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New faces add further strength and expertise at Eton Bridge Partners

By Ashton Ward. Published on 9 December 2015

Eton Bridge Partners are ending the year on a high note after hiring five new team members in the last quarter of 2015.

Recent appointments include:

  • Ross DawsonRoss joins as a Partner specialising in interim management within the Business Transformation practice, bringing more than a decade’s experience to the team.
  • Charles FordCharles becomes an Associate Partner in executive search within the Finance practice. Charles has had a 20+ year career in finance and senior level financial recruitment.
  • Helen Clarke, Helen is a new face in our accounts team. She has previously worked in finance roles from Australia to Scotland.
  • Dominique Devereux, as interim head of marketing, Dominique brings 10+ years’ recruitment experience, most recently for a FTSE 100 business.
  • Chris Taylor, our newest team member, Chris joins as Associate Partner in executive search in the HR practice. Chris has more than nine years’ experience in specialist HR.

Eton Bridge Partners Managing Partner, Ashton Ward said, “These appointments reflect our strategy of expanding the business organically in line with the needs of our clients. By bringing in experienced sector experts and giving them the best support I’m confident we can continue our growth into 2016.”

Ashton Ward


Ashton is Eton Bridge Partner’s Managing Partner. His vision for the business has always been clear; to be the most trusted partner in executive search and interim management. He is dedicated to building a strong team to fulfil this aim and in 2017 Eton Bridge Partners maintained it’s independent ranking as a top five UK firm.

His earlier career was spent in London and Hong Kong in investment banking executive search, before returning to the UK to help establish a highly regarded Windsor based executive recruitment firm, which was sold to a publicly quoted group in 2007.  Ashton co-founded Eton Bridge Partners in 2010.
Swimming is Ashton’s exercise of choice, and when able he swims every day. He also enjoys shooting, scuba diving, skiing, walking on the beaches of north Norfolk, spending time with his children, and supporting the Leicester Tigers and England rugby teams.