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Meet the family

Our family has over 1,000 years' experience in the industry and we're led by some of the most successful recruitment professionals in the market.

(a few of) Our family members

Born in 2001, the #InterQuestFamily is a young twentysomething but we have acquired over 1,000 years of experience since we began. We've achieved this through our diverse family members. Some of us are at the top of our game, with global reputations and a proven track record of success. Some of us are just starting our careers and being nurtured into becoming the family's future leaders or standout performers. No matter what stage you’re at in your career, below are just a few of our family members who will help you to succeed in your new role.

Julie Pratten

Director of Talent Acquisition

Julie Pratten
Julie Pratten

Julie Pratten

Director of Talent Acquisition

Location: London

Julie is a veteran recruiter who is very passionate about finding the industry’s top talent and offering them a career opportunity that will see them continue to grow and be successful.

With over 15 years’ experience of working within the recruitment industry, through its ups and downs, Julie is very well positioned to offer career advice to experienced recruiters and individuals looking to get into recruitment.

E: julie.pratten@interquestgroup.com T: 0207 025 0108

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Hiren Vekaria

Practice Director

Hiren Vekaria
Hiren Vekaria

Hiren Vekaria

Practice Director

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: London

As Director for the Technical Team at ECOM, Hiren manages the contract recruitment for a range of Software, E-commerce, FinTech & Digital companies and supply them with exceptional candidates as well as managing a team of consultants.

Hiren specialises in contract roles for web, software, and mobile developers as well as QA’s and senior level technology focussed candidates. Hiren's in-depth knowledge of the market gives him unparalleled access to leading organisations and sought after candidates.

E: hiren@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0207 258 2367

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Astrid Dolan

Practice Manager, Technology

Astrid Dolan
Astrid Dolan

Astrid Dolan

Practice Manager, Technology

Expertise: Change Management

Location: London

Starting #FamilyLife as a change and transformation consultant in 2012, Astrid has progressed and exceeded at every level. Her first big transition came with her promotion to Principal Consultant, before running the entire practice's change division.

As an expert in her market and with a wealth of experience operating at the highest level, Astrid has quickly become an established name across the Group and in the industry.

E: astrid.dolan@interquestgroup.com T: 0207 025 0168 T: 07818 686 328

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Joe Parker

Associate Director

Joe Parker
Joe Parker

Joe Parker

Associate Director

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Joe has worked at ECOM since 2012, he’s one of the founding members of the Manchester team and has progressed all the way from Junior Consultant to Associate Director.

As an Associate Director, he’s responsible for both leading a team of recruiters and helping Manchester’s most recognisable tech brands to build their software engineering teams, with a focus on modern Microsoft, JavaScript and Cloud technologies.

E: joe.parker@ecomrecruitment.com T: 07949 226 127

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Michelle Khan

Associate Director

Michelle Khan
Michelle Khan

Michelle Khan

Associate Director

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: London, Manchester, Amsterdam

Michelle is the Associate Director of InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance practice. Michelle has spent the last 15 years investing in her reputation within risk and compliance in financial services. In addition to leading a team of consultants, Michelle has a strong track record of partnering with many of the UK’s leading banks, challenger banks and fintech clients to deliver search mandates for senior talent. Michelle also hosts InterQuest’s C-Suite focused industry events and CRO series.

E: michelle.khan@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0060

Rob Sugden

Managing Director

Rob Sugden
Rob Sugden

Rob Sugden

Managing Director

Expertise: Senior Appointments

Location: Manchester

Rob is ECOMs Managing DIrector for Manchester. He leads our teams across the North & Midlands operating in Digital Tech, UX & Design, Product & Project and Marketing & eCommerce. He’s had over 15 years of recruitment experience in Manchester, building an extensive network. Over the years Rob has created a reputation for working with the best candidates and the most interesting companies! He’s passionate about Manchester’s digital scene and has loved being part of its ever evolving journey. Outside of work when he’s not spending time with his family, he can be found Rock Climbing or enjoying Manchester’s amazing music scene.

E: rob.sugden@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0161 237 0033

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Anna Massey

Managing Consultant

Anna Massey
Anna Massey

Anna Massey

Managing Consultant

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: London, Manchester, Amsterdam

Anna is a Managing Consultant within InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance business. Following a successful time with the business in the UK, Anna is now based in our new Amsterdam office where she is tasked with continuing to grow InterQuest’s client base. In addition to InterQuest’s larger banking clients, Anna primarily supports fast-growing fintech clients within digital assets, crypto, banking, cards and payments to scale at pace by delivering high-performing talent. Anna has successfully built senior risk leadership teams and wider risk teams for clients. Successful European mandates include; Head of Operational Risk, Head of Fraud, Head of Financial Risk (crypto exchange), Credit Risk Director (fintech bank), Head of Credit Risk (fintech lender), and Head of Regulation (fintech lender).

