Paul Chidley


Based in Los Angeles, Paul is a Senior Partner in the Sport practice.

Based in Los Angeles, Paul currently co-leads Elevate Talent’s North American Sports Practice, following eight years focused on leading SRI’s European Sport team based out of London.


A hub of market knowledge with an enviable track record of successful delivery, Paul is a market leader in the sports industry with experience of working with leading global organizations across two continents. Paul has built an extensive network and track record with NGB’s, Clubs & Teams, Leagues, and Agencies, helping his clients respond to fast moving market changes by sourcing stand out talent across multiple industries. A commercial appointment specialist, Paul has previously held positions with sporting organisations and agencies prior to search such as Match Point.

“Paul Chidley was a huge asset to us as we worked to attract top talent and evaluated candidates for experience, competencies and fit. He listened to our perspectives and also offered valuable insights of his own to help inform our process and decisions. Working with Paul and SRI was a positive experience for the LA Sparks.”

Karen Bryant

LA Sparks