Each member of our international recruitment team takes pride in delivering beyond your expectations. We are enthusiastic and hard-working, responsive and transparent, easy to deal with and efficient. Most importantly, we will deliver more than you could possibly hope to gain working on your own.

Brian Cosgrave ACII

Brian Cosgrave ACII

Chief Executive Officer

Working in financial services since 1973 and having qualified as an ACII (for which he earned the top student award), Brian began his highly successful sales career in 1978. His first management role followed in 1981 and since then Brian has worked in senior management and at board level with a number of UK and international publicly quoted companies. He has unique international financial services sales management expertise and a particular strength has been his ability to identify and recruit high-quality individuals and to blend them into successful, dynamic teams. He is the driving force behind everything we do.

Brian works from his homes in France (Montelimar) and London (Earlsfield). He plays golf, is a keen cyclist, and enjoys photography and watching rugby. His son and daughter both live and work in London.

Star sign: Taurus

Little-known fact: Brian''s first summer job was working in an abattoir

Well-known fact: Brian loves red wine from the Southern Rhone region: Gigondas, Vacqueras, and Cairanne

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For a confidential discussion please contact Brian Cosgrave:
T: + 44 (0)7778 341887
Alternatively please email:
E: brian@ifamatch.com

Christine Rose

Christine Rose

Chief Operating Officer

Christine began her career back in 1996 working in procurement for BT, where she bought satellite systems and subsea cable solutions. She moved into a Business Development role whilst there and then moved to Yell in 2004, based in Reading, where she headed up their IT procurement team.


Christine then joined a financial services business in 2009 in Oman as their Sales and Marketing Manager, before returning to her home in the UK. Christine is experienced in international financial services industry and has lived in the Netherlands, Africa and Oman.


She is based in Wiltshire with her husband and their labrador. She enjoys jogging, cooking, reading, gardening and travelling.


Star sign: Aquarius


Little-known fact: Christine played Rugby whilst at University.

Well-known fact: Christine originates from New Zealand and still says the odd word with a NZ accent.

For a confidential discussion please contact Christine Rose:
T: +44 (0)1985 840965
Alternatively please email:
E: christine@ifamatch.com

George Kennedy

George Kennedy

Recruitment Consultant

George has worked in Financial Services since 1980 and is CII level 4 qualified. He started work as a self employed Consultant for a National Life company before taking on management and training responsibilities for the London Office. He joined Midland
bank in 1988 as a Sales Consultant and soon progressed to Sales Manager. When he left HSBC in December 2011 George was Regional Manager, IFA with accountability for a team of 60+. 

Throughout this period George recruited many high quality individuals and developed a number of top performing teams, gaining numerous awards along the way. Since January 2012 George has focussed on recruitment.

George lives in Fleet, Hampshire with his wife Betsy whom he married in the Netherlands. George has lived and worked in Barbados. He enjoys playing golf and Aston-toning to keep fit.

Star sign: Taurus

Little known fact: George was an extra in "TheVineyard", a film set in Bordeaux.

Well known fact: George is a passionate SPURS fan

For a confidential discussion please contact George Kennedy:
T: 07831 686997
Alternatively please email:
E: george.kennedy@ifamatch.com

Caroline Huntley

Caroline Huntley

PA to Chief Operating Officer

Caroline is very experienced in the financial services industry, having worked as an insurance administrator and SIPPS manager, advising clients on their personal pension portfolios and setting up stock trading accounts in the UK and offshore. She also has extensive experience dealing with institutional financial services clients. 

Caroline lives near Warminster, Wiltshire, with her family. 

Star sign Aquarius

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For a confidential discussion please contact Caroline Huntley:
T: +44 (0)1985 840965
Alternatively please email:
E: caroline.huntley@ifamatch.com