Børge leads the executive search practice at Prospectus, which offers dedicated solutions to identify and engage talented leaders, building Boards and Leadership Teams globally. The practice consists of four specialist areas; Board Search, Global Search, UK Search, and Senior/Interim recruitment. The team delivers impactful appointments for global foundations and NGOs, social enterprises, charities, grant makers and membership organisations across the UK.
Børge has successfully delivered complex senior leadership and Board appointments, often working with clients on multiple mandates over several years, and he has in-depth knowledge of the sector and it unique leadership challenges. Børge is currently a Trustee of Dania, the Scandinavian School in London; he regularly hosts roundtable discussions on interesting sector topics to support social impact, and enjoys connecting people beyond search mandates. He is also the board lead for inclusion at Prospectus, championing initiatives to build more diversity and inclusion internally as well as supporting clients to achieve improved structural and cognitive diversity.
Before Prospectus, Børge started his career as a journalist, and worked on several election campaigns in Norway. He read Politics at Norway’s Arctic University in Tromsø, and has an MSc in International Relations from Bristol University.
Børge believes that business is part of the solution to build a more sustainable society, and is really proud of Prospectus' B-Corp status and active commitment to be part of a community using business for good
Fiona began her career as a researcher in executive search for the private sector, working with engineering, IT and commercial clients. She joined Prospectus in 2006 and has recently returned, following eighteen months heading up recruitment for the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, a Swiss based foundation with a worldwide presence that works to end malnutrition.
Fiona has sound knowledge and expertise in recruiting to chief executive and director level positions across the not for profit sector in the UK and internationally. She also has a strong understanding of international development and has successfully delivered country director and senior level monitoring and evaluation, programme management, fundraising and policy and advocacy hires, particularly in the areas of public health, agriculture/nutrition, child rights and education.
Fiona has an MSc in International Human Resources and is CIPD qualified.
Linda started her career supporting the boards of arts organisations with their governance and then spent the next 10 years building partnerships between business and the arts working in London, New York and Amsterdam. She then moved into the beyond profit sector working as a fundraiser for arts, charity and media organisations.
Linda moved into Executive Search in 2011, and since joining Prospectus in 2014 has led Director and CEO level searches for the V&A, Marie Curie, Winston’s Wish, The Racing Foundation, Campaign to Protect Rural England and the City of London Sinfonia. Linda has also completed recruitment campaigns for new senior leadership teams at Friends of the Earth and Make-A-Wish UK, appointing to a diverse range of roles including a Director of Disruptive Innovation.
Having led the search for a CEO with a lived experience of disability for Disability Rights UK, Linda is passionate about increasing access to opportunities for people with disabilities, recognising the barriers they face.
Ami graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing and worked as a Registered Nurse in Australia and the UK for six years before working in healthcare sales and then healthcare recruitment for many years.
Ami joined Prospectus in January 2006, going on to lead our Office and Professional business area before joining the Executive Search Practice in 2011. Ami has worked with a wide range of charities, trusts and social enterprises across the sector, successfully recruiting Director and Chief Executive level positions. She specialises in working with grant making organisations.
Ami takes pride in her ability to ensure a high quality service of ongoing support, advice and executive search expertise, exploring skills and experience alongside how a candidate’s values and ambition align to her client’s values, mission and vision. Recently Ami has led the CEO searches for Community Foundation in Wales, UnLtd, The Foyer Federation, London Community Foundation, Help Musicians UK, Peter Jones Foundation, MK Community Foundation, The Brilliant Club, Hertfordshire Community Foundation and the James Wentworth Memorial Fund to name a few.
Jess comes with nearly 20 years of expertise in business partnerships, governance and fundraising, and is passionate about leadership, governance and building better boards through diversity, skill and creating strong networks.
Before joining Prospectus, Jessica worked at Business in the Community as Head of Operations at Arts & Culture. Her governance expertise includes devising and delivering training for trustees and whole boards; undertaking governance reviews and audits; facilitating away days and visioning exercises; fundraising strategies and training for boards; as well as making 100’s of chair and non-executive appointments. Key business clients have included Deutsche Bank, Northern Trust Bank, Bloomberg and BSkyB. Successful board appointments include Arts Council England, The Almeida, The Whitechapel Gallery and RIBA.