E: Anna.Massey@interquestgroup.com T: +31 202 170 224

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Paula Saffin

Associate Director

Paula Saffin
Paula Saffin

Paula Saffin

Associate Director

Expertise: Product / Project

Location: London

Paula is ECOM’s longest standing consultant with 12 years’ experience with many clients and candidates coming back to her time and time again, enjoying her personable and efficient approach. She has led teams and has achieved some amazing personal and team successes over the years, mainly specialising in agency recruitment and currently across Project Management, Strategy and Resource. She loves the Digital industry and what can be achieved, but also having studied Psychology, this is another area of real interest for her and helps day to day in really getting to understand a good ‘match’. Being half Italian she loves to cook, as well as travel to Italy and explore new countries/cities and attend various music festivals. Her current new interests are photography and discovering different Gins for her new drinks trolley!

E: paula@ecomrecruitment.com T: 0207 258 2356

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Mahian Rab

Principal Consultant

Mahian Rab
Mahian Rab

Mahian Rab

Principal Consultant

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: Manchester

Mahian is a Principal Consultant within InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance business. Since joining in 2016, Mahian has had a strong track record of supporting InterQuest’s clients with both permanent and interim requirements. Based in our London office Mahian works with an exciting list of clients including established banks, challenger banks, fast-growing fintechs, and lenders. Successful mandates have included from Chief Credit Officer (lender), Head of Data Science (fintech), Head of Risk Analytics (challenger bank), and Global Head of Fraud (fintech) amongst others.

E: mahian.rab@interquestgroup.com T: 0207 025 0105

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Jack Lockerbie

Director of Software Engineering Recruitment

Jack Lockerbie
Jack Lockerbie

Jack Lockerbie

Director of Software Engineering Recruitment

Location: New York

An experienced director with over ten years of experience in tech recruitment, Jack joined the team in 2018. An effective communicator and excellent team-player, Jack relishes the opportunity to connect with new individuals every day and helps lead one of the most innovative teams in the tech recruitment space. He brings an element of creativity into recruitment as demonstrated by his external passions, which include playing guitar and cooking; he also has a love for cocker spaniels and carrot cake!

E: jack.lockerbie@interquestgroup.com T: (646) 809-4192

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Kip Johnson

Managing Director

Kip Johnson
Kip Johnson

Kip Johnson

Managing Director

Location: New York

A highly successful recruitment professional with 10 years of experience as a managing director, Kip has overseen the U.S. InterQuest team since 2020. Kip’s passion extends into all aspects of recruiting, including the delivery of top talent to our clients, ensuring our candidates are placed at the perfect organization for their short and long-term progression, and the development of the InterQuest team. Outside of work, Kip can be found spending time with his family, coaching his kids’ sports teams, or playing a round of golf.

E: kip.johnson@interquestgroup.com T: 603-498-9121

Kam Bhangu

Director

Kam Bhangu
Kam Bhangu

Kam Bhangu

Director

Location: London

Kam has a successful track record of managing and creating highly successful sales teams within the Technology sector with an individual focus on senior appointments. As an experienced billing Director with over 18 years of Technology recruitment experience, recruiting purely technical expertise, Kam has helped shape many candidates' careers and provided clients unparalleled advice and support in many different sectors, ranging from SME to Blue-Chip. Kam understands the importance of placing the right people in the right job and prides himself on building long-term relationships.

E: kam.bhangu@interquestgroup.com T: 0207 025 3625

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Locations

London

27 Bush Lane, Cannon Green, London, EC4R 0AA

careers@interquestgroup.com 0207 258 2405

New York

Suite 9D, 110 Greene St, 9D New York, NY 10012

careers@interquestgroup.com +44 (0) 207 258 2405

Manchester

Bonded Warehouse, 18 Lower Byrom Street, Manchester M3 4AP, UK

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Harrogate

The Lenz, Hornbeam Park, Harrogate, HG2 8RE, UK

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Berkhamsted

Castle Chambers, 87a High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 2DF

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Tunbridge Wells

2nd Floor, Wellington Gate, 7-9 Church Rd, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1HT, UK

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Amsterdam

Gustav Mahlerplein 2, 1082 MA Amsterdam, Netherlands

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