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Meet the US team

We firmly believe we have some of the best recruiters in the industry.

In our US team, the average length of service is 7.5 years and many of our senior recruitment consultants have over 10 years of experience.

23 years experience

James Calder

CEO of Distinct
19 years experience

Arran Jaiswal

USA Director
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.
10 years experience

James Hales

USA Director
Legal
Specializes in lateral hires, working with associates, attorneys and partners covering associate to partner opportunities.
15 years experience

Ryan Jaiswal

Director of Operations
Public accounting
Manages Distinct’s North American public accounting recruitment team.
13 years experience

Joel Stevenson

Talent Acquisition Director
Legal
Specializes in lateral hires, working with associates, attorneys and partners covering associate to partner opportunities.
9 years experience

Imogen Talbot-Slack

Talent Acquisition Partner
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.
11 years experience

Ian Hallam

Talent Acquisition Director
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.

Rebecca Sherman

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.

Isabelle Fowkes

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.
9 years experience

Sebastian Hannelly

Talent Acquisition Partner
Legal
Specializes in legal partner recruitment, working with attorneys and partners covering partner to executive-level positions.
8 years experience

Harry Hartnell

Talent Acquisition Partner
Legal
Specializes in lateral hires, working with associates, attorneys and partners covering associate to partner opportunities.

Ellie Butler

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.

Georgina Ross

Talent Acquisition Partner
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.

Lucy Weibel

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.

Laura Serena Rose

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Public accounting
Specializes in public accounting recruitment working with CPA professionals with 3+ years of experience.

Zach Gundry

Talent Acquisition Consultant
Legal
Specializes in legal recruitment for junior and senior associates, working with candidates with 2+ years of experience.

Sean Coyle

Talent Acquisition Consultant
Legal
Specializes in legal recruitment for junior and senior associates, working with candidates with 2+ years of experience.

Board of directors

James Calder

Chief Executive

Leanne Gelderd

Finance Director

Amy Robinson-Nunn

Marketing Director

Alex Alcock

UK Strategy & Growth Director

Ryan Jaiswal

UK Operations Director

Becky Downes

UK Talent & People Director

Arran Jaiswal

USA Director

James Hales

USA Director

Paul Macildowie

Chairman

Michael Dawson

Non-exec Director

Internal staff

Jaimee Bishop

People Operations Manager

Jo Sanderson

Internal Talent Acquisition Partner

Sam Wadhia

Financial Controller

Clare Sheehan

Assistant Finance Manager

Joe Mason

Assistant Management Accountant

Sarah Cocking

Compliance Assistant

Laura Kerr

Marketing Manager

Demi Edmunds

Marketing Manager

Elliot Langley

Data & CRM Specialist

Jenna Harris

Content Executive

Chloe Day

Office Administrator