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Trusted Partnership in Action

Leading the Global Search for Talent in
Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations

The Partnership

Broome Yasar Partnership

Partnership isn't just the name on our door

It's our promise to work with you as a dedicated and long-term partner.

We focus exclusively on senior executive recruitment in corporate affairs and investor relations. We partner with corporate clients and consultancies looking to attract exceptional leadership talent, or senior candidates looking for unrivalled and objective advice, career nurturing and ultimately their next role.

Our partners include the most respected and established executive recruiters in the corporate communications and investor relations industries with specialist expertise across the following disciplines:

Corporate Communications

Investor Relations

Internal Communications

Public Relations

Public Affairs

Marketing Communications


What We Do



We are specialists – we focus exclusively on senior appointments in corporate affairs and investor relations.

We work hard to earn the trust of both our clients and candidates. We identify and assess talent across geographies and from a cross section of different industries.

Knowing our industry as well as we do enables us to consistently uncover the right fit, ensure a successful transition and ultimately an appointment that adds value to both client and candidate.

In addition to executive recruitment, we provide full market mapping, salary and title benchmarking.


We provide proven interim managers across a wide range of communications disciplines. Our interim managers can be in place within days, an often essential requirement when time constraints are paramount.

We are particularly adept at providing solutions which involve a period of internal organisational change or transition. Our internal communications and employee engagement interim network is market leading.

We source only the highest calibre interim management professionals with speed and efficiency. This ensures that each interim manager has been rigorously vetted to ensure they bring lasting value from day one.


Effective professional development and leadership coaching has an impact on an individual's performance which, inevitably, will produce substantial benefits to their organisations.

Our executive coaches have a wide variety of skills, behavioural techniques and methodologies to enable our clients to improve their performance and effectiveness. Their approach draws on the latest developments in the field of neuroscience.

We work closely with our partner agency, Moss Coaching, which has extensive experience in coaching executives to fulfil their objectives, personal goals and think strategically about their careers.


Our Clients


We reflect today's global workforce, offering international research capabilities to attract the best communications and investor relations talent worldwide. The experience of our partners has resulted in the successful appointment of more than 300 senior corporate communications and investor relations leadership roles across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.

With a 100% success rate, 90% of our current business comes through recommendation and referrals.

A small selection of some of the organisations we have worked with recently:

Capita logo - a Broome Yasar client

ConvaTec logo - a Broome Yasar client

Croda logo - a Broome Yasar client

Dixons Carphone logo - a Broome Yasar client

Vodafone logo - a Broome Yasar client

Fidelity International logo - a Broome Yasar client

Elsevier logo - a Broome Yasar client

CYBG logo - a Broome Yasar client

EasyJet logo - a Broome Yasar client

Laird logo - a Broome Yasar client

Burberry logo - a Broome Yasar client

Saint-Gobin logo - a Broome Yasar client

Hays - a Broome Yasar client

ASOS - a Broome Yasar client

Dominos - a Broome Yasar client

Dentsu Aegis Network - a Broome Yasar client

Inmarsat logo - a Broome Yasar client

Ahold Delhaize logo - a Broome Yasar client

Old Mutual Wealth logo - a Broome Yasar client

Trainline logo - a Broome Yasar client

Experian logo - a Broome Yasar client

McColls logo - a Broome Yasar client

Schneider Electric logo - a Broome Yasar client

Shop Direct logo - a Broome Yasar client

Allianz logo - a Broome Yasar client

British Land logo - a Broome Yasar client

Homeserve logo - a Broome Yasar client

Nomura logo - a Broome Yasar client


Global Reach

Proud Partners

Our clients operate globally and so do we. Alongside our market leading partners in North America and Asia-Pacific, we provide our multinational clients with the best corporate affairs and investor relations leadership talent worldwide regardless of territory.



Broome Yasar

We are the proud European partner in our global network and have successfully appointed corporate affairs and investor relations executives with over 300 companies across Europe. As part of our international team, we are able to provide our European clients ever greater access to international talent and our Europe based candidates further global opportunities in North America and Asia.


