Peter Holt

Peter Holt

Peter Holt

Peter has been filling CFO and Finance Director mandates since 1998, and in 2020 alone, delivered on 12 Board or Director level appointments.  He has been with the Rowan Group since 2012, where he heads up the Finance practice, and is full of passion for what he…

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Carl Meyler

Carl Meyler

Carl Meyler

Carl has been working in financial Talent Acquisition and Executive Search since 1999, mainly across Lancashire, and has built an in-depth knowledge of the local market, including many of the region’s leading businesses.  He’s worked with Rowan since 2014, and believes the most important element of his…

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Louise Ellis

Louise Ellis

Louise Ellis

Lou specialises in our SME Operations & HR division, having enjoyed significant previous success across a wide range of recruitment delivery models: agency, in-house and RPO. Lou’s career highlight so far was when she was asked to partner George Osborne with the entire SLT recruitment for the…

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Katie Seabrook

Katie Seabrook

Katie Seabrook

Katie has been with Rowan for over 5 years, specialising in matching ambitious Financial Controllers and Senior Finance Professionals to the North West’s most dynamic SMEs. Its not just her candidates that are ambitious, Katie has completed 32 assignments in the last 12 months. Previously shortlisted for…

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Scott Wilkinson

Scott Wilkinson

Scott Wilkinson

Scott graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2013 with a BA (Hons) degree and has since carved out a successful career for himself in the Executive Search industry.  He specialises in the appointment of mid-level to senior managers (or ‘future leaders’) in both the Sales…

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Sara Jackson

Sara Jackson

Sara Jackson

Sara works with Peter Holt in the Finance team, appointing CFOs and FDs to positions in our North-West SME clients, focusing on the Cheshire region. Helped by her degree in Finance and Accountancy, Sara’s recruitment career started back in 2005 and she has focused solely on mid-to-senior…

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Sarah Morrell

Sarah Morrell

Sarah Morrell

A law graduate, Sarah worked in a solicitors for three years before joining our team. As an Executive Resourcer for FCs and FDs, Sarah focuses on placing high quality senior finance professionals into exciting assignments within Manchester’s most ambitious and growing SME organisations. Born in Dubai, Sarah…

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Lexi Graty

Lexi Graty

Lexi Graty

After spending over a decade working  for leading retail brands like Zara and Marks and Spencer, Lexi brings that expertise and industry knowledge to Rowan’s Sales and Marketing practice, working closely with Louise Stephenson. Lexi specialises in the appointment of leaders and future leaders into both owner-managed…

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Cassie Cherry

Cassie Cherry

Cassie Cherry

Cassie has been with Rowan’s Finance Team since 2018, having already developed over 4 years of senior financial recruitment experience with Hayes. She is responsible for appointing senior management and Director-level candidates in the North-West, across a variety of sectors. Cassie really enjoys the ‘people’ element of…

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Jack Bottomley

Jack Bottomley

Jack Bottomley

Jack graduated in 2016 with a business management degree from Liverpool John Moores University and worked within Operations and Logistics for just under 4 years for Wincanton & THG. He progressed to Shift Manager-level with THG’s robotic site-launch in Manchester, and has worked with household names like Heinz &…

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Jordan Poole

Jordan Poole

Jordan Poole

Jordan works in the Finance team, introducing finance leaders and future leaders to both privately owned and PE-backed SMEs in the North. Jordan’s working life started in professional football as a right-back for Stockport County FC, later moving into coaching for a number of years with Manchester…

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Gemma Mafe

Gemma Mafe

Gemma Mafe

Gemma is part of our HR & Ops team. She has over 10 years’ Executive Search experience, working in-house for a number of years with a rapidly-growing retail business.  She really enjoys her role, and loves finding, meeting and speaking to new people, especially if she’s able…

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Jennie Adamson

Jennie Adamson

Jennie Adamson

Jennie has over eleven years’ experience in the recruitment industry with Morson Talent, having previously worked as an Account Co-ordinator for large RPO accounts, such as Manchester Airport Group. More recently, Jennie worked as a Project Lead on the implementation of new clients under the ‘Managed Service…

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Emma Milton

Emma Milton

Emma Milton

Emma recently graduated from university after achieving a Master’s degree in forensic psychology, and her undergraduate degree was in the same subject from Sheffield University. The research, data analysis and behavioural elements of the course really appealed to her, and Emma brings that experience to her position…

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Kate Delves

Kate Delves

Kate Delves

Kate works in Peter Holt‘s Finance team as an Executive Researcher, focusing on director- and senior manager-level mandates for Peter, Sarah Morrell, Carl Meyler, Tammy Hopla, Sara Jackson and Cassie Cherry, alongside fellow Executive Researcher Emma Milton. Kate spent over a decade in primary education and brings a wealth of experience of working…

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