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Dale Perrett

Dale is one of the Founding Directors of Novo Executive Search and Selection. He is part of the Novo leadership team that drives the business. He remains passionate about working with clients on a daily basis delivering executive search assignments. Dale has a breadth of experience successfully working across many sectors.

Dale Perrett

About Dale Perrett

“My role is to help ensure the strongest possible leadership for client organisations, transforming their executive teams. I place the most talented executives in roles where they can excel and reach their highest potential.”

Clients work with Dale for his experience in executive recruitment services. This includes tightly defined executive-level and departmental leadership assignments comprising C-level (CEOs, Executive Directors, CFOs, COOs) in the Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing, Energy, Construction, Digital and E-Commerce sectors.

Dale graduated with an economics degree from Cardiff University and trained in chartered accountancy. He then went on to spend several years with Glaxo Pharmaceuticals before entering the executive search sector.


Dale works with Chairmen and Chairwomen, Chief Executives, Managing Directors and HR Leaders. He successfully delivers retained executive search assignments, M&A projects,Talent Mapping and Market Intelligence projects.

Dale’s sector experience over 30 years has included Environment, Energy, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Life Sciences, Construction and eCommerce. He works on roles at senior leadership and executive levels throughout the UK and internationally.

He advises clients regularly on; innovative processes, methodologies and digital techniques to engage with the highest calibre talent, leadership, succession planning, governance, culture, diversity and inclusion.

Dale is passionate about diversity and inclusion, both for the firm’s employees and for its clients.

Dale is a Founding Director and main shareholder of Novo. He is highly professional, passionate, tenacious and successful at what he does.


The search assignments Dale works on are Directors or Senior Management. They can be Chief Executives, Managing Directors, Non-Executives, or senior leaders in the following disciplines, Finance, Sales & Marketing , Operations, Commercial, Supply Chain , Engineering, Manufacturing and many other positions.

The roles are executive or senior leadership for clients across the whole of the UK and internationally. Dale has significant experience in delivering creative executive search campaigns that embrace innovative technology, digital and social media to ensure comprehensive access to markets during a project life cycle.

His expertise of knowing how to drive a campaign efficiently and effectively ensures clients are kept regularly informed and the results he achieves are impressive.


BSc Economics Cardiff University, trained as a Chartered Accountant

Philanthropy & Charity

Royal British Legion, British Heart Foundation, Great Ormond Street Hospital.