Alex Richardson is a Partner and Head of our IT, Digital & Technology Leadership Practice. He specialises in recruiting IT and technology leadership and change positions. He works across all sectors but has a particular interest in working within Healthcare and Higher Education. Alex is supported by his PA Georgia Nation.

Prior to joining us, Alex was a key member of the IT Division of a global recruiter for over twelve years. He was responsible for the leadership of a regional IT recruitment team focused upon the North and Midlands with a specialism in technology infrastructure, architecture, and leadership.

I love helping organisations, particularly legacy organisations, harness the power of digital to transform.

Alex is a sports fan, occasional football and rugby player. His time is now primarily taken up with the coaching side as he is a qualified FA Football coach and an IRB qualified Rugby coach. His weekends and evenings are spent coaching both football and rugby teams for children.

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Higher Education IT Leaders' Dinner - Adopting Agile, can it ever really work in HE?

This week Berwick Partners hosted our Higher Education IT Leaders roundtable dinner with a number of CIOs from both Russell Group and Teaching focused Universities at Crafthouse, Leeds.

2024: Our Predictions for the IT & Digital Sector

As we move into 2024 the realm of IT and technology is alive with anticipation. In this blog Alex Richardson, Head of the Berwick Partners’ IT, Digital & Technology Leadership Practice, touches on what he thinks the trends, challenges and opportunities for the coming year will be for an area marked by the dynamic intersection of AI, cyber security and digital transformation.  


The CIO Sentiment Shift from 2019 to 2022 – Survey Analysis

Time waits for no one, and in the information technology space that saying has never been more true. We’ve seen a huge shift over the last three years in terms of the sophistication, setting, and sheer proportion of people’s engagement with the digital world. This shift has been all pervasive, affecting us at work, rest, and play.