Sophie Randles

Director

Meet Sophie

Sophie is Director at Livingston James supporting with C-Suite and Chair/Non-Executive appointments for businesses across the UK. She is an executive search expert offering comprehensive search & selection and leadership consulting services, with a particular track record supporting private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Sophie is also responsible for the growth of the firm’s energy offering and presence across Scotland.

Sophie is passionate about bringing innovative and impactful solutions to her clients. In addition to search, she offers a steady pipeline of strategic introductions, curated thought leadership and tailored people advisory services. Sophie looks to develop long-term strategic partnerships that build winning leadership teams and create substantial value. She also founded “No Diversity, No Deal” a movement and event series created to empower the next generation of female operator within the private equity and deals communities of Scotland.

Sophie is a graduate from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen with a BA (Hons) in Management with Marketing, and attended University of Michigan gaining a distinction in Communications & Event Management and Recovery Management. She also completed a year-long internship with Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Upon graduating, Sophie was a key member of a FTSE 250 listed business in Aberdeen before joining Livingston James Group in 2015.

Originally from Ireland, Sophie is a well-travelled individual, attending 12 schools across the World. She takes an active part in her community and sits on the committee of the Wooden Spoon Charity; a charity which supports disadvantaged children across the UK & Ireland, and is a Trustee for Outward Bound (Scottish Council); an educational charity that inspires young people to believe they can achieve more than they ever thought possible.

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Assignments & Editorial linked to Sophie...

No Diversity, No Deal: Sixth Instalment

Sophie Randles recently held the sixth instalment in our ‘No Diversity, No Deal’ event series was a fantastic evening where we discussed the importance of gender diversity around the boardroom and its correlation with business performance.

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KPMG NED Forum

For the resilience and success of organisations across Scotland, boardrooms need to be open in every sense of the word; fostering diversity and inclusion in NED appointments is paramount for bringing fresh perspectives and driving positive change. This was a key theme at our Non Executive Director forum held in partnership with KPMG.

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Livingston James Group comprises two bespoke sub brands: Livingston James – our executive search and leadership advisory practice, and Rutherford Cross – our specialist finance recruitment practice. This wider group structure complements our robust search and assessment process, allowing clients to access our deep-rooted network and expertise.

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No Diversity, No Deal: Sixth Instalment

Sophie Randles recently held the sixth instalment in our ‘No Diversity, No Deal’ event series was a fantastic evening where we discussed the importance of gender diversity around the boardroom and its correlation with business performance.

No Diversity, No Deal: Sixth Instalment

Sophie Randles recently held the sixth instalment in our ‘No Diversity, No Deal’ event series was a fantastic evening where we discussed the importance of gender diversity around the boardroom and its correlation with business performance.