Management Team

We have a diverse and dedicated team, covering all of the expected skillsets, and many unique and unusual ones.

We live by our own mantra and choose people who bring something truly different to our cause.

Andrew Graymailtoeg1v1twittereg1v1linkedineg1v1

Founder & CEO

Andrew founded eg.1 in 2003 initially to focus on senior appointments for the professional services, technology and commercial sectors. Today, Andrew leads eg.1’s sales activities, the Professional Services and Digital businesses.

Meet Andrew

Andrew began his career within Human Resources at Arthur Andersen, where he began to develop his understanding of professional services and strategic human capital. After six years, he transitioned his career into executive search, working at first for a European boutique and latterly Heidrick & Struggles across the UK & Europe. Andrew’s interests include sport, fitness, motorsports and cars.

Why I Do What I Do

“I do what I do because I believe that there is room for this industry to provide a great deal more value to its clients, candidates and employees. We are here to change the game.”

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Nathan Ottmailtoeg1v1twittereg1v1linkedineg1v1

Co-founder & Director

Nathan is a co-founder of eg.1. As CEO, Nathan works across all practice areas; his time is balanced between the needs of clients, the development of the team, and the growth and direction of eg.1.

Meet Nathan

Prior to eg.1 Nathan began his career in research working for a specialist executive search firm; after three years he joined an international consultancy providing business and technology solutions to the professional services sector. Nathan holds a degree in International Business and Economics from the University of Westminster and Universitat d’Alacant respectively.

Outside of his dedication to elevate organisations through data and people, Nathan’s interests include spending time with his family, pro-bono community improvement and etymology.

Why I Do What I Do

“People fascinate me; there is nothing more rewarding than unlocking the full potential of someone and watching them achieve results that they couldn’t have conceived possible.”

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Victoria Montagumailtoeg1v1twittereg1v1linkedineg1v1

VP, North America

Victoria is VP, North America focused on a broad range of sectors but with a particular interest on clients within the Oil & Gas and Mining industries on a global basis. Prior to eg.1, Victoria worked as a Research Associate at The Up Group, focusing on digital and TMT. She has a first class English Literature degree from Cardiff University and an MPhil in Medieval Literature from Cambridge University.

Meet Victoria

Victoria enjoys cooking Asian food, travelling and playing the oboe. She is also involved with various volunteering projects, particularly supporting children with special needs.

Why I Do What I Do

“I feel privileged that I am constantly learning about different corporate and cultural environments from international industry experts, and that in doing so I can help to shape both an individual’s and a company’s future.”

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