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Investing our time in your talent

We're the buy-side recruitment specialists with a difference. Our team advocates respect, balance, and collaboration, with a focus on industry ethics and proactive social responsibility.

Keir Hostler

Partner & Founder

Founding partner of William Blake Group, overseeing our longstanding client relationships and driving our company vision and growth strategy. I actively lead our charitable activity, working closely with our chosen partners, Motiv8 and Wings for Life.

Danielle Rapaport

Partner & Founder

Partner at William Blake Group, leading the growth of our Private Markets business across the investor relations, marketing and strategy functions. I love collaborating with clients to understand their growing needs and hiring challenges in a rapidly changing investment landscape.

Danielle Rapaport, William Blake Group Founder

Liam McHale

Lead Consultant

As Lead Consultant in Distribution at William Blake Group, I manage part of the Distribution team, as well as some of the business’s largest global clients. I am also William Blake’s Sustainability Ambassador, helping us to focus on our CSR goals across the business.

Susan Fogarty

Lead Consultant

Lead Consultant at William Blake Group managing the Distribution team. As an ex-asset management professional with an Investment Administration Qualification, I take a real interest in the buy-side industry and am the go-to person for technical information.

Amirah Martin

Executive Consultant

 Executive Consultant within William Blake Group’s Distribution team, working with key asset managers and supporting the growth of our Private Markets practice. I am passionate about working on client projects and am currently helping to develop our client base across the investment industry.

Morgan-Reece Garcia 


A consultant in the William Blake Group Distribution team, with experience supporting extensive global searches. As a recent graduate of Queen Mary University of London, I assist the team as we continue to build our network across

asset management.

Liam McHale

Lead Consultant

Consultant leading the Digital Solutions team at William Blake Group. With a background in recruiting client-facing and marketing professionals into financial services, my focus is on enhancing and expediting our client’s digital transformation journey.

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Jennifer Smith


A consultant in the Distribution team at William Blake Group with a background in recruitment for financial services, after graduating from the University of Cambridge. I am enthusiastic about building lasting relationships within the sales, marketing, client services, and product development space.

Talia Vyner

Operations Manager

Operations Manager at William Blake Group with previous experience within the recruitment industry. I support the team with all day-to-day business objectives along with leading projects and heading up our marketing and charity strategies.

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