About us

Our team

At RDW, we have a fantastic team of search consultants who are passionate about helping companies build and develop inspirational leadership teams that can accelerate profitability and create a sustainable competitive advantage.

Each one of our London or New York-based consultants is a subject matter expert in their respective market; and when you speak to one of us, you'll be engaging with someone whose knowledge and expertise you can really trust.

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Management Consulting

Technology

Human Resources

David Mackey

Partner

David Mackey

David Mackey

Partner

David Mackey

Expertise: C-suite, Human Resources, Chief People Officer, Technology and Consulting

Geographies: UK, Europe, North America

David joined RDW to build out and lead our Support Functions globally specialising in CPO’s, CIO’s CFO’s and CMO’s. With over 15 years’ experience in delivering board level and leadership search projects across a wide range of markets, he has an excellent reputation and is widely recognised as a thought leader in the development of senior-level ‘high potential’ international leaders. With many businesses struggling to effectively identify, develop and retain senior-level ‘high-potential’ leaders in their own organisations, David’s inherent ability to identify the market’s emerging stars and established leaders combined with his passionate approach to the ongoing progression of their careers allows him to build out the leadership capability at every type of organisation. David has successfully delivered hundreds of retained search and interim mandates across an incredibly diverse range of clients, including British Airways, BP, Eurostar, Financial Control Authority, Heathrow Airport Ltd, Home Retail Group, KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group, McDonald’s and Rolls Royce.

T: +44 (0) 7977 333 111

E: david@rdw.uk.com

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Talia Preda

Associate Partner

Talia Preda

Talia Preda

Associate Partner

Talia Preda

Expertise: Diversity, Cyber & Human Resources

Geographies: North America

Talia joined the RDW US team in 2018 as an Associate Partner – she is an expert in Human Resources as well as Technology. She combines her love for people with her passion for everything tech.

Prior to joining RDW US, Talia spent six year as part of the HR department of a Big4 Management Consultancy where she worked as a Resourcing Business Partner, and Diversity and Inclusion Lead. In this role, Talia assisted the firm with workforce planning as well as talent attraction and worked directly with senior leadership to bridge the firm's diversity gap.

In early-2021, Talia was promoted to Head of the US Practice and Diversity & Inclusion Lead at RDW US where she continues to utilize her managerial expertise in motivating and inspiring a team of high performing individuals.

Talia's Story

Talia is multilingual and has lived and worked across the world – her strong understanding of culture and inclusion sets her apart as she really understands the importance of a diverse workforce and the positive impact that it can have on organizations.

Passionate about psychology, Talia understands the people aspect of a business and how to connect the right individuals to firms where they can have a strong, long-term impact.

Motivation

“People. Coaching, mentoring and advising clients, candidates and her own team. Being part of the growth journey of a firm or individual brings a sense of pride and satisfaction to her day to day job”

T: +1 646 781 8229

E: talia@rdw.us.com

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Cat Callen

Associate Partner

Cat Callen

Cat Callen

Associate Partner

Cat Callen

Expertise: Diversity, C suite, Technology, Digital, Consulting, Partner, Director, Team lifts

Geographies: Global

With over 12 years’ experience as an executive search specialist, Cat operates with total discretion, scrupulously mapping the market with an honest and open approach.

Cat partners closely with her clients, she understands that for long term success cultural fit is equally important as functional skills. She always gains a deep understanding of the culture and environment of her client’s workplace. Cat is particularly experienced within digital and technology consulting and has built an unparalleled diverse global network. Cat is a passionate diversity champion and has developed a strong reputation for ensuring her clients have access to the best diverse talent in the market.

Cat consistently identifies and secures high performing executives, only approaching individuals whom she considers to be in the top ten percent of global talent. By gaining an authentic understanding into every individual’s career history alongside their personal goals and professional aspirations for the future, Cat is always able to connect the dots, ensuring that she consistently brings the right people together.

