The Team


Nisha Patel


Head of Research


Nisha is our Head of Research for the GRG Executive Division. The Research Team has a critical role to play in finding people who are going to make a difference. They will identify key individuals for our clients by understanding the clients’ needs, mapping the market, identifying and approaching individuals and assessing their interest and suitability to the role. Together with our Consultants, the Research team is invested in providing differentiated solutions, which help our clients build exceptional leadership teams. Our methods are based on rigorous and continuous research, combined with deep knowledge and experience across our functional practices.

A passionate and innovative talent acquisition specialist, Nisha has a successful recruitment career spanning 18 years.  She has led talent teams for high-profile businesses based in the Midlands and developed successful resourcing strategies to attract, hire and retain the best talent for these organisations both locally and nationally.

Nisha joined an established RPO as a graduate and worked onsite for professional services firm EY and National Lottery Operators Camelot before progressing to lead Resourcing Teams at national retailers Signet Jewelers and Poundland.  Most recently she worked as a Talent Business Partner at one of the UK’s leading parcel carriers, Yodel.  In all her roles, Nisha was focused on delivering a best-in-class hiring experience to her internal and external stakeholders and has a proven track record in sourcing, attracting and hiring for Senior roles across the core corporate functions.

Nisha loves what she does. Her enthusiasm, professionalism and focus on delivering an exceptional recruitment experience has allowed her to develop a strong network across the Midlands region and also nationally.

Nisha is a fortunate to come from a large family (over 100 aunts, uncles & cousins etc.). She loves spending time surrounded by her loved ones, in gatherings that normally feature some kind of food, or she can be found spending time with with her husband and their newest addition to the family, daughter Ruby.  She also enjoys going to the theatre, eating food that others have prepared with friends and watching sunsets in new and exotic places…next on the list South America.