About Us

7twenty Professional Search offers a research-driven and targeted approach which identifies, uncovers and targets the best candidates in the marketplace to fill middle management roles across the core business services. Our unique approach ensures that employers benefit from a recruitment campaign which targets 100% of the candidate market.

Our Team

Meet the 7twenty Professional Search team below

Gordon Carson

Managing Director

Gareth Hanna

Head of Professional Search

Richard Greenwood

Search Consultant

Victoria Withington

Business Development Executive

Our History

4c Executive Launched

Led by Founder and CEO, Gary Irvine, 4c Executive was launched in 2013 and became quickly established as the leading provider of true executive search services in Northern Ireland.


4c Boardroom

4c Boardroom was introduced to 4c Executive's service offering to provide clients with access to highly successful and driven Non-Executive Directors and Trustees. 4c Boardroom’s services include boardroom appointments, board assessment, succession planning and salary benchmarking.


MSL Acquisition

In 2017 4c acquired MSL Search & Selection, a business that had been in the Executive Recruitment industry for almost 30 years, creating a powerhouse for Executive Search and combining first-class experience to make 4c Executive the leading, and largest, search provider in their marketplace.


300 Milestone

4c Executive successfully delivered their 300th retained executive assignment. Since 2013, 4c Executive has delivered over 300 senior business-critical appointments across the private, public and third sectors.



7twenty Professional Search was launched in direct response to client demand for a service that connects them with the best available talent for their middle-management roles. The innovative 7twenty approach ensures clients have access to 100% of the candidate market.

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