Nicholas Barton

Founder & CEO

Nicholas Barton is the Founder & CEO of The Barton Partnership, a niche global executive firm with an enviable reputation with the Strategy, Transformation and M&A arena. From a standing start he has build a team of over 70 professionals consisting of former tier-one Strategy Consultants working alongside recruiters that have operated in this market for nearly 20 years with offices in London, New York, Paris and Singapore.

He has been shortlisted three times for Recruitment Industry Entrepreneur of The Year at the Recruiter awards - 2018, 2019 and 2020 along with Recruitment Leader of the Year 2020 at the TALiNT International Recruitment Awards.

In addition to The Barton Partnership Nicholas is also Founder & CEO of which is a portal connecting consultants with clients for short-burst consulting support for hours at a time rather than weeks.

Nicholas was elected to the board of British American Business and sits on the BAB Membership Committee. He is also a member of the YPO which is the global leadership community of more than 29,000 chief executives in 130 countries who are driven by the belief that the world needs better leaders.