Global Specialist Executive Search & Career Development
  • Excellence in executive search and career development services for chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience professionals. Special interest in ‘green’, renewable and circular economy ventures.

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  • Boutique search firm but with a global footprint to reflect the international nature of our clients. We offer a global search capability yet retain nimbleness and flexibility.

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  • From humble beginnings we have grown to a worldwide team able to complete assignments seamlessly and delight our clients, time and again. Our success rate to date? Over 95%

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  • Our clients range from global multinationals to technology spin-outs. Our goal is always the same; to deliver better talent, faster and help people to grow and make a lasting impact.

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  • We partner with a growing range of associations, institutions, event organisers and businesses offering specialist coaching and training to help those working across our sectors.

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  • ChemExec℠, our Executive Network offers faster, simpler, professional networking, just when you need it.

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  • With offices in London, New York and Singapore we have a global footprint and local expertise to offer clients a truly borderless experience. For an exploratory chat, please get in touch.

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Welcome to Chemical Search International

Founded in 2000, we specialise exclusively in retained executive search, team recruitment, talent acquisition and career development services for the global chemicals and related sectors.

Our international consultants are all highly experienced sector professionals. This guarantees we will better understand your business and be able to deliver more relevant talent, faster. Please also join our revolutionary ChemExec℠ | Executive Network, which offers a whole new experience in professional networking and services to accelerate your career.

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Our Services

Executive Search
Team Acquisition
Interim & Contract
Coaching & Learning
Executive Network
Global Careers
Event Partnerships
News & Discussions

Latest careers

  • VP / Principal Consultant | M&...

    Location: London, UK

    Our client has a focused and highly successful M&A advisory services business which provides commercial due diligence, asset evaluation and valuat...

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  • Americas Chemical Trader | In...

    Location: NYC, USA

    Growth and succession has led to the need to hire a chemicals trader who will develop existing and new product areas in general industrial or petroche...

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  • European Polymer Sales | Poly...

    Location: Flexible base

    An experienced and resourceful polymers salesperson is needed to sell polymers products across Europe. This material is sourced by the US head-office ...

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  • Americas Chemical Sales | Ind...

    Location: NYC, USA

    An experienced chemical salesperson is needed who will be handling various industrial chemicals for marketing and sales in North and Latin America. Th...

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  • Senior Analyst | Energy & Petr...

    Location: London, United Kingdom

    The consulting team is required to win proposals and deliver the in the energy, chemicals and petrochemicals fields in support of blue chip clients wi...

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  • Americas Market Manager | Sili...

    Location: TBA USA

    Our clent is targeting to develop strongly its Rubber Business in the Americas Region and is looking for someone to lead and transform this growth pla...

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  • Business Development Manager, ...

    Location: Flexible base, USA

    Our client is looking to fullfil 2 roles: 1. Business Development Manager - Long Term Medical Implants Support our client's interest in developing...

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Latest events

  • FILTECH 2019

    Location: Cologne

    Date: Tue, Oct 22 2019

    FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide. This Exhibition is a must for all those concerned with purchasing, selling, des...

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  • https://www.wplgroup.com/aci/e...

    Location: Munich

    Date: Wed, Nov 6 2019

    ACI’s European E-Fuels Conference will be taking place in Munich, Germany on the 6th & 7th of November 2019. The two day event wil...

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  • Nutrition Congress 2019

    Location: Melbourne, Australia

    Date: Thu, Nov 7 2019

    Nutrition Congress 2019 has been forecasting and targeting to gather all healthcare and Nutrition experts around the globe to show...

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  • The Protein Engineering Congre...

    Location: Frankfurt, Germany

    Date: Tue, Nov 12 2019

    Most enzymes found in nature are not suitable for industrial purposes. The field of protein and enzyme engineering is growing at a rapid rate, wi...

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  • US Biobased Coatings Summit 20...

    Location: Dallas, Texas

    Date: Wed, Nov 13 2019

    Following the success of our European edition, for its first US edition, the conference will give you an insight to the industry’s latest develo...

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  • 5th Future of Biogas Europe

    Location: Amsterdam, The Netherland...

    Date: Wed, Nov 13 2019

    5th Future of Biogas Europe, 13th – 14th November 2019, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsThe European biogas market is set to witness strong growt...

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  • The 7th Annual Chemicals Sales...

