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.

Blair Bennie

Associate Consultant, Permanent Recruitment

Blair initially joined Core-Asset as an Intern in 2019, returning in 2021 as an Associate within the Permanent Recruitment team after graduating from the University of Aberdeen with BA Hon’s in Business Management.

Blair is responsible for supporting recruitment across the pensions, wealth, sales & marketing, and fintech divisions, providing a first-class service to candidates in their job search.