About Us

Redefining your view

Dryden Search was established to redefine your view on the traditional recruitment to recruitment market. With over 30 years combined experience recruiting and managing search to search teams we understand what good talent looks like and where to find it.

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30 years of experience

Our contingency recruitment service sees us meet only the most suitable candidates and utilise our knowledge to thoroughly interview every candidate forwarded. A CV will always be sent and we anticipate that your internal interview times will be shortened through our screening process.

Our executive search service is based on collaboration, trust and discretion. We will partner with you to provide a tailored solution to your executive hiring needs and seek to understand the individual DNA required to be successful in your organisation.

Our personal networks allow us effectively source recruitment professionals with inhouse, search or agency backgrounds. We can collaborate with you on strategy if it is your first TA hire or identify the best talent if you are expanding.

About Us

Managing Partners

Daniel has worked in recruitment for over 16 years and during this time developed a specialism within international markets and building recruitment teams. His experience includes 6 years in New York establishing a specialist governance recruitment firm from scratch and managing a London based European recruitment team as a response to Brexit. Hiring the right people has been critical throughout Daniel's career given demands at a Board level to grow international teams and drive revenue. Outside of the workplace, Daniel is married with two sons and is a keen follower of Liverpool FC.

Daniel Close

Managing Partner

Dan has worked in recruitment for over 17 years covering the full spectrum of the market from high volume part-qualified interim to C-level retained searches in finance, governance and general management. He has developed a search methodology which has been tested on some unique and at times high profile assignments in the UK and overseas. Dan is most proud of the successes he has had developing high performing Consultants, Managers and Directors. He will use his knowledge of the DNA of a successful recruiter to help advise on career paths and identify the best talent in the market. Outside of work, he is a dad to two boys and husband of a chocoholic!

Dan Flynn

Managing Partner