Karen Halliday

Senior Partner
Team Member - Financial & Professional Services

AIMS International United Kingdom
180 Piccadilly
London W1J 9HF
United Kingdom


Karen has over 15 years executive search experience within private equity, corporate finance and professional services. During this time she has primarily led mid-level and senior assignments for investment professionals and finance positions within the private equity and corporate finance sectors.

She joined AIMS from a search boutique, which she founded in 2008 after leaving a top search firm in London where she led the team that specialised in private equity and associated alternative asset classes. During her time as a search consultant, Karen has won three national awards.

Prior to becoming a headhunter, Karen was Group Financial Controller at a pan-European growth capital fund, having previously started her career with one of the Big Four professional services firms. Karen spent 7 years in practice working in both London and the Channel Islands where she focused on off-shore and on-shore private equity limited partnerships, and other financial services clients.

Karen is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a first-class honours degree in Economics from the University of Reading.


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