the right choice

In today's competitive world, finding the right person for the right job has never been more important. At Ascentiom we go further to connect high calibre candidates with high quality employers.

As well as matching skills, experience and cultural fit, we take time to perform due diligence on all our applicants, providing a gold standard credential check and peace of mind for recruiters. We help people and businesses thrive together.

We put our 135 years of experience in financial services, legal services, security, marketing and sport to work for our clients. We have made it our mission to showcase the Isle of Man on a global stage, to build meaningful relationships between ourselves, our excellent candidates and the best businesses on the island.

Meet your team…

Ascentiom is an eclectic team with a wealth of experience in financial services, legality, security, branding marketing and professional sport. An innate passion for professionalism paired with a dynamic and noteworthy reach.

Nigel Wood ACA


Executives Financial Services Consultancy

A tried and tested business leader in Financial Services, Nigel’s enthusiasm is contagious and his ability to look at a problem from every angle is unparalleled. Nigel leads his own boutique advisory business Harley Partners.

Guy Wood

Director & Manager

IT Graduates Global Relocation Mid to Senior Roles

Guy is a motivated ex-professional sportsman and has continued his studies in psychology alongside playing rugby. His interest in technology and the motivation of high achievers helps both candidates and employers showcase their full potential.

Gillian Christian


Law Financial Services Executives

Gillian is a Manx practising lawyer and is currently a Director of Keystone Law. Gillian has worked with and for, major law practices on the Isle of Man. Gill is also Honorary Legal Advisor to the International Island Games Association and an ex-captain of the Isle of Man Women's 1st XI football team. Gill’s calm strategic approach and broad network is invaluable to Ascentiom. Keystone Law

Robert Kinrade


Security Due Diligence Financial Services Training

Rob is a Director of Expol Limited. He has previously headed Departments within the police such as the Serious Crime Squad, Surveillance Unit and Drug Squad. As Expol has developed and split under three defined headings – Investigations, Pre-employment Screening and Training – Rob now leads on all training courses, seminars and conferences. Expol

David Bell


Due Diligence Expol CV Checks Financial Services

Dave also founded Expol Limited in 2005. A former Detective Chief Inspector and Senior Investigating Officer, he is passionate and tenacious to get to the facts, no matter what obstacles are put in the way. His experience in investigation enables Ascentiom to be the most transparent recruitment agency of its kind.

David is a Home Office trained and vetted Senior Investigation Officer, has experience of major incident response, complex criminal, civil and fraud investigation, asset tracing and is a trained Hostage Negotiator. He is a full member of the Association of British Investigators. Expol

Terry Van Rhyn


IT Sector Executives Marketing Consultants

Terry is the Founder of Ashgrove Marketing Limited. Ashgrove was founded by Terry more years ago than he cares to admit. His philosophy, borne out by several decades of experience, is that successful creative design and marketing reflects and enhances the emotional connection a customer feels with a brand. Terry helps Ascentiom reach a global market and is the reason why if you are a candidate or an employer, you and your story stand out with Ascentiom. Ashgrove

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