“I can’t thank Jonathan enough for the pro-active approach in negotiating and securing favourable terms in respect of my new employment contract. His deep knowledge of the financial sector, industry acumen enables the proper fit and package for a candidate and ensures the screening of candidates of the right calibre to meet a Financial Institution’s needs. All of these qualities were instrumental in my successful appointment.
I would not hesitate to recommend the services of AJB to others seeking career advancement”
Abrar Ahmed – Head of Trade Finance, Business Development – October 2015
”I first approached AJB in 2014 when I was seeking a new position. I worked with Jonathan who presented me with only 2 opportunities, both of which were suitable and I was quite keen on one which Jonathan put me forward for. After a series of interviews I was offered and accepted the position. Jonathan took the time to understand what I was looking for and he definitely had my interests at heart. He secured an excellent financial package for me, which was more than I expected
I would recommend Jonathan to my friends and others seeking career advancement”
Mike Booth – Regulatory Director – October 2015
”I have enjoyed working with Jonathan of AJB very much in acquiring a new position. I first had contact with Jonathan in 2014. Jonathan advised me to be patient to ensure I only considered suitable opportunities and was confident he would find a suitable position for me. In due course Jonathan presented me with two excellent opportunities, I was offered both roles and took one of them. Throughout the whole process, from initial discussions about the opportunity to final acceptance of the position, Jonathan had been very professional and yet also acting like a friend. providing both objective and subjective views when necessary. Jonathan is also very knowledgeable about the compliance environment within financial services.
Should the need arise again, I shall definitely be calling on Jonathan and his firm again for assistance and remain happy to recommend the services of AJB to others”
RB – Head of Compliance Monitoring – October 2015
“Of all the recruitment consultants that approached me, Paul Lawrence of AJB, was the only one that encouraged me to consider my future and my longer term goals, and made me realise that I should not simply look for another job, but to push myself and make the next step in my career. Over a long-winded interview process spanning nearly 3 months, Paul regularly kept me updated and acted with utmost professionalism at all times. He listened and took on board my requirements for the role, ensuring that I was offered exactly what I expected. I have now secured a position at an incredible company, and look forward to progressing my career with them. I can’t recommend Paul highly enough. ”
James Greenly – Para Planner – September 2015
“I approached AJB Executive Search in June 2014 when I was seeking a new position within Compliance. I was advised that I would be contacted when a suitable position became available and was pleased to hear from Jonathan to discuss a compliance vacancy within a Bank. I was put forward for only one position and accepted the offer and was most impressed with the salary package that was negotiated on my behalf. I am happy to recommend the services of AJB Executive Search for any candidate seeking a career opportunity. Jonathan and team provided help and support from start to finish. They were extremely knowledgeable and approachable at all times. I was kept informed and updated throughout. I am happy in my position in an organised, modern practice. Thank you for all the help!”
Temitope Olukoya – Compliance Associate – March 2015
“Jonathan and the team at AJB are experienced and very professional in their approach. Jonathan clearly understands compliance and changing regulatory environment and I give credit to him and his team for placing me in my current role in asset management which has offered sufficient scope to aid my career progression. Well done Jonathan!
I would certainly recommend Jonathan and the team to other compliance professionals looking to take the next step in their career progression”
Mark Barker – Senior Compliance Manager – December 2014
“I first met Jonathan over 10 years ago when he placed me as a Compliance Director into a multi-national firm and he has always impressed me with his professionalism and knowledge of many differing sectors within the Compliance space. He takes time to understand his candidates to ensure that he does not waste his clients time with a scattergun approach to CV delivery and would not hesitate to recommend AJB’s services to clients and candidates alike”.
Mark Winton – Global Head of Compliance – December 2014
“Jonathan of AJB and the rest of his team are extremely well connected and knowledgeable recruiters. I dealt directly with Jonathan in securing my current position which I had been seeking for a very long time. From the moment I interacted with Jonathan, I felt comfortable in going through the interview process with him. He kept me informed and gave me interview tips ahead of each stage and totally believed in the fact that I would do well and secure the position. Incidentally, this was the only position Jonathan introduced to me. Jonathan also negotiated an excellent salary package, which was more than I expected. He is very honest and reliable and is excellent at believing in his candidates. I would highly recommend AJB, and in particular, Jonathan to assist in both sourcing and recruiting for roles”
Sibel Cayir – Compliance Analyst – October 2014
“Jonathan head hunted me for a role over 15 years ago and we have remained in regular contact since then. I have always found Jonathan to be professional, knowledgeable and very good at identifying appropriate candidates and / or roles. I have no hesitation in recommending Jonathan.”
Ellis Batchelor – Compliance Consultant – September 2014