IRC Leadership2019-07-10T13:26:15+00:00

The Leadership Team

Lewis Greene – Managing Director
Say hello to Lewis. Founder and Managing Director of IRC and Leapfrog Social – and all-round go-getter. After setting out with a strong entrepreneurial spirit at the age of 16, he would carve out a successful career in financial recruitment whilst creating his first independent projects within the resourcing industry. Over the last 18 years, Lewis has enabled the growth of leading partners within the financial sector by building top-performing teams, implementing best-practice strategies and advocating for transparency and high-ethics. When he’s not catching the red-eye between London and Dubai, you’ll find Lewis on a tennis court playing a sport he truly loves along with catching the latest F1 action or hanging out in London with his wife and a good book.
Alice Knights – Resourcing Director
Meet Alice. An advocate for transparency who brings 10 years of Financial expertise and business strategy to the mix. Alice is a passionate people-person whose motivation is driven by her desire to bring ethical financial practice to the masses. A lover of languages, literature and fashion, when Alice isn’t scaling innovative business ventures, you’ll find her travelling, reading or cooking up a storm at her London home to the beat of Kygo.
Nick Jeal – Offshore Resourcing Director
Meet Nick. Nick is an educated and well travelled recruitment professional who has visited over 50 countries in his 38 years. After 5 years living in Dubai in the offshore finance sector he moved back in to the recruitment space. Nick then moved to Cape Town and continued as an independent head hunter for the offshore IFA industry. Now living in the Algarve Nick continues to cover the offshore IFA sector and is the offshore resourcing director here at IRC.
Holly Grattan MBA(HR), AMAC – Recruitment Director – HR / Talent
Meet Holly. Holly is an HR professional with an MBA from Leicester University. She is a fully accredited Career Coach AMAC & an assessor with Level A & B  qualifications from the British Psychological Society. Holly has the perfect blend of industry knowledge and strong recruiting expertise. She leverages her 20 years’ experience in talent acquisition, attraction, selection, and retention of top talent and talent management across recruitment agency, HR consultancy and in-house roles to provide a collaborative, consultative experience to clients and candidates alike. In her role at IRC, she is responsible for identifying top talent and managing the candidate selection process for all HR/Talent & Legal opportunities. Holly is also able to help clients with pre-hire assessment centres, psychometrics and ability testing. Holly’s entrepreneurial spirit has fuelled her motivation to build a robust professional network to source both candidates and clients from. She has also successfully headhunted senior level executives across a broad spectrum of industries. She understands that every client and candidate is different and takes a tailored approach to the recruiting process according to each clients requirements. In her spare time, Holly is a chocolatier, trained in Fechlin Switzerland, a passionate traveler and water sports enthusiast.
Justin Dewey CeMap, CeSRE – Mortgage Resourcing Director
Meet Justin. Justin began his career in banking aged 18 and since then has worked in a wide variety of roles. His focus has always been to deliver the very best experience for his clients and ensure that the right solution is presented. During his career he has worked in customer facing mortgage roles for both retail banking and mortgage broking businesses, as well as leadership roles in both. Justin has used considerable recruitment skills and industry knowledge to build high performing teams and has guided many to fulfilling careers in banking and financial services. Justin is now leveraging those 25 years expertise to widen the scope of IRC, through his role as Mortgage Resourcing Director into the specialisms of mortgage, equity release and currency exchange recruitment.
When he can tear himself away from the laptop, Justin likes to spend time at one of the many Cornish beaches, not far from his home in Newquay.
Nicola Diack – Marketing & Content Director 
Meet Nicola, a seasoned writer who honed her journalism skills at The Press Association in London, and found her creative spirit in copywriting at Leo Burnett Dubai. With 16 years in the game, she’s quick to cut through the jargon and simplify the complex, to give brands their voice, deliver clients their audience and provide people with clarity. When the MacBook sleeps, you can try and catch Nicola chasing round Dubai with her kids or soaking up the scene at Kite Beach. Nicola has a degree in Journalism from the University of Sunderland, UK.