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Pantheon Announcement

Per Ardua Associates has attracted new talent to build out Pantheon Leadership. Gaëlle Pritchard and Lucy Pearce join to strengthen our Leadership Advisory offering.

Jennifer Jones (Director and Practice Leader of Pantheon Leadership): “‘We are thrilled to have Gaëlle and Lucy onboard. We have been very thoughtful about how the team expands, enabling us to keep our clients central to all we do and continuing to stretch ourselves to be the forefront of leadership advisory services. Their attributes and experiences highly complement and expand the work we do, as well as how we do it. Welcome to the team, Gaëlle and Lucy!”

Jamie Risso-Gill (Managing Director and Head of Banking & Consumer Financial Services): “We are delighted to welcome Gaëlle and Lucy to the team. These appointments demonstrate the importance we attach to our leadership consulting business, Pantheon and they strengthen Per Ardua Associates’ ability to provide the very best advice to our clients as they navigate the challenges ahead.”

Gaëlle Pritchard joins as Client Director and is an experienced leadership assessor and coach, who brings deep experience in talent selection and development in the Insurance sector. She has worked extensively at both board and senior executive levels across leadership assessment, coaching, executive search and HR. Until recently, Gaëlle led the Leadership Assessment Practice at Sheffield Haworth, the executive search and talent advisory firm. A keen promoter of DEI, she was a founding member and leader of the Neurodiversity support group at Sheffield Haworth. Prior to that she spent close to twenty years working in Board and executive search. After an earlier career in law, she moved into HR with roles including working with Aegon as International HR Director of Direct Marketing Services in the US and with AXA in Singapore.

She holds an MA in Business Law from the University of Grenoble. She is BPS trained (Level A & B) and is qualified to use a range of instruments including Hogan, where she is an advanced assessor. She is a certified executive coach (PCEC with Henley Business School). She is fluent in English and French and has lived and worked in Singapore, London and the US.

Gaëlle Pritchard: “I am so very pleased to be joining Pantheon Leadership at a time of exciting developments and I look forward to working alongside a team of very impressive leadership advisory specialists. I hope to make good use of my skills and experience to support an already successful business and to grow with it as it develops further.”

Lucy Pearce joins as Client Manager to help support the business in the establishment, growth, and delivery of the Pantheon Leadership advisory offerings. She will work with clients to deliver an agreed programme and to identify and resolve key organisational and leadership issues at a senior level in the organisation. Lucy previously worked at FTI Consulting in the Industrials and Special Situations team, where she provided strategic advice to clients on M&A, investor relations, and broader strategic communication needs.

Lucy is a Certified Hogan Practitioner, holds a MSc. in Organisational and Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a BSc. in Psychology from Durham University.

Lucy Pearce: “I am delighted to be joining the Pantheon Leadership team and support the company on its important and very exciting growth trajectory. The firm’s unique culture, people, and thoughtful approach to client work through its bespoke nature motivated me to join. I am hugely excited to develop my career here and learn from the incredible collective of Pantheon coaches and psychologists, as well as industry specialists at Per-Ardua.”

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