Marcus Beale

Partner and Head, CFO Practice
Europe, Americas, Middle East, APAC


Marcus is a Partner and Head of our Global CFO practice, based out of our London office but operating in EMEA, the US, Middle East and APAC.

After training with KPMG, and a career in M&A with Cable & Wireless, he moved into Search, where he has spent the last 28 years focused solely on recruiting senior Finance Officers and CFOs.

Marcus’s last role was with a Private Equity focused boutique where he built and led the CFO practice, as well as providing broader leadership capability across the group.  Prior to that he spent over 12 years in a large international firm, where he recruited some of the most senior finance professionals in Industry, across both listed and Private capital structures.

Outside of work Marcus is a Coach and Mentor to disadvantaged young men and is a competitive elite endurance athlete.  Marcus has represented his country in two disciplines, and has completed numerous Ironman races, Ultramarathons and has swum the English Channel.  In 2020 Marcus set a new World Record for rowing solo and unsupported 3,000 miles across the North Atlantic.

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