For business

We have built a reputation as a leading firm placing woman in the City. Our candidates are highly skilled professionals who are mainly, but not exclusively, women who have taken a career break or been on a different path for a while. We curate candidates for your mid-senior level financial services roles.
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“The Return Hub is helping us to challenge preconceptions about people who take a career break”

The Business Case

Responsible businesses that link the benefits of a diverse workforce to corporate strategy know that our talent pool is hugely valuable for its knowledge, leadership and expertise and also because it is a smart business solution to working towards bridging the gender pay gap.

We can quickly identify a curated list of candidates for you and manage the recruitment process helping you to fill your talent gaps and increase diversity.

How we work with you

What do you need us for?

Open Roles

We curate candidates from The Return Hub for your mid-senior level permanent, temporary, full or part-time roles.

 

We can deliver a range of interventions to deliver change.

Return to Work Programmes

We can work with you to design a Return to Work Programme and advise on how to make it a success.

 

We place skilled candidates on your Returner Programme from a curated shortlist.

Consulting

As leaders in our field, we can advise on and implement practical strategies that companies can use.

 

We target, assess, hire and support returning talent to increase gender diversity.

73%

of our candidates will work full-time (but are seeking some agility)

Our Candidates

Myth Busting

Most degree educated and professionally qualified in their field. Diverse background, with experience in multiple disciplines across financial services. Many extensively experienced, with 20+ years within the industry.

Who we work with

The kinds of businesses we help

Bluechip

We can work with your organisation to offer a range of Returner Solutions to suit your needs and increase your access to high quality, diverse talent.

 

We can advise on and implement practical strategies so that you can target, assess, hire and support this talent.

SMEs

Whatever your size we can find the Returner solutions to meet your growing needs. We make it easy for you to hire diverse talent.

 

We curate candidates from The Return Hub for your permanent, temporary, full or part-time open roles in your organisation.

Start Ups

Whether you are a start-up or a private office, we will have the right candidate who can deliver for your organisation.

 

We give you fast access to high quality, diverse talent with a breadth of experience, skills and knowledge that can help take your business to the next level.

Companies We Work With

Example Placements

Senior client operations manager

A global investment bank

Head of marketing

A venture capital firm

Risk and compliance

An investment consultancy

Equity research sales

An equity research firm

Director of change

An investment consultancy firm

Principal Consultant

A human capital resourcing firm

Head of sustainable investment

A wealth management firm

Director, business management

A global financial services media firm

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, 13 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

COO
+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 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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Claire de Groot

Consultant
+44 203 907 8046
+44 7767 254 469

Claire joined The Return Hub most recently as a Senior Consultant. Claire has over fifteen years’ experience in financial markets as a Director at Morgan Stanley and Citigroup. She started her career at Morgan Stanley in Equity Research where she followed the consumer staples sector and was a top ranked analyst. In 2000 she moved from Research to the trading floor as a specialist sales person at MS then at Citi covering global consumer staples stocks. As a returner herself, she is thrilled to be involved in The Return Hub helping people get back to work.

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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 at the beginning of 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 Hubs 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

CIO
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James McCarthy

Chief Creative