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Meet the team

Chris Goulding

Managing Director

Chris has spent 20 years working primarily within the Thames Valley specialising in financial recruitment. During this time, he has worked with a huge number of clients from owner-managed business through to FTSE 100. Along with managing client relationships and leading large recruitment teams, Chris has built strong links with most of the major finance institutes and has been a regular speaker at events for CIMA, ACCA, CICM and AAT over the past few years. Chris believes in a consultative approach to recruitment and the importance of delivering the highest levels of customer service to both clients and candidates to build long-term business relationships.

After 18 years working for a corporate recruitment consultancy; spending the last 10 years in Director positions, Chris decided to join Wade Macdonald in early 2018 as Managing Director.

Since then Wade Macdonald have doubled the size of the business, opening up in to more niche markets, worked in partnership with local businesses to run networking events, produced updated salary guides and built further on the impressive client base that already existed.

  • "Chris has built up a fantastic knowledge of what it takes to be successful in recruitment. His main strength is delivering for clients and candidates across all forms of recruitment and building teams that are great at achieving the same. He is driven, hardworking and professional with great desire to deliver great customer service. Chris is an asset to any organisation."

    Recruitment Director,
  • “I have known Chris for 18 years. He helped get me my first few jobs whilst I was studying and then his team helped me get my first roles after qualification. Since then he has always been on hand to offer advice when I am recruiting or with general market information. Chris has an extremely high knowledge of the local market, always gives honest advice and along with that approaches his job not just professionally but with unique humour!”

    Commercial Finance Manager,