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Fiona Desmond

Director; Human Resources

Fiona has been in HR recruitment since 2010, having previously worked for a leading finance recruiter where she was responsible for all their regional offices.


Fiona specialises in delivering both retained and exclusive contingent recruitment solutions at Carnegie for a range of HR roles across the UK and beyond.  With her wealth of experience and outstanding track record, Fiona has the determination and tenacity to bring even the most demanding assignment to a successful conclusion.  She is naturally upbeat and brings a positive attitude to everything she does.  This instils a level of credibility with both clients and candidates, who trust her advice and partner with her to generate mutually beneficial outcomes.


Prior to recruitment, Fiona enjoyed a career in retail management, including working for a major high street brand and project managed their first store opening in Spain before moving to a buying role in their Head Office. 


Fiona loves to travel and is a real ‘foodie’, she likes to try out lots of different cuisines.  She is a keen follower of most sports and is a Season Ticket holder for an EPL team who she follows over land and sea.  She has also attended a World Cup Final, European and Champions League Finals, Winter and Summer Olympic games events, F1 grands prix, Rugby Six Nations games and Wimbledon.  Fiona lives in rural Bedfordshire and enjoys long walks across the Chilterns.  She keeps active by swimming and attending various fitness classes, her favourites being Pilates and Boxercise.  From a very young age, Fiona has done a lot of fund raising and charity work for numerous good causes.  She has been sponsoring families in The Gambia since 2000 and has arranged Charity Football matches at Blackpool FC, Fleetwood Town and Sutton Utd.


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