James Woods has 17 years recruitment experience, the last 15 years spent within the financial services sector, and he joined BWD in early 2008 to develop the firm’s coverage in the South. He specialises in recruiting mid-senior level client-facing wealth management professionals for Private Banks, Investment Houses, Wealth Managers and Professional Practices, with a particular focus on the financial planning market in London and the South East.
He operates on both an engaged and contingency basis and is account manager for some of our most prestigious clients. He is without doubt one of the market leaders in the Financial Services recruitment sector and his ability to get the job done means he is well favoured by our clients and candidates. There are very few recruiters who can offer the same depth of knowledge, experience, network or level of professionalism as James.
- Senior Financial Planner - salary to £150K
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- Technical Manager - Wealth Planning, Mayfair
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- IFA (existing client base) - Accountancy Practice
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- Technical Manager - Wealth Planning - Basic to 70K
Leading HNW/UHNW Wealth Management firm in Mayfair is currently looking to appoint a Technical Manager to their Wealth Planning team. The role will involve supporting their Head of Wealth Planning,...
James proved himself to be extremely well organised, very attentive and with a sharp mind. In terms of preparing potential candidates, he is quite simply the best recruitment consultant I have come across.
Nick Roe-ElyInvestment Director, Rathbones
After 8 years at my previous employer, I asked James to help me find a new role that fitted well with my needs. James was relentless in his efforts and together we were successful in that search. James was persistent, determined and very helpful in his dealings with me.
Peter AllenFinancial Planning Director
I have found James to be an excellent recruiter. We set clear guidelines for my potential future role and James provided considered and quality options. I would have no hesitation is recommending James and already have.
David McKendrickPartner & Chartered Financial Planner