Global Executive Search & Career Development
  • Excellence in global executive search, talent management and career development across the chemicals, materials, natural resources and bioscience world. We offer eight world-class services.

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

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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 international consulting team is leveraged by a growing board of executive advisors and business developers who endorse our activities and extend our reach.

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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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  • 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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  • With offices in London, Philadelphia 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 Club, 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

  • Technical Service Engineer | C...

    Location: Houston, Texas USA

    An opportunity to support the international growth of the company’s specialty portfolio as a Technical Services Engineer providing critical tech...

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  • Consultant | Petrochemicals

    Location: London, UK

    Growth of the business has led to the need to hire a Consutant to strengthen the petrochemicals consulting practice. The role is varied and will invol...

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  • Managing Consultant | Refining...

    Location: London, UK

    Business growth has led to the need to appoint a Managing Consultant to manage projects in the petrochemicals and energy fields with an emphasis on re...

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  • Vice President, Commercial

    Location: UK / NL

    Reporting to the CEO this is a new role designed to strengthen the commercial excellence capabilities of the EMEA leadership team. The person is expec...

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  • Chief Financial Officer

    Location: New York City

    The CFO is part of the senior management team and involved in all the high level functions of the company. This will include setting up financial infr...

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  • Regional Sales Manager | DACH

    Location: Germany, Switzerland or N...

    You will be responsible for prospecting, selling and developing the personal care markets in Germany, Switzerland and Nordic countries working closely...

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Latest events

  • Chemspec Europe "Careers Clini...

    Location: Koln, Germany

    Date: Wed, Jun 20 2018

    Chemical Search International returns to Chemspec Europe, this year the 33rd in Koln, Germany running the the ever-popular "Careers Clinic". This offe...

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  • Biobased Coatings Europe 2018

    Location: Antwerp, Belgium

    Date: Wed, Jun 20 2018

    ACI's Biobased Coatings Europe 2018 will take place on 20th & 21st June in Antwerp, Belgium. It will bring together senior executives and experts ...

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  • European Biomass to Power 2018...

    Location: Stockholm, Seden

    Date: Wed, Jun 20 2018

    Following the success of last year’s conference in Aarhus, Denmark which gathered over 180 senior level attendees, we are delighted to...

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  • 21st International Conference ...

    Location: London, UK

    Date: Thu, Jun 21 2018

    The 21st International Conference on Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is scheduled on June 21-23, 2018 at London, UK.  Nanoscien...

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  • The Scale Up of Chemical Proce...

    Location: Prague, Czech Republic

    Date: Mon, Jun 25 2018

    Whether you are chemist, chemical engineer, QA or safety specialist, your aims when scaling up your process are often the same: • Achieving...

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  • 20th International Conference ...

    Location: Vancouver

    Date: Mon, Jun 25 2018

    20th International Conference on Emerging Materials and Nanotechnology provides a perfect symposium for scientists, engineers, directors of co...

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  • Biopesticides North America 20...

    Location: Vancouver, Canada

    Date: Wed, Jun 27 2018

    Following the success of previous Biopesticides Europe conferences, ACI is pleased to announce Vancouver, Canada as the host city for our Innaugural&n...

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  • US Biostimulants Summit 2018

    Location: Chicago

    Date: Wed, Jun 27 2018

    ACI’s US Biostimulants Summit 2018 will be taking place in Chicago, IL, USA, on 27th — 28th June 2018. The conference will brin...

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  • 5th World Congress on Green Ch...

    Location: Hotel:- Novotel Melbourne...

    Date: Thu, Jul 19 2018

    After a grand success of GreenChemistry 2017, USA its pleasure to invite you to participate in 5th  World Congress on Green Chemistry and Green E...

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  • EuroSciCon Conference on Ergon...

    Location: Rome, Italy.

    Date: Thu, Jul 26 2018

    The 2018 meeting promises to be a dynamic and informative event and going to explore the issues on work related factors, innovations and integrated ap...

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  • 28th Euro Congress on Cancer S...

    Location: Madrid

    Date: Thu, Aug 9 2018

    28th Euro Congress on Cancer Science & Therapy Date: August 09-10, 2018. Venue: Madrid, Spain. Conference Series is glad to welcome all the int...

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  • 18th International Conference ...

    Location: Toronto

    Date: Fri, Aug 31 2018

    18th International Conference on Pure and Applied Chemistry August 31-September 01, 2018, Toronto, Canada IPAC 2018 Theme: Capturing the Innovation...

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  • Gut-Brain Axis 2018

    Location: Paris, France

    Date: Thu, Sep 6 2018

    On 06 & 07 September 2018, Paris will host the BioTech Pharma Summit: Gut-Brain Axis 2018 conference. This year’s event brings tog...

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  • Conveying and Handling of Part...

    Location: London

    Date: Mon, Sep 10 2018

    The International Conference on Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids (CHoPS) is the 9th in a series, since it started in Tel-Aviv in 1994. The...

