Randall Thiel

Director of Talent


Randall joined BGF in February 2015 following over 20 years of Human Resources experience in the financial services industry.


As a member of BGF’s Executive Management Committee, Randall is responsible for the design and delivery of the firm’s talent and human resources strategy and solutions.


Working closely with BGF’s investment team, Randall advises management teams within the firm’s investment portfolio on strategic talent issues.


Randall began his career with global executive search firm, Korn/Ferry International, based in Chicago.  Following this he spent 10 years in international positions with Merrill Lynch & Co in Geneva, London, Melbourne, New York, and Tokyo.  After Merrill Lynch, Randall worked for Goldman Sachs as Executive Director based in London before joining international private equity firm, Bridgepoint, as their first Head of Human Resources where he spent 5 years prior to joining BGF.


A dual national of the UK and US, Randall resides in London.


“It can be strange to hear people talk about a glass being half full or half empty when the real issue is that the glass is simply twice as big as it needs to be.”



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