Adrienne is CEO of Rated People, the UK’s leading online marketplace for homeowners to find skilled, local tradespeople. More than 9 million jobs have been posted to date and over 50,000 tradespeople are able to use the platform to find new work opportunities. Adrienne has taken the company to profitability and the business has been recognised as one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For in the UK.
Adrienne is passionate about enabling our trades customers’ success and has a deep appreciation and respect for trade work that’s rooted in her own family background. Growing up meant helping her family do their thing as small business owners who sold boilers for large buildings in Chicago and manufactured condensate metres.
Before joining Rated People, Adrienne was Global Head of Online at hibu (formerly Yell Group) where she led their global eCommerce business. She has a background in strategy consulting and was also the first employee at BroadReach Healthcare, where she led operations for a national HIV/AIDS treatment programme in South Africa.
She has successfully built and scaled businesses, ranging from start-ups to large corporates. Her passion lies in building high-performance teams and working with businesses that have potential for transformation and growth.