Louise Angel


“Boards face increasing stakeholder expectations. We enjoy combining our creativity, networks and advocacy skills to attract high calibre, engaged non executives to our clients. We are passionate about helping boards to become more diverse and to access fresh talent.”


Louise Angel is a partner of Ridgeway Partners and leads the Ridgeway board practice. Serving boards across a range of ownership structures, including quoted, private, family companies and partnerships, she is expert in advising on board composition and succession. Her searches are frequently international and she has an extensive track record in helping boards to become more diverse and to access new candidate pools, for example from the CIO/CTO population. She is also experienced in helping businesses execute searches for senior advisers/advisory boards.

She has worked across a wide range of industries throughout her 20 year search career, from support services, manufacturing and retail to energy, utilities, healthcare and property. She also has experience of chief executive and other executive director search.

Louise spent her earlier career at The Zygos Partnership and Odgers Berndtson. She is a member of the Corporate Advisory Board of the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and has a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages from the University of Exeter.