Building a Safe, Sustainable and Prosperous World

We partner with organizations to solve health, safety, environmental and sustainability challenges, tailoring our services to help them achieve their unique sustainability goals.

We have invested decades in building our global network of qualified sustainability, safety and quality professionals, which we efficiently deploy to meet the needs of our customers in every market.

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​​​Shirley Parsons worked hard throughout the search to ensure a right match for both candidate and the hiring organization.

​​​​I’ve worked with Shirley Parsons for over 20 years in various roles. When I recently needed to appoint a senior HSES manager with influence and gravitas, I knew where to turn. They understood the brief and conducted a thorough candidate search. I particularly value their focus on communication and engagement. They worked hard throughout the search to ensure a right match for both candidate and the hiring organization. We were pleased with the outcome and would use Shirley Parsons again.

James Pomeroy, Group HSES Director, Lloyd's Register

​​​​I would not hesitate in recommending Shirley Parsons for anyone looking for a senior HSE professional

​​Shirley Parsons reacted quickly to the change in our circumstances and delivered an excellent interim solution. ​Our quick timelines were met well, and customer service was great throughout the assignment. ​I would not hesitate in recommending Shirley Parsons for anyone looking for an HSE professional. They know their market very well and provide a friendly and professional service.

John Lambert, Group Human Resources Director at Interserve Group Limited

​​My experience of using Shirley Parsons Executive Search has been extremely positive, with commercially astute and technically competent professionals being sourced for high-profile roles.

​​​I have appointed Shirley Parsons and her team to deliver a number of critical executive search assignments and have no hesitation in recommending these specialist careers consultants. Deep expertise in the field of health and safety, quality and sustainability mean that the team has trusted long-term relationships with the very best talent in this sector. It is often tricky to find specialists who are also business leaders.

Lynne Graham, People Director at Thames Water

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Providing expertise on topics to advance our customers' sustainability, quality and safety objectives. Our team of internal and external consultants has decades of experience developing and implementing industry-leading programs for organisations around the world.

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Matching executive talent with companies that want to advance their corporate sustainability strategies. Our search methodology guarantees that we leave no stone untouched in the search for identifying individuals who can achieve our clients' goals. We provide key insights into salaries, market sentiment and candidate motivations.

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The time of attracting candidates via online job boards is over. To find the best on the market, you need a specialized talent partner. Shirley Parsons is a global leader in sustainability, safety and quality recruitment. Our unique combination of knowledge of the sustainability, safety and quality industry and exceptional service ensures that our clients attract the best talent for their organisations, while also providing valuable feedback and benchmark data to candidates.

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Rapid deployment of qualified, pre-screened talent in the field of sustainability, safety and quality for critical short-term projects. Shirley Parsons has instant access to over 100,000 industry professionals, enabling us to respond quickly to our clients' project or temporary staffing needs. Our network of temporary candidates includes on-site specialists, management professionals and executives who can deliver immediate results globally and across disciplines in sustainability, safety and quality.

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Shirley Parsons Team

  • Shirley Parsons

    Shirley Parsons

    Founder & Brand Ambassador

  • Paul Roebuck

    Paul Roebuck

    Group CEO

  • Gerry Pearson

    Gerry Pearson

    Managing Partner

  • Ben Hiner

    Ben Hiner


  • Nick Farkas

    Nick Farkas

    Director of Project Services

  • Sam Chappell

    Sam Chappell

    USA Vice President, Global Operational Excellence

  • Shona Paterson

    Shona Paterson


  • Phillip Muston

    Phillip Muston

    Head of Careers

  • Helen Gibbs

    Helen Gibbs

    Partner & Account Manager

  • Liam Tiddy

    Liam Tiddy

    Head of Search

  • Duncan Cooke

    Duncan Cooke

    Regional Lead

  • Yu Pin Lin

    Yu Pin Lin

    Country Manager - Taiwan

  • Chloe Howard

    Chloe Howard

    Divisional Leader, Shirley Parsons Canada

  • Ryan Binnee

    Ryan Binnee

    Managing Health and Safety Careers Consultant

  • Emily Swindlehurst

    Emily Swindlehurst

    Lead Careers Consultant - Environment & Sustainability

  • Jessica Plested

    Jessica Plested

    Principal Careers Consultant

  • Mike Roebuck

    Mike Roebuck

    Senior Careers Consultant

  • Jonny Montgomery

    Jonny Montgomery

    Head of Project Services - Quality

  • Louie Covello

    Louie Covello

    Managing Consultant

  • Tom Nicholls

    Tom Nicholls

    Principal Consultant

Solutions in the field of safety, quality and sustainability

Shirley Parsons offers flexible solutions to help organisations achieve their sustainability, safety and quality objectives. With a global network of qualified professionals, our consulting, executive search, recruitment and contract services deliver results. Contact us today for tailor-made solutions and expert advice.