Runner Up - Best IT Recruitment Provider

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Annapurna – ‘Runner Up’ – Best IT Recruitment Provider

Annapurna has a huge presence in the UK and Germany and a specialism/ focus on IT, HR and Business Change, which is why we awarded Annapurna as Runners Up for “Best IT Recruitment Provider”.


In 10 words or less, what does Annapurna do?

Responsible recruitment in HR, IT and Change (UK, DACH & North-America)

Where do you see IT recruitment in the next 3 years, and what do you see as the main global trends in the sector?

There will be more focus on search and the creation of talent communities that are providing content and services to build brands which develop and strengthen relationships.

What is changing in the IT recruitment market?

Focus on direct sourcing, more data sources, multichannel ways to identify, contact and communicate with candidates and clients.

Industry recognition is highly valued. To be nominated and judged as a leading supplier against our peers internationally in such a competitive category is an accolade.

James Ballard
Founding Director, Annapurna Recruitment

What is the strategic focus of Annapurna in the short to medium term?

We aim to be the World’s leading responsible search firm.

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About the Author

Deepesh Patel is Editorial Director at Trade Finance Global (TFG). In this role, Deepesh leads efforts in developing TFG’s brand, relationships and strategic direction in key markets, including the UK, US, Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong.

Deepesh regularly chairs and speaks at international industry events with the WTO, BCR, Excred, TXF, The Economist and Reuters, as well as industry associations including ICC, FCI, ITFA, ICISA and BAFT.

Deepesh is the host of the ‘Trade Finance Talks’ podcast and ‘Trade Finance Talks TV’. He is co-author of ‘Blockchain for Trade: A Reality Check’ with the ICC and the WTO, alongside other industry research.

In addition to his work at TFG, Deepesh is a Strategic Advisor for WOA, and works closely with ITFA. He also sits on the Fintech Working Group of the Standardised Trust.

Prior to TFG, Deepesh worked at Travelex where he was responsible for the cards business and the Travelex Money app in Europe, NAM, UK and Brazil. Deepesh is Chair of Governors and co-opted LA Governor of the Wyvern Federation, which has responsibility for 5 primary schools in South London.

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