T: +44 (0) 207 234 9933

E: cat@rdw.uk.com

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Khushali Kohli

Associate Partner

Khushali Kohli

Khushali Kohli

Associate Partner

Khushali Kohli

Expertise: Executive Assessment, Executive On-boarding, Diversity Management

Geographies: UK North America, Europe

Khushali, an Associate of RDW, has more than 20 years’ experience in the provision of executive search and leadership advisory services to a broad and diverse range of clients. This has enabled her to develop an instinctive ability to identify, engage and deliver the best leaders in the market to our clients. Khushali’s true expertise resides in her proven ability to significantly expedite the integration of newly appointed executives into our clients’ businesses. This in turn equips them to adapt more quickly to a new organisational culture and leadership team dynamic, accelerating their ability to deliver impactful results and reach their full potential. Khushali is a fully qualified Personal Performance and Corporate & Executive coach. She is also accredited in Test User Occupational Ability (TUA), Test User Personality (TUP) and Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI) and is therefore part of the British Psychological Society Register of Qualified Test Users. Her clear understanding of what constitutes a great business leader, combined with her authentic understanding of complex matrix structures and promotion lifecycles, allows Khushali to effectively support and develop leadership capability in every type of organisation.

T: +44 (0) 207 234 0810

E: khushali@rdw.uk.com

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Graeme Braidwood

Principal Consultant

Graeme Braidwood

Graeme Braidwood

Principal Consultant

Graeme Braidwood

Expertise: Investigations, Expert Witness, Transaction Advisory, Risk & Compliance, Quant Investment & Actuarial Consulting

Geographies: UK, Asia & North America

Graeme joined the RDW team in early 2019 and based out of New York, he is a Principal – specializing in the appointment of senior executives in North America. Graeme worked on high specialized senior projects, including National Divisional Heads; C - Level/Executive positions; International Group leaders, and extensive team build projects. Graeme is an expert in Cyber Security and Investigations

Graeme's Story

Graduating from the University of Edinburgh with a bachelor's degree in Sport and Business Management he has enjoyed an international career with appointments in the UK and Singapore. Prior to joining RDW, Graeme worked with leading specialist executive search firms focused primarily within the Financial Services industry globally. His worked included the establishment of a new satellite APAC operation in Singapore for HFG that later became one of his group's most profitable practices.

Outside of RDW he is actively engaged with two Non-Profit’s, Board Director for the NYRC and as an, Advisor to the Board to Stop Soldier Suicide.

T: +1 917 471 1737

E: graeme@rdw.us.com

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Christine Carey

Principal Consultant

Christine Carey

Christine Carey

Principal Consultant

Christine Carey

Expertise: Human Resources, C-suite, Chief People Officer

Geographies: UK, Europe

Christine joined the RDW team in late 2018 as a principal consultant for the HR executive recruitment practice. Christine specializes in director-level roles and has developed an impressive network of both clients and candidates. She makes a point to stay up to date and is always learning about how the HR industry in evolving.

Christine’s Bio

Christine has worked in the recruitment industry for over twenty years and has developed her network and skillset working with different firms including Tate Recruitment, Drake Fleming, and Penna. Christine has developed and led teams up to twenty-five people and been consistently recognized for developing top performers and teams.

Motivation

“Getting the search right! Offering someone a role always has the “feel good” feeling; you know you have listened to the brief and found that perfect fit! RDW gives you the autonomy to be yourself and do what you feel is right for the client and candidate”

T: +44 (0) 789 271 2004

E: christinec@rdw.uk.com

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Jake Sutton

Principal Consultant

Jake Sutton

Jake Sutton

Principal Consultant

Jake Sutton

Expertise: Financial Restructuring, Special Situations, Distressed, Credit, Transaction Services, M&A, Private Equity, Asset Management

Geographies: North America, Europe, Asia

Jake joined RDW in 2019 and currently acts as the US Head of Professional Services – he was brought in specifically to lead the restructuring, transaction advisory and private equity teams at the firm. Jake is an expert in Distressed Investing, Credit, Private Equity, and Tax; he leads the term on retained work and has brought many senior clients to the firm.

Jake's Story

Jake studied at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to joining RDW, Jake worked in executive search across EMEA and the US focusing on the Financial Services industry. Jake has strong experience leading teams on high-profile assignments and working on a retained basis to ensure client satisfaction.

Motivation

“The ability to have high -level conversations with industry leaders to understand and assist collaboratively with their future plans and aspirations”

T: +1(646)632-5568

E: jake@rdw.us.com

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James Macedonio

Principal Consultant

James Macedonio

James Macedonio

Principal Consultant

James Macedonio

Expertise: Digital Transformation, Cloud, AI/ML

Geographies: US, APAC

James joined the RDW team in mid-2019 to lead the firm's efforts in digital transformation. He had previously worked with RDW briefly in 2016 as Head of Research; rejoining in 2019 as a senior consultant, and worked his way up to principal in under a year. James has a deep understanding of the technology ecosystem and a network of senior executives across leading big tech and consulting firms. Since joining RDW, James has completed searches at all levels (including the C-suite) and assisted in large team buildouts across the technology practices of large services firms and go-to-market teams of product companies.

