We build world-class leadership teams for best-in-class results

JSS Executive helps you bridge the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. Working in close partnership with you, we advise on the strategic C-suite, board and senior executive hires that will spur you to achieve your most pressing business goals. Our input is grounded in a detailed understanding of your industry issues plus a deep dive into what the right person for each role should know, be and do.

We’re flexible and fast-acting

We comb through a global network of talent, using cutting-edge technology and dynamic market mapping. And we do so in a way that dovetails precisely with the way you like to work. Our tailored approach also features a bespoke pricing model and swift turnaround times. In fact, few other search firms can match us for speed, adaptability and accuracy of fit.

Breadth and depth of knowledge to draw on

Our specialist know-how spans life sciences & healthcare, fintech & payments, infrastructure, private equity and venture capital. Across these diverse markets, we’ve sourced talent for an array of critical leadership positions. We’ve placed senior people in just about every CxO role and have also recruited Board chairs, executive committee members, operating partners, senior advisors, and presidents, EVPs and VPs among others.

Our capabilities encompass not only executive search, but also extend to advisory placements and non-exec directors.


Some of our most recent projects

Partner search for healthcare professional services firm

The challenge JSS were referred to the CEO of a middle-market healthcare professional services firm that had received significant private equity investment. The firm needed to grow rapidly as they looked towards an exciting exit event in 2025. The firm had built an exceptional reputation within the healthcare technology implementation space, frequently competing and winning…


  • A deal-winning shortlist within 24 hours
  • Senior Advisor Appointment with Middle-Market Private Equity Firm
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Meet the Executive team

  • Principal, Executive

    Ben Dugan

  • Co-CEO

    Scott Beckson

  • Principal, Executive

    Matthew McAuley

  • Director, Executive

    Ben Houston

  • Principal, Executive

    Melissa Royce

  • Co-CEO and Co-Founder

    Simon Smith

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