Pedersen & Partners welcomes Darren Tompkins to its Houston office as Client Partner

Houston, Texas, USA – Pedersen & Partners, a leading global Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Board Services firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, welcomes Darren Tompkins as a Client Partner based in Houston, Texas. As part of Mr. Tompkins’ role with Pedersen & Partners, he will focus on the Industrial and Energy sectors in North America.

Mr. Tompkins has over 12 years of extensive experience in the Industrial sector, primarily in Oil & Gas, and also in the Non-Profit sector. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, he worked with a US-based Executive Search firm, where he focused on partnering with clients to develop their people strategies and successfully deliver Executive Search mandates. Mr. Tompkins is also a former Army Officer, and a decorated veteran.

Chris Barrett

“With Darren joining our Houston office, we are strengthening our capabilities to advise and support our clients within both the Energy and Industrial sectors. I am confident that Darren’s experience, background, and alignment with the firm’s values will enhance our capabilities in North America to further benefit our clients,” said Chris Barrett, Client Partner, Head of Houston and Mexico City offices, Head of Energy - North America, Pedersen & Partners.

Darren Tompkins

“I am excited to join Pedersen & Partners, a company with a global footprint and strong commitment to excellence in supporting the growing leadership needs of its clients. I look forward to partnering with colleagues around the globe to drive high-quality value-added solutions to our clients,” added Darren Tompkins, Client Partner, Pedersen & Partners.


Pedersen & Partners is a leading global Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Board Services firm. We operate 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas. Our values Trust, Relationship and Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives. More information about Pedersen & Partners is available at