About Us

Russam provides innovative talent solutions for its clients, identifying experienced people from diverse backgrounds to deliver results and help transform their organisations. Founded in 1981, Russam is the UK's longest established Interim Management provider and now a leading Executive Search firm.

The company selects professionals from a talent pool of 26,000 Interim Leaders and independent directors. As the UK’s longest established Interim Management provider, over 37 years, Russam has been voted the UK’s no. 1 quality provider for three straight years by the industry.

Every member of the believes in the philosophy of innovation. This deep routed ethos combined with our constant search for talent, flexibility of resourcing, and entrepreneurial endeavour are the energies that make the difference.   

As an organisation we are: together, innovative, dedicated and ethical (TIDE).

At Russam we pride ourselves on being the most networked talent firms in the UK. We have rigorous operating procedures – “The Russam Way”– that guarantees quality and excellence at all stages of our processes.  We have forged long-lasting client relationships with leading commercial organisations, central government departments, local government, NHS and not-for-profit organisations.

Our key divisions include Interim Management, Executive Search, NEDgroup, Trustees Unlimited

and Step on Board, a board-level volunteering programme. 

Established in 1967, Devonshire House is a membership club for Director-level leaders who focus on talent management, succession planning, retention and attrition. Russam have been a proud and active partner to Devonshire House for over 20 years.  

<p>Jason Atkinson</p>

Jason Atkinson

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Jason Atkinson joined Russam in 2005. After obtaining a degree in accounting, he completed an MBA from the University of Oxford. He spent 10 years working for in the insurance and banking sector, with director level roles at the Pearl Group, Interactive Investor and AMP and several interim management assignments.

At Russam his expertise covers Financial Services, Media & Telecoms, Private Equity, Marketing & Communications and Board/General Management level placements. Jason is a Trustee of the MS Society; former Chairman of the Interim Management Association and a founding member of the Financial Promotions Action Group.

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