Amelia Telford


Amelia Telford is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office. She is a member of Heidrick Consulting and the CEO & Board of Directors and global Technology & Services practices. Amelia has a breadth of human capital experience in consulting and executive search, advising clients on the selection, assessment, and development of senior executives and directors.


Amelia joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2015 in APAC and is now based in the UK. Her core consulting expertise is leadership assessment and board effectiveness. An executive search practitioner, she has placed technology and digital officers across multiple industries and CEOs and sales leaders within the technology and services industries.

Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Amelia worked in leadership consulting for several years in addition to leading the growth of a social business. She is a registered psychologist and has been recognized for her research in leadership style, selection, engagement and personality.


University of New South Wales, Master of Psychology (Organizational)

University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Honours


University of New South Wales, Excellence Award for Research in Organizational Change and Development

Philanthropy and Service

Amelia was a founding member and director of a social enterprise enabling sustainability and improving health in rural communities in Nepal. She also worked with a not-for-profit to raise funds and awareness for early-stage charities.