Jess is a board member for 11:18, a theatre company and was a founding Trustee/Director of The Basement, a live arts venue in Brighton and is an associate tutor at Goldsmiths University. She frequently gives lectures and talks on the role of the Board and governance in the cultural sector.
Jess has been a member of the Prince of Wales’ ‘Good Governance Group’ and contributes to the NCVO’s ‘Governance and Leadership’ committee.
Gareth has worked in recruitment since 2001, when he joined the specialist Public Sector & Not for Profit practice at Hays. Since then, Gareth has recruited across a number of sectors but his passion is with the beyond profit sector as he relishes the impact, diversity and learning gained from working with new clients.
Gareth is a member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals and has led the Senior Appointments team since 2014. He really enjoys building meaningful relationships to find solutions to recruitment challenges, and he has significant experience of recruiting entire teams for clients. The Senior Appointments team recruits to a diverse range of management and leadership roles from Head of and Director to Chief Executive level. Clients include Citizens Advice, The Big Lottery, FareShare and Crisis, as well as many smaller niche organisations.
Outside of work, Gareth volunteers for a homelessness charity, assisting clients with their journey into sustainable employment, and has participated in The Big Issue Foundation’s Big Sleep Out, raising funds for a cause he is passionate about.
Lottie read Fine Art at University before starting her career at Christie’s the Fine Art Auction House. She then moved into graduate recruitment where she spent over four years managing small and large scale recruitment projects across multiple sectors, including a secondment to the global media and entertainment organisation NBCUniversal where she led on senior internal hires.
As Head of Research, Lottie leads and manages the Research team, supporting the Researchers to excel in conducting research and building networks with senior executives and board directors across a range of sectors – including charities, commercial, social enterprises, higher education, and local government.
Lottie also works as a Senior Consultant in the Board Appointments team across the beyond profit space placing Chairs, Trustees and Treasurers at a wide range of organisations such as Stonewall, Sustrans, UnLtd, Big Lottery Fund, and Wood Green.
Lottie is a Trustee for Futures Theatre. Throughout her career she has been an active volunteer including running a charity shop, renovating a house for vulnerable women and supporting the charity Access Aspiration with mock interviewing for sixth form students.
Anna has been recruiting senior staff for beyond profit clients since 2009, focusing on securing quality talent at Chief Executive, Director and Board level. After graduating in Business Management, Anna initially worked within the beyond profit sector before moving to an award-winning career in the property industry. As Principal Consultant, Anna now enjoys combining her passion for the beyond profit sector with providing an exceptional service.
Anna is part of the Executive Search team at Prospectus, securing Chief Executives and their teams. In particular she specialises in fundraising appointments, and previously led Prospectus’s award-winning Fundraising Team. She regularly works in partnership with the Institute of Fundraising, fundraising consultancies and Fundraising Directors to identify and address challenges in the market, and she enjoys maintaining a strong network of senior fundraisers. Recently Anna has recruited the Director of Fundraising at Shelter, the Director of Fundraising and Communications at Breast Cancer Care and both Director and Assistant Directors of Fundraising for CLIC Sargent. She has also recently recruited the Chief Executives of Willow Foundation, War on Want and Chance UK.
Sara is a self-confessed “career recruiter”, having worked in recruitment for over 30 years. She has worked across the private, public and beyond profit sectors in the UK and Australia. Sara has a keen interest in the charity sector and has spent the last 17 years working with charities, finding talented individuals for executive and board appointments.
Sara joined the Executive Search team over three years ago and has enjoyed leading on a wide range of senior leadership appointments. These have included appointing a new executive team at the Big Lottery Fund, CEOs for the Young Foundation and Anti-Slavery International, and the Chair of Exeter based disability charity, Step One.
Sara was recently involved in a fundraising event for the Big Issue Foundation’s Big Sleep Out, leading a team of colleagues to raise over £4,000 by “sleeping rough” for one night in London to raise awareness of homelessness.
Anna began her career working in fundraising at a national disability charity for 2 years, before joining Prospectus in 1997. Over the following 8 years she worked on permanent recruitment within the Office and Professional team, managing and developing the team for 6 years, before leaving at the end of 2004 to undertake a volunteer project abroad with Raleigh International.
On her return, Anna worked back in the beyond profit sector working for 2 years in a management role at an outward bound centre for people with disabilities based in Devon before becoming a Vocational Development Manager at a training provider based in East London, helping young people not in employment, education or training in to work based learning.
