Company History

Mackinnon Bruce Ltd was founded and incorporated in April 2012; Co-Directors Andrew Bruce and Simon Lownds have over 30 years Executive Search experience with a wealth of experience recruiting in Water and Waste Water, Oil and Gas, FMCG, Management Consultant, Private Equity and Medical/Life Sciences markets.

Andrew Bruce

Andrew studied Architecture at Leeds Beckett University; after a short tenure in the Architectural sector Andrew joined search firm Mackenzie Stuart. Andrew was one of the original consultants when the firm was started in April 2005 and was responsible for developing Industrial, Process and Medical markets. Andrew was made Director of the firms Oil, Gas and Water businesses and has since successful led search assignments for leading international operators, technology, EPC/DB, Consultancies and Contractors across these markets. Andrew formed Mackinnon Bruce in 2012 and is also Director at associated business SIS Executive.

Simon Lownds

Simon specialises in the recruitment of senior managerial, leadership and board level positions. He works with a select number of Private Equity houses recruiting senior individuals into their portfolio businesses on a global basis. He also works closely with multi-nationals across a range of market sectors and a limited number of SME’s. He has a long history of working at the top level within the recruitment industry. He joined the Burns Carlton board of directors in 2004 where he was responsible for developing Burns Carlton’s presence across a number of key vertical markets. Prior to Burns Carlton, he was Head of Consulting Services for Strategi Group, and was an Associate Director at TMP Hudson, developing market leading technical operations and general management practice across the UK. Simon also found associated business SIS Executive.


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