Since joining Carnegie in 2020, Bethany Kopiski has become a pivotal force in recruiting
tax professionals for the dynamic financial sectors across both the UK, Europe and the
US. Specialising in both interim and permanent placements, she brings a solution-
oriented approach to mid and senior-level appointments within Private Equity, Asset
Management, and Real Estate sectors.

Bethany’s expertise extends through a broad spectrum of tax roles, including
Structuring , Transactional Tax, Fund Tax and Fund Accounting, Transfer Pricing, Global Mobility and Employment Tax, International Tax and Indirect Tax Advisory. She has
a proven ability to help her clients build their tax teams.

Her approach is characterised by a deep understanding of the nuanced needs of
boutique to medium-sized businesses, where a tailored and adaptable recruitment
strategy is essential for success.

Through her recruitment career, Bethany took her time to learn all aspects of the
Operational and Business functions within Financial Services, starting her career
focused on Legal, compliance & risk, then moving more into the finance functions
with the last 6 years focused on Tax. Her extensive experience in Financial
Services across the UK, Europe and the US, provide her with invaluable insights that
enhance her ability to deliver market-leading advice and recruitment solutions to her
clients. Her background allows her to adeptly navigate the complexities of tax, which are
pivotal in securing top talent for her clients and providing the best advice and
opportunities to her candidates.

Residing in London, Bethany enjoys exploring the vibrant city, but her true love is in the
countryside with long walks with her dog Bogart. Her active lifestyle and community
involvement mirror her dynamic approach to professional recruitment, making her a
trusted partner in the tax recruitment landscape.

Since joining Carnegie Consulting in July 2018, John Hindley has been pivotal in
enhancing finance recruitment within the realms of Private Equity, Venture Capital,
Private Debt/Credit and traditional Asset Management sectors. With a sharp focus on
newly qualified appointments, John brings an exceptional depth of knowledge from his
extensive recruitment background that began in 2016, originally specialising in Finance
and Professional Services.

John’s expertise particularly shines within in-house corporate and fund accounting roles,
catering to boutique, medium-sized enterprises and larger synonymous names in the
sector. His approach is highly customised and flexible, designed to meet the unique
financial staffing needs of his clients. This tailored strategy not only ensures the right fit
for specialised financial roles but also enhances operational efficiencies for Carnegie’s
diverse clientele.

Beyond the professional setting, John is an avid explorer. At weekends he can be found
on long walks around the country, attending live music events, following Leyton Orient
FC (both home and away) and growing fruit and vegetables on his allotment.

Chris Dyer has been at the forefront of the (Re)insurance executive search sector for
over a decade, currently leading the Insurance practice at Carnegie Consulting since
2018. His profound expertise spans Broking, Underwriting (including Lloyds, Company,
and MGA), and Alternative Risk Transfer (ART), with a significant focus on the London,
Bermuda, and USA markets.

Chris’s career began in the financial sector as an Independent Financial Advisor (IFA),
where he developed a robust foundation in financial services. Transitioning to
recruitment in 2007, he initially made his mark within the London underwriting market at
a niche recruitment firm. His success there led him to a larger, global executive search
business, allowing him to broaden his impact across the international insurance
landscape and deepen his industry expertise.

Chris is renowned for his strategic insight and ability to connect top talent with leading
firms, significantly enhancing recruitment outcomes in the insurance finance sector. His
deep market knowledge and an extensive network have been instrumental in shaping the
careers of numerous insurance professionals and advancing the operations of many

Outside of his professional life, Chris enjoys exploring the rich cultural tapestries of the
cities he works within, bringing a well-rounded perspective to his personal and
professional endeavours.

John Amey brings over 15 years of specialised expertise in recruiting Human
Resources and Compliance professionals in the finance sector, with a focus on
Private Equity, Asset Management, and Boutique Investment Banks. His proficiency
extends to a broad range of HR functions, including Reward, HRIS, L & D, Generalist
roles, Employee Relations, Recruitment, Diversity, and Global Mobility. He is particularly
noted for his capability in compliance roles, where he has a strong track record in
sourcing candidates for positions from Officer to Director levels.

Before embarking on his recruitment career, John served in the Royal Navy as a Bridge
Officer, with notable deployments including two tours in Antarctica, giving him a unique
perspective and resilience he brings to his recruitment practice.

John is adept at navigating the complex compliance landscape, ensuring adherence to
crucial regulations such as Equal Employment Opportunity, pay equity, salary history
bans, and diversity and inclusion practices. His approach not only mitigates legal risks
but also fosters an equitable hiring process that aligns with modern compliance

Away from his professional life, John is an enthusiast of fencing and cricket, John enjoys
exploring wildlife with his family. He brings this same passion and dedication to
connecting top talent with leading firms in the finance sector.

