We believe we are a search firm with a difference. We have all been trained and spent substantial periods in the global, top tier search firms, thus ensuring a rigorous, classic search process combined with the personal service which a boutique can provide.

Our business has been built on a reputation for honesty, loyalty and discretion. Our philosophy is that business success is driven by the right combination of talented people doing the jobs they are best suited to.  Good cultural fit is crucial.

Tinks Turner, Managing Director

M: +44 (0)7949 269927 


Founded Cornforth Consulting in 2012 and was previously a Partner and Head of Financial Services at Hanson Green for 13 years.  Tinks has over 30 years’ executive search experience, covering financial services and wealth management.  She began her career as a generalist at GKR/Whitehead Mann, moving into the Financial Service practice in 1990.  In 1995, she joined The Consulting Group as Head of Investment Management and thereafter moved to Hanson Green where she was responsible for the Financial Services executive search division managing a team of five.  Tinks is a graduate in Law and Psychology.

Luisa Burke, Director

M: +44 (0)7801 833441


Joined Cornforth Consulting in 2016.  She has over 12 years’ Executive and Non Executive search experience specialising in financial services, with Euromarket Trading Consultants, Norman Broadbent and Hanson Green.  She began her career with Salomon Brothers as a Japanese government bond trader and in debt syndicate.  Luisa is a fluent Spanish speaker.

Charlotte Watkinson, Senior Research Associate

T: +44 (0)1432 355984


Joined Cornforth Consulting in 2014.  She has over 20 years’ experience of Executive and Non Executive research within a broad range of sectors including financial services, property, board practice and industry.  During her earlier career, she was a Senior Research Associate with GKR/Whitehead Mann with the Industrial Practice.  Before taking up her current role she was a generalist freelance researcher working across all sectors both in London and the provinces.  Charlotte is a graduate in Mathematical Statistics and Operational Research.

Sarah D’Cruz, Office Manager

M: +44 (0)7890 447421


Joined Cornforth Consulting in 2017.  She has over 20 years’ experience in Executive search covering financial services and international retail.  Sarah has a first class honours degree in English.