Andrews Partnership

Andrews Partnership is our Asia-Pacific affiliate and a specialist corporate affairs, communications and investor relations executive recruiter, partnering with clients across Asia-Pacific to hire exceptional communications talent and deliver significant business impact. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Andrews Partnership supports clients looking to secure and build communications capability across Asia providing deep local market knowledge of the region.


PLB Search

With headquarters in Washington, DC, and affiliates on the West Coast, PLBsearch is our North America partner with an equally specialist focus on senior-level corporate affairs and investor relations executive recruitment across the US. Established in 2012, PLBsearch provides high-touch, high-calibre executive recruitment and advisory services to clients across all sectors and geographies in the US.


Who We Are


Each of our partners has at least 20 years' industry experience. We focus all of our energy into driving partnerships and building trusted relationships with both our clients and candidates.


Oskar Yasar


Oskar Yasar
Managing Partner

Oskar is regarded as a global leader in executive recruitment within corporate communications and investor relations. With over 20 years' experience, he has helped place more than 300 senior communications and investor relations professionals globally.

Oskar established the partnership after nine years at VMA Group where as a board director and managing director of VMA International he helped build a global network and established its executive search and investor relations practice.

Before transitioning into executive recruitment, Oskar was a senior consultant at Citigate Dewe Rogerson where he advised on a significant number of transactions and IPOs including the £9bn pan-European IPO of Orange and E.ON's acquisition of Powergen.

David Broome


David Broome
Managing Partner

David's experience and skills span 15 years specialising exclusively in corporate communications executive recruitment. Previously a board director at VMA Group, he has partnered with organisations across multiple markets to help find the very best industry talent, particularly within the field of internal communications.

David specialises in the successful appointment of senior corporate and internal communications professionals and regularly leads industry forums for senior communicators to aid community building across the communications profession.

Jo Moss


Jo Moss

Jo is the founder of Moss Coaching, a leading executive and leadership coaching consultancy, as well as a partner at Broome Yasar Partnership. With over 20 years' experience advising international clients on communications issues, she previously worked for financial communications consultancies Brunswick as Head of International Recruitment, FTI Consulting and Citigate Dewe Rogerson.

Jo has worked for the Spanish Government in their privatisation team and was director of investor relations for Argentaria, now BBVA. She began her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and is an expert in working cross border and also across cultures. She speaks French and Spanish fluently.

Sunny Bumpstead


Sunny Bumpstead
Head of Research

Sunny has over 15 years' experience in executive search and HR consultancy. She has worked in executive recruitment both in London and Sydney with specialist HR consultancy Frazer Jones and started her career in communications agency with GCI.

Since joining the partnership in January 2016, Sunny has focused on leading research projects for in-house corporate affairs and investor relations mandates for clients across the FTSE 100 and 250 to international blue chip brands.

Katrina Andrews


Katrina Andrews
Partner – Asia-Pacific

The first recruitment professional ever-listed in PRWeek’s global 'Power Book 500', Katrina established our Asia-Pacific arm, Andrews Partnership, after four years as founder and board director of VMA Group Asia-Pacific.

Her intimate involvement with high-level recruitment has made her a key figure in the growth of Asia’s communications industry in recent years, as she has partnered with businesses across the region to match the right senior talent to the right organisational cultures.

Previously, Katrina spent seven years as APAC managing director at Melcrum, global specialists in internal communications research.

Pepper Binner


Pepper Binner
Partner – North America

Pepper is the founder of PLBsearch, our US based affiliate and boutique executive search firm focused on communications, public affairs and investor relations professionals. Pepper has spent two decades in executive recruiting, previously as senior client partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Korn Ferry International. She was one of the original members of the firm’s global corporate affairs practice where she executed hundreds of searches for Fortune 500 companies, agencies, trade associations, non-profits and academic institutions.

Pepper has a widespread reputation as a true expert in the fields of communications and IR. She is active in industry trade organisations including the National Investor Relations Institute, International Association of Business Communicators and Washington Women in PR.

Above all, it's a relationship built on trust

we trust them based on their consistent delivery

client focus and their ability to really understand how we tick.

