John Bridger

John is a Partner at Bailey Fisher with 10 years’ experience in senior hires across the growth technology market. He leads global searches for a broad range of dynamic technology businesses, focusing on technical roles.

During 5 years at Bailey Fisher, John has worked with some of Cambridge and the UK’s most ambitious technology companies, hiring technical talent to further growth.   He has a deep understanding of the technology sector and candidate market globally, having previously specialised in research across a diverse range of technologies, markets and investments.

John became a Director and member of the management team following a succession buyout in 2018, having previously held the roles of Associate and Technology Researcher.  Earlier in his career he specialised in senior IT & Communications hires across UK and European markets.

Recently completed searches:

  • CTO for a Series B SaaS business
  • UK Head of Engineering for a PE backed scale up
  • Software Commercialisation Director for a listed investment business

"John approached what was a challenging brief professionally and diligently, providing rigorous research into all aligned markets. Operating within a tight market, John displayed creativity and tenacity in his approach to finding and engaging with relevant candidates. He presented a high-calibre shortlist from which we appointed an excellent individual."

CEO, early stage technology