Eight Roads adds Atterwill to team

UK-based investment firm Eight Roads has hired Laura Atterwill as a talent partner. Previously, Atterwill worked at Spencer Stuart where she became a consultant in the financial services focusing on private equity.


4 November 2016, London: Eight Roads, the global investment firm, has appointed Laura Atterwill as Talent Partner. Laura joins from executive search and consulting firm, Spencer Stuart.

In this newly created role, Laura will identify and develop a pipeline of next generation investment talent across the Eight Roads network of captive and associated funds. She will also work closely with the Eight Roads portfolio of companies to help leadership teams find the best talent to scale their businesses.

Laura joined Spencer Stuart in 2007, working her way to become a Consultant in the Financial Services practice with a focus on private equity. In this role she helped multi-asset managers to hire into a range of strategies as well as introducing new advisory services tackling Diversification, CEO Succession, Culture and Leadership Assessment.

Cyrus Jilla, CEO and President at Eight Roads commented: “This appointment not only supports the growth of Eight Roads but also reflects our commitment to actively support our portfolio. Our diverse ecosystem means we have a global pool of talent at our fingertips, Laura’s judgement and industry insights will help further utilise this valuable resource.”

Laura added: “I am delighted to join Eight Roads and continue the work of attracting exceptional individuals into our investment teams while providing value-add to the portfolio, working closely with management teams to deliver cutting edge talent.”