Kelly Fordham is the Director for Banking and Financial Services recruitment at Investigo. Overseeing a range of disciplines, her core experience aligns with the Senior Finance market across London within the Banking sector.

Kelly joined Investigo two years ago with over 15 years’ experience recruiting finance professionals, and has spent the last five years focusing entirely on senior appointments. With a strong knowledge of the sector and network, Kelly has earned her reputation through being honest and direct with her candidates and clients, resulting in her establishing long-lasting relationships across the London market.

In her free time, Kelly enjoys networking and meeting with friends, anything that includes exquisite food and drinks. Horse-riding has been her passion for several years and she takes the opportunity when she can, to get out of London and develop her technique.

The Financial Services Executive Finance Practice appoints ‘number one’ positions as well as Group Financial Controllers, Finance Directors, CFO’s, COO’s as well as leaders across Product Control, Technical Accounting and Regulatory Reporting across the financial markets.

Typical mandates include Director and MD hires across the Top-tier banks as well as boutique Investment banks.

Please see below for Kelly’s recent mandates and testimonials.


MD for Global Cost Management | £240,000 + Package
Senior Director, Global Markets Cost | £180,000 + Package
MD for Product Control | £200,000 + Package
Divisional FD | £145,000 + Package
Director for Regulatory Reporting | £120,000 + Package
VP FP&A | £95,000 + Package
Director for External Reporting & Technical Policy
CFO | £160,000 + Package
MEA CFO | £150,000 + Package
SSC Director | £145,000 + Package


“It was an absolute pleasure working with Kelly and her team during my recent search for a new opportunity. Her help was invaluable in securing my new position. Kelly provides an exceptional service: detailed interview preparation advice; quick response to emails and voicemails; just the right amount of checking in to see how you're getting on; timely feedback post interviews; as well as being persistent and providing reassurance during what can seem like a lengthy on-boarding process. Kelly and the team are in a different league compared to most of the other recruitment companies I've worked with, and I highly recommend them both.”

Senior Finance Partner - FTSE Listed Business