Jemima is a Principal Consultant specialising in the Education Executive Search Practice. She joined the company in 2023 and is based in the London office. She is supported by her PA, Ellie Insley.

Jemima’s work involves recruiting senior leadership appointments on behalf of a wide variety of clients in the education practice. She works with higher education institutions throughout the UK. Previously, Jemima acquired substantial experience in the government and regulation sectors. She has filled notable roles such as Executive Director of Markets and Mergers at the Competition and Markets Authority, Chair of the Electoral Commission, Electoral Commissioner for Northern Ireland, Comptroller and Auditor General at the National Audit Office, and various executive and managerial roles in the House of Commons and House of Lords.

Prior to joining Berwick Partners, Jemima worked as a Senior Consultant at GatenbySanderson, and as a Consultant at Veredus.

I enjoy the genuine breadth and richness of my work and the opportunity it gives me to make an impact on public life in the UK. 

She holds a degree in Literature and Language from Exeter College, Oxford, and an MA in Writing and Society from Queen Mary, University of London. In her free time, Jemima spends time with her family including baby art classes with her daughter, as well as running, reading, and writing.