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Meet the Team

Stevan Kottritsch
Co-founder
London & Singapore

Originally from the UK, Stevan graduated from Nottingham University with a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering in 2000. He subsequently trained at RMA Sandhurst before starting his career within the Recruitment industry.

Since then, Stevan has gone on to set up several Property & Construction recruitment practices within large multi-national recruitment firms in the UK and Asia. During this time he has developed strong techniques for complex international search requirements completing numerous assignments in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Initially starting his career in London and servicing the UK markets, Stevan spent time in the Cayman Islands recruiting for the Offshore markets before moving to Singapore in 2010 where he has been working regionally and globally since.

Stevan is a licensed EA Personnel & KAH in Singapore, EA Registration No.: R1108948
Invenio Global Search Pte. Ltd. is a licensed Employment Agency in Singapore, EA License No.: 19S9800

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Alan Brady
Co-founder
Cayman Islands

Alan has over 18 years’ experience in Global HR and Recruitment. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and French, SPHR, CIPD and is an Accredited Director.

He has managed HR and Recruitment for Companies such as Google, Amazon, Apple, IBM, HP and Eircom. Alan has provided high level Strategic HR support for clients as well as managing Global Executive Search engagements across many sectors.

He built up a recruitment business in Cayman to be the leading recruitment consultancy on island prior to him selling. He has now co-founded Invenio Global to serve his clients local and global needs.

Alan is a keen practitioner of Brazilian jujitsu and Krav Maga and Yoga. He is also a certified Health Coach.

Email Alan 345 769 7000
Nikeeta Beri
Co-Founder
Cayman Islands

Originating from London, England, Nikeeta completed a law degree (LLB), Masters in Sports Law (LLM) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) she then worked as a litigation paralegal for over three years in London law firms.

In 2012 she decided to leave her legal career behind and joined the world of recruitment. Nikeeta specialises in legal recruitment and has worked with regional firms, magic circle, silver circle and offshore firms as well as small and multinational in-house companies and one-man bands. She has recruited for legal clients globally including in the UK, Channel Islands, Cayman, BVI, Bermuda, Hong Kong and even in South Africa!

Nikeeta first moved to the Cayman Islands in 2014 and quickly built a solid reputation as a friendly and approachable specialist legal recruiter.

In her spare time Nikeeta loves to relax on the beach with a few rum cocktails. She is an avid follower of the English Premiership football league and her idol is tennis legend Roger Federer.

Email Nikeeta 345 769 7002
Brenda Castaneda
HR & Projects
Cayman Islands
Brenda has over 15 years’ experience working in the Non-Profit, Education, and Health Services sectors. She has extensive expertise in program management, event and meeting planning, human resources and training and development. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from UCLA and is certified by the Cayman Islands Society for Human Resource Professionals in Human Resource Management.

She has managed the operations, projects and staff for medical societies, advocacy organizations and healthcare centres based in the US.

Her passion for helping people brought her to Invenio Global where she provides immigration, human resources, and project management support to clients.

Brenda is a native of Los Angeles, who enjoys Zumba and Netflix Fridays.
Email Brenda 345 769 7000
Hayley Quirk
Legal Recruitment
Cayman Islands

Originating from England, Hayley completed her Law Degree (LLB) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Liverpool John Moores University. Upon qualifying as a Solicitor, she practiced in the Insurance space for several years.

In 2013 Hayley relocated to Sydney where she first embarked on the career in legal recruitment. After 4 successful years Australia she then moved to New York City, leading a strong legal recruitment business across the US.

Hayley specialises in placing lawyers in both in-house and private practice roles. Her clients include magic circle, silver circle, national and boutique law firms as well as small, multinational, and global financial and professional services companies.

Recently moving to the Cayman Islands, Hayley is excited to become a trusted local legal recruitment partner.

​In her spare time Hayley can be found at any local live music spot and is a regular on the festival circuit. Also, like many of her colleagues she is an avid football fan.

Email Hayley Quirk 345 769 7000
Phil Carden
Finance Recruitment
Cayman Islands

Originally from Chester in the UK, Phil spent the last 12 years in London before relocating to Cayman. After studying Engineering Science at John Moores University, Phil spent the first 10 years of his career as an Engineer, before opening his own search firm in 2006.

Phil has 15 years’ experience of placing senior individuals across the Professional Services domain from West Coast US right across the globe to Singapore. Additionally, Phil has also worked in and built teams of recruiters across many different areas such as Regulatory Compliance, Economics, Business Transformation, FinTech / Core Banking and Cyber.

Phil has successfully worked on mandates for mid to senior positions across the Big 4, tier 1 & 2 firms and tech unicorns as well as seed funded start-ups, and almost everything in between! Phil is a big sports fan. He loves running, snowboarding, football, NFL and Scuba Diving, so when not in the office you’ll find him 30 meters below the surface of the sea or enjoying a (very) cold post dive beer….

Email Phil Carden 345 769 7000
Kathleen Zinyakatira
Finance
Cayman Islands

Kathleen is a qualified accountant with over 5 years’ experience in financial accounting,
reporting; and international tax compliance. She is a member of the Association of
Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and
Finance.

She has extensive experience serving various clients in the financial services, oil and gas
industry, real estate, food industry, non-profit organisations and government departments.
Kathleen enjoys travelling, hiking and nature photography. In her free time, she blogs about
her travel experiences.

Email Kathleen 345 769 7000
Emelia Fernandes
Executive Administrative Assistant
Cayman Islands
Emelia is from Goa, India, and joined Invenio in March 2021 as an Executive Administrative Assistant. With a varied background in administrative functions including Office and HR administrations, she has experience in the hospitality, retail food, and tourism sectors. Emelia relocated to the Cayman Islands in 2016 and previously worked in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for 8 years. Emelia holds an Associate Degree and is also certified in Human Resource Management Training
 
Emelia has a passion for baking and loves cooking various cuisine with a twist of her own
Email Emelia 345 769 7000