Sally Clennell

Qualifications: BA Hons French and German, University of Exeter

Languages spoken: English, German and French


Which European country that you have not yet visited is top of your list to see, and why? Switzerland, for the beautiful landscape and variety of languages

What is your speciality dish to cook? Something mildly spicy, like a Thai curry

If you were to give one suggestion to the CEO of LinkedIn, what would it be? To make the search and filtering functions on LinkedIn more intuitive/ user-friendly.

What is the most enjoyable book that you have read recently? Chanson Douce by Leila Slimani, a story which is vividly written, original and raw- plus great for my French!

What would be your karaoke song? “Let it Go” from the Disney film Frozen. Or something by Madonna.

Who would be the guests at your dream dinner party? William Shakespeare, Simone de Beauvoir, Lin Manuel Miranda and Catherine Tate. Should be fun!

What do you most enjoy about working in executive search? The variety of work we do, not just filling vacant roles, but much more strategic work too.

Mountains or sea? Sea: looking out across the glinting expanse towards the horizon…

What is your favourite film? Titanic, for the perfect mix of glamour, history and tragedy and for so powerfully symbolizing the end of a certain era…

What would you rather fight – 20 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck? I’ll take the 20 duck-sized horses (and promptly climb a tree to escape them)!