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Who we are

Sophie Esch, Partner

Who we are

We have recruited in private markets for fifteen years.

Sophie Esch has recruited in private equity for fifteen years. During this time, she has led a large number of searches to Partner level successfully across both the GP and LP communities. She has worked for a diverse array of funds spanning venture capital, mid-market and large buyout, and throughout the LP world across fund of funds, secondaries and co-investment groups, family offices, pension funds and endowments. She has also recruited for private credit, distressed and special situations groups. Sophie has helped build entire teams for new funds across a range of strategies.

Sophie spent a number of years working on the alternatives team of Walker Hamill focused on recruiting investment and investor relations professionals. Thereafter she co-founded a boutique focused on recruiting for private market investment funds which she ran for eight years before establishing Avery Associates. Sophie read European Studies at the University of Manchester and has a Masters in Commerce from the University of Sydney. She speaks French and has recruited across various geographies worldwide.

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