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.
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.
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.
Lottie works as a Senior Consultant in the Board Appointments team placing Chairs, Trustees and Treasurers at a wide range of beyond profit organisations such as Friends of the Earth, Sustrans, UnLtd, Practical Action, and Stonewall. Lottie is motivated to support charities to find exceptional and diverse board members that support the organisation to deliver their mission.
Lottie is a Trustee for Futures Theatre and is a member of the Fundraising Committee. 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 sector with providing an exceptional service.
Anna has a wide range of experience, from recruiting Chief Executives for environmental organisations, such as The Wildlife Trusts, to campaigning organisations. such as War on Want, to community led organisations, such as Women’s Aid England. As a result, she draws on the unique elements of each organisation, with a focus on values alignment. Anna has supported senior leaders to restructure their teams to create greater impact and brings a strong track record of recruiting a breadth of Director roles, together with a strong understanding of income generation, having previously led Prospectus’s award-winning Fundraising Team. She has also developed strong networks in the North West England and in Scotland.
Anna is experienced at working with clients to ensure a highly inclusive experience for candidates, using innovative approaches. She is passionate about true inclusion and supporting clients to create environments that support candidates to achieve their best.
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.
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.
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 within the Board Appointments team, James is interested in the way that governance shapes the sector and is passionate about helping people from all walks of life and all sectors of the economy find Trustee roles. James’ work sees him place Chairs, Trustees, Treasurers and NEDs at a variety of beyond profit organisations.
James is a Trustee of South Central Youth, a charity in South London working with young people at risk of becoming involved with gang violence. James’ broader interests within the sector include mental health, homelessness and social enterprise.
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 in the Royal Archives in Windsor Castle, interpreting and cataloguing XVII and XVIII century original correspondence of the Royal Family.
After finishing her PhD and before joining 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 connecting exceptional organisations with brilliant individuals who make a tangible difference in the sector. In the past year Roberta has been working on a number of executive and trustee roles for local, national and international charities, social enterprises, trusts and foundations. Roberta’s main interests lie in sport, health, and education.
Outside of work, Roberta can be found on trails and mountains, enjoying the beautiful outdoors while running long distances or supporting the trail running community.
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.
Jahdai joined Prospectus in April 2018 as an Administrator.
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.