The best of the best – meet the City CV team

Our team comprises former executive head-hunters, HR professionals, interview coaches and recruiters, each with powerful copywriting skills. Together we’ve recruited and consulted at every level across a range of industries both in the UK and internationally, so we’re experts at knowing exactly what employers are looking for. With such an outstanding combination of specialist skills, we’re easily able to pair new clients with a CV writing expert who is perfectly in tune with how to position them for success within their chosen field.

Our accreditations and memberships include:

  • Advanced Resume Writing Certified (ARWC)
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)
  • Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARW)
  • Career Directors International (CDI)
  • Multiple international TORI (Toast of the Resume Industry) wins and nominations
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD)
  • Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)
  • Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
  • Energy Leadership Index™ Master Practitioner Certified (ELI-MP)
  • First class Honours degrees, Masters and RSA qualifications


Founder & CEO

  • First prize winner for the international CV writing industry awards
  • Former Head Hunter and Recruitment Manager for two of the world’s largest banks
  • 20+ years’ expertise in CV writing and interview coaching in the UK and abroad


Non-executive Director and Chairman, Professor of English

  • World class academic author with exceptional editorial skills
  • Expert in public sector recruitment and senior appointments
  • 30+ years’ in-depth experience advising on graduate futures


Head of Banking, Executive, Career and Interview Coach, Writer

  • Executive Coach, Career Coach, Trainer & Presenter, CV Writer, Banking and Finance Expert
  • 20+ year career spanning financial services, Education, HR and Recruitment
  • Former Head Hunter and Recruitment Manager for global multinational, Alcatel Lucent


Executive CV Writer

  • Consummate CV writer with a First Class Honours degree in English
  • 15+ years’ experience in banking, research, and publishing
  • Profound understanding of corporate hiring practices


CV Writer

  • Talented CV Writer, Interview Coach and Senior Finance Expert
  • Former Head Hunter and Recruitment Manager for global corporates
  • Honours degree in English with extensive copywriting and marketing experience


CV Writer

  • 25+ years as a CV Writer, copywriter, technical author and marketing consultant
  • Expert knowledge of a range of business sectors and recruitment needs
  • In-depth understanding of career strategies; writes CVs that deliver results
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Executive CV Writer

  • Former Legal Partner, Recruitment and Training Manager for a commercial law firm
  • CPRW accreditation with over two decades of cumulative expertise in law and CV writing for international cross-sector clients
  • Inside knowledge of corporate recruitment, interview panels and training programmes
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Executive CV Writer

  • Wide-ranging career experience in engineering, IT and programme management
  • Holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and certifications in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • Vastly experienced CV writer and career coach as well as professional copy writer for both individuals and corporates


CV Writer

  • Brings extensive international banking experience to CV writing and coaching
  • Holds a Masters in Finance and Executive Diploma in Corporate Coaching
  • Provides insightful career coaching and interview training, and writes industry-focused CVs for clients across the financial services arena


CV Writer

  • Depth of financial services experience including strategy, private equity and emerging market investment
  • Trusted business advisor and executive coach of senior professionals in FTSE-500 companies
  • Professional branding specialist, accomplished public speaker, published writer and editor


CV Writer

  • 20-years’ experience as a freelance business writer, working for clients across industry sectors
  • Financial services background, including senior marketing positions with leading fund managers
  • Expert interviewer who builds empathy and understanding with her clients


CV Writer

  • Brings long-standing investment banking and media experience to CV writing
  • Holds a Masters in Business Administration from a leading UK university
  • Expert listener with strong technical skills and highly developed market insight, writes thoughtful targeted CVs with precision and flair


Principal Interview Trainer | Interview Coach

  • 15 years as a performance coach, specialist in the linguistics of business communication
  • Enhances clients success through interview coaching & training, competence-based training
  • Designs and delivers outstanding interview programmes for graduates and corporates


Career Coach

  • Experienced executive coach, working with a diverse array of cross-sector clients from graduate to CEO, including within financial services
  • Previously worked within high-level investment banks as Recruitment Manager, as well as for two prominent recruitment companies
  • Enhances client confidence and clarity; aligns their core strengths and values with their new role, ensuring the right fit, both ways


Interview Trainer | Interview Coach

  • Highly qualified coach whose 20 years recruitment experience, provides a strong insight into career and interview coaching
  • Helps clients gain clarity on what is truly important to them in their career and how to achieve it
  • Works closely with clients to maximise their potential


Career Coach

  • Wide-ranging expertise built on an extensive background in recruitment and HR
  • Client-focused interview coach, who consistently delivers success
  • CIPD qualified trainer with Postgraduate Diploma in Career Coaching (2014)


HR Consultant and Organisational Design Professional

  • Highly experienced change agent
  • Particular expertise in Culture change based on business strategy
  • A lively and direct facilitator who works hard to get the best result for the client


Client Partnerships & Business Development Manager

  • More than a decade in the recruitment, HR and CV writing industries; in depth understanding of cross-sector recruitment and hiring practices from graduate to C-suite executives
  • Advises individuals on City CV’s tailored solutions to enhance client job search success through applying marketing principles to their CV, LinkedIn and interview technique
  • Builds and develops new partnerships and client relationships with corporates, recruiters and higher education institutions


Marketing & Communications Manager

  • MBA & BSc Hons qualified Marketing Manager
  • 25+ years successful career developing and implementing consumer and trade marketing strategies
  • Former Marketing & Communications Manager for three large blue chip companies


Client Relationship Manager

  • More than two decades in client relations, marketing and recruitment; delivers outstanding service that focuses on performance, quality and value
  • Primary point of liaison between writers and clients post consultation; oversees project planning, coordinates writers, and tracks proofing process
  • Monitors every stage of customer journey to measure and improve overall client experience and service


Client Relations

  • Optimises client services and improves the customer journey through building robust relations and market insight, with two decades of top tier, cross-sector expertise
  • Oversees CV appraisals and service enquiries as first point of contact; ascertains requirements, schedules calls and handles front-end administration
  • Maximises customer experience though interpreting client data to stay ahead of recruitment trends, deliver business insight, and focus on what our clients want


Client Relations & Executive Assistant to MD

  • Over 17 years in client-facing, recruitment, office management, and business administration
  • Supports critical relationships; liaises with global recruitment professionals, corporates, professional bodies, academic institutions and university societies
  • Executive PA and gatekeeper to our CEO; oversees administrative planning, internal communications and process support, enabling CEO to focus on key business areas


Assistant Manager

  • Former Senior Editor at leading global publishing house
  • Expert in managing the entire 360 recruitment process
  • Integral to City CV’s compliance, corporate procedure and protocol

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