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Adam Bahadur

Adam Bahadur

Director – Cedar Cyber

Adam heads up the Cedar Cyber team, bringing to the market a unique pure-play cybersecurity offering. He has over 15 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, 14 of those spent recruiting in the Cybersecurity market. He has extensive exposure to international markets, having lived and worked in the UK and the Middle East, working with some of the most exciting and disruptive security ve...

Howard Bentwood

Howard Bentwood

CEO

Howard Bentwood is the Founder and CEO of Cedar.  Having worked in financial recruitment for over 20 years, Howard has gained a wealth of knowledge in both the finance and recruitment industries.Howard’s focus has been on building Cedar into a strong and respected brand since 2003.  As a result, Cedar is now renowned for its professionalism, flexibility, and ability to deliver recruitment solut...

Adam Bowman

Adam Bowman

Head of Change & Transformation

​Adam has over 9 years’ experience recruiting interim & permanent Change & Transformation professionals across commerce & industry. With his vast amount of experience and his established network, Adam leads the Change & Transformation division at Cedar. His focus and area of specialism being the Finance Transformation market, where he supports senior finance professionals with...

Kirsteen Brannigan-Hughes

Kirsteen Brannigan-Hughes

Director - Tax

​Kirsteen has been recruiting exclusively within the in-house tax market for over 15 years and has built an established network of clients and candidates Throughout this time she has placed permanent and interim candidates across corporate tax, indirect tax, transfer pricing and human capital from Head of Tax/Tax Director level to Tax Manager.

Antoine Carlier

Antoine Carlier

Financial Controller

​With extensive experience in tech, biotech and recruitment, Antoine joined Cedar as Financial Controller in 2020, just as Covid struck. Recruited to provide greater structure and depth to Finance as Cedar’s high growth dictated greater expertise, Antoine’s calm and methodical approach paid dividends as Cedar rapidly adapted to very new challenges and new ways of working, without any disrupti...

Jordan Cheadle

Jordan Cheadle

Associate - Qualified Finance

Jordan has over six years’ experience recruiting accounting and finance professionals across London and the Home Counties. Specialising in the Recently Qualified space, he has a strong network across the Commerce & Industry sectors. Priding himself on his direct and solution-orientated approach, Jordan has a track record of partnering startup/growth stage SMEs with key finance hires, as...

Beverley Clarke

Beverley Clarke

Head of Direct Procurement & Engineering

​Beverley has 20 years experience recruiting globally within Technical Operations. Known for her ability to recruit hard-to-fill roles, Beverley uses her extensive network and strong market knowledge to engage the best candidates and works consultatively with her clients to meet their needs. Having spent many years working internationally and with a background incorporating both internal ...

Aimee Corley

Aimee Corley

Contractor Support
Hayley Davis

Hayley Davis

Associate Director - European Procurement

Hayley has over 12 years’ experience in the recruitment of Procurement and Supply Chain professionals. Having spent over three years in Asia. Hayley has most recently led European Teams with a personal focus upon senior Procurement and Quality mandates.​

Holly Dean

Holly Dean

Senior Associate - Part Qualified & Transactional Finance

​​Holly is an experienced consultant who has been recruiting in Central London for 6 years, 4 of those years have been specialising in interim transactional and part-qualified level roles (from entry-level Graduate up to Finalist Accountant level).

Georgina Denslow

Georgina Denslow

Director - Finance
Lucy Drummond

Lucy Drummond

Associate - Qualified Finance

​With over 4 years of experience recruiting Qualified Interim Finance across London and the surrounding counties. Lucy’s approach is open and honest. She believes that a successful working relationship starts with empathy and a good ear for listening to the clients’ requirements. Lucy is passionate about travelling (been to 30 countries so far) and experiencing new cultures, sailing, and i...

Alberto Eiras Pineiro

Alberto Eiras Pineiro

Senior Associate – Supply Chain

​Alberto leads the Supply Chain and Technical Operations practice for the International markets. With over 4 years of experience recruiting in the Supply Chain function across EMEA, Alberto is quite well networked, which allows him to have a high level of agility when introducing top candidates to his clients. Alberto’s track record includes several Supply Chain and Planning transformation pro...

