Ben Southall is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Practice. Based in London, Ben specializes in finance placements for public and private multinational companies and private equity-backed portfolio companies across the UK and internationally.

Financial leadership expert with a focus on group CFO and CFO-1 positions

  • Ben has particularly deep experience in working with consumer-facing, healthcare and B2B companies operating across the world. In addition to group CFOs, he also leads recruitment of other finance leaders, including group controllers, treasurers, heads of investor relations, heads of audit and divisional finance directors.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Ben worked for a boutique search firm, where he focused on the professional services industry.

Ben graduated from Newcastle University with a first-class degree in history. Ben is a keen outdoorsman and when not in the office can be found in the countryside trying, in vain, to perfect his fly-fishing technique.

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