Patrick Goodwin (Managing Director)
After graduating with a BSc in Chemistry from London University, Patrick spent a number of years working in the travel industry.
Patrick worked for two large recruitment firms prior to starting his own Executive Insurance focussed recruitment business in 2000 which he sold in 2009. He has spent the last 17 years recruiting in the Global Insurance market.
Having taken some time out after the sale of his first Insurance Recruitment company Patrick discussed the insurance recruitment market in depth with clients and candidates alike and decided to form Edenbrook Partners with a focus on providing a search methodology across the senior contingent insurance market. Patrick has developed an exceptional client network in the UK Insurance market and now feels that Edenbrook Partners has an offering unique to the market.
Patrick is married to Leony and lives in Oxted with three children. He is a very keen sportsman – playing cricket for the MCC and following Chelsea.
Simon Godfrey (Director)
Having graduated from Manchester in 1997, Simon spent 3 years in the hospitality industry before starting his recruitment career back in 2001, recruiting accountants into banking finance.
During his time in recruitment Simon has managed and built a number of successful recruitment teams and businesses across all areas of financial services. More recently he has spent the past 3 years specialising in Insurance and in the summer of 2011 Simon joined forces with Patrick Goodwin to help grow the Edenbrook Partners brand in the London Insurance market.
Simon’s relationships and knowledge of the Insurance market give him a key insight in to recruitment activity in the City allowing him to advise both clients and candidates on the approach to their hiring and job searches respectively.
Simon is a dad to 3 children and is a dedicated long suffering supporter of the mighty Tigers or to everyone else Hull City.
Karl Monaghan (Director)
Karl is responsible for the finance function at Edenbrook. He graduated with a Batchelor of Commerce Degree from University College Dublin in 1983 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in Dublin in 1987.
He came to London in 1988 and since then has worked in the corporate finance departments of various banks including Credit Lyonnais Securities and Robert W. Baird. He set up his own consultancy business, Ashling Capital LLP, in December 2002 to provide consultancy services to private and quoted companies. Karl is a non-executive director of a number of Aim quoted companies and has advised and been on the board of recruitment companies throughout his career. Karl is a shareholder in Edenbrook.
James Wellesley Wesley (Shareholder)
James has worked in Investment Banking for 25 years initially with JP Morgan and then at Granville (Managing Director), Robert W Baird (Head of UK Investment Banking and Equities), Bridgewell (Board and Executive Committee), Teathers (Vice Chairman, corporate finance) and currently at Wyvern Partners. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions with a particular expertise in the recruitment sector and has a wealth of knowledge and contacts in the sector. He is a Non executive director of Harris Hill and of Edenhouse Solutions and is Governor of The Seckford Foundation.