Strategy & Values

We work closely with a selected number of clients on a succession planning basis, networking with top talents across our client’s sector and beyond in order to inject prime talent into our clients’ succession plans.

Our search process and in-depth market knowledge enables SBR ThinkingAhead to approach the ‘known talent network’ specific to a search as well as emerging high-potentials.

Clients know they can focus on their own businesses when they partner with us because we deliver. Our team uses a proven consultative approach to each search that is continually improved, allowing SBR ThinkingAhead to without fail presents the best available candidate for each search.

In addition, we can provide through our Knowledge Management team, bespoke Market Intelligence, Competitor Analysis and Compensation Bench marketing reports.  We are highly focused on creating individual Search & Retention programmes with our clients.

SBR ThinkingAhead maintains the enduring values with which Southwestern was first established 150 years ago.  Integrity and sheer drive for excellence across the business have made us valuable, proficient and trusted advisors to our clients.

Honesty – We speak openly and frankly and we only promise what we can deliver.

Excellence – We only work with high-calibre candidates; Exceptional people who can and will make a genuine difference to your business and your bottom line.

Transparency – We believe in pure clarity when conducting business. Our clients are always kept up to date throughout the search process from the execution and commencement of a search right to the final delivery phase.

Resilience – We never quit, and we will always find a solution to each individual search we are engaged on.

Commitment – All decisions are made based on what’s best for all parties. It has to be a “win/win” deal.

These values will always be at the core of everything we do.