Bill Barkworth


Bill is a specialist human resources and recruitment consultant with over 30 years within the executive and non-executive recruitment field. Bill’s current role includes recruitment for senior management, executive and non-executive roles where he manages and delivers the complete recruitment process including board appraisal and assessment, job evaluation, salary and reward reviews – including benchmarking advice and recommendations, competency modelling and competency based interview and job hunting training, outplacement advice and career counselling.

Before joining Campbell Tickell as an associate in 2014 Bill was the Regional Director (North/North East) for Veredus Executive Search & Selection (part of Capita Plc) and the UK Lead Director for Housing, Regeneration and Development, with additional specialisms in Higher Education, Health and Local Government.

Prior to this, and for over 9 years, he was a Business Director with Hays Executive Search & Selection with responsibility for executive recruitment in regeneration, economic development, education and central government.

Bill’s own non-executive experience includes Independent Board Member of Riverside North, Part of Riverside Housing, a former Trustee and Board Member Leeds Aids Advice and he is currently an elected Governor with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust

Bill is a law graduate from the University of Leeds. He is also a BPS (British Psychological Society) accredited psychometric tester and member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Example projects:

  • New Group Board for Gentoo Group, the Community Housing Group, Wrekin Housing Group and new Board members for Yorkshire Housing and St Leger Homes.
  • Recruitment of chief executives with Karbon Homes, Weaver Vale Housing Trust, St Leger Homes, Women’s Pioneer Housing, and Wolverhampton Homes.

Key areas:

  • Recruitment / Executive / Non-Executive / Appraisal / Reward / Psychometric Testing / Governance
  • Housing / Regeneration / Economic Development / Health / Education / Charities / Local and Central Government
How can we help you?

Contact us at our Wembley office or submit an inquiry online.

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