Having worked in and for the sector for over 18 years, Anna brings a breadth of skills and experience to the recruitment process and works across several disciplines on roles from £40,000 upwards including Manager, Head of Department, Director and CEO.
After a diverse early career including running a small fine art foundry, Liesel’s strong people orientation led her into recruitment. In 2003 Liesel joined Prospectus and over a 10 year period enjoyed building great relationships with a wide variety of beyond profit organisations and individuals, providing a high quality recruitment service as well as outplacement support and employability skills training. Liesel took her experience in-house when she joined a leading UK children's mental health charity, Place2Be, where she was responsible for high volume clinical employee and volunteer attraction, recruitment and on-boarding.
Keen to return to working with a wider client group, Liesel re-joined Prospectus in September 2016. Values focussed and with a strong interest in a wide variety of social causes, she enjoys building and deepening long term client and candidate relationships built on trust.
Liesel also enjoys using her skills as a committed volunteer – regularly offering CV and skills training to the long term unemployed and through her school governance commitment. A believer in life long learning, Liesel is currently undertaking part time counselling training and hopes to take up a volunteer counselling placement with children in the near future.
Alex is an Executive Search Consultant with over fifteen years’ experience recruiting leadership positions across the corporate and not for profit sectors. After graduating with a BA Hons in Business Management, Alex spent 8 years working within interim contingency recruitment agencies before moving into specialised boutique recruitment practices.
Alex joined Prospectus in September 2015 and brings a wealth of experience having partnered and supported a wide range of charities, social enterprises and B-Corp organisations, successfully appointing CEO, COO, CFO and Director Positions. He also leads Prospectus’ Finance Practice which has gone from strength to strength over the past 4 years, partnering with Chief Executives and Boards to shape the future of their organisations, and successfully appoint high quality finance and operational leaders.
Most recently, Alex has partnered with the EY Foundation to build and shape their Executive Leadership Team, appointing the Chief Finance Officer, Director of Communications and Director of Technology and Transformation. He has also appointed the Chief Executives of Publish What You Fund, the 999 Club, Groundswell and B-Corp UK.
Alex is an active volunteer and mentor and an experienced trustee. Outside of work he enjoys running marathons, supporting Charlton Athletic, cooking and most of all spending quality time with his young children.
Steve is an experienced recruitment consultant, focusing on permanent and contract vacancies within our Senior Appointments Team. Prior to joining Prospectus and the not for profit sector, Steve recruited for office support and facilities management vacancies at Reed and The Management Recruitment Group respectively.
Steve transitioned into recruitment in 2013 having had a 13 year career within supply chain, specialising in customer services, logistics and operations. Within this time Steve had key responsibility for managing customer service levels, day-to-day operations, recruitment and team management.
Steve works with a range of clients covering various specialisms, recruiting for Head of Department, Director and C-suite vacancies. He has always been passionate about providing exceptional service, and is keen to add value to both candidates and clients in the not for profit sector over the coming years.
Steve recently competed in the British 10k in London as part of a Prospectus team that raised funds for youth charity Redthread.
James has a diverse background ranging from the performing arts, charity and education sectors which have all helped shape his personable, committed and collaborative recruitment approach.
James joined Prospectus to help grow the contract and interim function within the Executive division. He focuses on working with beyond profit organisations that require interim Managers, Programme Directors, Heads of Department and C-Suite Executives.
Prior to Prospectus, James worked within a niche contract recruitment company that specialised in Project, Programme and Change management. Here he focused on building teams of delivery consultants to help Travel & Transport clients going through IT transformation and Business change.
James has always been passionate about the beyond profit sector and giving back to the local community. Whilst studying at University he ran a series of poetry workshops for a local homeless charity, culminating in a performance of the works and printed copies which were shared within the local community.
Outside of work James can be found running, in particular taking part in Ultramarathons, raising money for charities close to his heart. He is a big advocate for the positive impact exercise has on not just our physical but also our mental wellbeing.
Charlotte has extensive experience in project management gained from a career that spans the corporate and beyond profit sectors. Starting out as a PA to the Principal of Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she then moved into the corporate sector providing high level administration in Financial Services.
A passionate believer in a civil and just society, Charlotte has always had involvement with charitable causes and moved into the beyond profit sector to join an animal welfare charity based in East Sussex where she delivered process improvement across IT, GDPR compliance and customer relationship management.
