Christine Maslin

Founder & Managing Director - Executive Search

Founded Capital Futures in 2014 and concentrates on executive board level assignments globally. Christine has been focused exclusively on the Private Equity backed software sector for the past 15 years and consequently has a deep understanding of what it takes for high performing Private Equity leadership teams to succeed. Christine has successfully delivered searches and search campaigns across five continents.

Previously, Christine was a Director at NP Group for 14 years and founded and built the executive search practice from scratch and was personally focussed on C level appointments. Christine is passionate about delivering excellent customer experience, she prides herself on her reputation and is uncompromising in her standards for high quality work.

To contact Christine
please call her at 🇬🇧 +44 (0)208 158 6167 or email at

Chris Cooke


Chris has extensive experience with Private Equity (PE) and is one of Europe’s most seasoned talent advisers for PE backed software companies. He has helped to acquire and construct high performing senior leadership teams at many transformational, global software companies including Finastra, Advanced and Unit4.

For the past 20 years, Chris has launched, served as CEO and built fast growth Executive Search and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) businesses on an international basis. He has enabled software companies including Temenos, Citrix and R3, to enhance their talent processes through the structuring and implementation of enterprise wide (plus project) RPO’s.

Chris regularly consults with PE and SaaS clients on Operating Partner, CEO, board and executive leadership appointments. Plus additionally on their wider human capital and talent strategies.

To contact Chris, please
call him at 🇬🇧+44 (0) 7720 439 484 or email at

Wayne Starritt

Managing Director - Campaign RPO

Wayne joined Capital Futures in 2020 as Operations Director.  He has responsibility for ensuring clients receive a world class quality of service across all of Capital Futures’ search campaigns. Wayne achieves this through combining innovative company and technology processes with the continuous development of the team’s capabilities.

Prior to joining Capital Futures, Wayne rose through the ranks of one of the most successful Technology Search businesses in the UK to become Sales Director, leading the company to record commercial achievements.

Married with two daughters, Wayne enjoys good food with good company, running, cycling, and walking his dog in the Kent countryside.

To contact Wayne please
call him at 🇬🇧+44 (0) 20 3322 8174 ;  or email at

David Jarrold

Senior Manager

David joined Capital Futures in July 2021 as Senior Manager and is responsible for leading a team of Consultants to successfully deliver search campaigns. As well as team management David is engaged with clients to drive a robust, detailed and highly professional service.

He has over 10 years experience in the search and RPO sector with Barclay Simpson and for the past three years with Resource Solutions leading teams on their high profile Deutsche Bank and FCA accounts.

Married and a father of two, David’s passions outside of work include keeping up with his young Schnauzer dog, the latest film releases and all things technology related.

To contact David
please call him at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0) 20 8158 6059 ;  or email at

Priscilla Minas


Priscilla is a Director in Capital Futures. She is responsible for leading teams focused on conducting senior level searches on behalf of Private Equity backed software clients.

Priscilla is also personally focussed on conducting C-level searches. Priscilla was previously at Finatal, a UK based recruitment company focussed on providing senior finance & accounting talent into Private Equity portfolio companies in the UK. At Finatal, Priscilla worked closely with one of the Directors focussed on CFO appointments.

Born in Brazil, Priscilla is a native Portuguese speaker with fluency in Spanish and English having lived in the UK for over 10 years. Priscilla holds a BA degree in International Business Management from Oxford Brookes University. In person she is down to earth and has a fun personality, she is committed to her work, extremely driven and enjoys learning from smart people.

To contact Priscilla please
call her at 🇬🇧+44 (0)208 158 6198  🇺🇸+1 (646) 7413668 or email at

Jack Higgs

Managing Principal

Jack joined Capital Futures in 2017 and is currently leading teams to deliver retained search assignments across the America’s and EMEA for multiple Private Equity backed software companies. Jack brings over seven years’ experience operating within the executive search space, having previously been Director at ELM Recruitment in the UK for two years and Executive Search Consultant at Victor Noble Associates in the US for four years. Across both companies, Jack was focussed on providing senior level talent into technology consulting firms within the Asset Management and Wealth Management technology space.

Away from the office, Jack has a keen passion for sports including golf where he completed his PGA qualifications, represented England at a junior level, and successfully captained his home county of Essex in major inter-county competitions. He is very passionate about contributing to the success story of exciting fast growth companies and has a genuine interest in helping people develop and manage their careers.

To contact Jack please
call him at 🇬🇧+44 (0)208 158 6250 or email at

Faisal Hamed

Executive Search Consultant

Faisal joined Capital Futures in 2018 as an Executive Research Consultant, responsible for supporting the team on search assignments and research mapping projects.

Prior to joining Capital Futures, Faisal had started his own business venture exporting confectionery products to the Middle East. He holds a BA degree in International Business from the University of Kent, where he excelled in strategy, finance, and business in emerging markets. Faisal is bilingual and speaks fluently in both Arabic and English.

Intellectually curious and entrepreneurial by nature, Faisal is passionate about people, technology, and innovation. In his spare time, he enjoys keeping fit through playing football and as of recently has taken up mixed martial arts as a new hobby

To contact Faisal please
call him at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0)208 158 2118 ; 🇺🇸+ 1 (646) 679 6617 or email at

Lewis Wilson

Executive Search Consultant

Lewis joined Capital Futures in January 2020 and is responsible for delivering retained search assignments within Private Equity backed software companies.

Prior to joining Capital Futures Lewis spent 7 years working with Hydrogen Group International, specialising in senior level technology appointments. In addition to this he also successfully organised and ran one of London’s largest Cryptocurrency networking events – “CryptoMondays”

He has a passion for business and always looks to provide as much value as possible. In his spare time, Lewis can usually be found playing squash, at the gym, or learning a new recipe.

