recruitment agency transforming leadership and inspiring change with organisations that have a social purpose.

We’re a close-knit team of exceptional people and we’re proud of developing an ultra-flexible, empowering and fun culture.

We focus on long-term, deep-rooted relationships that bring added value.

We challenge the status quo about what makes good leadership, and this is reflected in our exceptional clients, candidates and close community of change-makers.

Since 2009, we have worked with organisations that want to grow and who appreciate and value good leadership, across the public, third and private sectors.

This means we spend our time recruiting people for executive and non-executive roles for leadership teams and boards across education, fundraising and the third sector.

We're driven by our values

Be brave

We champion and challenge in our own individual ways to improve outcomes for ourselves and our clients

Bring rigour

We’re thorough, thoughtful and speak up for what’s right

See the bigger picture

We build real partnerships and work together for long term success

Sense and respond

We respond in creative and meaningful ways to what’s needed

Our intentions are clear: to achieve the best outcomes for our clients, our candidates, our people and our business. We are known for third sector executive recruitment underpinned by high standards, quality service and creating social impact. We develop long-term, deep-rooted relationships that bring real value to our partners across socially focused sectors.

We’ve always been driven to do the right thing and that includes an explicit focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. We challenge our clients in a supportive way. We’re considerate of your needs, actively listen, show up without an agenda and give and receive thoughtful feedback to support growth.

We help organisations find modern leaders who have the skills and motivation to drive social impact. We recruit to boards, executive positions, and to specialist functional roles such as fundraising, finance, marketing and communications.

The strength of our organisation comes from our cross-functional networks, our exceptional focus on research and our experience attracting people from all sectors to organisations with a social focus.

“The Executive Team recruited by Peridot are fantastic! The team are one of the best I have seen and have successfully taken on the challenge of an organisation facing insolvency and led a turnaround in our fortunes, and into a successful merger that will safeguard further education in the city of Brighton.”

Chair of the Corporation at Greater Brighton Metropolitan College

Our environmental approach.

We take our responsibility to reduce our environmental impact seriously, particularly with regard to paper, energy and travel. Our office is paperless, and all our work is conducted digitally.

We encourage staff to work at home and minimise travel where possible. If travelling, we use public transport or ask staff to share car journeys.

We seek to use efficient methods and recycle office products and waste. We consider our own supply chain and avoid purchasing products from organisations that are not committed to protecting the environment or paying tax on profit derived in the UK.

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