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 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.
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.
Having started in recruitment over 20 years ago, John has acquired diverse and valuable experience in a number of markets and environments. Having operated at Exec level in PLC’s and worked in M&A and PE environments, John is well versed in the dynamics of the Phipps Cameron field of play. John leads the entire UK operation, with a strong focus on getting the best out of our teams, to ensure world class service and delivery to our customers.
When he’s not working, John enjoys time with the family (and his beloved dog Bertie) on the South Coast where they live. He’s into music, food, socializing and anything active or outdoors. His big passion is for hiking and mountaineering in the alps.
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 Head of Corporate Development / M&A – UK&I, EMEA & NA.
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.
As Director of Strategic Development George leads client relations, growing our customer base across the globe. Focused on PE & VC relationships, helping to ensure PCR are providing the best in industry services across all industries.
George has an extensive background in business development having worked with global conglomerates right through to building start-ups. Over the years he has covered an extensive number of industries and works closely with C suite, he is also Partner at a small cap VC fund and owns a few other businesses which compliment his network and expertise.
George has re-joined PCR (having joined many years ago as a graduate in the M&A/Corp Dev team!) after growing several recruitment businesses with global expansion and client development.
George is a county boy living in the city, he loves shooting, sailing, fishing, and many other countryside activities. Either found in one of his members clubs or in a country pub.
With over 20 years’ experience in Operations in fast growth SME’s and corporate environments, Shane has built a wealth of experience in multiple countries and sectors. With a passion for building engaged and high performing teams, Shane leads the Operations function at Phipps Cameron to ensure that our best-in-class service is consistently delivered across every aspect of the company.
Outside of the office, Shane is a keen film and music buff. Although a keen traveller and hiker, he has yet to achieve his goal of visiting every continent. 5 down, 2 to go.
Division Manager – Corporate Development, Financial Services Lead
Kieran leads senior searches across Financial Services, Europe-wide, and also oversees all searches at mid and junior level. His in-depth understanding of the needs and challenges of the FS subsectors allows him to ensure search execution is first-class.
He has a background in recruitment within Tier 1 investment banks and boutique investment managers.
Kieran’s an avid football and rugby fan (Arsenal / Scotland), and a miniature wire-haired dachshund owner (Nora).
Talk to Kieran about your corporate development search within:
Wealth Management, Insurance/Broking, Fund Administration, and Corporate Trust Services, Fintech/Payments.
Jen leads TMT corporate development in the UK, Europe and US, and brings nearly a decade of recruitment experience.
Previously, she worked within the private equity/alternatives space, headhunting elite support and operations professionals. Jen has a General MA from the University of Edinburgh, and was a Special Needs teacher in a former walk of life.
For fun, she watches as much live cricket as she can, and spends quality time with her family including miniature dachshund, Wolfgang.
Talk to Jen about your corporate development search within:
Software, data/information, cyber, fibre/infrastructure, telecoms, advertising, commerce, media, B2B/tech-enabled services.
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.
Tom has over 8 years of experience in the recruitment industry. Starting out at a global FTSE 250 firm, Tom has covered multiple disciplines including technical, operational, HR, Tech & Data, and more recently the executive interim space for technology. He has a passion for delivering a strategic and consultative service for his clients at the senior lend of the market, particularly for Private Equity.
His approach is a combination of consultative and industry knowledge-based insight with a rapid pace.
He enjoys developing relationships at c suite, and c suite minus 1 and 2, to offer impact-based value through executive interim placements for complex, challenging and fast paced client mandates for private equity and listed industry, particularly around major change that includes divestments and carve outs.
In his spare time Tom’s focus is on not wasting it!
This sees him doing regular activities with his son, stepdaughter and partner, ranging from walks, going to festivals, sporting events, holidays and everything in between – all with friends and family!
Meet James, an accomplished senior-level recruiter boasting an 8-year track record, specialising in the recruitment of senior finance professionals for esteemed industry clients. Throughout his career, James has excelled in establishing a thriving Senior Finance Midlands desk and spearheading a high-performance commerce & industry finance recruitment team. With a focus on senior finance hires within PE-backed businesses, James understands the great importance of matching high excellence PE business with best in class finance talent.
