Jim Banks, Head of Research

Jim leads the research practice at Attenti and has over 15 years’ experience working within executive search. Prior to joining Attenti, Jim held senior candidate research roles with Tribal plc and Gatenby Sanderson. Jim is one of the UK’s most experienced professional researchers. His experience spans the commercial, public and not for profit sectors recruiting both executive and non executives.

Jim began his career in teaching and education management. Following seven years teaching English overseas, he was a trainer, consultant and project manager with the British Council in Algiers and the UK and was Second Secretary (Culture and Education) with the British Embassy, Beijing from 1995 to 1997.

Jim loves walking and generally spends at least one day each weekend exploring some remote and beautiful part of the Peak District.

Room 101: Cars driving through big puddles in the road and soaking me

Blue Sky: Afternoon tea with three different types of cake