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.

Emma Hogg

Associate Director, Interim, Temporary & Contract

A founding member of Core-Asset Solutions, Emma has over 11 years’ recruitment experience and is renowned for providing excellent client service. She specialises in Core Business Functions.

Working with many of Scotland’s leading financial services, asset management & asset servicing firms, Emma has developed a great understanding of her clients’ businesses from front through to back office.

Ian Greep

Senior Consultant, Interim, Temporary & Contract

As Senior Consultant within Core-Asset Solutions, a division of Core-Asset Consulting, Ian specialises in the recruitment of interim, temporary and contract staff across the financial services and investment sectors in Scotland.

His areas of expertise include Accountancy and Finance roles. Whilst Ian has become a trusted partner for our clients seeking qualified and experienced professionals, Ian also assists graduates in gaining access into the financial sector.

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.

Christopher Wright

Consultant, Interim, Temporary & Contract

Chris joined Core-Asset Consulting in February 2019 as a Recruitment Resourcer. He currently supports the Core-Asset Solutions team by sourcing qualified candidates through various channels, specialising in Investment Operations and Core Business Functions.

He graduated from Abertay University in 2018 with a degree in Marketing and Business and has assisted recent graduates with taking their first step into financial services.

Outside of work, Chris enjoys rugby, football and craft beer.

Laura Cruickshank

Recruitment Associate, Temporary & Contract

As a Recruitment Associate, Laura delivers vetting, payroll and aftercare services.

After graduating from Queen Margaret University in 2020 with a 2:1 degree in Business Management with Enterprise, Laura took a year out to travel the world independently before joining the Core-Asset Consulting team.

Lucy Fruin

Recruitment Associate, Temporary & Contract

As a Recruitment Associate, Lucy delivers vetting, payroll and aftercare services for Core-Asset Solutions’ growing contractor base.

Prior to moving to Edinburgh earlier this year, Lucy held a recruitment administration role and has brought lots of energy to the team. Lucy is always on hand to assist with any client or contractor queries that may arise!

Lucy is fluent in Spanish and enjoys supporting Edinburgh Rugby in her spare time.

Catherine Goodwin

Contractor Support, Interim, Temporary & Contract

As Contractor Support, Cat delivers vetting, payroll and aftercare services.

Cat also supports the Core-Asset Solutions team by sourcing qualified candidates through various channels, specialising in Change and IT.

Cat graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2019 and is an avid golfer.