Perran Cooke

Perran Cooke – Managing Director – Manchester


Perran is the Managing Director of our Manchester business. He is responsible for a team of directors and consultants delivering executive search, leadership assessment and senior talent acquisition across Accountancy & Finance, Banking & Financial Services, Procurement & Supply Chain, Technology & Transformation and Residential & Construction. Perran specialises in Senior and Executive Finance hires across his strong network of clients in the North West and nationally.

Perran has extensive knowledge and long-term relationships within private equity houses and corporate finance and has a strong track record in helping support their clients’ ongoing senior talent requirements. Currently working with a portfolio of high growth businesses from large blue-chip organisations, recently invested SMEs to pre invested start-ups, he has become a trusted partner to many organisations.

Being a finance sector expert, he works very closely with senior leadership teams, investors and boards to identify the relevant calibre of individual and ensures the right level of growth and journey. With over 10 years’ experience in senior/executive search within finance, Perran has an outstanding knowledge across all sectors and works on Chief Finance Officers, Finance Directors, and other senior finance assignments.