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Senior Management TeamStephen StottStephen is the Managing Director of the Company. He has spent much of his working career in recruitment. In 2000, he was recruited by Foreign & Colonial and Laurence Rosen as Director for a substantial start-up called Huntress Search. Stephen was thrice promoted, eventually to Managing Director at board level and was responsible for adding 60 million to the Companys revenues by 2007. In 2005, the Company was entered into a MBO, facilitated by Nomura PE, at a valuation close to $105m. In 2009, after 11 years with Huntress, Stephen made the decision to start his own Company and persuaded Laurence to join him in investing in the new enterprise.

Laurence RosenAfter 20 years as Managing Director/CEO, Laurence left the employment of Alfred Marks (Adecco) in 1986 and launched Office Angels Limited. Laurence sold that Company with a valuation of 52m in 1990 and remained as CEO/Chairman until 1998. He was approached by Foreign & Colonial to start up Huntress Group Limited with funding of 5m. Huntress was formed in April 2000 where he recruited Stephen Stott, who led the development of Huntresss technical and IT business. Laurence, as Stott & Mays Chairman, works in the business on a part time basis, though is fully involved in directing strategy and financial matters and acts as an minence grise and mentor to Stephen and his team.

Giles DanielsGiles is the most recent appointment to the board. He has twelve years pan-EMEA experience in the Executive Search, Search and Selection and Contingent Recruitment Markets. His main focus is business critical hires with a basic salary of between 90k and 150k. Giles is responsible for all of the permanent delivery practice and maintains a responsibility for the overall strategic development of sales recruitment.


Company OverviewWe are a boutique international search consultancy based in the City of London and specialise in Telecommunications, Software Development & Architecture, Infrastructure, Finance, Risk and Technology. Our highly-experienced teams deliver services and engagements in the UK and Europe.What makes us different?We're lateral thinkers, enabling us to source candidates from synergistic business and professional areas.Our network of higher calibre candidates and contractors is unrivalled.We build long-term relationships with our clients and candidates.We represent your brand and your needs, often with exclusive terms.We're discreet, creative and accurate.Our senior team and practice leads all have a minimum of seven years experience in their specialist recruiting practices and all have achieved success and industry recognition in previous businesses.

What we offerWe offer a complete business solution working in tandem with your existing Sourcing and HR processes and structures.We offer business resolution in relation to projects, requirements and organisational structuresWe offer consultative advice, as well as best practice methods, insight into international sourcing practices within Permanent, Contract, Interim and Temp to Perm sourcing divisions.

Our Contract Service provides you with access to a flexible international talent pool. We have access to over 58,000 independent contractors across the globe. We facilitate and manage the contractual relationship between our clients and these contractors for the duration of the contract and up until closure.

Our Permanent Service provides you with access to a comprehensive pool of talent, both nationally and internationally, through our highly trained consultants. We are experts in understanding each individual sector we work in and have built up a wide network of candidates, enabling us to offer a comprehensive service in a professional and efficient manner.

Expertise - Key Business AreasKey Accounts and Delivery Enterprise Technology & IT Infrastructure Software Development & ArchitectureAccountancy & Finance Technology and Business ConsultancyExecutive Search Technology Sales SAP Consulting Trading & QuantsTelecommunications

Key AccountsOur Key Accounts division sits alongside each Industry and Technology practice.Exceptional Delivery and absolute commitment to quality underpins and resonates through the core of this division.We ensure our clients needs are understood, exceptionally serviced and achieve fixed parameters for delivery (SLAs).Over 15 Years experience in the Management and Delivery of volume Accounts.

Dedicated Account Managers for each clientDelivery Team who are aligned to our business including SAP, IT, Banking and Finance. Delivery is global including: UK, rest of Europe, USA, Hong Kong and South Africa.Handling Key Accounts with spends of 4.8 million upwards.

Dedicated Administration to service the running of over 100 consultants on site.Our client list consists of large blue chip companies including Nokia Siemens Networks, Huawei Technologies, 3, Barclays Capital, Lloyds, Capgemini, Legal & General, Bloomberg and the Master Vendor for HCL Axon.

