About us

We place professionals who want to relaunch their careers with employers in the Financial Services Sector. We also advise on and implement practical strategies that companies can use to target, assess, hire and support returning talent. Follow our campaign It’s#TimeToReturn
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Kirsty, Placed by The Return Hub

“The Return Hub team displayed conviction, professionalism and dedication that I have rarely encountered in my 20+ years in financial services”

Unique Search

The Return Hub was set up in 2016 to fill a significant gap in the Executive Search market. The business case for diversity is well proven. The Return Hub act for clients who are committed to change and candidates who can help to deliver this.

The team come from Executive Search or Markets backgrounds and have built a reputation as a leading firm placing women back in to work in the City.

Gender Pay Gap Facts

Gender pay gap in favour of men
Est. boost to GDP from addressing the career gap penalty
Of firms have action plans for narrowing the gap


McKinsey, Delivering through Diversity, January 2018

Companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on their executive teams are 21% more likely to experience above average profitability.




The Return Hub is..


We genuinely care about our work




We pride ourselves on delivering a high quality, ethical and efficient service


Our purpose is our main driver

The Team

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Dominie Moss

Founder and MD
+44 203 907 8042
+44 7989 419 734

Dominie Moss established The Return Hub in 2016. The Return Hub is a unique recruitment company designed to fill a significant gap in the executive search market by connecting women with a CV gap to organisations with a female talent gap.

Dominie has 20 years’ experience in the Financial sector, 15 of which in Executive Search.  Prior to setting up The Return Hub she worked at JD Haspel as a Partner and co-lead of the Global Banking and Markets practice. Previously she was Managing Director at Sheffield Haworth where she established the FX practice before becoming Global Head of Fixed Income and Currencies. During her career she has completed numerous leadership assignments for a range of global clients in FX, rates, credit and emerging markets in sales and marketing, trading, structuring, e-commerce and corporate risk solutions.

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Sarah Thorne

+44 203 907 8043
+44 7841 289 990

Sarah Thorne is COO at The Return Hub. She has 17 years experience in Human Resources, strategy, marketing, operations and financial services. Sarah was formerly Director of Human Resources at international executive search firm, Sheffield Haworth. She has an MA in Human Resource Management and is CIPD qualified. Following a planned career-break raising her family, volunteering and carrying out consultancy work, she joined Dominie in January 2016 to help launch The Return Hub. She lives in Surrey and has three young boys. 

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Claire Douglas

Managing Consultant
+44 203 907 8044
+44 7736 062 306

Claire has over 20 years’ experience working in financial services.  The majority of her career was spent in Foreign Exchange Sales at both JPMorgan and Societe Generale working with and advising many FTSE100 companies, before moving into a COO Project Manager role.  She then left the City to create a more flexible freelance career to fit in with family life, in executive search and financial markets consultancy as well as helping candidates with CVs and interview coaching.  Claire is a passionate supporter of women in the City and joined The Return Hub in 2017 bringing a wealth of expertise across sectors and a true understanding of what it is like to be a “returner”. She lives in Surrey and is a mother to two children.

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Linda Baldwin

Engagement Consultant
+44 203 907 8045
+44 7889 244 952

Linda joined The Return Hub in 2019 as our Engagement Consultant. Her career in recruitment started in 1998 in Executive Search with the Nichols Consultancy. She then spent 11 years working for a flexible-working agency, Capability Jane Recruitment, where she headed up the resourcing and candidate engagement function. Her expertise lies in sourcing talented candidates for senior level roles, in particular supporting professionals who are looking to pivot or relaunch their career.


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Katherine Newnham

Marketing Coordinator
+44 203 907 8040 (switch)
+44 203 907 8041 (DL)

Katherine joined The Return Hub in February 2018 after completing the Graduate Training Programme at Quest Professional. She holds a BA Hons degree in Geography from Newcastle University, and carried out her dissertation research in Kenya. Part of her research looked at development projects that help to empower women, so she is delighted to be involved in The Return Hub and making a positive contribution towards helping women in the City.

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Helen Cowan

Executive Coach and Founder of The Tall Wall

Helen is The Return Hub’s specialist executive coach and the founder of The Tall Wall – www.thetallwall.com.  She works with female leaders and high potential women typically within large corporates and professional service firms. Helen’s coaching career began in KPMG, focusing on key populations including Partners and Directors, maternity leavers/returners and talented people leaders. Before coaching, Helen enjoyed more than 10 years’ experience in financial services, focusing on large scale M&A transactions and corporate strategy engagements both in the UK and globally. Her career pre-coaching has ensured Helen never underestimates the pressures and reality of high performing cultures.

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Tom Paterson

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James McCarthy

Chief Creative