delivery team

At Audeliss, our team of Executive Search experts is focused on building long-lasting relationships with our clients and candidates. With experience working within all major global business sectors, Audeliss is committed to finding talented individuals to match the needs of our diverse client base.

OUR UK/EUROPE DELIVERY TEAM

Suki Sandhu

Suki Sandhu

Founder & CEO

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Language/s:  English

Tel.: 020 4513 2960

Email: suki@audeliss.com

  

One of the UK’s leading diversity specialists, Suki has been revolutionising executive search and inclusion for 15 years.

Having started his career at a FTSE 250 recruitment company before becoming a Partner for a boutique firm he established Audeliss in 2011. Recruiting leaders and executives for global organisations across sectors and industries, Suki has established a unique network of exceptional and diverse candidates as well as building successful relationships with clients. 

Determined to shape inclusive workplaces, in 2013 Suki founded OUTstanding, an LGBT+ membership organisation which, in partnership with The Financial Times, publishes an annual role model list recognising leading LGBT+ and ally executives and LGBT+ future leaders. The powerful work and rapid success of OUTstanding earned Suki the title of ‘Innovator of the Year’ at the 2013 European Diversity Awards and he was also named 64th in The Independent’s ‘Rainbow List’.

In 2016, Suki was appointed a Trustee of the Guild of HR Professionals.

The following year Suki launched EMpower and HERoes - initiatives focused on ethnic minorities and women.  Each year, in partnership with the Financial Times, EMpower and HERoes publishes role model lists globally. In 2017 Suki was also named as “Most Inspiring Recruitment Leader” at The Recruiter's Investing in Talent Awards.

In 2018, Suki launched INvolve – an overarching mother-brand for OUTstanding, EMpower and HERoes. It encapsulates the mission, values and vision across all three brands, helping to create diverse and inclusive businesses where everyone can, and does, succeed. A world that involves 100% of everyone.

Suki is also a Stonewall Ambassador and passionately supports many charities including The Albert Kennedy Trust and Outright International. 
Anja Skvortsova

Anja Skvortsova

Managing Director

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Language/s: English, Russian

Tel.: 020 4513 2960

Email: anja@audeliss.com

  

Anja has over 13 years’ international experience in executive talent acquisition.

She started her career in a FTSE-250 recruitment company, managing the Industry & Commerce finance searches in London. She then moved to a Global Industrial Practice for a NASDAQ-listed leadership advisory firm conducting a broad spectrum of executive and Board assignments across the globe. Prior to joining Audeliss, Anja worked for a boutique search business focusing on Legal and Compliance appointments in the UK and EMEA markets.

Experience of having worked in both global and boutique businesses conducting searches across all functions and geographies enabled her to have a truly broad perspective of client and candidate needs. She believes that quality, honesty and creativity are the key to successful hiring!

Anja grew up in Western Siberia before moving to the UK and is bilingual in Russian and English.
Manuel Heichlinger

Manuel Heichlinger

Director of Delivery & Research, EMEA

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Language/s: English, German

Tel.: 020 4513 2960

Email: manuel@audeliss.com

  

Manuel has over 17 years’ international experience in executive talent acquisition.

He started his career in a FTSE250 recruitment company, managing the Industry & Commerce finance searches in Berlin, Hamburg & London. He then moved to one of the largest RPO businesses to lead talent acquisition teams for global brands in the consulting and financial services space. In 2016, he moved in-house to head up recruiting teams in EMEA and LATAM for a global tech company focusing on sales, marketing and finance roles. Prior to joining Audeliss, Manuel has been working as Director Recruiting and HR EMEA for one of the fastest growing tech startups in the IoT sector where he was responsible for all people and recruiting matters for their European employees.

He is very passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as creating a beautiful candidate experience and delivering value and market insights to our clients.

Manuel grew up as a gay boy in a small town in Southern Germany before moving to the UK. He is happily married for over 10 years now and is bilingual in German and English.
Alex Wyld

Alex Wyld

Head of Delivery, EMEA

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Language/s:  English

Email: alex@audeliss.com

  

Alex has experience both in executive search and in-house recruitment, having begun her career at a small boutique search firm focused on retail and luxury brands and has delivered a high volume and wide variety of in-house assignments at NHS Improvement. Alex focuses on senior executive appointments across a range of functions. Alex honed her skills in candidate selection and screening. This lead to her working on the setup of their interim turnaround panel; developing a pool of senior interim candidates including CFOs, HRDs, COOs and CEOs.

