Rupert Gibb


Rupert Gibb

Rupert has extensive Executive/Non-Executive Director Search and Board Advisory experience spanning private and public sectors, majoring in the Financial Services sector. His expertise covers Pensions, Insurance, Financial Mutuals (Building Societies/Mutual Insurers), Challenger Banks, ethical Christian and Charity Banking markets. He began his recruitment career in The City specialising in Institutional and Private Wealth Management for a global FTSE 250 recruiter.

Matching his strong passions in pursing an ethical approach to business, Rupert also works with a number of clients with special ownership/membership structures and purposes beyond profit (professional associations, mutual/membership based bodies).

"A particular expertise and interest in how the private sector interacts commercially with the public/third sector(s)"

Prior to joining Warren Partners, Rupert spent four years within Capita plc’s executive search business, with responsibility for private/public sector interface mandates across all search practices including Mutuality, Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise/Engagement ventures. He developed a particular expertise and interest in how the private sector interacts commercially with the public/third sector(s) and the associated challenges with transferring knowledge and skills between the two. Previous commercial experience has included several years as a Managing Director of a resourcing business supporting the activities of an AIM Listed Security Group, particularly in the area of outsourced managed service provision. 15 years of Rupert’s early career was spent within HM Forces.

Rupert is a keen sportsman (very occasional mountain marathon runner), aspiring smallholder and pig keeper.

Recent Posts

BMA names Tom Grinyer as new chief executive

The British Medical Association (BMA) is pleased to announce that Tom Grinyer has been appointed as its next chief executive, joining in July 2019.

Succeeding as a First-Time CEO

Succeeding as a First-Time CEO

Understanding the business and its myriad stakeholders is task number one for any new Chief Exec. The Chair can be an important ally during this period of on-boarding. However, expectations and boundaries will need to be agreed.

Here, a mix of senior executives and NEDs share their advice on what you need to do as a first-time CEO to give yourself the best chance of success.

How to help your NEDs to hit the ground running

The onboarding of new employees is often regarded as essential to the recruitment process within an organisation. However, this is even more essential at the top. Board members are the drivers of business strategy and it is the duty of all those involved to make sure that these key players are able to hit the ground running and integrate quickly with the rest of the people around the table.

In a fiercely competitive market, it is the quality of our people, our market expertise and our commitment to “treating others as we want to be treated” which sets us apart.