Catherine holds a Masters in Computer Science and Mathematics from Paris VI University. (Pierre et Marie Curie)
After a successful career at IBM Europe in Paris, Catherine stepped into the entrepreneurial world with Talk Software, selling complex communications software. Promoted to European Managing Director, Catherine moved to London and grew successfully the operations.
After a few years, Catherine joined the Fintech world, and led a 10 years career selling complex trading and risk management systems to investment banks all over Europe for companies including Sungard Data Systems, mpct Solutions, IPS-Sendero, Caminus, Integral Development Corporation.
Her understanding of Capital Markets and the whole front-to-back office systems enabled her to win large contracts with Tier 1 and 2 banks in Europe.
An opportunity to open in Spain the operations of ParkMobile - selling a mobile phone payment solution for parkings - presented itself. Catherine became the Investment manager of the Dutch Venture Capitalists for Spain.
She successfully positioned the offering in Spain and later on in the UK.
In 2005, Catherine decided to join the senior executive search business.
She worked for over two years for Calibre One, a boutique search firm in London and later on for Harvey Nash, a bigger search firm.
Her focus was the Technology space, and senior executives roles.
In 2009, she felt it was time to create her own company, Principle Selection.
Catherine's innate ability to connect with people, and her knowledge of the markets she covers, make each search she manages a high quality and fast process. Sourcing senior executives and the sales force of reputable organisations.
On top of that, with her incredible intuitive skills, personal touch and vast international experience, she assists highly skilled and talented senior executives and sales professionals in landing the employment they seek. She pays attention to the various components of each candidate distinctive “Human Capital” which gives her an understanding of their ambitions, core values, goals, and challenges. Catherine is a co-creator of their reality.
She holds a great passion for people and loves exploring the cultures of different parts of the world. Catherine has traveled extensively in her professional career and is a multilingual person who holds expertise in the languages of French, English, and Spanish. Catherine is currently in the midst of learning her fourth language - Hindi.
She practices yoga and meditation in her free time.
Civil & Commercial Law, Family Law
Trust Wills & Probate
Business Law, Commercial Law