Per Ardua Associates Limited
Level 14, Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London, EC2N 1HQ
United Kingdom


Sally is responsible for developing Per Ardua’s HR search capability from Group HRD level to all specialist Director level roles across the HR function. She is also responsible for driving Per Ardua’s Diversity & Inclusion agenda with a focus on senior female talent.

Prior to joining, Sally headed the Executive Search practice for the boutique human capital consultancy, Aretai Consulting, specialising in placing Senior HR Executives. She has over 20 years’ experience of placing Heads of HR, Reward & Performance, OD and Talent into key positions across a range of sectors including Banking, Insurance, Asset Management, Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Professional Services.

Sally had a background in HR herself before moving into executive search. She started her career in search by building the HR practice at Armstrong International from 1997 to 2001, both in London and New York and then co-founded and was a Director of the boutique HR search firm, Redwood Search from 2002 to 2008.

Prior to 1997 Sally was the Head of Lateral recruitment at Andersen and ran graduate recruitment at Chemical/Chase Manhattan Bank. She started her career as a graduate HR trainee at the Prudential, where she worked both as an HR Business Partner and as a management development specialist.

She has a BSc (Hons) Degree in Psychology from the University of Bristol and a Post–Graduate Diploma in HR management.

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