Growing Outside Of The UK – The How, When and Where

Mike Drew

Partner & Global Head


Michael leads the Global Technology & IT Services Practice from London. During a 25-year career in executive search, he has partnered with early-stage and scaling tech businesses supporting their growth trajectory.

Mike has partnered with firms from seed round to later stage funding, helping clients secure winning leadership teams, either from the ground up, or during times of necessary business change when fresh ideas were required to address evolving market challenges.

He is the founder of Odgers Berndtson Scale Up Collective and the Chair of the Rebus Mentoring Programme.

Prior to Odgers Berndtson, Michael spent 12 years building two search firms in London and Sydney, the latter growing to 60 employees, before he exited via an MBO returning to the UK