An avid explorer, James enjoys immersing himself in diverse cultures and new landscapes during his travels. James enjoys running, having completed several marathons and an ultra marathon.
Spent over a decade in recruitment, Jack specialises in truly understanding business requirements to ensure successful outcomes. He’s spent much of his career partnering with global corporates, partnerships and PE-backed firms with a new vision to support strategy and transformation. Jack leads our interim Strategy & Transformation practice partnering with private equity, listed and corporate businesses to deliver interim strategists, transformation leadership and programme teams to deliver top line growth, cost out and restructuring initiatives.
Outside of work, Jack lives with his wife and young daughter in Sussex. He spends much of his time tinkering with cars, playing tennis, exercising and loves to socialise.
Target-driven and client-focused senior recruitment professional with proven success recruiting high-calibre staff using a mix of recruiting strategies, while building robust candidate pipelines during 13 years’ rapid progression at a global consulting and life sciences recruitment firm. Proactively gathered, analysed and assimilated quantitative /qualitative data to facilitate problem solving and recruitment of hard-to-find technical skill sets.
In his spare time, Michele loves travelling around the world, playing tennis and practising yoga.
Business Manager – Corporate Development, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Lead
Tim focuses on Corporate Development searches within the UK and European Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare markets.
Tim couples a Bachelors degree in Neuroscience and half a decade of headhunting to bring a unique perspective to this critical global market for Phipps Cameron. Having previously partnered best-in-class Management Consulting and Private Equity firms on global C-Suite and Partner level searches, Tim operates naturally at senior level, with superlative results.
Outside of the office Tim is found looking for great dining spots, and most enjoys travelling internationally to find these! He is a keen rugby player for his local side, Old Tiffinians RFC, and a loyal Arsenal supporter.
Talk to Tim about your corporate development search within: Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Healthcare Services, Consumer Health, Pharmatech, Healthtech, Medtech
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.
Talia leads corporate development searches within UK and European Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare markets. Her extensive network and keen understanding of the quality of candidate required for these verticals allows her to deliver searches with the utmost attention to detail.
She has a background in risk management and actuarial headhunting, and graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a Masters in Psychology.
At weekends, Talia hunts out the best live music events, psychological documentaries and new recipes she can find.
Talk to Talia about your corporate development search within:
Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Healthcare services, Consumer Health, Pharmatech, Healthtech, Medtech.
Jack has joined Phipps Cameron as a Senior Consultant, bringing with him 7 years experience in recruiting Finance positions across the Tech, Media and Telco sectors, predominantly for UK based start-ups and scale-ups. Jack has also had a focus on championing DEI policy, both externally in supporting Neurodiverse job seekers though channels he helped build, and with supporting individual clients on the education piece. Efficiency and quality are at the core of his process.
Outside of work Jack is sociable and a keen creative. You can often find him attending concerts and gigs, or making music and art with friends, but typically relaxing in a beer garden (weather permitting).
Dan has over 10 years’ experience recruiting into Financial Services organisations of all shapes and sizes from FTSE 100 organisations through to venture backed start-ups. He has joined Phipps Cameron to lead the PE CFO practice working across the UK.
Dan prides himself on the level of service he provides to both his clients and his candidates; working hard to ensure the best outcome for all parties whilst maintaining an honest, friendly, and professional approach.
When not at work Dan can be found on the golf course, exercising, socialising with friends & family, or visiting bars and restaurants in the London and Hertfordshire areas.
Jonas joined the company in 2022 after receiving his bachelor’s degree in business psychology this year. He did spend time in a recruitment company before as a working student for six months. Now, Jonas wants to help to grow the new office of Phipps Cameron Recruitment in Hamburg, Germany.
Outside of work, Jonas loves to travel, mostly to Spain to support his favourite football club Atletico Madrid.
