• Interim & Executive professionals

    Our purpose is to positively contribute to making the healthcare system better for all those involved. It’s what drives us, day after day.

  • Women in Leadership for Finance WiLfF

    Our ambition is to create a pipeline of ‘ready-now’ women by Inspiring, Supporting and Breaking down internal and external barriers to career progression for Women in Finance.

  • Re-launching ourselves as i&e Professionals

    A new refreshed brand for a progressive future within interim and executive recruitment.

Delivering positive change

Driven by our purpose

We work in partnership with our clients and candidates to consistently deliver a service that’s of an exceptional standard and always aimed at making our healthcare system better. 

Our Expertise


We provide talent for interim roles. We are entirely focused on understanding the challenges our clients face and how best to identify the right interim talent to fulfil its needs.  Our approach is underpinned by us identifying and selecting the best talent solutions which can deliver huge value to the healthcare system through the unique skillsets and experience they possess.

  • Thought Leadership
  • 4 min read

Bolstering Healthcare: The invaluable role of Interim Recruitment in the NHS amid budget constraints

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We search for and select talent to fill permanent roles. We provide a fresh approach to executive search whilst capitalising on the relationships, networks and market knowledge we have built up over many years. We provide flexibility and creativity to tailor each campaign to the exact needs of our client partners. No two assignments are the same.

  • Case Study
  • 2 min read

Director of Finance (VSM) at RNOH NHS Foundation Trust

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We Identify, design and deliver transformation and change projects for our clients. This approach enables our clients to reach the best talent in the marketplace. By engaging i&e Professionals on a project basis we can access networks that may not be accessible through traditional routes. We take ownership of the deliverables and deliver teams that are built for success.

Our latest opportunities

  • PMO Director NHS

    • Band 8D/9
    • Large, multi-site Acute Trust
    • Set-up of a PMO for genuine transformation


  • Finance Continuous Improvement Manager NHS

    • Band 7
    • £51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
    • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


  • Divisional Director of Finance NHS

    • Band 9
    • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Paddington, London
    • £107,637 - £122,695


  • Chief Finance Officer NHS

    • West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    • £150-£170k
    • VSM


Meet our team

We are partners and advisors

We are specialists with over 75 years of experience in the sector. Our people have market leading expertise and insight, used to make a genuine difference to people and organisations we serve.

  • Giles Farmer

    Managing Director

  • Nicola Brooks


  • Joanna Farmer


  • Rupert Mitchell

    Associate Director

  • Daniel Nachshon

    Associate Director

  • Natalie Murton

    Associate Director

  • Gillian Naaman

    Finance & Operations Manager

  • Jenny Bui


  • Karen Farmer

    Credit Control Manager

  • Vera Brown


Partner with us

  • Clients

    We champion a way of thought that embraces the need to control costs but prioritises the need to think more wisely about how to get the best value out of interim and executive talent. 

  • Candidates

    Our capabilities are always underpinned by us providing the best and right talent who can deliver huge value to the healthcare system through the unique skillsets and experience they possess. 

  • Consultants

    We have a strong commitment to our people. They are the lifeblood of our business and are always treated as such. We’re guided by values of performance, respect, integrity, accountability, inclusiveness, and insight. It’s these values that make us who we are. We always aim to do the ‘right thing’ and stand by the principles to which we operate. 

Our latest insights & advice

    • News
    • 5 min read

    We need more managers

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    • News
    • 3 min read

    Consultant Spotlight – Seven Questions with Jenny Bui

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    • Thought Leadership
    • 4 min read

    Psychological Safety at Work – World Mental Health Day

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    • News
    • 2 min read

    Re-launching ourselves as i&e Professionals

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  • I&e Professionals has placed a number of high-quality professionals with us over the last few years. Not only have the individuals been of high calibre, but they have also been an excellent fit in terms of our Trust’s values. The service we have received in terms of identifying candidates through to them commencing with us has been extremely responsive.

    Victoria Lauchlan, Director of Operations
  • Nicola and the team had a detailed oversight of several excellent candidates and were able to match exactly the right individual to the set of skills we were looking for. Throughout the campaign, Nicola was amenable to changes in the specification and delivered a fully personalised service, which led to a successful outcome.

    Tom Burton, Director of Finance, Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
  • I have worked with Rupert for a number of years, finding him to be efficient, reliable, and supportive. I value his knowledge, understanding, and expertise in the interim market. Rupert shows a genuine interest in my career, understands my experience and the roles I am interested in.

    Cal Deane, Head of Primary Care at Leicestershire CCGs