Alex focuses on senior appointments across a range of functions in both the Executive and Non-Executive space.
Barrie Lee

Barrie Lee

Head of Delivery and Research, EMEA

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Language/s: English

Email: barrie@audeliss.com

  

Barrie has over 10 years’ experience in executive acquisition.

He started his career in a FTSE-250 recruitment company, managing the Industry & Commerce finance searches in London before joining a specialist corporate governance firm, focusing on a broad range of senior compliance mandates for global financial institutions within banking, insurance, fintech and asset management.

At Audeliss, Barrie’s expertise spans multiple sectors and functions. Most recently, he has led on our senior tech, marketing and NED searches for leading global corporates. He enjoys partnering with clients to deliver high calibre, individuals in a standard above all expectations.
Amna Khilji

Amna Khilji

Head of Client Development

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Language/s: English

Email: amna@audeliss.com

  

Amna has over 8 years of business development and client relations experience. She has had a portfolio career history with experience across a variety of industry sectors. She started her career in the United States focusing on the Healthcare sector and then moved to the UK to develop business for the international textiles market. Most recently Amna worked in the private Higher Education sector in London supporting the c-suite executive team and developing a key international recruitment market. In her spare time Amna acts as a mentor for the Princes Trust Mosaic Foundation and is also a regular guest on the BBC Asian Network.

Amna joined Audeliss as Head of Client Development with a passion for increasing diversity and promoting inclusion in both the public and private sectors.
Louise Gore

Louise Gore

Senior Delivery Consultant

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Language/s: English

Email: louise@audeliss.com

  

A dual Canadian and UK national, Louise has a Master’s in Industrial Relations from the London School of Economics as well as a Master’s degree in Political Economy from Queen’s University in Canada She began her career in International Banking before moving into financial markets search. Prior to joining Audeliss she handled a range of senior assignments both on the buy and sales side across different asset classes including Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Treasury and Equity and their derivatives. Since joining Audeliss she has applied her search skills to a range of C Suite roles across multiple functions in both the public and private sector.
Adele Lim

Adele Lim

Delivery Consultant

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Language/s: English, Cantonese, Malay

Email: adele@audeliss.com

  

Adele has over 17 years’ international corporate and consulting experience across various sectors and functional areas predominantly in HR, finance, and professional services. She has identified and assessed senior hires for finance, legal, technology and communications roles, and has been a champion for talent diversity beyond physical representation to include background, training, and industry experience. 


Adele applies her leadership and organisation development training to specialise in change and transformation. She has supported the design, development and delivery of numerous strategic people plans, including full end-to-end management of talent programmes and processes for many companies such as GE, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, RSA, Prudential, Varde Partners and Tokio Marine Kiln. 


Adele is our well-networked, innovative, and revolutionary team member with a real passion for creating change through empathetic, strategic placements. Her appreciation of both clients' and candidates' deeper needs is instrumental to her delivery. 


Due to her multi-faceted background in finance, media, human resources and psychology, Adele has an excellent understanding of how things are on the ground. By wearing both commercial and human experience hats, she holds the space for a grander vision of business and community to take form through people and culture development. 


Adele is also a published author, mother and truth facilitator who believes in the power of one and creating a better tomorrow by reimagining wellness and wellbeing today.

Isobel Hannan

Isobel Hannan

Delivery Consultant

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Language/s: English

Email: isobel@audeliss.com

  

Isobel is an accomplished recruitment professional with demonstrated success finding diverse talent on an international scale for niche and complex roles across a variety of industry sectors.

Acting as a trusted partner to global brands and high growth SMEs, Isobel works with clients to provide practical, creative solutions to challenging hiring mandates.  She is particularly passionate about leadership hiring and the impact the right individual can have in driving change where needed and fostering a high performing, positive, inclusive culture.

Isobel spent her earlier career specialising in finance recruitment for a FTSE 250 consultancy, before moving into a boutique HR / Change management recruitment consultancy.  She then worked in house as Head of Group Talent Acquisition & Internal mobility for a global 10K employee business. Here she played a pivotal role in supporting the Group Board in making business-critical hires, including running in-house executive search mandates, scaling up operations in developing markets and implementing new programmes to drive internal mobility.

