Elliott Goldstein

Elliott leads the retail, leisure and consumer products practices at The MBS Group and specialises in NED, CEO, MD and senior functional roles across private and public companies. He is passionate about making sure that MBS always exceeds clients’ expectations, and that it is the search consultancy of choice for consumer executive searches.

Recent completed searches include the CEO of a major UK leisure business, managing director of a sector-leading B2C service provider, commercial director for a top ten retailer and retail director for an international specialist retailer.

Elliott started his career with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), before becoming CEO of a luxury cosmetics brand and CEO of a respected fashion label. He holds a double first-class degree with honours in Geography from Brasenose College, Oxford, and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Elliott also currently serves as a trustee of a national children’s charity.

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Elliott's Expertise

Intelligence & Thought Leadership

  • The return of the veterans: Is retail talent undervalued at Board level?

    To say 2018 so far has been an interesting year for retail would be an understatement. On the one hand, we have seen retailer after retailer failing (10 retail / restaurant administrations or CVAs in the first half of the year alone) – and many more undergoing complex and tough transformations. On the other hand, … Continue reading The return of the veterans: Is retail talent undervalued at Board level?

  • New Oil in the Middle East?

    In the Middle East, when you say you work for MBS, they roll out the red carpet. When they realise you work for a leading executive search company of the same name – and not the radical leader and change-agent in Saudi Arabia, crown prince Mohamed bin Salman (MBS) – your kudos drops slightly, but … Continue reading New Oil in the Middle East?