Nikita Thomson-Webster

A career spanning 15+ years, Nikita’s passion is in building diverse teams who excel in identifying, attracting, and placing talented leaders.
As Head of Research with more than 15 years of experience, Nikita is responsible for leading Redgrave’s research function. In this role she develops best practices, creates and delivers training programmes, and ensures high quality execution.

Nikita also manages leadership appointments across finance, asset management, investment and operations. While she works predominantly in the industrial and manufacturing space, particularly across Private Equity, she supports appointments in financial services and real assets.

Before joining Redgrave, she worked at a boutique real estate executive search firm for more than seven years before managing operations for a leading property PR firm in London.

Early in her career, Nikita worked in estate agency, facilities management and property management, both in London and South Africa.

Nikita earned her BA in Linguistics and Culture from Birkbeck, University of London.

Alongside her role, she is a member Redgrave’s Charity Committee. She also supports a number of other charities outside of work, including being a volunteer baker for Free Cakes for Kids Hackney; a volunteer at Crisis Dalston Store; and a volunteer ambassador for the Newington Green Meeting House. She enjoys keeping active through reformer Pilates, yin yoga and swimming at her local outdoor lido.

Areas Of Expertise

CEO & Board

Chief Financial Officers

Financial Services


Non-Executive Directors

Private Equity

Real Assets

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