Dave Paton is responsible for all aspects of our resourcing and onboarding activity. He ensures the right candidates are sourced, screened compliantly and that they start on time. Dave is also responsible for maintaining our governance, risk management and business continuity processes.
Dave joined Equiniti Hazell Carr in 2000 and has a variety of operational experience including customer service, remediation, complaints, thematic reviews and administration. He has worked with third party administrators as a pensions manager, set up a major case handling operation for a regulatory body and was responsible for all of our client site operations. Dave became Client Services Director in 2016.
Dave’s progression through the business has given him hands-on experience of outsourced and in-sourced arrangements for customers across the financial services and other regulated industries. Dave works closely with our clients to ensure that all projects are delivered successfully and to a high standard.
In his spare time Dave enjoys spending time with his family as well as attempting to get his golf handicap down.
Since 2008, when Joel Priest joined the Equiniti Hazell Carr team, he has put his recruitment and resourcing experience to great use. He brings to the table experience as a recruitment consultant for Ranstad, where he looked after the resourcing for their blue chip financial service clients including PwC, KPMG and Ernst and Young.
Joel specialises in graduate resourcing and regulated services and it’s his job to ensure the country’s high calibre graduate specialists join the Equiniti Hazell Carr team.
Joel studied at the University of Reading before embarking on a career within financial services. Outside of work Joel spends most of his time playing in a function band at weddings and corporate events.
With eight years’ experience in recruiting and resourcing and over 15 years of managing people, Jay Carr brings a unique combination of people skills to Equiniti Hazell Carr. With a background in recruiting for such demanding sectors as healthcare and social work as well as working directly in financial services, Jay brings an in-depth understanding of the requirements of specialist resourcing.
Specialising in Graduate resourcing, Jay has a wealth of experience in matching individuals just starting on their career path with engaging roles that help them develop key skills and practical knowledge that they can take throughout their working lives.
Very active in charity work, Jay is a massive advocate for Alzheimer’s Charities and research into Alzheimer’s, and in his spare time he enjoys Airsofting, Live Action Roleplaying and Martial Arts.
Jay lives in Berkshire with his Fiancée and has two grown up children.
Keith Flint has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services arena as an adviser, compliance officer and specialist recruitment partner for executive and senior level posts. He has worked across commercial insurance, mortgage, wealth & investments, risk and compliance, retail and business banking markets for companies such as Alexander Mann Solutions, Royal Sun Alliance, KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC, Scottish Widows and Zurich.
Keith’s knowledge and experience of the financial services market adds value and understanding to the delivery of an all-round bespoke recruitment solution which meet his clients and candidates recruitment and business needs. His professional recruitment skills include retained projects, head hunting, psychometric assessment, project management, change management and consultancy.
Outside of work Keith competes in a number of OCR’S (Obstacle course races) such as Spartan, Tough Mudder with his wife, and enters the OCR world championships.