In the latest of our #WESC2017 "Speaker Spotlight" series I would like to introduce Chris Fielding, Head of Corporate Finance at WHIreland Plc and his colleague Matthew Davis, Institutional Research Analyst, who will share their knowledge of How Search Firms Can Attract Investors with the attendees of the upcoming World Executive Search Congress in London in October.

Chris Fielding: How Firms Can Attract Investors? It's a common question for public and private companies alike. During this practical session at the upcoming World Executive Search Congress, we will look at some of the key financial and non-financial measures investors utilise to assess value. With those factors in mind, we will look at what executive search firms can do to attract capital investment in order to fund their growth and increase the value of their businesses.

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Chris Fielding is Head of Corporate Finance at WH Ireland Plc - a chartered accountant, he joined WHIreland in April 2010 after over 20 years advising small and mid-cap companies with BZW, Hoare Govett and Arden Partners. He has extensive experience in advising companies, both domestic and overseas, in IPOs, secondary fund raisings, public offers and M&A transactions on both the Official List and AIM.

Matthew Davis is Institutional Research Analyst at WH Ireland Plc - a chartered accountant, he joined WHIreland in September 2009 to head up the Institutional Research department.  He also contributes as a technology and support services analyst.  Prior to this, Matthew spent six years with Williams de Broe (now Evolution).  Prior to this, Matt established a technology consultancy business, and practised as an accountant.

Delegates from 4 continents have already signed up to attend the event and bookings are coming in daily - join them to benefit from the speakers' insights and invaluable networking opportunities. Check out the full agenda at