Kieran Maplesden
Managing Director

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

James Carter
Senior Consultant

As Head of the UK’s first and only purely CASS focussed Practice, James has built on a hugely successful couple of years in the CASS market. If you are looking for recruitment support in the CASS space, or advice on this ever-changing market then please get in touch with James.

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

Jodie Sable
Managing Consultant - Retail Conduct

Jodie's team focus on Insurance but manage key accounts across other sectors too. These include Consumer finance, Retail finance, Insurance, Banking Consumer Lending and Payment Services. If you need a consultant who really understands the regulatory environment then please get in touch.

Away from the office, whilst she's not renovating her first home she enjoys horse riding and eating (and drinking) in the cities finest places.

David Croft
Head of Practice - Capital Markets

David leads our Capital Markets practice, his team of 8 focus solely on Regulation, Compliance and Risk within Capital Markets. If you're looking for resource within MiFID II, CASS, SMCR, PRIIPs or Brexit, or you're a candidate looking for a new role then please get in touch.

In his own time, you're likely to find David cooking for friends and watching football.

Daniel Waltham
Head of Practice - Data Privacy

Dan leads our Data Privacy and Security team, the largest focussed team in the UK.  He's specialised in compliance and Privacy since 2012 and has been a recruiter for 10 years. If you're seeking Data Privacy expertise or want advice on this complex market then Dan is your man.

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

Gareth Foulkes
Principal Consultant

Gareth has been a recruiter in both internal and agency teams over the last five years. As the current Lead in the Sell Side Practice, his team has been helping a multitude of clients to achieve compliance in highly regulated sectors.


Outside of work Gareth is a keen golfer and wedding planner for his upcoming day!

Sean Doherty
Head of Practice - Legal

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.

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



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