General description of the firm

Established in London in 1982, Rochester is an independent  Executive Search and Assessment firm, which works on behalf of a select number of clients on both a regional and global basis.


  • We are committed to demonstrate high committment to what we do
    Our client is our stakeholder: this is a professional mantra, not a slogan
  • We identify ourselves with our client company values
    This transforms relationships into long term ones, based on trust and respect
  • We have an engaging relationship style, focused on what makes people unique
    Style and attitude, approach and mind-set, combined with necessary technical skills
  • We are committed to deliver distinctive results
    Our track-record is built on key accountability, dedication and a sense of agreed direction


  • We have developed our reputation originally within the Financial Services sector
    We have served International Investment Banks, across all their business units: Investment Banking, Private Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Private Equity
  • We have developed an innovative business model:
    Clients recognise it as unique and competitive
  • We have subsequently expanded the business to Corporates and Management Consultancy firms
    This has resulted in our current generalist coverage, with specific experience in Digital topics, Life Science, Energy, Fashion & Retail, TMT
  • Our Services include both Search and Assessment
    Our goal is to help Stakeholders and Board Members to improve their organisations: from “good to great”