Meet The Team

The Prime Personnel Team

Ian Wheal - Managing Director

Ian Wheal

The Manager of the Banking & Finance division and Managing Director of Prime Personnel, Ian began his career in treasury operations with The Bank of China in 1994, before working as a short sterling money broker at Martins. He joined HSBC and worked with the private and institutional client service division through the “.com boom”, before spending a year with the team that successfully built and launched HSBC’s global internet stockbroking platform. Ian joined Prime Personnel in March 2001 and has built an established and specialised team that is the driving force of the success Prime Personnel is today.


Paula Lunn - Assistant Manager, Banking & Finance

Paula Lunn

Paula has extensive experience in financial services recruitment, entering the field following time spent with major banks in operational and analytical positions. Initially working for Jonathan Wren before starting up LMA, Paula joined Prime Personnel in 2009 and is regarded by the industry to have an excellent reputation for assisting candidates with making the right career decisions. Paula’s extensive client base enjoys a professional and knowledgeable service across commercial and investment banking from entry level to senior management positions.


David Goodrich - Business Support Manager

David Goodrich

A seasoned professional, David has significant experience working in the recruitment industry as a head-hunter and contingency consultant. David now manages the professional support element of Prime Personnel, specifically dedicated to temporary pay and contract solutions.

Jessie Calverley - Office Manager

Jessie Calverley

Jessie originally joined Prime Personnel in 2010 as the Office Administrator and was with the organisation for five years before moving on to work in the Financial Services industry. She has recently returned to Prime Personnel as the Office Manager, with a renewed skill set that enables her to professionally support our team of consultants. Jessie’s varied responsibilities includes the management of social media and Prime’s market presence, front of house, compliance and events management.


Amy Perera - Resource Specialist

Amy Perera

Amy joined Prime Personnel in February 2019 after a successful career in healthcare recruitment in Australia. Amy is dedicated to servicing the needs and career aspirations of our extensive and wide ranging candidate base across all sectors of the business in banking, finance and office support.

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