With an 18 year track record in helping major companies to strengthen and diversify their boards, Louise leads the Board practice of Teneo People Advisory, UK. She advises boards on how to meet evolving governance standards, appoint for the future and handle key succession planning. She has extensive experience in chair, committee chair and non-executive director search.
Louise serves companies across a wide range of sectors, including support services, real estate, construction and housebuilding, healthcare, energy and utilities, transport and infrastructure, financial services and retail. Her clients range from quoted entities to private equity or family-owned businesses and those planning for an IPO.
Louise was previously a member of the Partner team at Ridgeway which took the business through an MBO and successful growth, leading to its acquisition by Teneo at the end of 2020. She has worked in executive search since 1999, with Odgers Berndtson and later The Zygos Partnership. She graduated in Modern Languages from the University of Exeter.
Louise has experience of serving as a school governor and an advisory board member in the Arts. At Teneo she sits on the People Advisory DE&I Steering Committee and is a sponsor of the Families and Carers Employee Resource Group.