Fiona Joined the Business in September 2022 as a Consultant for Interim Finance. She recently moved from Dublin, Ireland and has since worked in Recruitment within the finance sector mainly focusing on contract roles. Before this she started her recruitment career working with start-up cyber security companies across the UK & USA.
Outside of recruitment, Fiona enjoys running and walking. She recently completed the hackney half marathon and is part of a tag-rugby team. Outside of this she is out and about with friends.
Consultant – Corporate Development, TMT & Business Services
Billy is a cross-sector generalist in the corporate development team, delivering excellence on searches at upper, mid and junior level. He supports the sector leads and, thusly, has a broad and varied network.
He has Financial Services recruitment experience, hiring for investment banking risk and credit teams. A trained musician, Billy studied at the Academy of Contemporary Music; he has a BA in Music Business and Innovation.
Recreationally, Billy is a drummer in a band, and enjoys live music of a variety of genres. Pub quizzes and military history literature are also firm favorites.
Talk to Billy about your corporate development search within:
All sectors – he will connect you with the sector lead. Billy is also an excellent person to connect with on an initial career/search discussion.
Ana joined Phipps Cameron’s European office in Hamburg in May with more than 5 years of experience in recruiting. After obtaining a Diploma in Social and political sciences in 2018, she became involved in the Human Resource field.
Outside of the office, she enjoys exploring new cities, cooking, and spending her free time with family and friends. Ana also watches rugby from time to time and supports the Georgian national rugby team.
Onam joined in 2023 upon successfully completing her Master of Science in Management. She brings her international experience and knowledge as a valuable asset from the realms of Financial Services, Human Resources, Logistics and Marketing to her role as a Recruitment Consultant.
Outside of work, she enjoys attending various dance workshops and body combat classes at the gym. You can often find her in the kitchen cooking her favourite cuisine from all around the world, seeking new destinations to explore with her friends or enjoying a little friendly competition on the bowling lanes.
Consultant – Corporate Development, Sector Generalist for US
Daniel is dedicated to North American corporate development searches, and is a cross-sector generalist.
He brings over five years working exclusively in US markets, meeting the high standards of ambitious international businesses, including roles within corporate development, strategy, transformation and finance.
Outside of work, Daniel plays as much golf as fits around his schedule as an Arsenal season ticket holder.
Talk to Daniel about your corporate development search within:
All sectors, North America.
Consultant – Corporate Development, Industrials & Energy
Max joined the corporate development team to lead mid and junior level searches in Financial Services, and has an excellent budding network within Wealth Management, Insurance/Broking, Fund Administration, and Corporate Trust Services.
Previous experience was in tax recruitment, and Max read International Business Management at Oxford Brookes University.
Max is an avid sports fan, and most weekends can be found at a live event – cricket, tennis, rugby are all favorites. Top of his list is a visit to Welford Road to watch his beloved Tigers.
Talk to Max about your corporate development search within:
Wealth Management, Insurance/Broking, Fund Administration, and Corporate Trust Services, Fintech/Payments.
Corinna has many years of experience in the global advertising world with roles including Training Director for EMEA and Global Conference Organiser. Before joining the PCR Team her roles included HR, Data Protection and Office Administration in the Education Sector. She joins the PCR Team as Office Manager, DPO and EA to Charles and Giles.
In her spare time Corinna can be found trawling old bookshops, independent bookshops, regular bookshops! She loves F1, the theatre, the cinema, live music, travelling, visiting family in Ireland, and most of all, spending time with her family.
Chris joined the PCR team in November 2019. Chris is a qualified accountant with many years’ experience of working in organisations ranging from small family businesses to large multinational companies, mainly in the biotech and retail sectors.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, walking (especially exploring new footpaths with his dog), mountain biking (well, small hill biking as he lives in Cambridge) and playing an occasional game of tennis. He is also a fair-weather Leeds United supporter.
Anita joined the PCR Team in June 2022 as a Finance Assistant. Over the last 8 years she has held similar roles within the Education Sector, working in Finance, HR and Admin. This followed a career as a Senior Secretary for one of the top four banks.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoys exercise classes, swimming and walking. Gardening is her time for relaxation.
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.