To contact Lewis
please call him at T: 🇬🇧+44 (0)208 158 2123 ; 🇺🇸+1 (646) 609 8630 or email at

Chris Nucci

Executive Search Consultant

Chris joined Capital Futures in January 2020 as an Executive Search Consultant focused on sales leadership hires on behalf of PE backed software clients. Chris’s primary focus has traditionally been C-Suite and senior appointments into mid-market PE/VC-backed portfolio businesses and he has worked across a range of sectors including FinTech, IoT, MedTech and Oil & Gas Technology. Previously, Chris spent three years as an Executive Search Consultant at Goodman Masson, a Finance, Cyber, and Technology focused Search firm. Chris led the Research Team for Executive Search and also helped launch the RPO Solutions Team.

Originally from Montreal, Canada, Chris served five years in the Canadian Armed Forces (Infantry) before starting a career in Software Sales which brought him to the United Kingdom in August 2016.

To contact Chris
please call him at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0)208 158 6179 ; 🇺🇸 + 1 (646) 588 0134 or email at

Sintija Steinberga

Operations & Enablement Manager

Sintija joined Capital Futures in 2019. Sintija is responsible for internal and external reporting, she also is managing operations and processes.
She recognises the importance of investing in the right technologies and tools, creating the best structures. Dedicated to CRM and automation platforms to develop best strategies for the team.

Sintija speaks fluent English, Latvian and Russian. She loves art and music. In her spare time, she enjoys different social events. Her moto is – “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…These are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. “– Confucius.

To contact Sintija
please call her at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0) 2081 582 084; M: +44 7776 599 470 or email at

Claire Alejo

Executive Search Consultant

Claire joined Capital Futures in 2020 as Executive Search Consultant, focusing on retained assignments for PE backed software companies. Claire is currently managing a sales hiring programme across 5 locations globally, for a provider of integrated risk management software specialised in Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability.

Previously, Claire worked within the Strategy & Operations Consultancy space for French speaking countries and recruited Senior Consultants up to Partner level across a range of industries such as Consumer Goods, Automotive, through to Energy & Utilities.

Claire was born and raised in Monaco, making her a native French and English speaker. Coming from an entrepreneurial family, this translates into her drive for delivering excellent outcomes.  Always the avid reader, she moved to the UK to study English Literature. She is a social person and loves to dine out whilst taking time for herself with yoga and dancing.

To contact Claire
please call her at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0) 20 8158 2085;  or email at

Ella Shankster-Jones

Executive Search Consultant

Ella joined Capital Futures in 2020 as an Executive Search Consultant and is currently focussing on delivering global search campaigns for five fast growth Private Equity backed software companies. Primarily, Ella is focussing her searches on senior sales hires into software enterprise businesses with solutions across Finance and Risk management.

Ella previously spent 2 years working across the digital and creative markets hiring across all levels into creative agencies, SME’s and Blue-chip clients. Ella who is originally from Devon England, previously worked in Education for 6 years and completing her BA Hons Degree in Primary Education. She moved to London 2 years ago to pursue her career in executive search.

Ella enjoys travel, food, and social activities a self-named ‘foody’ she actively seeks out the most up and coming restaurants across the UK. Whilst enjoying an active social life she also loves to cook taking inspiration from the places she travels and testing out new recipes.

To contact Ella
please call her at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0) 20 8158 2007;  or email at

Tom Hanlon

Executive Search Consultant

Tom is an Executive Search Consultant at Capital Futures, responsible for delivering retained search assignments within Private Equity backed software companies

Prior to joining Capital Futures, Tom has worked for Technology search firms, particularly supporting Cloud Transformation Consultancies with senior appointments across their Professional Services and Technology functions.

Tom is currently leading search assignments for Senior Sales hires in EMEA and North America in the FinTech space.

Tom enjoys spending his free time with friends and family, traveling with his partner, and going to live sporting events.

To contact Tom
please call him at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0) 20 8158 8562 ;  or email at

Jade Breeds

Executive Search Consultant

Jade joined Capital Futures in 2021 as an Executive Search Consultant, focusing on retained assignments for PE backed software companies.   She is currently managing sales hiring programmes across the APAC region.

Prior to joining CF, Jade specialised in Human Resources recruitment for 3 years across a breadth of sectors. She has a proven track record of successfully delivering senior assignments from Global FTSE businesses, scaling Fintech/Tech firms to renowned NGOs.  With a background in Sales, Jade immigrated to London from Johannesburg in 2018 where she started her career in recruitment.

Jade is committed to working with the highest level of integrity and adding value in everything she does.  She is passionate about ensuring an exceptional candidate experience, unearthing high calibre talent and supporting professionals in navigating the next best step in their careers.

Proudly South African, Jade has a love of the outdoors, sport and pushing her own boundaries.  She is an avid runner and has recently finished the London Marathon as well as her first Ultra Trail Marathon

To contact Jade
please call her at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0) 20 8146 8534 ;  or email at

Tarynn Rudd

Business Assistant

Tarynn joined Capital Futures in 2021. Tarynn’s main role is assisting the managing directors and executive search consultants in organising client and candidate meetings, reference calls, and interview events. Tarynn supports the team for client assignments and is ultimately responsible for making sure the office runs smoothly and everyone is happy.

She approaches all aspects of any job with a positive, hard-working mindset, and is passionate about helping find solutions to any challenges.  She brings with her an extensive background in customer service.

Tarynn enjoys spending her free time with her dog and partner, she’s also has a passion for cooking.

To contact Tarynn
please call her at T: 🇬🇧 +44 (0) 20 8158 7374 or email at