Partner at Spencer Stuart
Based in London, Jonathan Harper leads the Consumer Goods & Services Practice in Europe which includes the Consumer Durables & Packaged Goods, Digital & Direct Marketing, Hospitality & Leisure, Retail, Apparel & Luxury Goods and Sports Business practices at Spencer Stuart. Jonathan is also a specialist in global corporate affairs having recruited CEOs for agencies and placed senior practitioners in communications, public affairs and corporate social responsibility roles in Eurofirst 200 companies.
Broad leadership experience:
- Jonathan has more than 15 years of executive recruiting experience across a broad range of senior management positions for leading multinationals, private equity-backed companies and marketing services organisations
- He previously led the firm's Marketing Officer Practice in Europe and is the co-author of several studies on effective leadership in consumer, marketing and corporate affairs
- Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Jonathan was a partner at a leading search firm. He has spent the majority of his career in search after starting out as a management trainee at Rothmans of Pall Mall.
Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Surrey, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in French, German and European Studies. He speaks English, French and German and has lived and worked in France, Central and Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia.