Nick Fairclough

Partner London Email LinkedIn

Nick works across the EMEA region and partners with investors and high-growth internet, software and technology enabled businesses looking to build-out world-class Board and senior management capabilities.

Formerly with The Up Group, a London-headquartered search firm focused on the digital economy, Nick established and led the CFO practice whilst also completing multiple leadership searches across General Management, Marketing, Sales, Engineering and HR. Earlier in his career, Nick worked internationally for a global firm where he led the TMT practice, placing corporate company and venture capital CFOs into some of the worlds most recognisable brands.

Nick read Art History at the University of Newcastle and also holds a 1st Class Masters in Property Investment & Asset Management from the University of Birmingham.


A recent case study on Nick’s work with Time Out:

The 49-Year-Old Start-Up: How Time Out Joined the Digital Revolution

“Nick was very professional and very much a partner to me...He is exceptional at evaluating candidates.”

– Giles Palmer, CEO, Brandwatch


Has led searches in over 15 different countries across 6 continents

Keen rugby follower, avid traveller, passionate wine enthusiast

Lives in London with his wife and young son