About Us

We’re experts at filling positions within Banking/Financial Services with quality candidates.

We’re a young recruitment firm, but we have years of experience of placing candidates into jobs that they love.

Our vision is to be a leading and well-respected Financial Services Recruitment Consultancy so that Clients and Candidates use James George Recruitment as their Agency of choice.

Our approach to Recruitment is very much a consultative one and our specialist Consultants pride themselves on their knowledge of recruitment in their niche markets.

We work with honesty, integrity and commitment to ensure that our Clients receive a shortlist of highly sought after Candidates and that our Candidates secure their dream role.

Meet our team

Adam Sommerville

Managing Director

Adam Sommerville

I have 15 years’ recruitment experience gained within Banking/Financial Services with my main specialism being the Leasing/Asset Finance industry. In 2018, I joined an award-winning Recruitment Consultancy where I successfully built and developed this niche vertical for them.  I thoroughly enjoyed my time there and I learnt a lot but I always had ambitions of setting up my own recruitment business and I am incredibly excited to be doing this now. 

I achieved a 2.1 degree in Business Management, which included modules in Accounting, Economics, Marketing and Business Law. This gave me a great foundation of knowledge for the Financial Services world. After graduation (and then intense working/saving), I went backpacking with friends around the world for 6 months. This was a once in a lifetime experience that gave me a real insight into diverse cultures – something that has resonated with me as we help to build an Inclusive workplace for our clients and ourselves. 

I have always worked with honesty and integrity with a transparent approach to recruitment, which I believe is a key reason why I have built such an established network of Clients and Candidates. This philosophy is also shared by the Consultants at James George Recruitment as we look to work in partnership with you for a number of years.  

The name James George Recruitment has a special meaning for me as it’s named after my two young sons. They will always be the key motivation for me to work as hard as I do and to ensure that the business is a real success! 

Victoria Rua

Talent Acquisition Partner- Europe

I decided to enter the world of recruitment in 2019 and haven’t looked back! Having begun my Recruitment career as a Junior Consultant at an agency and then progressing to a Managerial “in-house” position afterwards, I have had the opportunity to learn about recruitment from both sides of the fence.

I possess recruitment experience gained within the Asset Finance industry but I am also a CIMA qualified Accountant, so I am very well placed to work on vacancies within our Finance & Accounting division too. I am originally from Switzerland but spent several years living in Portugal before permanently relocating to the UK 7 years ago.

I am therefore fluent in 3 languages (English, French and Portuguese), which will prove very useful as we grow and enter International markets!

I currently work as a Talent Acquisition Partner at James George Recruitment, focusing on vacancies across Europe. What I appreciate most about James George Recruitment is that it gives me the opportunity to be part of a multicultural environment, with outstanding colleagues.

Nicola Rouse

Recruitment Consultant

Nicola is a recruitment professional with over 20 years’ experience providing a range of services and working with clients across a number of industries including professional and financial services.

She possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to develop good working relationships with clients, candidates and colleagues and prides herself as an experienced recruiter who excels in creating a motivational working environment ensuring the highest standards are always achieved.

Nicola’s experience includes over 4 years working “in house” for Barnes Roffe, successfully leading numerous recruitment campaigns and placing high calibre candidates into positions they really enjoy.

Outside of work, Nicola is a keen runner and has taken part in the London Marathon.

Lorna Coburn

Associate Consultant

New to the Recruitment world, but with a desire to hit the ground running…

I previously worked as a PA for a group of Directors at a large Insurance/Pensions company, maintaining the organisation and daily running of the Operations Department before taking a career break to become “Mum!”

 I enjoy lists, spreadsheets and administration and co-ordinating everything so that it all comes together. I envisage the end goal and do what is required to get there,

Despite never working in Recruitment before now, I’m eager and willing to learn and enjoying the journey so far. It’s incredible being able to engage with so many talented and interesting clients.

 I hope to progress and evolve here at James George and I look forward to helping others like me, do the same, in finding careers and opportunities they have only ever thought about.