Kate Chetwynd-Talbot


“We bring tenacity, creativity and diligence to every search. In the technology and digital ecosystem, clients choose us for their difficult searches.”


Kate joined Ridgeway Partners initially to focus on retail, digital and consumer executive and board appointments. Kate now leads the Technology and Digital Officers practice.  She specialises in technology and digital senior executive, Board and Advisory Board appointments across a range of sectors including consumer, technology and financial services. She works with a diverse portfolio of clients across the FTSE 350, AIM and privately-owned and private equity-backed growth businesses.

Kate was previously at the consumer boutique Clarity, specialising in digital executive roles. Prior to this, she was at Korn Ferry in the retail, digital and consumer goods practice. Kate started her career at the not-for-profit executive search boutique, Perrett Laver.

Kate holds a BA in English Literature and History from the University of Newcastle.


  • Information Technology and Digital Officers
  • Financial Services
  • Fintech
  • Consumer/Retail