    Location: Frankfurt

    Date: Thu, Nov 14 2019

    Nothing beats the experience of meeting people face-to-face with the purpose of gaining inspiration, learning, and doing business together. Forget a...

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  • 4th European Mineral Fertilize...

    Location: Brussels

    Date: Wed, Dec 4 2019

    4th European Mineral Fertilizer Summit, 4th – 5th December 2019, Brussels, Belgium Back for its 4th edition, ACI’s European Mineral Ferti...

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  • ACI’s European Chlor-Alkali ...

    Location: London

    Date: Wed, Dec 4 2019

    ACI’s European Chlor-Alkali Industry Summit will be taking place in London, UK on 4-5 December 2019. The two day event will bring together key s...

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  • Beauty Care Asia Pacific Summi...

    Location: Mandarin Orchard Singapor...

    Date: Thu, Dec 5 2019

    The international cosmetics industry has experienced a rapid rise in recent years, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for a striki...

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  • Beauty Care Asia Pacific Summi...

    Location: Mandarin Orchard Singapor...

    Date: Thu, Dec 5 2019

    The international cosmetics industry has experienced a rapid rise in recent years, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for a striki...

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  • Liquid Biopsy 2020

    Location: Lisbon, Portugal

    Date: Thu, Feb 20 2020

    On 20 & 21 February 2020, Lisbon (Portugal) will host the BioTech Pharma Summit: Liquid Biopsy 2020 conference. This year’s event will bring...

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  • Beauty Care Asia Pacific Summi...

    Location: Shanghai, China

    Date: Mon, Mar 2 2020

    The international cosmetics industry has experienced a rapid rise in recent years, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, which accounted for a striki...

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  • LogiChem 2020

    Location: De Doelen ICC Rotterdam

    Date: Tue, Mar 17 2020

    Taking place on 17th-19th March 2020 in Rotterdam, LogiChem is Europe's Leading Chemical Supply Chain Event. Join 350+ senior supply chain and logisti...

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  • Kuwait Downstream Summit

    Location: Kuwait

    Date: Mon, Apr 6 2020

    Greetings...  We would like to invite your organization to participate at Kuwait’s only and most comprehensive event o...

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  • The Gut Week Summit 2020

    Location: Barcelona, Spain

    Date: Tue, Sep 8 2020

    From 8 to 11 of September 2020, Barcelona, Spain will host The Gut Week Summit 2020. This 2nd Annual event brings together leading scientists, physici...

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  • India Chem 2020 - 11th Biennia...

    Location: Mumbai, India

    Date: Thu, Oct 8 2020

    The largest event of Chemicals and Petrochemical Industry in India, in its 11th edition i.e. India Chem 2020 is schedule to be held from 8-10 October ...

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Latest discussions

  • Chemspec Europe | 26-27 June, ...

    Date: Thu, May 23 2019

    Chemical Search International returns to Chemspec Europe, this year the 34th in Basel, Switzerland r...

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  • Chemical Executive Network Rec...

    Date: Mon, May 13 2019

    The Chemical Executive Network Reception on June 13th is an informal yet focused networking event fo...

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  • Upcoming Events - Hope to see ...

    Date: Tue, Mar 12 2019

    We are exhibiting or attending a record number of events this spring.  If you are attending any...

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  • European Coatings Show 2019 - ...

    Date: Wed, Feb 27 2019

    Only three weeks left to register! We are delighted to be a media partner for the European Coatings...

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  • Leadership Team Hire | Petroch...

    Date: Tue, Jan 15 2019

    Chemical Search International has been appointed to conduct a global search for recruitment of a sen...

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  • Chemical Executive Network Rec...

    Date: Fri, Dec 14 2018

    We are delighted that our first Chemical Executive Network face-to-face networking event held togeth...

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  • My Top 5 strategies for mainta...

    Date: Tue, Nov 6 2018

    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/selling-your-chemicals-business-why-slow-process-can-erode-matt-dixon...

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  • 3rd ANNUAL OPEX IN CHEMICALS S...

    Date: Mon, Oct 22 2018

    To Know More: https://bit.ly/2PgoXc6...

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  • Chemical Executive Networking ...

    Date: Thu, Oct 11 2018

    At the Institute of Directors116 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5ED Thursday, 6th December, 20186.30pm &nd...

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  • Chemical Search International ...

    Date: Wed, Oct 3 2018

    I look forward to the opportunity of seeing you there. If you would like to meet up please contact m...

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