Cosmo Lush

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Cosmo brings more than twenty years’ experience in the global technology, media and digital industries as both a search consultant and operational executive. At True he works with businesses in the Consumer, Media & Technology sectors placing CEOs, Boards and senior leaders across Technology, Product and Go-To-Market functions. Prior to True, Cosmo was a Partner at Skillcapital where he led search and transaction support assignments for private equity investors. He founded and led Skillcapital’s Digital practice, and previously led the Technology, Media & Telecom practice. Previously Cosmo held a variety of commercial, marketing and strategy roles across the media & telecom sectors including at Channel Four Television, 3, Orange and EMI Music.

Cosmo holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Masters in Geography from Oxford University. He is a co-founder and the Chairman of the Knowledge Schools Trust, a pioneering group of primary and secondary Free Schools in London.


Passionate about building and partnering with leadership teams of businesses undergoing high growth and / or transformative change.

Brings frontline industry expertise to his search work from his 15 years as an executive in digital media.

Lives in London with his Californian wife and three children. As often as possible (which is not very) he loves to get out on his hand-built Seven road bike or his Foffa single speed.