Chief Executive Officer

Heyrick Bond Gunning is S-RM’s Chief Executive Officer. His focus is setting the strategic direction for the business, working with key clients to understand their needs and sponsoring key projects within S-RM including the ED&I programme, new technology platforms and the S-RM training academy. He has played a pivotal role in S-RM’s growth since joining in 2007, leading the management buy-out of the company from Salamanca Group in 2015. S-RM now has eight international offices and employs over 350 people, serving clients in 140+ countries.

Prior to joining S-RM, Heyrick was Managing Director at Kroll, an independent risk advisory firm, and Head of Client Engagement for MergerMarket (Acuris). He set up DHL’s operations in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War, helping to deliver $75M in revenue in their first year. He started his career with five years in the British Army.

Heyrick has a BA in Geography and Archaeology from the University of Manchester, is an alumni of INSEAD, and a published author.


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