Joyce Guiness is one of the most established recruitment agencies in London.

Having been set up over 55 years ago, we have gone from strength to strength whilst keeping a firm grasp on our core values. We are a boutique agency and we intend to keep it that way, believing that this is the best way to cultivate relationships with both our clients and our candidates – resulting in the right jobs and the right people.

Pip Cox

MANAGING DIRECTOR

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Pip joined Joyce Guiness in 2003 as a consultant and never looked back, taking over as MD in 2008.

Pip, a Northumbria University business graduate, moved into the world of recruitment after spending time working as a PA in IT, Telemedicine and a luxury health club.

Pip has a love of life by the sea and splits her time between home, with her family and dogs in Hampshire and Hayling Island, on the south coast. She is currently trying to crack windsurfing!

Clare Ashcroft

SENIOR CONSULTANT

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Clare, a West of England University marketing graduate, started her career in film production in New York before joining a Media/PR Agency in London, followed four years of working as an modelling agent, working with some of the industry’s top names.

Clare joined Joyce Guiness in 2014 as a Permanent Consultant, while keeping a hand in the world of fashion with her Instagram clothing and lifestyle edit.

Ella Graham-Dullaert

SENIOR CONSULTANT

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Ella studied Politics at the University of Leeds, going on to work in Events Management for four years in London and Dubai. However, the lure of rainy days and traffic jams was too great, and she joined Joyce Guiness in 2019.

Everyone at JG was thrilled when Ella went full circle and recently re-joined the team, post pandemic, having worked as EA to the CEO of a hedge fund and fin tech start up. This has given her a great insight into recruitment in this sector.

Nicola Jordan

RESOURCER & WRITER

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Nicola, a Northumbria University business studies graduate, spent the majority of her career working in financial PR, working for some of the UK’s leading business and consumer finance brands. Nicola joined Joyce Guiness in 2021 as Resourcer and Writer.

Lucy Munro

Lucy, a Bradfield School and University of Leeds Sports Science alumni, joined Joyce Guiness in 2012 and was made Partner in December 2022.

Before life in London, career, husband and a dog, Lucy had a great time travelling the world, the highlight being her time teaching in a Cambodian orphanage. Lucy thrives on a busy workload and building relationships with candidates and clients.

Shaun Lawson

NON-EXEC DIRECTOR

Shaun, an invaluable asset to Joyce Guiness provides business mentoring and strategic management support. His career began in stockbroking, with a number of years as a senior partner with Laing & Cruickshank in London. In 1975, Shaun established a venture capital and consultancy business under the name of Lawson & Partners Limited. Shaun has been involved in the venture capital market for over 30 years and is a Non-Executive Director for a number of companies in the UK and USA.