Founder and Managing Director of Prism Executive Recruitment, Chris has worked in recruitment for most of his career and remains a hands-on recruiter. His expertise is Executive Search and Selection services within the Management Consultancy sector, with a focus on Partner, Director and other senior level appointments. During this period he has gained an unrivalled knowledge of this complex and varied market, together with an exceptional contact base and network. In addition he has handled senior appointments for major ‘Blue Chip’ organisations across a number of business sectors. Prior to joining Prism he established and ran the Management Consultancy and Technology businesses of a major recruitment firm. On graduating from Durham in 1981, he worked in the retail sector for Marks and Spencer before commencing his career in recruitment.
Chris has been awarded the accolade of “Top-Consultant.com Recruiter of the Year” for a number of years in recognition of his professionalism and expertise in this demanding market.
Outside work, Chris enjoys walking in the Lakes, skiing and sitting in bars by beaches. Other interests include cricket, his Lotus, cycling (but no lycra) and vinyl… eclectic music tastes!
Sheila provides a bespoke recruitment service to Board level Executives, Consultants and Industry Experts whose expectations of delivery are extremely high. She believes that success lies in forging strong relationships and adding value through mutual commitment, trust, hard work and care for the people involved in the process. Outside work Sheila enjoys keeping fit, hill walking, adventure challenges, books, travel, food and wine.
Claire (no relation!) is our Office Manager and Resourcer. As well as managing the office she is responsible for the administration for clients, candidates and Prism’s consultants and supports our candidate acquisition and search. She is a Science Graduate from Leicester University and has twenty years of experience in Project and Resource Management across various sectors. Claire enjoys running and spending outdoor time with her son and lively Cocker Spaniel.
Jonathan is an executive level recruiter with wide experience of delivering senior management and director level searches across business functional areas: IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Strategy, Business Change and Transformation, and Programme Management. Jonathan is a keen mountain biker, and a guitarist and singer in a rock band.
A Maths graduate from Sheffield University, Mark first qualified as an accountant laying the foundation for a highly successful 20 year long career in the executive search and selection industry. Now also an accredited business coach, Mark joined the team at Prism in 2013. Family fun characterises ‘leisure time’, combined with community contribution as Chair of Governors at a local school.
After graduating in Physics from Durham University, Madeleine qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She held senior Finance posts and a project management role with a major investment bank prior to joining Prism as our Finance Manager. Her interests include art appreciation and travel.
Prior to joining Prism, Angela worked in a graduate role for a communications consultancy and wrote and edited internal magazines for Thames Water and Coca Cola Enterprises. Angela currently teaches English at a secondary school alongside her administrative and support work for Prism. In her free time, Angela enjoys salsa dancing, the gym and restaurants accompanied by friends.