Louise Powrie

Divisional Director Permanent Team, FinTech and Pensions

Louise is the co-founder of Core-Asset Consulting, she is an experienced recruitment specialist with over 20 years’ experience, initially within asset management Louise transitioned to FinTech, Platforms and Pensions following client demand in these areas.

Together with her sector level specialisms Louise is responsible for the day-to-day management of the permanent recruitment team.

Rachael O'Neill

Associate Director, Investment Operations and Accounting & Finance

Rachael has been recruiting since 2004 specialising in permanent roles within Investment Operations. She has wide-ranging experience in asset servicing across back office and middle office together with Accounting and Finance.

Rachael is passionate about ensuring candidates and clients receive a truly consultative service.

Mike Stirton

Divisional Director, Interim, Temporary & Contract

Mike is the Divisional Director for Core-Asset Solutions. Mike has nearly 20 years' experience exclusively with temporary, interim and contract recruitment services.

His division Core-Asset Solutions is focused on the investment management, financial services and accounting & finance sectors in Scotland. Mike is also an expert in employment legislation and has sat on many industry panels throughout his career.

He has a BSc Honours in Genetics from the University of Edinburgh and is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Julia Patience

Business Manager, Interim, Temporary & Contract

Having joined Core-Asset as a graduate of the University of Edinburgh in 2014, Julia has over 7 years’ recruitment experience and is responsible for interim, temporary and contract vacancies that are entry to mid-level.

Specialising in Support Services, these roles include Project Support, PA, Secretarial, Receptionist, Marketing, HR, IT Helpdesk and Customer Service positions.

Julia also assists graduates in gaining access into the financial sector.

Leon Chiwara

Associate, Permanent Recruitment Support

Leon initially joined the Core-Asset team as an Apprenticeship in Recruitment and Operations in 2019, he is now an Associate within the Permanent recruitment team where he provides support across the full range of desks, whilst studying towards a BA Hons in Business Management at Edinburgh Napier University.