Season 5 | Ep 9 – Amy Golding on her journey of scaling Opus from 150 to 300 people, consolidating the 13 brands down to 3, becoming a Mother and securing PE investment in less than 5 years!

7 December 2021|In Podcasts|By Sean Anderson

On this week’s episode of The RAG Podcast Live, I was delighted to be joined by Amy Golding

Amy Golding is the CEO of Opus Talent Solutions, Headquartered in Bristol, UK, Opus has more than 1,000 clients in over 50 countries with 300 staff across eight offices spanning the UK, the Netherlands, Australia and the US.

I met Amy back in late 2017 and found her to be truly inspiring, she had such grand plans for the business.

Recently acquired by Graphite Capital a UK mid-market private equity specialist- this conversation was fascinating!

In this episode we discussed:

  • Her journey from Deloitte to becoming Business Advisor to James Caan CBE
  • Launching Recruitment Entrepreneur
  • Joining Opus as CEO and taking over from Founder Darren Ryemill in 2017
  • How they made the decision to reduce the business from 13 to 3 brands and become true specialists in Tech and Energy markets.
  • Becoming a Mother in Feb 2020 and then surviving the pandemic from March onwards
  • Story of securing PE investment in 2021 
  • The vision for Opus future

A remarkable leader who is respected across our sector, I know you will love this episode!