David McDowell founded Altum Consulting to build on more than fifteen years’ specialist recruitment experience gained within London, the regions and internationally. With over seven years’ board level experience, David has a corporate background as well as recent experience of leading growth in an entrepreneurial fast track business. At Altum Consulting, David is a hands-on director with client relationships and contacts across a wide range of SME and blue chip organisations.
“David provides not only a professional, but also very thoughtful, honest and experienced service as a recruiter. David found me the opportunity at Sky through his vast list of contacts and I very much value his opinions and integrity. I believe David’s manner and entrepreneurship will guide Altum Consulting to be a huge success.”
Edward Nash-Steer has eleven years’ experience in senior search, predominately focused on the interim market. He has partnered many of the leading retail, consumer goods and leisure organisations, providing both finance and business transformational professionals. Edward’s experience, prior to Altum Consulting led him to be the highest fee earner with his previous two businesses.
“As a candidate, I was extremely impressed with the service I received from Ed. He stood out from all other consultants in my search for a new role. I was immediately struck by his genuine interest in me as an individual and the efforts he made to get to know me, identify my skills and experience, and then proactively go to the market to find me a suitable position. He was excellent in keeping me fully briefed of developments and always made time to offer support and guidance. I would highly recommend Ed to others.”
Monika Stear joined Altum Consulting in 2014 having moved to London from Sydney, Australia. With a professional background in Research and Sales she began her recruitment career as a Researcher and Candidate Manager and quickly progressed into the Associate Consultant role. Now a Consultant, Monika has partnered with executive leadership teams globally to provide high calibre mid to senior level finance professionals across a range of sectors, while also building an extensive network of candidates. Monika’s success within the company continues as she takes the lead with the Directors on the establishment of Altum Consulting’s first international office in Amsterdam.
“I had the pleasure of working with Monika recently, as she helped facilitate my recent career move. Monika’s proactive approach, from initially reaching out to me, mixed with her friendly demeanour made the whole experience a smooth and enjoyable process. Monika was able to understand my search criteria and identify opportunities that were the right fit in terms of challenge, and company culture. The support received during the recruitment process added real value and helped secure my placement in my current role. I would highly recommend Monika, and look forward to working with her in the future.”