Ben Burney

Chief Client Officer

​​As Chief Client Officer, Ben is responsible for ensuring that The Barton Partnership is delivering on its purpose and serving clients effectively, across all service lines, in each of our geographic markets. Ben has a global remit ensuring that as The Barton Partnership continues to grow, the delivery of our solutions and our attention to clients remains unique and personal.

Ben has almost 20 years’ professional experience; 15 within recruiting and executive search within the Strategy and Corporate Development community, serving clients across a range of sectors and geographies. Prior to joining the Barton Partnership, Ben was founder and Managing Director of Sailing Stones, a leading specialist strategy search firm, which for 10 years has supported large corporates, financial institutions, Start-ups, PE and VC firms, to hire high-potential talent. Ben has served clients across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing tennis, cycling and following the mixed fortunes of Everton FC.