Who We Are

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Rupert Reed
Rupert is the Managing Director of Godliman Partners.  He co-founded the firm in 2002 with Sarah Rogerson.

He spent his early career as Strategy Consultant and then Credit Analyst with the HSBC Group in Hong Kong and Korea, before joining HM Foreign & Commonwealth Office (Diplomatic Service) in 1992. He served in London and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as First Secretary Political. In 1998, he joined a leading European Executive Search firm as Consultant in their Financial Services division, covering Private Equity and Asset Management, before leaving to found Godliman.

He graduated in 1988, with an MA (Hons) in Logic & Metaphysics from St. Andrews University.

  • Please contact Rupert on phone 020 7183 8864


Sarah Rogerson
Sarah is Senior Director of Godliman.   She co-founded the firm in 2002 with Rupert Reed.
Sarah started her career at Goldman Sachs in 1995 on the Repo Desk, before moving to Financial Services Executive Search in 1997.  She then worked for three leading boutiques, focusing on Investment Banking, Asset Management and Private Markets.  In 1999, she moved to New York to help establish the US Office of Baines Gwinner, so has experience of both EMEA and US markets.  In 2002, she co-founded Godliman, before taking a maternity break in 2008, remaining an Non-Executive Director until her return to a full time executive role in 2019.

She graduated in 1995 with a BA (Hons) in Spanish, Portuguese & LatAm Studies from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

  • Please contact Sarah on phone 020 7183 6314





Rupert and Sarah are supported by two Associate Consultants and two Researchers.