Charlie Clifton is a Senior Managing Director with Teneo’s Talent Advisory business segment in London, having joined the firm as part of its acquisition of Ridgway.
Charlie focuses on the financial services sector, partnering with retail and commercial banks, private banks and wealth management firms, and financial technology companies. In addition to advising on board and executive appointments, Charlie leads Ridgeway’s Risk and Compliance practice, managing chief risk officer, chair of risk committee, and other second line leadership appointments. Prior to joining Ridgeway, Charlie worked for a publicly quoted, global search firm.
Charlie thrives when partnering with clients to provide a high touch, personalised service. His approach is one of thorough research coupled with building strong and lasting relationships. Charlie holds a BA in Politics from Newcastle University and is currently studying for an MBA. He is a mentor on the Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) programme. Outside of work, Charlie is a mentor to young people at The Prince’s Trust.