Nicholas joined Carnegie Consulting in February 2024, bringing a rich tapestry of
international recruitment expertise from his seven years in Hong Kong and extensive
experience across global financial hubs including London, Malaysia, Singapore, and
Chicago. Specialising in Hedge Fund and Private Equity recruitment, Nicholas has a
commendable track record with over 12 years in the field.

In 2017, Nicholas founded Strachan Clark, a highly successful buy-side recruitment firm
in Hong Kong. Over the years, he has achieved an impressive milestone of over 400
placements across more than 150 prestigious Hedge Funds, Crypto, and Private Equity
firms, leveraging his deep market knowledge and robust network.

Nicholas is renowned for his dynamic recruitment strategies and unmatched speed in
market adaptation. His enthusiasm for the Alternative Funds sector is matched by his
deep understanding of the intricacies of Front Office, Middle Office Operations, and
various specialised areas. His commitment to excellence is evident in his detailed
approach to client and candidate relations, ensuring a thorough understanding of
company cultures and candidate aspirations which enhances both recruitment success
and retention rates.

Areas of Specialisation:
Front Office: Execution Traders, Investment Analysts, Portfolio Managers, and Investor
Middle Office Operations: Including roles from Operational Analysts to COO levels.
Outside of his professional life, Nicholas is a passionate powerlifter and an avid traveller,
having explored 78 countries. His entrepreneurial spirit extends into real estate,
underscoring his broad commercial mindset.

At Carnegie, under the mentorship of founder Guy Steel, Nicholas is poised to
significantly advance our penetration into the rapidly evolving world of Alternative
Funds, bringing top-tier talent to forefront industry players.

Clare has been recruiting Business Support/Marketing roles into Investment Management firms since 2002, joining Carnegie as a Director in 2016.

Prior to recruitment, Clare worked for several leading firms within the Finance industry including Goldman Sachs, Tullet Prebon and SBC Warburg. She has worked within the CRM/PWM sector, been a Corporate Entertainments Manager/EA & Roadshow Manager and has an in-depth appreciation of her market.  Having worked on both sides of the fence, Clare is able to relate to the individuals she works with in a manner that truly sets her apart.

Clare has a busy life away from the office, looking after her family of sports fanatics and beloved dog Archie.  Very happy to now finally have escaped London to the Sussex Downs  and is looking forward to checking out local walks with of course all the fresh local produce on a plate afterwards!

With over two decades of experience in finance recruitment, Darren Reuben stands out
as a specialist in London’s Investment Management sector. Since joining Carnegie
Consulting in 2012, Darren has led the Finance practice with a focus on recruiting both
permanent and interim qualified accounting professionals. His expertise primarily caters
to prestigious clients across Private Equity, Venture Capital, Private Debt/Credit, and
traditional Asset Management sectors, specialising in mid-to-senior level appointments.
His team also extends their services to include non-qualified accountants, enhancing
the breadth of financial recruitment solutions offered.

Before his tenure at Carnegie, Darren honed his recruitment acumen at two leading
London-based organisations, where he developed and led finance recruitment
functions. His exceptional ability to forge and sustain long-standing relationships with
clients and candidates alike is a testament to his deep commitment to the finance
recruitment industry. Darren holds a business degree from the University of
Birmingham, graduating in 1996.

Away from the professional sphere, Darren is passionate about football and golf, is an
enthusiastic reader, enjoys music and travel. He resides in Hertfordshire with his wife
and two daughters, embracing a vibrant family life.

Andrew has a talent for networking among the best finance talent in the hotel sector so he can meet the demanding recruitment needs of clients in the hospitality sector across the UK and Europe.

With two decades of experience in finance recruitment, Andrew Halam has dedicated the majority of this time to the leisure and hospitality sectors. Specializing in mid to senior-level finance roles, Andrew has successfully placed key financial executives, including CFOs, Finance Directors, Financial Controllers, and Heads of FP&A, in well-respected hotels across Europe. His approach combines retained, contingency, and executive search methodologies to deliver precisely targeted recruitment outcomes.

Andrew is particularly noted for his recent success in filling Finance Director positions in challenging locations, demonstrating a keen ability to meet the high standards and specific needs of the upscale hospitality industry. He manages about 55% of his assignments on a retained basis, emphasising his capability in handling highly confidential and business-critical hires within strict timelines.

He has developed a candidate network enhancing his track record in sourcing senior finance management roles at the property and corporate levels. Clients value his deep market knowledge and strategic insights, which are instrumental in navigating the complexities of the recruitment landscape.

Outside the professional realm, Andrew is an avid rugby enthusiast, having captained the London Irish Rugby Club’s Vets side and coaching grass-root rugby to an Elite level. He resides in Sunbury on Thames with his wife and son, where he enjoys contributing to community sports and spending quality time with his family.