Toby Young

Toby is a co-owner of Bailey Fisher with over 20 years’ experience in executive search. He's responsible for board and C-suite searches across the technology sector, with a particular focus on Deep Tech.

Toby has significant expertise across dynamic businesses at every stage of growth, from innovative start ups to publicly listed companies. He specialises in working with later stage investor backed businesses, as they hire leadership talent to scale and prepare for exit. During 10 years at Bailey Fisher, Toby has hired boards and management teams for some of Cambridge and the UK’s most ambitious technology companies, placing key individuals who've had a fundamental impact on business success.  Toby has first-hand experience of the challenges faced by fast growth business, having spent 2 years in a commercial leadership role with an AI start up during international expansion.

He takes an advisory approach to executive search, taking the time to fully understand his clients’ business goals so that he can find the leadership teams they need to achieve them.  He advises executives on succession planning; and works closely with investors to identify investment opportunities.

Toby hosts our Technology Dinners, bringing together C-suite executives from the growth technology market. 

Earlier in his career, Toby focused on Financial Services executive search and Clean Tech.

"Toby conducted a faultless process."

CEO, high-growth technology