We are a diverse group of people coming from different backgrounds who enjoy a range of different hobbies. We all share one passion, helping and supporting our clients and candidates thrive in their job search. Our individual expertise makes us a strong team.

We are an energetic and intelligent group of individuals. Together, we make the Phipps Cameron Team.

CHARLES PHIPPS ~ DIRECTOR

Corporate Development & EU

Charles co-founded PCR in March 2014 and has succeeded in building a market leading boutique recruitment firm. He looks after the market leading Strategy, Transformation and Corporate Development arena. He has built a team of top level professionals who have an unrivalled attention to detail and high calibre delivery in the UK and internationally.

Charles has successfully worked within the corporate development space for over 10 years with large corporates and PE owned businesses across the globe.

In his minimal spare time Charles likes to spend time with his family, follow his beloved Chelsea and keeps fit by playing tennis, going to the gym and running.

GILES CAMERON ~ DIRECTOR

Strategy, Transformation & Finance Leadership

With over 20 years senior recruitment experience in both the UK and Overseas Giles co-founded PCR in 2014 on the principle of the business being the go-to trusted recruitment partner for the most progressive candidates and clients within the Finance, Strategy and M&A arena. Currently Giles supports key projects and roles within Finance Leadership and Strategy as well as ensuring that the business meets the highest delivery standards to candidates and clients in the industry.

Outside of work Giles can be found either on the golf course, trail running, cycling, as well as spending valuable time with his family and dog. Liverpool’s more recent resurgence to glory has also been something that he has been keen to remind the rest of the office about.

SCOTT DARBY
Head of Finance Leadership

Scott joined Phipps Cameron in 2015 to grow the Finance offering within the Retail & FMCG sectors, focusing on placing Senior Qualified professionals. Scott has quickly progressed through the business and is now the Head of our Finance Leadership division, which is a multi sector and geographical focused team. Scott also overses the Executive Search offering for PCR, partnering with various C-suites to identify the right talent.

Outside of work you are likely to find Scott on a Golf course, although you may have to look in the woods rather than on the fairway to find him. However, he plays off a solid 8 Handicap!

STEVE CLARKE
Head of Interim

Steve has over 15 years of experience recruiting senior corporate leaders, predominantly within Finance, for a wide variety of sectors. He has worked in London as well as the middle east and prides himself of delivering the highest possible levels of service with minimum fuss. His recruitment style is suited to Interim as he works quickly and efficiently, providing solutions through consultation based on a thorough understanding of need. Steve leads our Interim offering across PCR specialisms of Financial Leadership, Transformation, Strategy and M&A.

To wind down, Steve’s main hobby is food! As a devout foodie, his Saturday mornings are often spent in farmers markets, butchers or fishmongers (if his two young daughters give him the time off). His other passions are Liverpool FC, and occasional attempts at Golf.

JAKE BUSH
Senior Consultant

Jake joined Phipps Cameron as a Resourcer in 2016 and has since progressed through to Senior Consultant within the Finance team. He’s now responsible for the company’s Finance offering into Industrial and Service-based businesses with a core interest in the Property sector. Jake predominantly focusses on the UK market but also has a growing network across Europe.

Outside of the office Jake is a keen sportsman and is a goalkeeper for his local town football club. When not playing you’ll likely find him either socialising with friends, at a pub quiz, or at the Emirates watching his beloved Arsenal FC.

HANNAH SMITH
Senior Consultant

After attaining a First Class degree in Psychology from Goldsmiths University in 2016 Hannah turned her people skills to recruitment. Hannah spent her first two years at a Global Firm recruiting Management Consultants across EMEA. In 2018 she moved to Phipps Cameron Recruitment in the TMT & FS Finance team, taking the lead role in the team the following year with a focus on the senior market.

When not recruiting you’ll find Hannah at either gym, cinema, socialising with friends or heatedly debating pop culture events.

