Meet the Team

The FourthLine Learning team is able to draw on a wide range of experience and expertise to deliver in-house microlearning courses and interactive performance advisory workshops that will provide you with the skills, knowledge and capabilities to improve business performance and execution.

Our Leadership

Kieran_Maplesden

Kieran Maplesden

Managing Director

0161 416 6102
kieran.maplesden@thefourthline.co.uk


Role

Kieran founded FourthLine ten years ago with a vision to create a highly specialised recruitment consultancy founded on knowledge. Day to day he ensures that his team are well trained, happy and enjoy what they do whilst continually innovating and enhancing the FourthLine offer.

Outside of work

Outside of work he's a busy dad of three and enjoys football and completing triathlons.

James Carter

James Carter

Senior Managing Consultant - Investments

0203 800 1553
james.carter@thefourthline.co.uk


Role

Heading up the Talent Business Development team whilst focusing on firms within the Buy & Sell Side, helping to recruit professionals in the Risk, Compliance, Privacy & Legal space.

Outside of work

Outside of work, James enjoys playing sport and is a big Manchester United Fan!

Jodie Sable

Jodie Sable

Head of Practice - Talent Services

0203 800 1566
jodie.sable@thefourthline.co.uk


Role

Jodie has been part of the FourthLine team for almost six years. She has been responsible for supporting our Financial and Professional Services clients make business-critical Risk and Regulatory focused hires. Jodie is responsible for account management of FourthLine customers as well as heading up the Talent Delivery Practice; a team of technical market specialists with extensive experience working across Risk, Compliance, Data Protection and Legal disciplines. The team are responsible for identifying leading industry talent, building long term candidate relationships and delivering against Critical Talent Searches.  

 

Outside of work

Away from the office she enjoys horse riding and eating (and drinking) in the city's best establishments.

David Croft

David Croft

Head of Practice - Legal & Compliance - Interim

0203 800 1568
david.croft@thefourthline.co.uk


Role

David has 5 years’ agency recruitment experience, all within the Regulated Financial Services sector. As the current lead for in the Banking and Institutional practice David and his team are responsible for helping a wide range of clients and candidates within Legal, Risk and Compliance. With a strong technical background in regulatory change, in particular SMCR, MiFID and CASS, the team offers Consulting and Flexible Resources solutions.

Outside of work

David is a big football fan with a strong interest in music.

Daniel Waltham

Daniel Waltham

Director

0203 800 1558
daniel.waltham@thefourthline.co.uk


Role

Responsible for leading FourthLine’s Talent Services business. Dan takes a lead role in customer engagement, identifying, creating and designing innovative solutions to help our customers at every stage of their hiring process. Fifteen years of experience in the sector as a hands-on recruiter and manager of interim and permanent recruitment businesses.

Outside of work

Outside of work he spends his time with his wife and twin daughters, riding his motorbike or volunteering for the fire service!

Gareth Foulkes

Gareth Foulkes

Senior Managing Consultant

0203 800 1548
gareth.foulkes@thefourthline.co.uk


Role

Gareth has over 6 years’ recruitment experience, both in house and agency. As the current lead for in the Investments and Insurance practice, Gareth and his team are responsible for helping a wide range of clients and candidates within Legal, Risk and Compliance. With a strong technical background in regulatory change, in particular, CASS the team offers Consulting and Flexible Resources solutions.

Outside of work

Gareth is a keen golfer!

Sean Doherty

Sean Doherty

Head of Practice - Legal

0203 762 2596
sean.doherty@thefourthline.co.uk


Role

Sean has recently rejoined FourthLine to establish a new legal team that compliments the growing practices that Fourthline has in place. Sean has extensive legal knowledge having built teams for several years and will be using his vast contacts across the country to connect lawyers with both private practice jobs and inhouse.

Outside of work

Away from the office Sean is another keen golfer and is currently looking forward to his wedding day.

We have successfully worked with FourthLine a number of times this year, and have been impressed not only by the quality of the candidates, but also how well briefed they are.

Head of Operations, Asset Management Firm

When we engage with a specialist consultancy like FourthLine... they take the time to understand what we do and what we are looking for.

CEO, Lending Standards Board

FourthLine have the personal touch and a greater understanding of the sector, the needs, the people, which means they can compete with the big recruiters.

Head of Compliance (Client)

FourthLine took the time to understand what I wanted and approached the company I was eventually placed with speculatively which is what candidates are looking for

Compliance Consultant, (Candidate)

Jodie at FourthLine is our key contact when we have recruitment requirements for risk and compliance roles in financial services. She has a wealth of knowledge about the sector and our specific needs..

Regulatory Director, Financial Services Consulting

Our Consultants

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Interested in working for us?

Right now we're growing rapidly and we are always on the look out for likeminded, driven and capable types to join us at FourthLine HQ here in Manchester. For the right people we offer a competitive package with excellent opportunities for training, development, financial reward and of course plenty of fun stuff too...

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