“JCA Group’s team has specifc DNA; our entire focus is on helping our clients appoint the very best person and we pride ourselves in having the best people with the drive, energy and tenacity to deliver the right solution for our clients. More than ten years of international search experience combined with passion and business understanding has enabled me to listen, advise and partner with clients to help them find the solution they need.”
Giles joined JCA Group in 2008 and was appointed a Partner in 2012. Giles focuses on Board, executive Board, their direct reports and functional appointments, with a particular focus on Financial Services. Previously, Giles spent five years with Whitehead Mann as a Consultant in its Global Financial Services Practice. Prior to this, he was with a boutique headhunting firm. Giles has also worked as Deputy Editor and Economist with the Economist Intelligence Unit. He grew up in South Africa and the Middle East, and was educated in Scotland where he graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a degree in International Relations & Spanish. He also has a postgraduate MA in Middle East Politics & Arabic from the University of Durham.