Meet Our Team

As a great team ourselves, we love to build teams for others
Emily Aldrich

Emily Aldrich

Managing Director

Emily launched Aldrich & Co in 1995. For the last 30 years she has been recruiting for the financial services industry, initially setting up the banking division for an agency and then leaving after nine years to set up Aldrich. In the industry she has established lasting relationships with her clients and candidates, who all appreciate her honesty and direct approach.

In her spare time Emily is on a number of committees, is a Fellow of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (FREC) and a member of the City livery company, The Worshipful Company of Masons.

Eva Joseph

Eva Joseph

Director

Eva graduated from the University of Kent with a degree in European Studies (Italian & French) and quickly established her career in Recruitment, spending 5 years in the West End placing multilingual staff into a variety of sectors. She has been working in the City for the past 17 years placing business support staff within the Financial Services and Investment sector. Eva joined the Permanent division at Aldrich in January 2008 and prides herself on the longevity of both her client and candidate relationships, her energy and enthusiasm mean that she never hesitates to go the extra mile. Apart from being passionate about anything Italian, her claim to fame is having been a Countdown champion!

Alex Haynes

Alex Haynes

Chief Operating Officer

Alex graduated from Southampton University in Economics and Accounting, before qualifying  as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (Now PwC) in the Corporate Finance Division and has worked across the UK and Europe. Most recently, she ran the investments for a Family Office including a estates in Scotland their forestry and Highland cattle.  The nature of her extensive experience has prepared Alex for the diversity of her current role as Chief Operating Officer at Aldrich & Company, joining in November 2016.

In her spare time, Alex is a member of the Livery, The Worshipful Company of Masons, enjoys walking, skiing, and spending time with her family.

Kate Gibson

Kate Gibson

Senior Consultant

Kate runs the Events, Marketing and Communications Division. She focuses on senior level searches for clients in financial services. Prior to joining Aldrich, Kate worked in the event and conference industry, having worked previously for leading investment banks. Kate has also worked for ORBIS International, a non-profit organisation dedicated to saving sight worldwide where, based in New York, her role included spending several years on the ORBIS flying eye hospital.

Kate oversees Social Responsibility and Sustainability for the Aldrich team, and of course, has the best little black book.

Digby Neave

Digby Neave

Consultant

Digby joined Aldrich in May 2017. Digby entered the workforce as a Digital Marketing Apprentice in the fundraising department of an international NGO. After successfully completing his apprenticeship, Digby continued his career in the Non-Profit sector before deciding to follow his interest in financial services by joining Aldrich where he recruits for clients in the Investment Banking, Asset Management and FinTech sectors.

Digby is currently completing a BSc in Financial Economics at Birkbeck College, University of London

As a passionate Fulham FC fan, Digby travels far and wide on weekends to go to matches. He is also a keen reader, having worked his way through the Greek Tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, you may have noticed from our blogs.

If you have any questions regarding alternative educational paths like apprenticeships, night school etc. feel free to get in touch with Digby.

Claire Munn

Claire Munn

Consultant

Claire joined Aldrich in April 2017 supporting the Temporary desk. Claire brings a wealth of experience to the team. With over 15 years’ experience in Human Resources, Claire is invaluable to the team brining a view from the client side of the recruitment process having previously worked for one of Aldrich’s prestigious clients. In her spare time Claire enjoys spending time with friends and walking her dogs.
Therese DiMonaco

Therese DiMonaco

Payroll and Accounts

Therese joined Aldrich in 2008, bringing with her years of experience in recruitment, payroll, and accounts. She is the go-to person with all queries regarding tax, pensions, timesheets, contracts etc. and has built superb relationships with our clients and candidates.

Outside work she is a big reader and avid football supporter.

Sarah Matthews

Sarah Matthews

Chief Resourcer

Sarah has been part of the Aldrich team since its beginning in 1995, where she took a lead role in identifying great candidates for our clients. In the early days she ran the resourcing for a major investment bank on secondment from Aldrich, and she has an extremely thorough understanding of the industry.

Sarah graduated from Nottingham University in 1991. As well as placing top-quality candidates, she has been busy bringing up her family, running marathons, and being the best sounding board for common sense.