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our team

a people focussed business, we recognise it’s our people who lead the way and who deliver success for our company, our clients and our candidates alike. our people share the same values which chace people has been built upon and it’s the strength of our relationships, the trust we build and a shared motivated attitude which makes our team what it is. embarking on a new career is an adventure, and that starts with chace people!

antonia edwards
firat bay
abbie riley
steph deidda
sarah diggle whitlock
sasa tusek
rachel dewar
charlotte lam
gokcen kuru
fem koymen
esra akdere
ruby

chace people is all about community, inspiring others and being inspired, while celebrating personal talent, entrepreneurial spirit and teamwork. having great people around us is key to our success, so we expect you to add value and to feel valued. we’re all about people and so it’s our people who lead the way.

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antonia edwards

having launched chace people in 2018, antonia is based in london and leads on all things recruitment. with a 1st class honours degree in marketing and a background in luxury hospitality and lifestyle management, antonia has experience with launching two international recruitment businesses from the ground up and is focused on building our client network globally.

firat bay

firat joined the chace people team in london as a strategic director in 2021 and is focussed on chace people strategy, finance and operations. with a master’s in finance from european business school, paris and a cfa charter holder, firat has a successful background in global institutions across three major cities; istanbul, paris and london and he speaks five languages! firat is focused on the chace people mission to transform the industry.

abbie riley

abbie is based at the chace people london office where she is focused on senior support staffing globally as well as developing new business and strengthening old. having graduated with a ba in ancient history, abbie started her career in real estate working under some of property's biggest names in the uk and very quickly established herself within the prime london property market. having worked closely with high-net worth individuals over the last 10 years abbie has transferred her knowledge from luxury property to luxury people at chace and now recruits for the homes she used to manage.

steph deidda

sardinia born steph always had the urge to travel and so embarked on a career within private aviation, taking her to all corners of the world, including here in uk, japan, france and switzerland, before settling in the uae. multilingual; italian, english, french and japanese, steph very quickly established herself within a senior support position for the world's ultra-high net worth, before moving into private staffing. steph leads the chace people middle east office based in dubai and is responsible for an excellent recruitment journey for both client and candidate across the region.

sarah diggle whitlock

based in the uk, sarah has 25 years' experience in the yachting industry, starting her career as a chief stewardess on board some of the world's most prestigious superyachts, before moving into yacht management, luxury hospitality training and recruitment. with an unrivalled network in the industry sarah leads our chacecrew division globally and is responsible for an excellent recruitment journey for both owner and crew.

sasa tusek

slovenian born sasa is based at our london office and holds a 1st class honours degree in early years education. sasa heads up the childcare desk under our private staffing division and with 10+ years global experience as a nanny within high-profile households, sasa is able to offer a unique insight to both client and candidate and is responsible for an excellent recruitment journey.

rachel dewar

based in london, rachel started her journey in finance and later made the bold move for a career change and hasn’t looked back! rachel is focused on international household, chalet and yacht staffing and with a background in vip client management, is responsible for excellent and frictionless client delivery.

charlotte lam

based in london, charlotte holds a masters' from king's college london in human resources management and a ba in international hospitality management from swiss hotel management school. with previous experience at christie's and the four seasons in hong kong, charlotte is responsible for an excellent candidate experience.

gokcen kuru

based between istanbul and ankara, gokcen holds a master in science in psychological counselling and guidance from one of the top universities in turkey. gokcen is focussed on talent resourcing, job board management and supporting our talent managers globally with an excellent delivery of each client project.

fem koymen
esra akdere
ruby

based in london, ruby is responsible for the overall happiness and wellbeing of the chace people team. having graduated with highest honours from the kennel club, ruby pursued her love of humans and so joined our london office where she takes prime petting position 5 days a week.