These Are

We have the best team around, with over 15 years combined experience in the finance and mortgage recruitment industry and over 100 customers served.

Clients Served
Candidates on the Database
Cups of Yorkshire Tea

Alex Holland

Recruitment Director

First year in recruitment – 2014

Role in the business – I recruit mortgage & protection and financial advice, alongside doing the marketing, training and general business management.

Hero – Thierry Henry

Heroine – Daenerys Targaryen (prior to burning a city down with dragons)

Favourite Film – The Social Network

Weakness – Call of Duty

Song to describe me – Roll with it (Oasis)

Ella Peabody

HR & Recruitment Consultant

First year in recruitment – 2016

Role in the business – I mainly recruit self-employed advisors, but also work on employed roles from all of our sectors. I do the company HR, finances and job board management. Basically everything.

Hero – David Attenborough

Heroine – Aretha Franklin

Favourite Film – Mean Girls

Weakness – Cheese

Song to describe me – I Wish it Could be Christmas Everyday (Wizzard)


Director of Distraction

First Year in Recruitment – Still on probation

Role in the business – Barking at intruders, entertaining guests, snuggles & shadowing the fridge.

Hero – Einstein (Back to the Future)

Heroine – The Queen

Favourite Film – I Am Legend

Weakness – Sticks

Song to describe me – Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing (Aerosmith)

Lal Verma

Recruitment Consultant

First year in recruitment – 2017

Role in the business – Having previously worked in mortgages, I bring the unique experience of being one of Placing Faces’ target candidates. I do all of the estate agency recruitment within the business.

Hero – My old man         

Heroine – My mum

Favourite Film – Green Book

Weakness – Maccies

Song to describe me – Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson)

Courtney Nichol

Recruitment Resourcer

First year in recruitment – 2020

Role in the business – I find new clients for Placing Faces, write lists up of potential candidates and help out with administrative duties. I also write up blog posts for the company.

Hero – Adam Sandler

Heroine – Julie Andrews

Favourite Film – Stepbrothers

Weakness – garlic bread

Song to describe me – Getting Jiggy with it (Will Smith)

Natalya Paton

Marketing & Website Support

First Year in Recruitment – 2021

Role in the business – Updating the website with new roles, blog posts, marketing campaigns and keeping our social media up to date.

Hero – Kevin

Heroine – Beyoncé

Favourite Film – Hot Fuzz

Weakness – House plants & red wine

Song to describe me – Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)