Nicky Pateman


“Merging board needs with the skills and expertise of candidates we know, is extremely gratifying. Particularly if we are bringing new diverse talent to the boardroom.”


Nicky joined Ridgeway Partners to work in the Board Practice.  She brings many years’ executive search experience and has a successful track record in identifying and delivering main board-level executives and non-executives.  She has previously worked across the FTSE main market, AIM and unquoted companies, as well as not-for-profit organisations, Heidrick & Struggles, Odgers Berndtson, and specialist boutique search firms.

Nicky is a qualified journalist and prior to her executive search career, she was involved in reporting on major infrastructure projects.

Nicky holds a BA in Literature from the University of Essex, and an MA from the University of East Anglia.