Neil Sampson, Principal Europe

Neil has delivered Executive Recruitment, assessment, development and coaching consultancy solutions covering business start-ups, performance improvement, team development, restructuring, and career transition; all requiring significant understanding of how people align their talents and motivations with the goals of an organization.


British Psychological Society Test Centre accredited he uses a wide range of psychometric and objective assessment tools, including OPQ, MBTI, 16PF, Wave, Dimensions, Hogan and Assessment & Development Centre material. He was awarded CEB/SHL’s Best Use of Psychometric Products for 2007.


He joined the Executive Recruitment industry in 1986 and focused on primarily the Energy & Utility and Manufacturing sectors. As part of a global talent management consultancy, from 1997 – 2002 he led UK consultancy teams in the Energy & Utility, Manufacturing, Public/NFP and Business Psychology sectors.


He sits on the board of the IoD Buckinghamshire branch, and the Energy & Utility Forum.

First Job

Industrial Relations, UK Coal Industry