Founder and CEO
Rebecca started her career in banking and consulting, with HSBC and then Ernst & Young. She moved in to executive search in 1999 and in 2001 was appointed head of the Finance practice for the London office of Heidrick & Struggles, recruiting CFOs across a wide range of sectors.
In 2003 Rebecca moved in to the non-profit sector and joined Alpha International as Head of Alpha UK. Over the following 12 years Alpha grew significantly and Rebecca served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff before being appointed as Group Chief Executive of the HTB Group. The HTB Group has 350 London based staff and comprises Alpha International, Holy Trinity Brompton, William Wilberforce Trust and the St Paul’s Theological Centre.
Rebecca founded Goldstar Partners in 2015.
Jo is an experienced leader, educationalist and coach. She is an expert in how positive professional relationships and a clearly defined ethos can change organisations. Jo is a trusted adviser to boards and senior teams in the non-profit sector.
Jo's teaching experience spans the full age range, and, in her most recent role as Principal of a thriving London school, pupil numbers trebled under her headship. From 2005 to 2015, Jo was Church Warden of the UK's largest Anglican church.
Jo is a gifted communicator who speaks on a range of subjects from gender to relationships to leadership. She is a visiting lecturer at Leadership College London, an educational consultant and an adviser and trainer for schools and charitable organisations.