Stuart Feeley

Stuart Feeley

Practice Lead - Tax & Legal

Stuart is an experienced tax and advisory recruiter, he began his career as a tax professional before moving to recruitment in 2015. Since then he has worked closely with a variety of accountancy and legal practices, as well as specific consultancy firms supporting them to build and develop their tax departments.He has experience recruiting across multiple tax disciplines at all levels, buildi...

Louise Gapp

Louise Gapp

Director - Procurement

Louise has over 14 years’ experience in the procurement and supply chain industry and holds an executive personal network spanning multiple categories and industries. Her specialisms include tailored relationship management, bespoke sourcing solutions and matching best of breed talent with like-minded clients. Louise’s integrity has built long standing and trusted relationships with both client...

Stephanie Grainger

Stephanie Grainger

Senior Associate - Part Qualified & Transactional Finance

​Stephanie has over 6 years recruitment experience, specialising in interim transactional and part-qualified level roles (from entry-level Graduate up to Finalist Accountant level) within Commerce & Industry and the Public Sector. Over the years, Stephanie has built up an exceptional and exclusive talent pool and network of outstanding candidates to successfully deliver appointments acr...

Jayne Halperin

Jayne Halperin

Senior Partner – Finance

A graduate from the University of Birmingham, Jayne joined Cedar in 2017 to spearhead the Finance Practice and drive the growth of the company. Her key focus is to further enhance Cedar’s client portfolio and fortify existing relationships, providing the requisite support to ensure the team reaches its full potential while maintaining Cedar’s unique culture. Jayne believes the added value from ...

Klaudia Kubicz

Klaudia Kubicz

Associate - Part Qualified & Transactional Finance

Klaudia is a BSc Accounting graduate from the University of Hull. She loves finance and numbers and throughout the years she has always had a strong passion for and thrived within the sales environment - Cedar helped her combine the two together.She specialises in placements within Part Qualified and Transactional finance. On a daily basis, she uses her accounting knowledge to really understand...

Billy Lamond

Billy Lamond

Research Associate - Procurement

After starting his recruitment career at Cedar at the end of 2019, Billy has worked in both the Finance and Procurement teams. Taking a thorough, consultative approach, Billy makes sure he understands the needs of clients and candidates to provide tailored solutions. Known for his diligence, integrity and hard work, Billy is a valued member of the team, helping the Cedar Procurement practice to...

Matthew Langley

Matthew Langley

Partner – Procurement

Matt has 14 years’ experience recruiting in London and Sydney, spending much of his earlier career in senior financial recruitment, working closely with CEOs, CFOs and Finance Directors to provide top quality interim professionals at speed. At Cedar Matt has joined the leadership team and become an accomplished Procurement recruitment professional.Internally and among clients Matt is known for ...

Simon Lythgoe

Simon Lythgoe

Head of Marketing

​Simon joined Cedar at the beginning of the global pandemic to bring some rigor and process to the company's branding and marketing. Simon is an experienced recruitment Marketing professional having worked for some of the biggest names in the industry all over the world.Having worked as a Solutions Director across numerous global MSPs and RPOs, and managed multiple Employer Branding campaigns...

Cameron  McBean

Cameron McBean

Internal Operations Support

Cam joined Cedar on a temporary basis in 2016, straight out of college, but soon proved his worth and joined permanently as Internal Operations Support later the same year. Whilst his job title remains unchanged, Cam’s role has grown extensively and he combines front of house, with IT and desktop support and everything to do with candidate registration and candidate care. Cam’s flamboyance ...

Kirsty McBean

Kirsty McBean

Head of Internal Operations

Kirsty joined Cedar in 2007 as Administration Assistant, when it had but 9 employees. Since then, as the company has grown, Kirsty has worked in facilities, IT and finance before becoming Cedar’s Internal Operations Manager, responsible for all back-office functions, with the exception of finance. Kirsty thrives in this wildly diverse role, where every single day brings something new and ...

