Deverell Smith’s focus on the property industry means we are genuine specialists in the recruitment of business support professionals to property businesses. We are able to respond more quickly and more appropriately to the needs of our clients than generalist business support recruiters. Our consultants make a commitment to present CVs of matched and vetted individuals within 48 hours of a vacancy having been registered. 56% of our interviews result in an offer of employment, compared with the average for business support recruiters of 12.5%. We go to great lengths through skills and psychometric testing to ensure that the placements that we make are lasting and represent ‘good moves’ for both our clients and candidates which is reflected in the 99% success rate in the placements that we make.
Olivia has just joined Deverell Smith coming from an Estate Agency in South West London, prior to which she studied Fashion and Textiles at Newcastle University. Olivia loves a challenge, and in 2017 she completed a half marathon. She is now wanting to set herself a new challenge to complete an iron man!
In her spare time she enjoys exploring some of London’s hidden gems as well as enjoying a cold glass of wine with friends.
Before joining Deverell Smith, Isabella completed a degree in teaching and then moved into the property industry where she worked for an estate agents. She made the transition to the company in 2017, as a business support consultant as is looking forward to an exciting career with the company.
On the weekends Isabella enjoys prosecco brunches with friends and trips back to the South West to see her family and beloved dog!
Paige has recently finished a degree in Sociology and Criminology at the University of Essex, and has joined Deverell Smith in the Marketing team as one of our new graduate consultants. After spending three years away from the city of London she is now back in her home town and has her foot on the career ladder. In her time at university Paige represented the Essex Blades Dance Club across the country in numerous competitions, and spent a year as the social secretary for the club where she organised numerous social events for the team. She is now looking forward to progressing within Deverell Smith, potentially teaching the boys a few new dance moves along the way!
Chelsea joined Deverell Smith in January 2017 as a Principal Consultant in Business Support for the Residential Development division. She is responsible for developing business and establishing strong relationships with some of the largest developers and consultancies throughout London.
She started her recruitment career in Perth, Australia, with a specialist IT recruitment company for 3 years before moving to London in 2012. Prior to joining Deverell Smith, Chelsea was a Senior Consultant and Team Lead for Business Support, recruiting and managing successful temp desks.
Chelsea is an avid traveler and enjoys spending time overseas discovering new experiences and cultures. She also loves the outdoors, particularly camping and fishing, and exploring new areas within the UK. Chelsea is a massive foodie, enjoys cooking and like most Aussies, loves a cold beer!
After completing a degree in Business Management at The University of Sheffield, Anna went on to pursue a career in Events. Earlier this year, she made the transition over to recruitment and joined Deverell Smith as a Marketing Consultant. Anna specialising in placing candidates from Assistant through to Director Level with a background in marketing, communications and PR. Anna is a keen traveller and spent 5 month in South East Asia after university. In her spare time she enjoys discovering restaurants and bars in London and spending time with her friends.
Emma joined Deverell Smith in November 2006 as the first employee and is now Associate Director. She has been responsible for leading and growing teams in Property Management, Marketing and Business Support and has worked with hundreds of property businesses including estate agencies, developers, management firms and propcos. Prior to joining Deverell Smith, Emma spent 5 years working in property and recruitment and lived on the sunny Costa del Sol for 8 years. Educated in London, Granada and Malaga, Emma is a trained headhunter and qualified psychometric practitioner. Emma speaks Spanish fluently and loves “all things Spanish” including tapas, salsa dancing, sunny days and plenty of rioja.
Anna is a consultant on the Property Management team dealing with all Business Support roles. Before joining the company, Anna completed a marketing degree at The University of the West of England. She joined Deverell Smith on an internship within marketing and moved over to the recruitment side after a couple of months. In her spare time Anna enjoys cooking, baking and going home to Surrey to walk her 4 dogs.