JORDAN DERBYSHIRE
Senior Consultant

Jordan joined Phipps Cameron in 2019 with 5 years prior recruitment experience. Jordans previous role involved building a high performing and successful Emerging Technologies focused desk whilst growing a large team. Jordan knows nothing can lack in rigour with each client. Delivering excellence on each mandate is paramount. Jordan focuses exclusively on Senior Corporate Development & M&A hires in the UK&I, APAC & AMER regions.

Outside of the office Jordan had played semi-professional cricket before graduating to golf with much less skill. Supporting Liverpool for Jordan has been far easier in recent years much to the dissapointment of the office.

JAMES PROSSER

Senior Consultant

James joined Phipps Cameron in 2018 after graduating from the University of Leeds with a BSc in Human Physiology. He has progressed within the business and is now a Senior Consultant in the M&A and Strategy division. James works on all levels of seniority, but leads junior-mid level Corporate Development recruitment with UK and US based clients.

When he’s not working you’ll find James cooking, with his friends or hacking his way around the golf course.

ORAN KELLY

Senior Consultant

Oran joined the business as a Senior Consultant in 2020 to focus on senior hires within strategy. He joined with 5 years experience in the recruitment industry where he has built teams and delivered a range of senior hire placements.

When not recruiting, Oran enjoys his time cooking for friends, spending time in a pub garden and keeping fit in the gym and on the tennis court.

DANIELLE KNIGHT

Consultant

Danielle graduated from Lancaster University with a First in English Lit., Creative Writing & Practice. She then went on to travel Australia and New Zealand, where she recruited for the industrial sector. After returning to London, she moved into senior finance recruitment for Private Equity-backed businesses, and now specialises in the TMT sector.

In her spare time, Danielle enjoys reading all kinds of fiction, watching horror films, and listening to jazz.

YIANNA GIANNAKI
Consultant

Yianna Graduated from the University of Essex in 2018 with a BSc in Accounting and Finance.She then joined Phipps Cameron in early 2019 in order to pursue a career in recruitment and futher develop her professional skillset. Since Joining Yianna has progressed through the business from Resourcer to Consultant.Her areas of expertise include Corporate Strategy and Transformation roles within the TMT and Financial Services sectors. Yianna works across all levels of seniority and mainly focuses on the London market.

In her spare time, Yianna enjoys travelling, socialising with friends over a few cocktails and, of course, brushing up her Astrology knowledge!

KIERAN PRICE
Consultant

Kieran obtained a BSc in Politics and Economics from the University of Reading. Following his graduation he gained over 18 months experience as a Recruitment Consultant working with Management Consultancies in the Energy sector. He has joined Phipps Cameron’s Europe division and will focus on Senior hires within Corporate Development and M&A.

Outside of the office, Kieran supports his home town team of Shrewsbury Town FC and enjoys going to the gym.

CHRIS SPINKS
Finance Manager

Chris graduated from University of Wales with a degree in Economics. He is a qualified accountant and has worked over many years in a variety of companies ranging in size from small family owned businesses to large multinationals. He joined Phipps Cameron as Financial Controller in 2019.

Chris enjoys cycling and racquet sports. His ambition is to learn a foreign language.

IZABELA PRZEPIORKOWSKA

 Operations & HR Lead

Izabela joined the PCR team in January 2021 as a Operations & HR Lead to support all the ongoing tasks within this field. She has a wide experience in Marketing which she gained working for various companies across the United Kingdom and Poland.

In her free time, Izabela enjoys walks with her rescue dog, board games and playing guitar.

CLAUDIA FUNG

Marketing Assistant

After graduating from Stirling University with a BSc Management degree, Claudia embarked upon a Marketing career in retail for two years. In 2020, She joined Phipps Cameron as their Marketing Assistant to manage their website and social media.

Outside of work, Claudia enjoys travelling with her husband, socialising with friends over brunch and singing.

MICHAELA ASARE

Recruitment and Operations Administrator

Michaela graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BA(Hons) in International Relations with Political Science. After obtaining her degree, she then went onto complete her CIPD in pursuit of a career in Human Resources. In March 2021, she joined the PCR team as a Recruitment and Operations Administrator to support the smooth running of our company.

Outside of work, Michaela enjoys travelling abroad, loves fashion and socialising with friends over dinner.