At Audeliss, Isobel focuses on senior appointments across a range of functions in both the Executive and Non-Executive space.
Rachel Huggins

Rachel Huggins

Delivery Consultant

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Language/s: English

Email: rachelh@audeliss.com

  

Rachel has over 11 years’ experience working within executive search, having begun her career at a boutique firm focused on the retail industry. Rachel moved to an international talent management firm, where she partnered with both UK and Global companies within Digital and Multi-Channel Consumer brands, recruiting across disciplines both within the UK and Globally. Over the last few years, Rachel was instrumental in getting a start-up recruitment business off the ground, and consults for start-up talent platforms within the FinTech market. Executing searches at Board level, she partners with CEOs and PE companies. Rachel builds in-depth and personable relationships with her clients and candidates, and is invested in ensuring businesses continue to move forward by having true diversity within their executive and board teams. Representation is a key ethos to how Rachel works.

She is passionate about helping businesses achieve their mission through their people. At Audeliss, Rachel focuses on Non-Executive and Senior Executive appointments working with Ofgem, Channel 4 and Capita amongst others.
Samantha Negbenebor

Samantha Negbenebor

Delivery Consultant

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Language/s: English

Email: samanthan@audeliss.com

  

Sam began her career in recruitment 10 years ago working for a London based Multidiscipline Recruitment business. Her mandates have focused on placing Accounting & Finance professionals within Industry & Commerce with clients such as GSK, Hasbro, NHS, EY, Ralph Lauren, Gilead, WPP and others.

She prides herself on her in-depth interview process which enables her to assess candidate motivations and leadership ability. Along with her dedication and commitment to excellence, she quickly understands the needs of her clients and candidates. With a consultative approach, Sam now focuses on executive and board appointments across the public and private sectors.

Outside of work Sam shares her energy running a Baby bank, a charity that supports families fleeing domestic abuse.
Priyanka Malik

Priyanka Malik

Associate Delivery Consultant

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Language/s: English

Email: priyanka@audeliss.com

  

Priyanka started her career in property before making the switch to recruitment. She shares a passion for diversity and inclusion whilst bringing an entrepreneurial flair to recruitment and executive search gained during her time in property, as well as working as a consultant. Her experience provides a solid foundation which underpins successful client and candidate experiences. She joined Audeliss as a Research and Delivery Associate, connecting with their diverse networks and supporting Delivery Consultants with global-Executive and Board-Level mandates.
Alina Krasniqi

Alina Krasniqi

Research Associate

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Language/s: English, Albanian, Spanish

Email: alina@audeliss.com

  

Alina started her career at Audeliss as Office and Database support whilst studying Economics at University. After graduating with a BSc Hons she now supports Audeliss as a research associate where her ardour for D&I motivates her, approaching each project with thoroughness and enthusiasm. Collaborating with the talented delivery and research team she maximises her skills in analysing the markets to scout for diverse talent. Alina works on a range of projects, where the mandates vary from Non-Executive to an international Executive level.
Anika Anisur

Anika Anisur

Research Associate

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Language/s: English, Italian, Bengali

Email: anika@audeliss.com

  

Anika has recently graduated with a BSc in Psychology. During her university journey she has worked as a research assistant supporting with various projects on Organisational psychology. She has begun assisting Audeliss as a research and delivery associate. Her passion within research and creating a diverse working environment motivates her to analyse the market to find the best diverse talent pool. Anika works closely with the delivery and research team on various projects to map candidates ranging from Executive to non-Executive positions.
Marija Alksnite

Marija Alksnite

Research Associate

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Language/s: English, Russian, Latvian

Email: marija@audeliss.com

  

Marija followed her BA in Tourism and Hospitality Management with a focus on bringing her people skills into the area of recruitment and executive search. This includes previous roles working with recruitment companies in office administration and executive assistance – providing a solid grounding in the processes which underpin successful client and candidate experiences. She joined Audeliss in the role of Research Associate, tapping into our diverse networks of talent and supporting our Delivery Consultants with global-Executive and Board-level mandates.