Jamie Livingston

Group CEO

Meet Jamie

Jamie is the Chairman and CEO of the Livingston James Group. Responsible for ensuring the Group’s services and strategy evolve in line with its purpose and values, he takes a hands-on approach to client and candidate engagement and is committed to the development of our people and our community partnerships.

Passionate about the impact of our advice on the lives and performance of our clients and candidates Jamie has extensive experience of recruiting at all levels. From manager to plc main board across a broad range of sectors, disciplines and geographies, he brings an enviable track-record of building teams in both existing and new markets.

A graduate of both the University of Glasgow and Toulouse Le Mirail, Jamie spent his early career with a multinational recruitment firm where he was involved in the restructure and development of their Scottish business and led the green-field start up of their business in Ireland. He returned to Scotland and left the organisation to found Livingston James Group in January 2010.

Beyond the business world, a former club captain at West of Scotland Rugby Club Jamie keeps his hand in with the sport vicariously through his son, and was a regional chair of the Wooden Spoon Charity for 13 years. He is currently Co-Chair of Columba 1400 a charity that provides transformative values based leadership programmes for young people and the key adults in their lives. At home, he and his wife, Chloe, are active members of their local church and lead community initiatives ‘Project Present’ and ‘Back to School’ when not acting as taxi drivers for their fast growing and ever logistically demanding children.

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At Livingston James, an unwavering focus on the impact of our appointments is at the heart of everything we do.  We work in partnership with our clients and candidates to bring together leadership teams that transform organisations and careers for the better. 

Together we achieve more.

Livingston James Group comprises two bespoke sub brands: Livingston James – our executive search and leadership advisory practice, and Rutherford Cross – our specialist finance recruitment practice. This wider group structure complements our robust search and assessment process, allowing clients to access our deep-rooted network and expertise.

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