Chris Benstead

Director - Data & Analytics

​​Chris joined The Barton Partnership in 2023 to drive the growth of our Digital, Data and Analytics division.

Since graduating from the University of Birmingham with a 1st in Psychology, Chris has spent the last 8 years’ experience specialising in data and analytics senior interim & permanent recruitment for Private Equity Funds and their portfolio companies. His expertise spans the placement of critical roles such as Chief Data Officers, Head of Data, Data Scientists, and Data Engineers.

As Director,Chris will lead the growth of our digital, data and analytics division, specialising in recruiting top-tier professionals for Private Equity Funds, their portfolio companies, and our global network of corporate clients.His extensive experience and exceptional leadership make him an invaluable asset to our team and a trusted partner for our clients seeking to leverage the power of data and analytics for strategic advantage and value creation. 

Outside of work, Chris is an avid Arsenal season ticket holder, dog lover and gym goer!