Damian Bird


Our many years of experience within the IT arena ensures we are able to provide our clients with a fully qualified, relevant short-list within very short time-scales.

Damian Bird, Director

Damian has more than fifteen years experience in executive search across EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific, successfully recruiting from executive leadership (CxO) to strategic individual contributors, for a diverse client base including Fortune 100 companies through to early stage or high growth, often venture backed businesses. All his clients are within the enterprise software, services and or business consulting arenas.

Prior to Usurpo Damian worked for a number of respected executive recruitment businesses as Director, Partner and Managing Consultant.

Historically Damian has specialised within traditional enterprise markets including ERP, SCM, CRM and Business Intelligence.
In more recent years Damian has focused on emerging and next generation technologies, particularly within the omni-channel arena across ecommerce, mobile commerce, payments, next generation analytics and Big Data in the Cloud.

Damian is Vice Chairman at the CSA – Continental Search Alliance. A formation of 12 closely aligned and collaborative boutique search firms across 11 European countries. This gives Usurpo unparalleled local knowledge and insight in all the countries CSA operates in.

Damian holds a masters degree in digital practices and is an avid fan of advanced (technical) scuba diving, mountains and hill walking.

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