Pavita Cooper

Pavita is the founder of a boutique executive search and talent insight consultancy which focuses on identifying exceptional talent from diverse sources.

With 25 years’ experience leading global talent, leadership and executive resourcing teams at blue-chip corporations such as Shell, BAA, Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group, Pavita has acted as an advisor to CEOs, executive teams and business leaders worldwide. She combines exceptional technical skills and experience with intuition and judgement to deliver success in executive appointments, CEO and Board succession planning.

Pavita’s successful impact in succession planning, hiring and developing talent, leadership assessment and team evaluation can be seen today in a number of FTSE 100 firms. Her advisory skills have resulted in the recruitment, development and retention of high performing, diverse leadership talent that has a track record of delivering outstanding results for their organisations.

Pavita is a passionate advocate for the promotion of women, colour and difference in the boardroom. She is a Steering Committee Member of the 30 Percent Club, where she leads the pipeline initiative across the FTSE100 and is the founder of the campaigning group Colour in Boards. Pavita is also a Non Executive Director of My Family Care, the UK’s leading family care provider for large employers.

Back to Speakers