Rosemary Forsyth

Entrepreneurship Expert


Rosemary is the Managing Director of the Forsyth Group, which she founded in 1981. Since then the company has established itself as a leading retained executive search firm, specialising in helping to build senior management teams and Boards for many of Europe’s and the USA’s most disruptive and transformational businesses. The Forsyth Group draws upon its extensive global network, from which to successfully source entrepreneurial, ambitious and driven executives.  

The firm is attuned to the importance of finding culturally compatible candidates for a range of clients, from high growth companies in the emerging technology ecosystem through to listed global companies undergoing transformational change.

In addition to personally funding the Forsyth Group from its beginning, Rosemary has also been an investor in a number of the Forsyth Group’s client companies either through personally investing or as a limited partner in various funds including Seedcamp and Force Over Mass. Rosemary has additionally directly invested in various companies through the years including Net-a-Porter, and more recently TransferWise and Flux.

Prior to founding the Forsyth Group, Rosemary was the Managing Director of an executive search firm also involved in the technology sector. Rosemary practised as a Child Psychologist after graduating with Masters and MLitt degrees in Educational Psychology.