Symon Elliott

Symon supports new senior executives, and those preparing for succession, to navigate their roles and accelerate their professional development.

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Symon Elliott has more than 25 years of experience in executive search and leadership development advisory across Europe, Asia, and North America.

Before rejoining Russell Reynolds Associates in 2023 he founded and led Leaders Futures, a leadership advisory organization supporting C-level executive development through structured mentoring programs. Symon previously spent 18 years at Russell Reynolds, where he identified, developed, and advised boards and financial services leaders. He also led our operations in Europe and the US from 2008 to 2014.

Symon is passionate about leading with purpose and is currently Chair of Centrepoint, a leading UK youth homeless charity.

He received his MA in politics, philosophy, and economics from the University of Oxford, and an MSc in business studies from the University of London.
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Areas of Expertise

Assessment and Benchmarking Board Director and Chair Search CEO Succession Consumer C-Suite Succession Development and Transition Financial Services Healthcare Industrial Private Capital Technology

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