Alex Barry

Senior Partner

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Alex is responsible for Executive Search & Selection for People/HR & Resourcing within CNA International Executive Search as well as providing Resourcing consultancy services for established and emerging businesses.

Alex has over 10 years strategic HR and transformational resourcing experience within large Corporate, RPO and Consultancy environments in the UK & Internationally.  His consultancy experience is considerable within the People/Resourcing arena, delivering significant Programme/Project Management through highly complex organisations as a Head of Resourcing, and working alongside Executive Boards (CEO’s) and Leadership Teams.

Alex is a qualified Marketer, and having spent the first part of his career within Marketing, Events & Sponsorship for a major FS brand.

As well as leading clients through the development and embedding of Corporate Resourcing/HR Strategies and Workforce Planning Methods, he has been responsible for the successful implementation of all Recruitment Models (In-House/RPO/MSP) – while also leading and developing small to mid-sized Resourcing functions through ‘ground-up’ restructuring or operational transformation both here and across Europe.

He has a track record of success as a Search Consultant in retained Search & Selection mandates (UK & International) & Interim Management – and spent his recent years working with clients on Project Led Recruitment and operating in an Executive Search capacity – engaging with People/HR specialists at all levels of seniority ranging from board level to mid-level appointments across all major industry sectors and including Tech R&D and emerging Tech within Elite Sports Teams, Space Exploration & Aerospace.

Alex’s background allows him to engage with other senior leaders as a confidant & peer. He is passionate about not only delivering commercial reasoning and value to any business but also developing advocacy and investment with elite professionals within the industry.  Whether you are looking for a fulfilling career development or indeed require the support/services from a fellow professional leader who has understanding as a client – Alex is open to any discussion and in confidence!

Experience: Nuclear, Aerospace, Civil Engineering & Design, Energy, Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Financial Services, Science, R&D – and also with blue-chip FTSE 100 brands such as BUPA, Rolls Royce, BAE, Royal Mail, Cobham, Babcock, William Hill and Mercedes F1.