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

  • NED: is the risk / reward balance right?

    Without the right compensation, it is simply impossible to attract and retain talented non-executive directors – and yet, without the appropriate level of thought, rewards can be completely disproportionate with performance.


  • America’s got talent: A practical solution to the gender pay gap

    The headlines from the USA at the moment don’t always suggest a progressive society – where equality and diversity are top of the agenda. That being said over the last few months various US cities and states have quietly enacted some of the most powerful legislation globally to tackle the gender pay-gap – and this … Continue reading America’s got talent: A practical solution to the gender pay gap