— What our stakeholders say about us —




Our partners have a unique view of the corporate affairs and investor relations industries and are regularly asked to share their insights into the changing dynamics of both professions.

By bringing our communications and IR communities together through thought provoking networking forums and industry leading content, we remain at the forefront of the latest thinking in this fast evolving profession.

Making the Transition from Executive to Non-Executive

We recently launched our latest leadership report on the transition to non-executive. Read more about our NED panel discussion and this exciting career pathway.

Making the Transition from Executive to Non-Executive

We recently launched our latest leadership report, From Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations to Non-Executive Director, which explores the transition from executive to non-executive through a series of interviews with current and former corporate affairs and investor relations leaders who have successfully secured a non-executive role in a listed business.

From Investor Relations to Business Leadership – UBS Panel Event

Broome Yasar Partnership recently hosted a breakfast at the London offices of UBS to launch the report, “From Investor Relations to Business Leader: The Pathway to CEO”. The event continued to highlight a growing trend of IR professionals making the transition to general management and leadership.

From Corporate Affairs to Corporate Leader; Today's Corporate Affairs Director, Tomorrow's CEO?

A unique series of frank and insightful CEO interviews to better understand how to make the transition from those that know best – those that have already made it.

From Investor Relations to Business Leader; The pathway to CEO?
In association with the IR Society

A unique report which assesses the career trajectory of former IR leaders who have transitioned to business leadership roles

CIPR Influence Magazine

Comms chief to… CEO?
By Oskar Yasar and David Broome

Communications Director Magazine

Today’s corporate affairs director, tomorrow’s CEO?
By Oskar Yasar and David Broome

The changing dynamics of careers in IR

10 years on, where next?

Brand IR, Brand You – the perception and future of IR depends on you

Executive recruiter Oskar Yasar believes the continued success of IR and its credibility is dependent upon those within it.



ESG Event
ESG 2.0

The Government minister responsible for ESG regulations, Guy Opperman, MP, Minister for Pensions, joined our packed-out breakfast panel at Goldman Sachs, setting out a clear direction of travel on ESG from government. ESG issues are changing investor relations and corporate affairs functions – and what a great opportunity it was for our community to hear the government’s view on where we’re heading. This was one of the first events of its kind on this rapidly evolving topic specifically for investor relations and corporate affairs leaders with further sessions to come through 2020.


Our year in review, and what a year it was. 2020 is already shaping up to be another great year for Broome Yasar Partnership. Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

Broome Yasar Announces Global Strategic Alliance

Broome Yasar to build on the success of its existing Asia Pacific affiliation with a new strategic alliance with US based PLBsearch to form a new global network. Alongside existing Asia affiliate, Andrews Partnership, the three independent search firms will form a unified global network of executive recruiters dedicated exclusively to international corporate affairs and investor relations executive search.

Read More

    • RBS appoints communications director from Aviva.

      Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) has appointed Nigel Prideaux as group director of communications and corporate affairs.  

    • Capita appoints Stuart Morgan as director of investor relations.

      Named 'Best Investor Relations Officer' in the UK in 2018 by the IR Society, Morgan joins from easyJet where he previously led the investor relations function.

    • England Rugby's marcoms chief joins Sky to head corporate affairs.

      England Rugby's marketing and comms leader, Joanna Manning-Cooper is to join Sky as group director of corporate affairs.

    • PwC appoints Edelman vice chair Michael Stewart to new global role.

      One of Edelman's highest ranking executives has joined PwC in a newly created global role that combines corporate affairs and communications.

    • Ex-Tesco communications director Jane Lawrie joins KPMG International.

      Tesco's former group communications director, Jane Lawrie, has been appointed global head of corporate affairs at KMPG International in a new role.

    • HSBC appoints new group communications officer.

      HSBC has appointed McKinsey's communications director, Steve John, as group chief communications officer.  He will take over from Malcolm Wallis who has been interim comms chief since long-serving group chief communications officer Pierre Goad retired.

    • Capita recruits former HSBC comms chief Katja Hall to new role.

      Capita has recruited former HSBC comms head Katja Hall, appointing her to the newly created position of director of corporate affairs.



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