Drew Railton

Drew Railton

About Drew

Drew Railton is a managing partner in Western Canada. Drawing on more than 18 years of experience placing senior executives and board directors, he is regularly sought by clients for his expertise in board, CEO and senior executive recruitment.

He possesses a wide range of experience as a director, serving on both volunteer and corporate boards, as well as extensive philanthropic involvement. Drawing on his extensive search, director and philanthropic experience, Drew is able to provide great insights about the balance of skills match and culture fit to clients and candidates alike.


Drew holds the unique distinction of having been named to the Top 40 Under 40 list twice – in 2002 by Calgary Magazine and 2014 by Business in Vancouver – in recognition for his community and corporate work. He has been deeply involved with the arts, support for persons with disabilities, is a faculty advisor for the University of Calgary, and has contributed his efforts on campaign cabinet for the United Way. Prior to joining Caldwell in 2006, Drew’s career spanned a wide range of industries and functions including roles in operations, sales, human resources, customer service and general management.


Drew holds a degree in political science from the University of Calgary and a foreign policy diploma from Moscow State University in Russia.

More About Drew

He is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources and has contributed extensively to the professional associations in Alberta, BC and nationally as a volunteer, board member and board chair.

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