• 02 March 2020
  • Recruitment Room

Movers & Shakers | March 2020

Harvey John are sponsoring a segment of the Platinum Business Magazine called Movers & Shakers. These instalments share the latest appointments and promotions across the business world; see who's doing what and where, including the ones to watch.

In the March edition, we changed things up a bit with an advert on our Indirect Tax & Tax Technology Report. We also featured the following Movers & Shakers:


Movers & Shakers March 2020

Claire Carson at Cognitive Law:

Boutique consultancy law firm Cognitive Law appoints HR Consultant Claire Carson to the firm, adding an exciting new dynamic to the firm's services.

Claire is a HR professional with other 20 years' experience in the financial and professional services sectors. She is particularly skilled in Performance Management, having implemented various practices and processes in different organisations. Claire is passionate about building relationships with clients to fully understand the needs of the business and to find a bespoke and commercial way to deal with a diverse range of people-related issues.

Claire acts as a Consultant to businesses who need to bring in specialist skills and works on long term project, ad-hoc quiries, and in a retained capacity.

Nicole Humphreys at Acumen Business Law:

Nicole Humphreys is one of Acumen’s extraordinary stories, and they have a few!
In 2008, Nicole was the first person to join ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW. Nicole made the brave decision of joining a one person 5 month old Law Firm. Fast forward to 2020, Nicole has now been with Acumen for over 12 years. From a ‘Legal Assistant’, to an experienced qualified solicitor working in Dispute Resolution and Head of Employment.
But Nicole feels that her success isn’t about her titles, but more about her craft. Her Dispute Resolution team pride themselves that 96% of their cases are settled out of court in favour of our clients. She regularly helps employees exit toxic environments, navigating employers through lengthy discrimination rules and ironing out shareholder disputes.

Nicki Conboy at Extech Cloud:

Extech Cloud has appointed Nicki Conboy to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer. Having been with Extech Cloud almost from its beginning in 2008, Nicki has successfully undertaken a number of roles. During her time at Extech Cloud Nicki has experienced great career progression with an enviable record of personal self development and won Rising Star at the MD Hub Awards. Prior to joining Extech Cloud Nicki worked for Lloyds Bank.

Nicki said: "I've watched the company blossom and seen the way technology has revolutionised business. It's been fantastic to be a part of that and my new role will continue to impact on that growth."

Colette Hagan-Young at Cloud9 Insight:

Colette Hagan-Young has recently been appointed to head of Cloud9 Insight's marketing team. The Brighton-based tech company has seen rapid growth year on year since its inception in 2010, helping over 600 SMEs implement cloud CRM software using Microsoft Dynamics365. As part of the Leadership Team, Colette oversees the strategic marketing function of the business, along with Cloud9's sister company Vantage Academy - an award-winning, government approved apprenticeship provider.

Colette's background includes marketing and bid writing roles within the construction sector, along with communications for a global membership organisation of legal practicioners.


Read the full copy here and tune in next month for the April 2020 instalment.

If you're based in the Gatwick Diamond regions and have recently taken on a new middle management / senior level hire or promotion within your business, don't hesitate to contact us to be involved in upcoming Movers & Shakers features.

© Copyright 2020 Harvey John. All rights reserved.

Designed & Built by Venn Digital