About us

Our Ethos

At Chaseman Group, we believe the employees of a business will always be the most critical element of the success of an organisation, as it is the people that define culture, experiences and growth. We make a pledge to understand our clients’ businesses, our candidates’ ambitions and thus identify the best fit for all parties.

The key to our success is the in-depth understanding we gain of our clients short and long-term needs, and our ability, time and again, to match those business objectives.

Chaseman Group specialises in complex and demanding assignments, which require both a high degree of search expertise and industry knowledge. We bring to market a field-tested, time-bounded process, which utilises a best-practice model that delivers you the results you need - on time - every time.

About us

Why Chaseman Group?


We strive to create long running partnerships with everyone in our network, based on investing a great deal of time into understanding your particular needs. With clients, that means constantly analysing strategic, financial and operational issues; with candidates, we constantly stay abreast of personal and professional aspirations.


All our consultants have extensive tenure within their chosen markets, which means you get the benefit of working with someone who has an exemplary knowledge of your sector, its subtle nuances and particular challenges.


Due to our detailed understanding of each candidate’s specific skills, we can quickly identify the best suited individuals to your needs and provide you with a shortlist of available candidates within short timeframes.


We pride ourselves on having a reputation for honesty and transparency in our chosen markets, which is shared by both our candidates and clients alike. This means you can rest assured that we will always have your best interest at heart.


Richard Connolly


Richard is the founder and CEO of Chaseman Global. Educated at Salford University, Richard has worked in Executive Search since 1999, focusing primarily on senior hires within Financial Institutions, Consultancy Practice and more recently the Bio & Life Sciences industries.

Richard is also responsible for the Strategic Development and growth of Chaseman Global's International aspirations with the launch of the US business in Jan 2017 and whilst this takes up a lot of his time he continues to work with exceptional Senior Individuals from a career management perspective and remains heavily involved in the oversight of the retained & exclusive business within the company brands Chaseman Group & Poten Consulting.

Dominic Oldfield

Global Head of Business Development

Dominic has operated in the recruitment industry for over 15 years, initially working on a contingent basis in the Engineering & Transportation sector before spending his latter ten years within executive/retained search. Dominic covers a number of vertical markets but has a particularly detailed knowledge of Life Sciences and more specifically crop inputs, where he has made multiple placements across 35 different countries.

Dominic prides himself on being a service orientated recruiter, who has the ability to liaise effectively with both client partners and talented individuals alike. He has always maintained that there is a perfect role out there for everyone.

Rob Bentham

Head of Financial Services

Rob has worked in recruitment for over 10 years and for all of that time has been focused on the interim market. He has predominantly worked within Financial Services, with clients within Insurance, Reinsurance, Banking and Asset Management, across the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe.

Rob has gained a deep understanding of the Financial Services sector and is passionate about the market in which he operates, which is borne out by the fact he strives to be constantly abreast of current market trends and activity in order to provide the best possible service to both his clients and candidates alike.

Philip Bills

Lead Consultant – Technology

Phil has over 10 years’ experience in the recruitment industry focussed for the most part around IT. He has worked with high growth start-ups through to some of the largest technology companies in the world delivering senior talent within emerging markets. More recently he has focused on cloud computing including AI, IOT and Big Data.

He enjoys working closely with clients and talented professionals alike to ensure there is always a perfect fit between Client and Candidate. Phil has a particular interest in Digital Agriculture and its impact on the sustainability of farming.

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