James is a Director of Elevate Partners and has 30 years senior level experience in the Executive Search and Recruitment industry. During his career James has successfully built and exited two leading recruitment businesses in the Irish market. He was founding shareholder and Director of Cox Fitzsimons & Wilkes in 2003. He exited in 2008 through an MBO. He was also Joint Managing Director of Careers Register which was sold to CPL plc, in 2000. James holds a BA from University College Dublin, a Professional Diploma in Accountancy and a Diploma in Personnel Management. James also worked in general audit practice with KPMG in Dublin.
Diarmuid is a Director with Elevate Partners. He has four years international and domestic experience in Executive Search and Recruitment covering the real assets’ sectors including, Aircraft Leasing, Energy & Infrastructure and Real Estate. Diarmuid previously worked with international blue chip firms such as State Street and IBM. He has built up an extensive international network and has reach into the UK, Europe and US.
Stephen is a Director at Elevate Partners and holds a BSc in Business Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology. Following graduation Stephen spent his first year in Banking working for Bank of Ireland before turning his hand to recruitment. He has extensive recruitment experience in both the domestic and international markets having placed candidates across a wide variety of industries at every level from Junior Associate to COO.
Kevin is a Director with Elevate Partners where he focuses on delivering Executive Search, Executive Learning and Keynote Speaker services to a diverse range of domestic and international clients. He has 4 years experience in the international front office recruitment market and has a vast network of candidates and clients in the Hedge Fund, Asset Management, Private Equity, Credit and Corporate Finance sectors globally. He has a particular focus and stellar track record working with International clients on team build outs as they look to grow their global footprint in the Irish market. Kevin also specialises in assisting senior professionals relocate back to the domestic market and has successfully placed a number of senior executives with industry leading firms.
Paul is a Director with Elevate Partners and brings 15 years’ experience in partnering with domestic and international financial services companies with their recruitment requirements.
Paul commenced his career with an Irish banking group in the UK, before joining the growing Dublin office of a global professional services recruitment group, where he built the Accounting & Finance division assisting mid to senior level finance professionals.
At Elevate, Paul’s focus is on delivering top-tier risk, regulatory and compliance candidates for clients across banking, insurance and asset management sectors both in Ireland and internationally.
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