Meet the Team

Patrick Flanagan

Founder & MD

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Patrick has over 17 years’ experience within Financial Services search recruitment. He set up Clarence George in 2019  to offer a highly bespoke service to the Insurance & Investment markets and he is passionate about improving the levels of customer service in the industry. He graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast with a year abroad at Heidelberg College, USA. He is a keen runner and enjoys parkrun, 10k’s and half marathons in his spare time.

James Broomfield

James specialises in Insurance/Retirement Solutions and ALM working closely with qualified Actuaries and CFAs. He studied an MA in Contemporary Chinese Studies and a BA in International Relations and Mandarin and enjoys cycling, running and football in his spare time!

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Zach Abbs

Senior Consultant

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Zach is a Senior Consultant who sits within the Chief Actuary function, specialising in qualified mandates. He has a particular curiosity about AI and machine learning applications within the actuarial world. Zach joined Clarence George with the aim to drive diversity and inclusion initiatives within the field. He read Classics at UCL and enjoys playing squash, the violin and painting in his spare time.

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Molly Laycock

Associate Consultant

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Molly is an Associate Consultant at Clarence George. She studied Psychology at Exeter University, and has lived all over the world. She is a keen swimmer and a loyal supporter of Leeds FC. 

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Rachel Coombs

Associate Consultant

Rachel is an Associate Consultant at Clarence George. She studied English and History at the University of Cambridge and enjoys choral singing in her spare time.

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