High Frequency Trading

Algorithmic Trading

High Frequency System Developers / Architects

Algorithmic Developers

Discretionary Trading

Alpha generating candidates

Team Moves

Best in Class, top 5% technologists

Quant Developers & Analysts

Niche & Emerging technologies

Microsoft Technologies.NET framework(C#, VB, WPF/Silverlight)SQL, Excel/VBA, C++BI Stack

Open Source TechnologyJava ( and related technologies)PHP, Flex, Python, Linux/Unix

Functional Programming LanguagesF#, R, MATLAB, KDB+/Q

MethodologiesAgile, TDD, Waterfall, Scrum, RAD

Programme Management

Project Management

Business Analysts



Finance Technology PracticeProject OfficeTechnology/ Methodology & LanguagesFinance SpecialismsPermanent and Contract ResourcePlease contact Daniel Boyle, Head of Finance Technology for any contract or permanent enquiries on 020 7496 3670 or Finance Technology team delivers expertise in the identification and delivery of world class, top 5% talent, within the Financial Information Technology space. We work with many leading global organisations to supply talented resources, enabling those enterprises to continue to dominate their sectors. We work across asset classes, providing the ability to locate the highest calibre of individual, within the vertical specialisms that are matched to our clients requirements.

Working for, primarily, a select number of buy-side, and sell-side clients, start-up proprietary trading firms, and quant driven Hedge Funds and Investment Banks in London, Geneva/Zurich, New York, Chicago & Hong Kong our expertise is in delivering talented, top 5% technologists from a varied and wide ranging background.

Our finance delivery capabilities are complemented by our ability to proactively map and head hunt out of all sectors; Research Hubs, Betting & Gaming shops, Telco's, Investment Banks & Hedge Funds, and Prop shops outside of our selected client list


Telecommunications PracticeContract and Permanent ResourcePlease contact Sofia Hallman, Head of Telecommunications for any contract or permanent enquiries on 020 7496 3655 or TelecommunicationsEnvironments LTE, CDMA, UMTS, GSM and TETRACore Network, VAS & IN, Billing and Charging Systems Network elements MSC, RAN, OSS, MGW, NSS

Fixed TelecommunicationsEnvironments IP, SDH/PDH, VoIP networks, ATM Network elements Switching, Signalling, Access, Billing, Transport

Next Generation Networks VOIP, IMS, WiMAX, WiFi, IPTV, IP/MPLS,

Skill Supplied

Program Directors , Program Managers Project Managers, Operations Managers Network Planners and Designers Implementation Managers and engineers (Zone, Site Aquisition, Field, CW, I&C) Applications Development and Support Contracts & Compliance , Health & Safety, Quality Managers H/W & S/W Commissioning, Test & Integration Engineers Network Performance & Optimisation Engineers 1st & 2nd Line Operations & Maintenance Engineers 3rd Line Technical Support Engineers Network Surveillance Engineers

Development Methodologies Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, TDD, BDD, DDD, AOP, Mocking, Refactoring, Continuous Build / Integration / Deployment

TestingManual, Automated, PerformanceSelenium, Cucumber, JMeter, QTP, SilkTest, TestComplete, JUnit, WAPT

Agile Coach, ScrumMaster, Lean/Scrum Practitioner

Enterprise ArchitectureTOGAF, ZachmanGovernanceIT & Business Strategy AlignmentStakeholder Management High level Roadmaps

Solution ArchitectureHigh level Solution ArchitectureDetailed alignment of Software with IT & Business goalsVendor / Technology Selection

Technical ArchitectureDetailed technical definitionTechnical blueprints of enterprise grade software / systems.Net / Java / C++ in scalable, high-transactional environments

.Net FrameworkC#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, WPF, Silverlight, WCF, LINQ, MVC

Java/JEE/JSECore Java, Multithreading, Concurrency, Scalability, Performance Driven, high-transactional / low-latency

JavaScript OO, DOM, JSON, jQuery, Prototype, Dojo, MooTools, YUI

Mobile & Device iOS SDK, Cocoa, Objective-C, XCode, Android, JavaScript, J2ME, BlackBerry, WebServices / XML

C++Win32/64/API, MFC, COM, COM+, Multithreading, HTTP, Linux/Unix

Open Source & JVMSca