Honor Pollok

Founder & Managing Director

Honor is the Founder and Managing Director of Kynigos Partners.  She has sixteen years' experience in Executive Search and specialises in placing executives in Board, CEO and senior leadership roles for multi-national, public, private and family owned businesses.

Renowned for her depth of industry understanding and extensive network, Honor also has a specific expertise in gender diversity.

Prior to joining the Executive Search industry Honor spent more than twenty years in the media and entertainment sector, including leading international sales operations and key strategic operations for the Walt Disney Company.  Her early career was in television production and distribution at ITV.

Honor holds a Master's degree in Human Resources.


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︎    Honor Pollok

Rebecca Lennard

Managing Associate

Rebecca is Managing Associate at Kynigos Partners.  She is responsible for the management and execution of Board and C-Suite appointments across all functions and sectors of the media, entertainment, gaming and sports industries. 

Rebecca has a proven track record of delivering outstanding results, partnering across multiple geographies with blue chip multinational companies as well as start up and fast growth business across a diverse range of consumer facing markets. 

Prior to joining Kynigos, Rebecca worked at Heidrick & Struggles for almost ten years, both in London and Sydney where she executed Chief Executive, Board, CMO, HR and senior management searches.

Rebecca holds a Bachelors degree in Geography & Computing from Canterbury Christ Church University.


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︎    Rebecca Lennard

Sian McGowan

Executive Assistant

Sian joined Kynigos Partners in November 2021 as Executive Assistant. Sian has provided Board level support in the UK and internationally to senior leadership professionals within multi-national, public, private, and family-owned businesses.

Her diverse career spans many countries and cultures from her first job organising corporate and private events on cruise ships, to working in recruitment, investment banking and the social housing sectors. Sian has previously helped to set-up and run the entire administration function for established and start-up businesses and has strength in project management, change management and business support.

Sian has a keen interest in Astrophotography, nature, hiking, travelling and recreating street food recipes.


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︎    Sian McGowan

Luke Waller

Research Associate

Luke is a Research Associate at Kynigos Partners.   He is responsible for providing research and analysis to support the firm’s successful delivery of its Search mandates in Media, Entertainment, Gaming and Sport across multiple geographies and markets.

He brings a strong research background and excellent communication skills gained through school, university and in his previous role as a conference producer. Luke has a degree in Politics and International Relations and a Master’s in International Management, both from Cardiff University. Whilst at University, Luke studied modules including Recruitment, International Marketing, and European Business Systems.

Beyond the world of work and academia, Luke is a keen reader and Scuba Diver. He has also enjoyed a career in semi-professional rugby, with contracts in Wales, Scotland and Bahrain.


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︎    Luke Waller
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