Carlyle Commits to the Entrepreneurial Scotland Challenge

Graeme Thomsonblog

Leading Search and senior interim recruitment practice, Carlyle, is supporting entrepreneurship in Scotland by becoming a partner to Entrepreneurial Scotland.

Carlyle, founded and led by Duggie Carlyle, has a long-standing commitment to entrepreneurship and to developing executive and non-executive leaders.

The business is now recognised as one of country’s foremost Search and senior interim practices with expertise across a wide range of sectors including financial services, digital & technology, professional services, property & construction, commercial and transformation & change management.

Carlyle is committed to promoting collaboration within the Scottish business community. They host a regular programme of events for senior executives and non-executives across their sectors in order to facilitate debate around current business issues, opportunities and challenges. They also run an annual internship programme to support emerging talent from Scottish universities.

Commenting on the new partnership Sandy Kennedy, Chief Executive of Entrepreneurial Scotland said: “Carlyle has established a strong position in a highly-competitive sector by taking time to get to know people. Their passion for nurturing talent makes them a perfect partner for us.

“Their collaborative approach and focus on leadership is a natural fit for Entrepreneurial Scotland where our focus is about helping our members connect with talent so that can scale and grow their businesses.

“We’re looking forward to working with Duggie and all at Carlyle to grow a meaningful partnership that results in demonstrable outcomes for both organisations as well as the wider business community.”

Duggie Carlyle said: “Our work is all about identifying, engaging and nurturing talent.

“In this regard, it is vital that we create a business ecosystem that connects innovative individuals and businesses with the advisors, investors and supporters who can help them succeed.

“We’re proud to partner with an organisation like Entrepreneurial Scotland, which has a track record of supporting entrepreneurs and maximising their potential.”