PCR TEAM

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.

SOPHIE ALLISON
Business Manager

Sophie has over 8 years of experience recruiting contractors across finance and transformation projects for a wide variety of sectors. She started her career within a Global FTSE 250 recruitment firm and has a vast amount of experience within the London/South regions. Sophie prides herself on being consultative and adding value to both clients and candidates and due to this has built-up incredibly strong relationships within the industry. She works efficiently and at speed to help clients fill roles ahead of the required timeframe and is extremely pro-actively to ensure this happens.

In her spare time Sophie enjoys spending time with her pride and joy Milo, her cockapoo. When she’s not chasing Milo around the house then Sophie enjoys the gym, reading and exploring new restaurants.

JORDAN DERBYSHIRE
Manager 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.

ORAN KELLY

Manager 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.

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.

WILL MACDONALD
Senior Consultant

Will has 4 years’ recruitment experience specialising in HR hires from junior to senior level positions across a variety of clients in both the private and public sector. Will also previously worked in Australia as a Marketing Assistant for a year in 2015-16 for a transport and logistics company as part of his 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management.

Will enjoys going to the gym, and playing rugby and football. Will is a huge Newcastle United fan, which is where he was born.

KIERAN PRICE
Senior 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.

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.

PATRICK CHARLES

Consultant

Patrick completed his undergraduate degree at Cambridge University and then lived in France for a year working. Patrick joined Phipps Cameron in 2021 as a consultant where he focusses on strategy positions across a range of sectors. Before joining he worked in Tech recruitment hiring for senior developer positions.

In his spare time Patrick enjoys staying active including football, water polo and going to the gym. When not doing this he spends his time going to events for music or enjoying a beer garden.

KIERAN CLYDE

Consultant

Kieran has 3 years’ experience within recruitment where he has mainly focused on contract and permanent hires within financial services, working extensively with Tier 1 banks to boutique investment managers. He has joined Phipps Cameron where he will focus on senior and mid-level hires within Corporate Development and M&A with a particular focus on financial services.

Outside of recruitment, Kieran enjoys watching and playing football (Arsenal), rugby (Scotland) and tennis. When not watching or playing sports you can find him in the pub with friends or relaxing with his miniature wire haired dachshund, Nora.

CHRIS SPINKS
Finance Manager

Kieran has 3 years’ experience within recruitment where he has mainly focused on contract and permanent hires within financial services, working extensively with Tier 1 banks to boutique investment managers. He has joined Phipps Cameron where he will focus on senior and mid-level hires within Corporate Development and M&A with a particular focus on financial services.

Outside of recruitment, Kieran enjoys watching and playing football (Arsenal), rugby (Scotland) and tennis. When not watching or playing sports you can find him in the pub with friends or relaxing with his miniature wire haired dachshund, Nora.

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. She is a qualified Mental Health First Aider.

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.