August Leadership
We solve talent leadership challenges. We are a team of bold and creative thinkers, unafraid to do things differently. Some of us have spent a lifetime in search. Others joined after holding leading roles in start-ups or large corporations. Several of us are named as the most influential search executives in the world. We share ambition with our clients, candidates and partners. Our clients range from global multinationals to mid-size fast-growth organizations to pioneering start-ups. Whatever the company, whatever the challenge, we work in partnership to help them succeed. Many of our client relationships span decades. Diversity is at our core. We come from many countries, backgrounds, and life journeys. We understand how to bring diversity to an organization. We've done it for our own firm and we know how to do it for yours. We always present a diverse slate. And we’re enterprising – we’re not burdened by off-limits and commit to complete the search every time. If it can be done, we will get it done.


Our guiding purpose is simple: Our life’s work is helping organizations and candidates fulfill their potential.

Asad Haider

Founder and CEO, August Leadership

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We believe it is vital to state clearly to the world the set of our beliefs about Inclusive Capitalism. As such, we start with our Statement of Guiding Principles for Inclusive Capitalism. Knowing that words alone are not enough, each of us is making a series of commitments about how we will operate our institutions so that they help achieve Inclusive Capitalism. These commitments are forward-looking statements based on current goals, expectations and assumptions, which are not guarantees of future performance. For more information, please refer to our Terms of Use

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August Leadership is committed to advancing gender parity on a global scale and creating and supporting an inclusive leadership culture within the ecosystem.

Activities & Initiatives

  • Equal opportunities of growth for our partners and employees
  • Professional development and learning for our employees
  • Diverse slate of shortlisted candidates for our search mandates
  • Unconscious bias and inclusive hiring trainings to continuously nurture and support inclusive hiring best practices

Measures & Targets

August Leadership will measure success by

  • Developing a voluntary, self-disclosure process for monitoring diversity of partners and employees by Q1 of 2023
  • Establishing a system to measure the diversity of our shortlists after the completion of the search mandate by Q1 of 2023
  • Utilizing our in-house developed Inclusive Hiring & Leadership Training Program for the onboarding of new partners and employees starting from Q1 of 2023
  • Determining the baseline and then developing improvement plans to address gaps for diversity by Q3 of 2023

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Recognizing it will take alignment of all our organizations to scale impact globally, we invite you to join the movement as a Steward of Inclusive Capitalism. Together, the collective action of Council members will contribute to a fairer, more inclusive and sustainable future for all people and our planet.