A Specialised Executive Search firm

BSP is dedicated to providing tailored executive search solutions to large and medium-sized listed companies, as well as private entities.

We are based in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa and serve clients across the African continent.

Delivering personalised executive search
solutions for the African market

Established in 2011, The BSP Group was founded with a clear mission: To meet the expressed executive search needs of our clients and bridge the talent gap within client organisations in local African markets. We take pride in distinguishing ourselves from a typical executive search firm. Our approach is not only innovative but also backed by extensive knowledge and expertise in attracting candidates who align perfectly with our clients’ organizations.

At the BSP Group, our business philosophy centers on delivering personalised executive search solutions for the African market. Our goal is not only to add value but also to consistently exceed expectations and deliver exceptional results.

We are also the African Partners of the Lense and Lumen Advisory Groupgiving our clients access to best-in-class search capabilities across Europe, the Americas and Asia.  

A proven track record

The BSP Group has a proven track record of facilitating more than 300 Executive level appointments across Africa, involving both local and international candidates giving our current and potential clients access to a large, reliable network of professionals.

Integrity first

What sets us apart is our organisational values, which are deeply rooted in our approach to engaging with clients and candidates, giving our clients the reassurance of transparent and genuine relationships.


"We prioritise open and honest communication, moral and ethically sound behaviour, and invest in relationships that are professional and authentic in nature."

What we do

Our team’s expertise lies in Executive search at Executive and Senior Management level. Our focus is therefore on senior level appointments, both Executive and Non-Executive Directors as well as Head of Function, where we identify, engage with, and attract successful, experienced professionals across a broad range of industries and disciplines on the African continent.

Companies we represent

A selection of our African experience

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Ivory Coast

  • Chief Marketing Officer


  • Chief Financial Officer


  • Head of Technology
  • Senior Manager


  • Chief Finance Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Group Head of Operations
  • Group Head of Agriculture
  • Head of Finance
  • Head of Human Resources


  • General Manager
  • CEO East Africa
  • Managing Director East Africa
  • Head of Engineering


  • Commercial Director
  • HR Director
  • Operations Director


  • Finance Director
  • Head of HR
  • Head of Organisational Effectiveness


  • Managing Director
  • Finance Director
  • HR Director
  • Transformation Director
  • Commercial Director


  • Plant Director


  • Chief Executive Officer

South Africa

  • Chairman & Non-Executive Directors
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Commercial Director


  • Head of Human Resources
  • Country Director


  • Country Head