James' Story

James began his career as a consultant assisting law firms with federal trial preparation. He first dipped his feet in executive search with RDW in 2016 – and worked for a year researching analytics and emerging technologies. He then took a brief hiatus from the firm, working with Access Staffing and Adam-Bryce – continuing to develop his expertise in the technology and professional services fields. During this time, James assisted in building a net-new Cloud Engineering team at a major global consultancy and building the entire Asia-Pacific go-to-market team – including Regional GM & Country Managers for an already well-established FinTech.

Motivation

Driving organizational change, turning heads in the market

T: +1 646 828 6039

E: james@rdw.us.com

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George Hardy

Client Partner

George Hardy

George Hardy

Client Partner

George Hardy

Expertise: Data Science, Business Intelligence & Analytics

Geographies: UK & EMEA

George joined the RDW team in late 2019 as a senior consultant for the Technology practice. George has a passion for people and relationship-building and has undertaken many thorough projects including CIO roles as well as sales division across the tech world. Most recently, George has undertaken a client partner role for a large international technology company, assisting the firm with their senior commercial and technology positions across the European market.

George’s Story

George began his career in a CPG company - working his way up to a business development executive role. After working for almost six years in this capacity, George transitioned to Hays Recruitment where he earned a place on their future leader program in the flagship British office. George worked here for over a year, prior to joining RDW, developing an expertise in senior technology roles including business intelligence and analytics.

Motivation

“A passion for people and a desire to always do the best for myself, my clients, and my candidates.

T: +44 (0) 207 516 1221

E: george@rdw.uk.com

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Min Kim

Senior Consultant

Min Kim

Min Kim

Senior Consultant

Min Kim

Expertise: Financial services, management consulting

Geographies: North America

Min joined RDW in 2017 as a Research Associate and has worked his way to a Senior Consultant role within the firm. He has strong experience in the Management Consulting industry with specific expertise in Cyber, Data & Analytics, Cloud Technologies and Digital Transformation mandates. At RDW, he’s undertaken multiple retained searches and delivered on many leadership level roles. Min is passionate about his work and clients. He consistently delivers on the most difficult of searches end to end – finding hard to reach candidates and aligning them with a robust culture and environment.

Min's Story

Min holds a bachelor's degree from John Jay College. Prior to joining RDW, Min worked for a firm called Marlin Hawk, which is another executive search firm that specializes in senior-level assignments across the CIO, CTO, and CMO spaces.

Motivation

“When I first joined RDW, there were only three other colleagues in the US organization. What I love most about this company is the fact that we operate as a team and not as individual contributors. We're constantly looking out for one another and complement each other’s strengths, while also covering our weaknesses.”

T: +1.646.809.4208

E: min@rdw.us.com

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Mitchell Malkin

Delivery Consultant

Mitchell Malkin

Mitchell Malkin

Delivery Consultant

Mitchell Malkin

Expertise:

Geographies: North America

Mitchell joined the RDW team in early-2021 as a Consultant to work across industries. Mitchell has proven his expertise in finding strong candidates and worked on searches for senior candidates in Big-4 roles.

Mitchell's Story

Mitchell graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Prior to joining RDW, Mitchell worked as a search consultant in the digital world. Mitchell worked on searches worldwide and worked on the build-out of multiple engineering and systems architecture teams for major IT consulting firms.

Motivation

“Adding value to people's lives.”

E: mitchell@rdw.us.com

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Idris Balogun

Delivery Consultant

Idris Balogun

Idris Balogun

Delivery Consultant

Idris Balogun

Expertise:

Geographies: North America

Idris joined the RDW team in 2021 to assist the firm with its recruitment efforts in the financial and technology sectors. Idris is an expert in IT recruitment, with extensive experience in the areas of software development and infrastructure. He has been involved in large recruitment drives international within both finance and technology across the UK, EU, and US.

Idris’ Bio

Idris graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in international relation and politics. Idris began his recruitment career with Montash in 2018, specializing in the software development field. He continued to develop his expertise in technology working with Square One Resources and TDA Tech in both the NYC and London markets.

