Meet the Team: Financial Services & Banking

Posted February 14 2018 By Shona Preston


Scotland’s burgeoning Financial Services market is a truly exciting and thriving industry, with many boutique, specialist firms performing equally as well as international banking giants. Similarly, our Financial Services team here at HRC has continued to grow and develop throughout 2017 to create a truly well-rounded and comprehensive offering to both clients and candidates alike. Our four-strong team of recruiters have a combined market experience of almost fifty years and their reputation as industry experts precedes them. 

Heading up the team is our Director, Shona Preston. Shona has spent over fifteen years recruiting for the Financial Services market and is well-known for her efficient and effective approach to recruitment solutions. She is a regular at industry networking events, seminars and conferences. Shona is capable of meeting recruitment needs from high volume, temporary contracts to executive appointments across Financial Services and Business Change & Transformation.

Joining Shona is our Senior Consultant, Neil Greene. Having spent seven years in retail banking and a further six years within the recruitment industry, Neil is perfectly positioned to help source great talent and place candidates. He will be recruiting across the Scottish Financial Services market. He will be seeking out candidates for permanent, temporary and contract roles in specialisms such as Investment Operations and Financial Crime (KYC/AML, Sanctions, Fraud). 

On the Business Change & Transformation side is our Principal Consultant, Dean Durrant. Dean has a proven market record in this specialist sector and possess sound technical knowledge that enables him to provide excellent service to both clients and candidates alike. He is focused on supplying talent to some of the biggest names in the Scottish Financial industry, in roles such as Change Leaders, Programme & Project Management and Business Analyst.

Specialising in the Risk & Compliance sector is our Principal Consultant, Marc O’Donnell. Marc has over ten years’ market experience, bringing a wealth of knowledge and understanding to each assignment within the Scottish Investment and Asset Management space. Marc recruits permanent, contract and temporary roles and most recent projects have included roles such as Operational Risk Analyst, Risk & Compliance Lead and EMEA Stress Testing Manager.

The team’s combined length of experience as specialist Financial Services recruiters makes them one of the strongest teams in their sector. They have an unrivalled insight and understanding as to how the market moves, what factors affect the recruitment process and, most importantly, what their clients and candidates are looking for.

So, if you would like your recruitment needs to be met effectively and efficiently, the HRC Financial Services Recruitment Team are the last word in their market.

Following our rebrand as HRC, we are delighted to be able to continue to support our clients and candidates with their endeavours in the Financial Services market.

Shona Preston

0141 212 7787


Neil Greene

0141 353 8385


Dean Durrant

0141 212 7780


Marc O’Donnell

0141 212 0382



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