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Ian Young is now celebrating 24 Years of Excellence in the executive search arena  

We care about placing the right candidate with the right opportunity for your position in order to ensure the placement works and lasts. Companies hire, keep and promote our candidates.

Our expertise lies in helping national and international organisations build a true talent advantage through the acquisition of A-Players within the organisation.

IRS Executive Search is a specialist consultancy which focusses on a wide range of mid to senior executive level appointments within any industry.

With our bespoke service we are able to provide executive recruitment solutions throughout the UK and overseas, providing a real consulting proposition by offering up to date market intelligence resulting from genuine data.

The ultimate solution for your executive recruitment requirements...

About Us
Who We Are
Who We Are
Ian Young –

Ian has worked within a number of industries over the last 35 years which has included FMCG, Automotive, Retail, and Financial Services.  Prior to creating IRS Executive Search he set up and ran his own Financial Services Company (Young FS) for 6 years before selling the company and making a career change into Executive Search.


IRS Executive Search has now been running successfully and building up its client base steadily for the last 24 years. During this time he has worked on assignments across diverse range of industries and high profile global corporates in such industries as Aerospace, Airport, Automotive, Automotive Aftermarket, Agriculture, Construction, Consultancy, Cosmetics, Energy, Engineering, Environment, Food, Financial Services, Leisure, Media, Retail, Sport and Venture Capital.


He has worked on projects both in the UK and internationally, including emerging markets, at middle management, senior management and board level. 

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