Specialist expertise and support
Our experienced and friendly team offer a fresh, forward-thinking and innovative approach to supporting clients to hire the best corporate affairs leaders for their organisations.
Founder and Managing Director
Wayne founded Birchwood Knight in 2009 and continues to lead the business today. He loves helping CEOs to hire communications leaders who will have real impact on their organisation, and supporting corporate affairs directors to build high performing teams.
Lauren joined in 2011 and leads on searches and innovation, driving continuous improvements of our services. From developing our culture and leadership tool, Cultureview, to embedding equity, Lauren is passionate about improving diversity in corporate affairs.
Kate has over 15 years’ experience in executive search, specialising in corporate affairs for the last decade. She excels at finding brilliant people for tricky briefs whatever the sector, whether on a permanent or interim basis, in the UK or overseas.
Leadership and Corporate Affairs Coach
An experienced Director of Communications, Maxine provides coaching and mentoring support to our clients and brings eight years’ experience of coaching corporate affairs individuals and teams.
An experienced Corporate Affairs Director, Andrew provides guidance on improving our service offering and supports the team with his knowledge and expertise.
Charlotte is a highly experienced People Director who helps us to maximise how we work with our partners in HR as well as supporting the development of our own team.