About Kenneth

Kenneth Baillie is a partner in Caldwell’s London and Houston offices, and a key member of the Industrial Practice, focusing on the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas sectors in particular.

With over 15 years of executive search experience, Kenneth has recruited executives that range from board to executive chairman, CEO, managing director and general manager, as well as a range of EVP, SVP and VP-level appointments for some of the industry’s most well recognized operator companies and service providers. Additionally, he regularly collaborates with venture capital and private equity firms to appoint key leadership positions within their portfolio companies.


Prior to joining Caldwell, Kenneth held roles of increasing scope and responsibility at an international executive search firm specializing in board and senior management appointments into the oil & gas and mining sectors.


Kenneth holds a Master of Business Studies from the University of Aberdeen. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Recent Feedback

“Kenny Baillie did his usual excellent job of research, communication along the process, follow up, and closure. The candidate list was tailored to our needs and the caliber of candidates was good which ( while it was a tough choice) made us comfortable to move ahead. In addition with the current macro market challenges, Kenny and Caldwell worked with us to extend the search period to align with our business needs. Overall we are very satisfied.” – Akshay Sagar, President

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