Meet Jonathan

Principal Consultant – Data & Technology


Jonathan Neenan

Principal Consultant – Data & Technology
London, Benelux

After completing a Law degree from the university of Southampton, Jon started his recruitment career in 2015 and has worked across risk, compliance, business change and transformation, and technology.

A consistent top performer dedicated to service quality, Jon is currently focused on working across technology and data throughout Benelux. Jon’s track record includes the management of placement for several major blue-chip firms including Deloitte, KPMG, PWC, Accenture, Santander, Lloyds, HSBC, Rabobank and ABN Amro.

Recent placements

Chief Data Officer
Asset Management

Partner, Innovation and Technology
Strategy Consultancy

Director - Data Analytics
Professional Services Firm

Risk Analytics Director

Data Scientist
Financial Services Trading Firm

Data Engineer

Jonathan's areas of focus

I work with exceptional candidates with the following skill sets

  • Analytical Insights
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Vision
  • Data Engineering
  • Data Management
  • Data Privacy and Data Protection
  • Data Quality
  • Data Science
  • Data Strategy Specialists
  • Deep Learning
  • Digital Analytics
  • Entity Recognition
  • Image Segmentation
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Neural Networks
  • Question Answering
  • Recommender Systems
  • Research and Development
  • Robotics
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Text Classification

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Get to know Jonathan

What is the biggest problem your clients have when recruiting?

The data and technology market in Europe is heavily candidate driven – meaning there are lots of firms looking for very similar profiles. Those ‘in demand’ candidates are a rare commodity and tend to have various opportunities at any given time.

What is the most important skill as a recruiter?

There are two for me which are critical:

  1. Listening carefully to what both your clients and candidates are looking for and fully understanding the brief.
  2. Tenacity. There is a lot of rejection and setbacks in this job so it’s important to have thick skin and not get to get disheartened when things don’t go your way. If need be, dust yourself off and try again.

What's the last book you read?

’21 Lessons for the 21st Century’ – Yuval Noah Harari

What’s the most sought after skill set in your market at present?

Data scientists and data engineers. Particularly, individuals with experience working with cloud technologies like Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.

Why work with us

We have the expertise to help you deliver projects, grow teams and accelerate business growth. Financial services recruitment specialists, we have an extensive network of skilled candidates, from graduates to C-suite, and a range of talent solutions to ensure you receive a service tailored for you. Whether you need a single employee or whole project team, we deliver people capable of making an impact from day one.


Industry specialist

You’ll only ever work with a genuine sector specialist with a strong industry network


Fast delivery

You’ll always receive a quick response and be presented with the most relevant CVs


Hiring partnership

We’ll work in partnership to plan, forecast and budget your hiring requirements


Talent Solution

We can support you with single placements, project teams, staff augmentation and more


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