People

New Town Partnership is led by founding Directors Louise Gibson and Jane Gilchrist.

Louise Gibson

Louise Gibson

Louise comes from a career in strategy consultancy and private equity advisory roles in London and Scotland. Prior to establishing the New Town Partnership in 2015, she was Head of Search at Livingston James where she also ran the Food and Drink practice. Throughout her career she has worked for a FTSE 250 manufacturing organisation, the world’s largest professional services firm, a PE funded turnaround and a family office.

Her specific expertise lies in working as a collaborative, cohesive part of a leadership team, offering insightful advice, balanced opinion and expert knowledge. She places candidates in roles across the leadership spectrum and is particularly passionate about bringing next generation leaders into organisations. She enjoys spending as much time on the factory floor as in the board room. Louise is a graduate of the University of Durham, where she studied Law and Politics.

Email: Louisegibson@newtownpartnership.com

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Jane Gilchrist

Jane Gilchrist

Jane began her career with a leading international recruitment firm in Scotland, where over the last 11 years she has built up a significant network since graduating from the University of St Andrews. She has spent two career stints in London, most recently returning from a specialist executive search practice where she developed in-depth research and process methodology capability.  She has broad sector experience, with a significant background in Finance as well as Commercial appointments and previously worked for a leading FMCG brand in their in-house talent acquisition team.

Jane is passionate about building long-term relationships with her clients and candidates. It is this commitment to personalised customer service that has been a key driver in Louise and Jane setting up and leading the development of New Town Partnership.

Email: Janegilchrist@newtownpartnership.com

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The Directors are supported by Consultant – MariaLuisa Twomey, Executive Assistant – Helen Green and Office Manager – Bridie Hughes.

  • Maria Luisa is an experienced senior HR Manager, with a background across Financial Services and Technology firms. She provides specialist support and advice to the business and our clients on issues across the HR and Leadership spectrum. Email: marialuisatwomey@newtownpartnership.com.
  • Helen Green is Executive Assistant to the Directors. She has previously supported CEOs and CFOs at a number of leading international technology firms. Helen supports the Directors with diary management and candidate communication. Email: helengreen@newtownpartnership.com.

New Town Partnership aims to grow through establishing a partnership based model, working with experienced consultants. If you would like to discuss a different career path, please get in touch.