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Mairi started her career in the not-for-profit sector as a Partner in the first charities' sector recruitment company.

She founded Execucare in 1990, and has since recruited and headhunted Trustees, Directors and senior Executives across the not-for-profit sector, specialising in Higher Education in the UK and Europe, and in the arts, cultural and charities' sector.

Mairi also career counsels senior executives as well as advising graduates entering the sector.

Bilingual in French and English, Mairi was educated in Paris and Brussels and is a graduate of St Andrew’s University.

Joanna has been a Director of Execucare for 14 years and specialises in the recruitment of chief executives and senior management level development and fundraising professionals.

Her early career was in the charity sector and with the European Commission in Brussels, before joining an international search firm operating in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors.

Joanna sits on the charity JDRF’s Succession Committee.

She has an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge and is a graduate of the University of East Anglia.

Nicky became a Director of Execucare UK in 2015 after a 15 month secondment to Execucare’s New Zealand office where she had been recruiting development professionals in the education and arts sectors throughout Australasia. Previously she had been with Execucare UK for eight years.

Nicky has recruited a wide range of senior development and fundraising roles across the not-for-profit sector. She now focuses on the education sector in both the UK and Australian markets.

She has an MA in French from St Andrews University.

Martin’s early career was in sales and marketing at Reuters and Knight-Ridder, two of the world's premiere news and information services providers.

He moved to the USA and joined an executive search firm based in Los Angeles.

Martin then established Execucare USA and specialises in the recruitment of senior staff for not-for-profits.

He has an MA from St Andrews University.

Tilda started her career in TV advertising production, and then worked for Greenpeace, before making documentaries and setting up a trust.

She began fundraising for Michael Park Steiner School then moved on to the YWCA Auckland.

Tilda now recruits fundraisers and marketing professionals and has an interest in the arts, social enterprise and environmental causes.

She has a Post Graduate Marketing Diploma from MIT Auckland.

Steve’s early career was in public relations and campaigning and he worked for pressure groups, not-for-profits and law firms.

He has 20 years’ experience in communications and fundraising. He also runs the knowledge management and technology side of the business.

Brought up in Africa, Steve has a particular interest in humanitarian and international development work.

He has a degree in Psychology from the University of Newcastle.

Christine Buccella
Christine Buccella
Executive Search Consultant

Christine has more than 20 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector.

She has held senior fundraising positions at Oxford University’s North American Office, the RSA, the University of Massachusetts and the University of Auckland, and was previously Deputy Director of Liberty.

Christine has a BSc in Psychology & English from the University of Pittsburgh.

Eileen Rauchberg
Eileen Rauchberg
Executive Search Consultant

Eileen joined the Los Angeles office in 2010.

She brings a diverse background with experience in public relations, crisis communications and investor relations.

Today, Eileen uses her strategic consulting skills to manage searches for senior leadership roles for a wide variety of nonprofits.

She has a BA in Communications from the University of Southern California.

Jack Woodcraft
Jack Woodcraft
Head of Operations & Marketing

Jack is responsible for the smooth running of the UK office, ensuring the resources required to effectively carry out assignments are always available to the team.

He also oversees the production of recruitment documents and the subsequent implementation of advertising campaigns.

Jack has a degree in Fine Art from the University for the Creative Arts.

Samara Rahman
Samara Rahman
Recruitment Consultant

Samara began her career working across the not-for profit and government sectors in Indigenous Affairs, policy, health promotion, project management, education and gender inequality. Before joining Execucare NZ, Samara worked for international recruitment consultancy, Walker Andersen as a specialist recruiter focussing on Professional Services within the Accounting sector.

Samara has a Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) and a Master of International Law from the Australian National University.

Claire Reynolds
Claire Reynolds
Project Manager

Claire supports the Directors with their work load and is responsible for coordinating their different assignments.

Claire graduated with a BA in History & Italian from the University of Leeds and is currently studying for an MA at King’s College London.

Jack Quarrie
Jack Quarrie
Research Manager

Jack works on candidate identification and research.

He graduated with a BA History & Archaeological Studies from the University of Kent.

Olivia Hall
Olivia Hall
Executive Assistant

Olivia provides administrative and research support to the Directors.

She has a double degree majoring in Politics and Gender Studies.

Trilby Benge
Trilby Benge
Executive Assistant

Trilby provides administrative and research support to the NZ Director.

Prior to joining Execucare, she worked as a Manager at Kapai New Zealand.

Manon Oliver
Manon Oliver
Marketing Assistant

Manon provides support to the Head of Operations & Marketing and manages Execucare UK's social media channels.

Bilingual in French and English, Manon graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Policy and Economics from The University of Edinburgh.

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Catrin Atkins
Recruitment Assistant

Catrin provides administrative and research support to the Directors.

Catrin has an MA in Postcolonial Culture & Global Policy from Goldsmiths, University of London and is a graduate of UCL.

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Slim Pilipovic
Database Assistant

Slim is responsible for data management and enables the business to capitalise on our extensive LinkedIn networks and social media contacts.

He has a degree in law from the University of Zagreb.