ELITE ASSOCIATES / LEADERSHIP

CEO

GRANT MORRIS


As CEO of the UK’s leading Luxury Consultancy and Recruitment business for over 10 years, Grant Morris brings a polished and savvy approach to talent sourcing and development. With a wealth of experience in restructures and start ups, his talent lies with providing integrated sales-based solutions across a variety of industry sectors. His expertise and experience in the luxury fashion and beauty industry coupled with a background in law and a penchant for retail analysis, brings a consultative and leveraged edge to both his colleagues and clients. Grant’s strong belief in providing the very best permanent, executive, and interim personnel to some of the most prestigious retailers in the world, has set the standard for an entire industry and has allowed him to dedicate his professional endeavours to optimizing dynamics between the retailer and an ever-changing, ever-evolving luxury consumer.


COO

KARA GIBSON


As COO of Elite Executive Search, Kara brings both creative flare and business acumen to the Global Senior Appointments and Executive teams. With over 12 years of strategic retail expertise, Kara draws on her Design BA (Hons) from Central Saint Martins and buying experience, to oversee Elite’s international retained assignments across corporate and retail..


DIRECTOR / HEAD OFFICE

KIM CURTIS


Kim has 7 years’ experience specialising in Head Office recruitment covering both UK & International markets. Since joining Elite in 2011 she has been incremental in growing the Head office division, assisting in the successful launch of divisions such as HR, Finance, Business Support, Design, Technical & Production to name a few.


DIRECTOR / HUMAN RESOURCES

MICHELLE ASHBY


Michelle has 17 year experience in Learning & Development, HR & Recruitment. MCIPD qualified and a certified Life Coach. Michelle joined Elite in 2010 to support the growth of the European Division and has since gone on to play a key role in the launch and growth of Asia and the USA.


DIRECTOR / DIGITAL & MARKETING

HANNAH MILTON


Hannah has over 15 years’ experience in recruitment, predominantly focusing on the fashion and lifestyle sectors. Having specialised within Digital and Marketing throughout her career,  Hannah joined Elite in 2014 to launch a brand new division for the business which has gone on to become of Elites most successful and growing teams.