Having joined Prospectus as a Project Consultant, Charlotte works alongside Principal Consultants to ensure our clients receive the outstanding service they associate with us, by providing strong project support to ensure a successful process.
A qualified Prince2 Practitioner, Charlotte has a proven track record in managing organisational projects and a commitment to the sector which has seen her volunteering over a number of years for The Sunnybank Trust and Age UK.
James completed a Masters in Political Research at Newcastle University. During his time at University, James had the opportunity to work with charitable organisations, conducting research with organisations such as Carers Northumberland and the West End Food Bank. These opportunities are what have inspired him to build a career working with the charity sector in the hope that in his work he can help to affect positive social change.
Working with a diverse range of clients within the beyond profit sector, James works closely with Consultants to provide project support to ensure an efficient and effective process in the appointment of board level candidates.
James’ interests within the sector include homelessness, mental health and informal caring.
Roberta completed a PhD in Sixteenth century history of religion and literature at the Warburg Institute. While writing up the outcome of her PhD research Roberta worked as Project Assistant and Metadata Creator in the Royal Archives in Windsor Castle. Prior to working at Prospectus Roberta worked at Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust firstly as Roadshow Administrator and, subsequently, as evaluation consultant.
With a strong passion for research and the beyond profit sector, Roberta is committed to carrying out excellent research and helping individuals to fulfil their career aspirations and make a tangible difference in the sector. Roberta’s main interests lie in education, mental health, environment and sport.
Roberta has recently entered the world of endurance running, completing her first 50km race just a few months ago, and she is now training for a few more ultramarathons in the coming year.
Camille completed a Research Masters in the Anthropology of Development with enquiry into displacement at The School of Oriental and African Studies.Prior to her MA Camille worked as Research Assistant and Content Creator for London Street Rescue within Thames Reach London, supporting the no-second-night-out initiative across North and East London. Before joining Prospectus Camille worked with Walls on Walls UK, focusing on collective participation within process-led-projects, as their Engagement Officer. Camille also spent 6 months in China volunteering for The One Foundation with a focus on disaster relief.
Incorporating her energy for the beyond profit sector and for the value of insightful research, Camille is dedicated to providing excellent analysis and aiding individuals in achieving their professional objectives and intentions within the sector.
Throughout her studies, Camille undertook research into the culture of homeless hostels throughout Europe. Camille’s interests lie in the arts, culture, diversity and improving access to education in developing nations.
Joan studied Economics at Kenyatta University before joining an Executive Recruitment and Strategy Consulting firm where she developed her passion for recruitment. Before joining Prospectus, Joan was a Global Recruitment Officer for Mercy Corps focusing on expatriate placements for 14 countries within the Africa region. She also has extensive experience recruiting and sourcing for and on behalf of clients in the private and public sectors.
Joan works in close partnership with the consultants at Prospectus and undertakes multiple research projects. Her main drive is connecting the right talent to add genuine value through our search process. She is a certified psychometric test Assessor with Profiles XT.
Outside of work, she enjoys hiking in the outdoors and any activity that is mentally challenging. Joan is passionate about promoting gender equality and is an advocate of children’s rights.
Sarah recently completed her post graduate legal training at The College of Law in Bloomsbury and now provides administrative support to the Prospectus Executive Team, answering all calls and ensuring candidates are assisted through their recruitment journey as effectively as possible.
With over 20 years’ experience within a major disaster relief and development NGO, Sarah is also an active volunteer in a number of organisations.
Jahdai joined Prospectus in April 2018 as an Administrator and supports our Senior Appointments team.
Jahdai has a keen interest in the beyond profit sector and previously worked as a Youth Project Coordinator in her local community where she gained admin experience. Working at Prospectus with a variety of teams will give her the experience she needs to further her career as an administrator, and further her learning around the sector.
Cindy studied Broadcast Operations and Production at University, gaining a particular interest in Production Management/Administration. Before joining Prospectus she worked at the University of Greenwich as a School Administrator, helping to support Postgraduate, International students with Academic English support classes.
She joined Prospectus as a Senior Administrator, helping to support the Executive Search team. Her role involves liaising with clients and candidates, helping with processing candidate applications, supporting consultants and researchers diary management and managing general enquiries.
Cindy is hoping to become more active in charity work and volunteering, particularly with mental health and homelessness charities and she hopes to support and become more involved within the charity sector in general. In her spare time, she is currently learning Spanish and British Sign Language.