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  • 30th Annual Congress on Nanote...

    Location: Stockholm, Sweden

    Date: Mon, Sep 10 2018

    Conference Series warmly invites the researchers & experts from the field of Nanotechnology and Nano materials to attend Europ...

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  • 10th Asia Pacific Congress on ...

    Location: Shanghai

    Date: Mon, Sep 10 2018

    Oil and Gas 2018 provides a platform for researcher scholars, scientists and academic people to share and globalize their research work while the...

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  • AWA 2018 IMLCON™, IMDCON™ ...

    Location: Amsterdam

    Date: Mon, Sep 10 2018

    The only and first ever conference dedicated to the in-mold technology with three concurrent programs specially created for the three major techniques...

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  • Thailand LAB INTERNATIONAL 201...

    Location: Bangkok, Thailand

    Date: Wed, Sep 12 2018

    The 8TH International trade exhibition and conference on analytical laboratory equipment & technology, Bio investment & Life Sciences and Chem...

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  • 6th Asia Pacific Congress on ...

    Location: Harbour Plaza Resort City...

    Date: Mon, Sep 17 2018

    ...

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  • 2nd Annual Microbiome: Transla...

    Location: Hilton Garden Inn Vienna ...

    Date: Mon, Oct 1 2018

    We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Microbiome: Translating into Diagnostics and Therapeutics Summit scheduled for October 2nd 3rd, 2018 in...

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  • Immuno-Oncology Summit

    Location: Hilton Garden Inn Vienna ...

    Date: Tue, Oct 2 2018

    We are pleased to invite you to the Immuno-Oncology Summit, scheduled for October 3rd -4th, 2018, in Vienna, Austria. This Summit is focused on Immuno...

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  • 4th Annual Biomarkers - CDx - ...

    Location: Hilton Garden Inn Vienna ...

    Date: Wed, Oct 3 2018

    We are pleased to invite you to the 4th Annual Biomarkers - CDx - Precision Immunotherapy Summit scheduled for October 4th - 5th, 2018 in Vienna, Aust...

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  • 5th International Conference o...

    Location: London

    Date: Thu, Oct 4 2018

    By following the successful campaign of “Euro Chemical Engineering-2017" Conference Series LLC is very delighted to Organize the 5th Internation...

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  • 18th International Conference ...

    Location: Osaka, Japan

    Date: Mon, Oct 8 2018

    Conference Series Llc organizes a conference series of 1000+ Global Events inclusive of 300+ Conferences, 500+ Upcoming and Previous Sy...

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  • GDA International Downstream C...

    Location: Bahrain International Exh...

    Date: Tue, Oct 23 2018

    The GDA Conference is the leading Middle East strategic platform for Downstream professionals to address business challenges, share best practices &am...

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  • Organic Process Research & Dev...

    Location: Milan, Italy

    Date: Mon, Oct 29 2018

    DO YOU WANT TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND INNOVATION IN YOUR SYNTHETIC ROUTE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMISATION? The efficient conversion of a chemical...

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  • Global Chemical Leasing Award

    Location: Vienna, Austria

    Date: Tue, Nov 6 2018

    Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018 is calling for your entries!  Companies and individuals are invited to submit applications for the award in t...

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Latest discussions

  • FIBC recycling solution now av...

    Date: Mon, Jun 4 2018

    Hello everyone, Hague Technologies is pleased to announce that in conjunction with our supply chain...

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  • The Skills Gap

    Date: Fri, Jun 1 2018

    People often refer to the skills gap as the difference in the skills required to carry out a role su...

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  • Chemspec Europe "Careers Clini...

    Date: Tue, May 15 2018

    Chemical Search International returns to Chemspec Europe, this year the 33rd in Koln, Germany runnin...

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  • Chemspec India 2018

    Date: Tue, May 8 2018

    Chemspec India was very successful for the Chemical Search team and thank you to everyone who came t...

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  • Chemical Search International ...

    Date: Thu, May 3 2018

    Chemical Search International will be attending The Art and Science of Formulation, Suppliers' Day 2...

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  • Chemical Search International ...

    Date: Tue, Apr 3 2018

    Chemical Search International will be attending the American Coatings Show 2018 from 10th-12th April...

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  • Chemical Business Network | Sp...

    Date: Fri, Mar 30 2018

    The Chemical Business Network (CBN) is a well-established face-to-face chemical industry networking ...

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  • Speak at the Downstream Confer...

    Date: Wed, Mar 28 2018

    Calling all downstream professionals to submit an abstract for an opportunity to speak at ...

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  • Recruiting Millennials - Build...

    Date: Tue, Feb 13 2018

    Recruiting Millennials - Building for the Future. A lot is spoken of the skills gap in the chemical...

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  • Global PU Foam Stabilizer Mark...

    Date: Thu, Feb 8 2018

    PU Foam Stabilizer Market provides the latest industry data and future trends, permitting you to dis...

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