Motivation

“A passion to get the job done”

E: idris@rdw.uk.com

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Jordan Blake

Delivery Consultant

Jordan Blake

Jordan Blake

Delivery Consultant

Jordan Blake

Expertise:

Geographies: UK, North America

Jordan joined RDW in 2021 as a Delivery Consultant to contribute to the firm’s recruiting efforts by expertly delivering against client requirements, ultimately finding the best individuals in the marketplace. Jordan stands by an approach that is open, honest, and transparent with all candidates. He has substantial experience with building out delivery and research functions while managing teams in that space.

Jordan's Story

Prior to joining RDW, Jordan worked in multiple executive search firms across the UK, specializing in various fields, including the business transformation division and the medical technology industries. He worked as a Senior Consultant at Vado MedTech and later transitioned to Head of Resourcing/Research at BIE Executive. At RDW, Jordan is excited about incorporating his work-life balance philosophy, where he can 'work hard, play hard' both inside the office and out.

Motivation

“The ability to help change people’s lives and placing people in new and exciting opportunities.”

E: jordan@rdw.us.com

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Samantha Bradding

Research Associate

Samantha Bradding

Samantha Bradding

Research Associate

Samantha Bradding

Expertise: Human Resources, Human Capital, Technology and Consultancy

Geographies: UK, Europe

Samantha joined the RDW team in 2018 as a Research Associate to assist the firm with its recruitment efforts across HR, Consulting, and Tech. She has a long history in the recruitment industry working on research roles for the past six years. Prior to joining RDW, Samantha was the technical account lead for a recruitment process outsourcing at InterQuest, where she placed candidates across the European market. Samantha is an excellent communicator and continuously updates clients on the candidate market and salary insights in the industry.

Samantha’s Bio

Samantha graduated from the University of Roehampton with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Photography. She began her recruitment career at Prospero Teaching sourcing candidates for educational institution, but rapidly transitioned to working in the professional services industry where she worked at specialist firms focused on Consulting and Technology including the InterQuest Group and ECOM.

Motivation

“I enjoy matching top talent with leading clients across the UK and Europe, as well as learning and developing myself. I personally enjoy problem solving, and find that the roles I work are challenging, engaging and rewarding. I work within a fantastic team too; working collaboratively together to achieve great results”

T: +44 (0) 77 4705 7382

E: samantha@rdw.uk.com

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Hannah Dasta

Research Associate

Hannah Dasta

Hannah Dasta

Research Associate

Hannah Dasta

Expertise: Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Marketing, and Research

Geographies: New York (North America)

Hannah is one of RDW’s Research Associates. Her role consists of research, market intelligence gathering, and assisting in the internal management of RDW’s knowledge systems. Hannah assists the upper-level management at RDW by researching industry trends and compiling reports that give partners’ key information, vital to current projects. She works closely with experienced professionals to leverage their unique insights and create thorough industry reports and analyses.

Hannah's Story

Prior to joining RDW, Hannah held multiple leadership positions at NYU and NYU Stern. Hannah also has experience as a consultant for Stern's social impact fellowship with where she use data and market research to assist local NY businesses. Hannah is currently a Sophomore in the Class of 2021 at the NYU Stern School of Business, pursuing a BSc in Business with a concentration in Finance and Accounting.

T: 856 298 3629

E: hannah@rdw.us.com

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Debbie O'Neill

Head of Operations, UK

Debbie O'Neill

Debbie O'Neill

Head of Operations, UK

Debbie O'Neill

Expertise: C-suite, Finance and HR

Geographies: UK

Debbie joined the RDW team in late 2018 as a resourcer for the professional services and HR groups. Debbie is a diligent and determined resourcer – turning over every stone to find the perfect answer to the client’s needs.

Debbie’s Bio

Debbie graduated from The Open University in 2006 with a BA Hons in Business. Debbie began her career in HR and operation management working for a handful of business and hotels around England. It was in this capacity, that Debbie developed her strong project management skills.

Motivation

“I love bringing a deal together - working on a project from start to finish is fulfilling and satisfying”

T: +44 (0) 7892 711 994

E: debbie@rdw.uk.com

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Laura Mikuseviciute

Head of Operations, US

Laura Mikuseviciute

Laura Mikuseviciute

Head of Operations, US

Laura Mikuseviciute

Expertise: Operations, Project Management, Finance, HR

Geographies: North America

Laura has over 7 years of senior management experience and proven success in providing leadership and direction for daily operations, administrative functions, and human resources management. She works closely with consultants and delivers consistent improvements in operational effectiveness, productivity, and performance. Laura utilizes a unique combination of business acumen and technical expertise to improve organizational culture and drive human performance improvements.

T: +1 917 887 0631

E: laura@rdw.us.com

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