Logan Naidu

Logan Naidu

Logan is the CEO of Catalyst Partners and Founder and Group CEO of Kernel Global and Dartmouth Partners.


Logan began his career at JPMorgan and PwC in Corporate Finance. He co-founded the Cornell Partnership in 2005 before exiting via an MBO and founding Dartmouth Partners in 2012 with the industry-unique “Classroom to Boardroom” model aimed at uncovering future leaders early in their careers.

Logan has successfully led two rounds of private equity investment – Literacy Capital in 2018 and Three Hills in 2023. And in 2019, he acquired the leading infrastructure and governance recruiter, Pure Search. Kernel Global was born from this multi-brand, multi-niche approach, aspiring to help people and businesses achieve their full potential.

Before recruitment, Logan spent three years in more conventional City roles. A committed Christian, he is the father of three noisy children, husband to one ever-supportive wife, and a serious tennis and fitness nut.

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“In an industry not defined by high standards, we deliberately and publicly set our bar high. We need to question and measure everything we do internally and externally to reflect that and be made accountable to it.”

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