David McDowell | Altum Consulting

David McDowell

Founder & Co-CEO

In 2013 David co-founded Altum Group alongside Ed Nash-Steer. David’s current role is Co-CEO for Altum Group and is Managing Partner for Azura Search.

David has over 25 years’ experience recruiting CFO, COO and other Board level searches for many FTSE 250 organisations both in the UK and Internationally. His focus has been within Commerce, Charity and not-for-profit sectors. David is known for his ability to truly understand the needs of his clients and identify talent, who in turn add significant value to the businesses they join. David offers pragmatic and intelligent advice as well as his thorough search capability and extensive network.

David is responsible for leading the ED&I initiative within Altum Group, he is passionate about ensuring everyone has equal opportunities both within Altum Group and throughout our search processes.

One of David's proudest moments was running the Sierra Leone marathon alongside 19 colleagues where the team raised £37,000 for Street Child. The Altum Foundation has raised over £350,000 for a variety of charities since it launched. 

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