Callum MacRae

Callum MacRae

Practice Lead - Audit & Accounts

​An experienced recruiter, specialising in Public Practice recruitment. Callum spent over three years running a desk at a leading Public Practice recruitment firm and is experienced in recruiting at all levels. He has a wide network of candidates and clients from the Big 4, Top 10, Top 100 and smaller boutique practices, and now heads up Cedar's Public Practice division. Like all consultants at...

David Mendonca

David Mendonca

Associate Director – Finance

​​David Mendonca is an Associate Director on Cedar’s Senior Finance desk with a strong network in the TMT space, with proven success securing Senior Finance talent for a diverse client base ranging from startup/growth stage to global FTSE 100 companies.

Chris Morrison

Chris Morrison

Partner – Finance

​Chris has over 11 years experience recruiting finance professionals across the UK. Having joined the Cedar in 2017, Chris quickly elevated himself to become a key member of the Executive Leadership team. Working closely with CEOs, CFOs and FDs, Chris is a pragmatic solution-driver, with an excellent eye for detail and an ability to deliver large-scale, strategic recruitment projects. Chris ...

Andy Myerson

Andy Myerson

Associate Director - Finance

​Andy is a senior-level financial recruiter with over 23 years' experience in the London & Home Counties markets. He recruits qualified accountants (from newly-qualified up to Financial Director/CFO level) into roles across the commerce & industry, financial services, professional services, and not-for-profit sectors. He is experienced in temporary & part-qualified recruitment and ...

Stephen Perrin

Stephen Perrin

CFO

Stephen is a qualified accountant and portfolio Finance Director with more than 35 years financial experience. As a trusted advisor to Cedar, Stephen provides support in commercial and financial decision making, drawing on his more than 15 years’ experience in the recruitment sector and his passion to help drive sustainable growth even in the most difficult commercial environments, of which he...

Robert Philips

Robert Philips

Head of PQ Perm Finance
Jasneel Sehmi

Jasneel Sehmi

Associate - Finance
Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Managing Director - Cedar Search

Simon Taylor is the Managing Director for Cedar Search, responsible for the continued growth & development of the executive search offering both in the UK & internationally.Having worked in the executive search space for over 12 years, across both the UK & international markets and leading numerous executive assignments across the C-suite.  Simon has previously managed regional of...

Shenelle Thompson

Shenelle Thompson

Finance Assistant

​Shenelle joined Cedar in 2012 as an Administration Assistant.  Shenelle wasn’t very good at that, so because she owned a calculator she moved into finance.  Shenelle started in contractor payroll and billing, but the introduction of electronic timesheets gave her some free time and now she is also responsible for all aspects of client billing, credit control, supplier payments, expenses and ...

Graham Thornton

Graham Thornton

Director - Finance

Starting his recruitment career in 1997, Graham worked for a small number of leading international recruitment organisations before joining Cedar in 2004 shortly after its inception. The majority of his career has been spent sourcing mid to senior level finance professionals, working closely with a diverse mix of clients. Graham’s success is based on creating robust, long term relationships wit...

Joe Tooley

Joe Tooley

Associate Director – Part Qualified & Transactional Finance

I have over 7 years of experience in the recruitment of interim transactional and part qualified finance roles within Commerce and industry.I've built a successful career by nurturing relationships with clients, navigating them through the complexities of an ever-changing industry, and delivering interim solutions in a quick time-frame with excellent candidates.I have an excellent trusted base ...

Ben Whyatt

Ben Whyatt

Senior Associate - Procurement

​Ben joined Cedar in 2020 building on his background working in a procurement consultancy, where he personally set up and gained first-hand experience, of supporting recruitment for a wide range of clients, successfully filling interim, permanent and fixed-term contract roles in both the private and public sector in the UK and internationally.More specifically, Ben’s expertise covers the full e...

Wasim Yousuf

Wasim Yousuf

Associate - Qualified Finance

​A graduate from Cardiff Metropolitan University in BSc Hons sport management, Wasim joined Cedar soon after graduating and hasn't looked back ever since.