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About Nelson Scott


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Nick Shires

CONSULTANT

An FCMA qualified accountant with over 30 years experience as a financial director and successful business developer in the IT, recruitment, investment and wealth management sectors. Recruitment specialisms – investment, wealth management, compliance and accountancy.

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Mike Blundell Jones

CONSULTANT

A recruitment professional with approx 25 years expertise in Investment, Banking and Wealth Management recruitment. Managing and developing specialist recruitment companies and divisions, where the emphasis is on long term Client Relationship Management Specialties: My Recruitment specialist sectors are :- Business Development, Marketing, Client Relationship Managers, Analysts, Fund and Portfolio Managers. Training and developing recruitment consultants

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Joanna Lawton

CONSULTANT

Jo joined Nelson Scott in February 2017. She holds the CII Level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning. Having spent fifteen years in the Financial services sector working in large Corporate Wealth Management companies as well as time spent in smaller boutique IFA firms, Jo possess sound technical knowledge that enables her to provide an excellent service to both clients and candidates alike. Jo has eight years Paraplanning experience as well as time spent in Quality Assurance and Relationship Management roles. This helps her to hold an unrivalled insight and understanding as to how the Financial Planning world moves, what factors affect the recruitment process and, most importantly, what our clients and candidates are looking for. Outside of work Jo enjoys spending time with her two young boys, keeping fit and playing golf.

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Kirsty Morley

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Kirsty has 10 years experience in Wealth Management and Financial Planning firms having worked as a Paraplanner and Business Manager in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. She holds the CertPFS and is part Diploma qualified as well as holding CISI exams. As well as Paraplanning and Compliance she has managed staff and the recruitment process within an IFA firm and understands the frustrations of receiving applications from unexperienced or unqualified candidates, particularly for the technical roles within firms. After becoming a Mum in 2017 to Maverick, Kirsty joined Nelson Scott as a Consultant working to source knowledgeable, experienced and qualified candidates for our clients. With an in depth understanding of the roles and requirements she is able to find candidates who are an suitably matched to roles and therefore reduce our clients time spent recruiting, allowing them to focus on their own clients and business.