This week’s appointments include: Chaseman Global, DF Capital, Sheffield Haworth

• Global life sciences executive search specialist Chaseman Global has hired Jordi Pastor to join its senior team as vice-president, global business development. Pastor comes with nearly 20 years of experience in the medtech, biotech and life sciences sectors.

• Specialist savings and commercial lending bank DF Capital has appointed Charlie Michael to the newly-created role of head of people. She will be responsible for developing and leading the people strategy, including talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, employee engagement, and the culture agenda. Michael joins from Aldermore Bank where she spent 10 years in several senior HR roles. 

• Executive search and talent consulting firm Sheffield Haworth has welcomed Georgina Harley, formerly a partner at Mercer Consulting, as a group managing director and head of new sectors and services. Harley joins the executive management committee in the newly created role, and will be responsible for key growth areas including consulting and technology services, talent development and advisory and interim & consultancy services.

Gi Group opens Birmingham branch to help Midlands expansion

Specialist recruiter Gi Group UK has opened a flagship branch in Birmingham to spearhead its Midlands operations as it continues to expand its presence, the company has announced.

New to Market 19 April 2021


This week’s appointments include: develop, Heidrick & Struggles, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group Recruitment, Sixty Eight People

People 19 April 2021


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Bowler Bentley Recruitment, Major Recruitment

Contracts 12 April 2021

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reveals Covid impact in interim report

STEM and contract recruiter Gattaca has today reported continuing net fee income of £21.1m in its interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2021 in the face of “encouraging signs of recovery” from the global pandemic slowdown of recruitment activity.

Financials 31 March 2021