Palling & Co., the brainchild of recruitment entrepreneur Jonathan Palling, is a trusted leadership search partner specialising in Cyber, Risk and Forensics.

We provide independent expert advice, market insight and actionable intelligence to inform C-suite and senior-level appointments

Palling & Co. Board

Jonathan Palling

With over 20 years of industry experience across Europe, Jonathan is a Board advisor and founder of Palling & Co., a trading division of Adeptis Group. Formerly Senior Partner and EMEA Board member of international staffing group SThree PLC. Jonathan is a fluent French speaker and a graduate of Bristol University and Henley Business School Leadership Programme. He is married with two children and lives in West Sussex.

Hubert Colvin

Partner of Palling & Co. and Commercial Director of Adeptis Group, with a proven track record managing cyber security- and risk-related recruitment and executive search businesses. Hubert is a graduate of Imperial College London and the Chartered Institute of Management.

Sir Michael Rake

Chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital. Former Chairman of KPMG, BT & Easyjet, Deputy Chairman of Barclays Bank and former President of the CBI.

Conrad Prince

Formerly the Director General for Operations and Deputy Head of the UK Government’s signals intelligence and cyber security agency, GCHQ, and subsequently Cyber Security Ambassador for the UK Government. Senior adviser to RUSI (Royal United Services Institute) on cyber security, offensive cyber, and related intelligence and security issues. Honorary Colonel of 7 MI Battalion, Intelligence Corps.

Mark Kyle Langham Lodge

Entrepreneur, international businessman and luxury boutique hotelier. Formerly Group Managing Director of SThree PLC where he led the Group’s expansion into Europe. Graduated from Columbia Business School.

Annabelle Palling

Strategy & corporate communications leader with 25+ years of experience working for some of the world’s leading multinational businesses, including the Boston Consulting Group, KPMG and ING Group. Annabelle holds a First Class degree from the University of Oxford and is fluent in French and Dutch.