Jessica leads Blackwood’s Retail Financial Services Practice with a particular focus on FinTech and Insurance. She works with Private Equity funds offering a range of services from sourcing deal advisers to succession planning for their portfolio company’s management team. Alongside her sector coverage she has functional expertise in Investor Relations. Recent search and advisory work includes a CEO mandate for a PE backed mortgage broker, Commercial Director for a global insurance company and a mapping of Digital Non-Executive Directors for a FinTech company. Prior to joining Blackwood, Jessica worked at a boutique recruitment firm with a focus in the legal sector. She read History at Edinburgh University.