Rachael Erskine


“I’m proud of our unrelenting commitment to quality placements for our clients. In particular, our track record of promoting and delivering diversity across our Chief Financial Officer appointments and the emerging finance pipeline.”


Rachael is a founding partner at Ridgeway Partners. She leads our UK CFO and professional services practices as well as our business in Scotland.

She works with our broader UK client base, specialising in CFO appointments across a variety of sectors. She works for both public and private companies in Scotland helping them to appoint non executives and senior executives from both in and outside Scotland. Rachael plays a key role in promoting and delivering gender diversity across all elements of Ridgeway Partners’ services.

Rachael’s professional career started with KPMG in London where she qualified as an ACA chartered accountant. In 1997, she moved to New York with KPMG and subsequently joined a global recruitment firm to establish their office. Rachael has successfully built up recruitment businesses in both the UK and US.

Rachael has an MA (Hons) in Psychology from St Andrews University and is a qualified chartered accountant. She is a mentor of The Kilfinan Group and is a Director of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Board of Directors.