Adam Gates


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Odgers Interim London office

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Adam is a Principal in Odgers Connect based in London where he supports clients across a range of public and commercial sectors and with a specific focus on the retail and consumer industries. The Interim Consulting practice works in conjunction with Odgers Berndtson, the UK’s preeminent executive search firm, supporting clients on some of their most complex and strategic challenges through the provision of expert independent consultants.

Prior to joining Odgers in 2016, Adam was a Director at the executive search and market intelligence firm eg.1, where he helped grow and latterly led the Professional Services practice, working with clients including a Big 4 advisory firm and a tier one strategy firm. Adam’s experience has ranged from delivering executive search mandates for consulting Partners / Managing Directors and supporting teams through to providing complex market intelligence reports to clients wishing to better inform their decision making process.

Before joining eg.1 in 2007, Adam worked for Hudson where he focussed on senior technology appointments and prior to this, spent a brief spell playing professional rugby after graduating from UWIC in Cardiff with a BSc in Sports Science. Outside of work, Adam is still heavily involved in rugby where he is the London Regional Chairman of the Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby. He is still an avid rugby fan, a dad, a struggling triathlete and a marathon debutant.