Based in London, Sally Elliott brings more than 20 years of experience to Spencer Stuart’s Consumer Practice. She works with quoted, private and private-equity backed companies, including grocery, general merchandise, specialty retail, retail services, online, fashion, luxury and lifestyle brands. Sally specializes in Spencer Stuart’s CEO, chair, non-executive director and key executive board assignments, CEO succession planning and leadership assessment in the UK and international retail sector.

Global retail and business expertise

  • Sally has worked on over 350 assignments and advisory projects, placing executives into board and senior leadership positions with retailers based in more than 20 markets worldwide.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Sally spent 16 years with another international executive search firm, where she led the retail practice and was a senior partner for 10 years.
  • Earlier, Sally worked in sales, human resources and marketing roles with Pepsico UK.

Sally has a degree in modern and medieval languages from St. John’s College, Cambridge University. A native English speaker, she also speaks French, Spanish and Italian, and is an associate of London College of Music (ALCM).