Michael Hickcox

Michael Hickcox started Expedition Partners after more than a decade’s executive search experience at both Heidrick & Struggles in the Bay Area and Erevena in London.

Michael previously worked at Yahoo! and in strategy at McDonald’s, where he co-led the team that created the successful Redbox business, now owned by Coinstar. He began his career in management consulting and at a high-tech firm in the UK.

Michael holds a BA with Honors in Economics from Kenyon College and an MBA from Stanford University.

Caroline Berry

Caroline Berry has over twenty years in executive search, garnered within the broader tech industry.

Caroline has a wealth of experience working with enterprise technology businesses ranging from hyper-growth Series A firms all the way through to public tech companies. With a perennial focus on front office leadership roles, Caroline has helped grow the leadership teams of both UK/Europe-based and US head-quartered tech businesses.

Caroline has extensive experience of working across North America and Europe in addition to being fluent in French. She holds a BA Hons from the University of Leeds in French with Italian.

Kelvin Jones

Kelvin Jones’ career in executive recruitment spans more than 20 years, particularly with high-growth and transformational venture- and PE-backed companies. He has successfully delivered senior searches in a wide range of business functions and geographies.

Kelvin has helped build some of the most successful boutique technology search firms, notably helping grow Erevena from 5 to 50 employees globally and driving the expansion of Hanover Matrix into Scandinavia. Previously, Kelvin worked in the Technology Practice at the global ‘big 5’ search firm Korn/Ferry.

After matriculating from Sandhurst, Kelvin spent his early career as a British Army officer, serving for eight years and retiring at the rank of Captain.

Kris Geerds

Kris Geerds has more than twenty five years experience in executive search. Kris started her search career at Heidrick & Struggles and Korn Ferry. She subsequently worked in house at Disney, Juniper Networks, and Good Data.

Based on the West Coast, Kris specializes across the technology spectrum.

Kris holds a BFA in theatre arts from the United States International University.

Lucy Jones

Lucy Jones has decades experience in placing technology professionals into the technology sector.

After progressive roles at Spring plc and Hanover Matrix, she ran her own successful recruitment business before helping expand Harvey Nash Executive Search across Europe. Lucy then grew a community of technology Founders and CEOs for the European Leadership Programme, a provider of professional development to Tech startups across Europe and Scandinavia.

Lucy is a graduate of Brunel University London.