Meet The Team

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Boston Link is a team of exceptional consultants dedicated to matching talent with unique opportunities in key market sectors such as Financial Services, iGaming, Blockchain and Aviation.

We exist to find and place the best-equipped candidates in responsible positions, helping our clients achieve their business objectives and corporate ambitions.

Our consultants strive for continual improvement through learning the latest developments in their sector, staying tuned in to the changes and being ready to offer up-to-date, expert advice to their partners.

Julian Perigo

Managing Director

Richard Jeffers

Manager, Financial Services

Tom Smelt

Manager, iGaming Recruitment

Adriana Borg Cardona

Senior Consultant

Jonathan Rebeiro

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Kimberley Deryckere

Recruitment Consultant

Rowan de Podesta

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Mark Cini

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Anthony Murphy

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Antea Camilleri

Recruitment Consultant

Hilda Rudbo

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Lourens Pahud de Mortanges

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Irena Rostkowski

Sales Support Associate

Valeria Armasaru

Associate Consultant

Rhian O’Leary

Performance Marketing Specialist

Julian Perigo

Managing Director

julian.perigo@boston-link.com +356 2226 0049

Julian is Managing Director of Boston Link and oversees operations in the UK, Malta and the Isle of Man. He was previously a director at Michael Page, where he ran a number of teams covering London and offshore jurisdiction.

Julian started his career in London and has worked across specialist markets and executive search in London, Frankfurt and Sydney. He has successfully recruited hundreds of talented professionals for his clients throughout his career, with many involving complex international moves. He spends time outside of work with his young family and enjoys surfing, running and tennis.

Richard Jeffers

Manager, Financial Services

richard.jeffers@boston-link.com +44 1242 896586

Richard heads up the UK office which focuses on the offshore financial services market in the Channel Islands as well as the onshore sector in the UK.  He was previously a Senior Principal Consultant at a global international recruitment firm, where he spent over 2 years successfully establishing a new Financial Services department.

Richard started his career in health and fitness and progressed through various management positions until he found his calling in Recruitment.  He has successfully recruited hundreds of professionals across Europe.

The majority of his time outside of work is taken up by running around after his 2 young children.  He also enjoys dodging traffic and pedestrians on his daily cycle commute to work.

Tom Smelt

Manager, iGaming Recruitment

+356 2704 1692

Tom is a Managing Consultant at Boston Link in Malta, specialising in iGaming recruitment. Tom has seven years of international recruitment experience working in London and South Africa.

He previously set up and grew a successful IT division in the South African market working with Clients in Financial Services, Consultancy and FMCG industries. Tom holds a degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of Wales, Cardiff.

Tom is keen to spend his time outside the office playing football, swinging a kettle bell or at sea learning to sail.

Adriana Borg Cardona

Senior Consultant

adriana.borgcardona@boston-link.com +356 2704 1692

Adriana is one of our original members of the Boston Link team in Malta. She has extensive experience in Human Resources, specialising in IT recruitment where she excels as an Ambassador for Women in Tech.

When not in the office Adriana likes to spend time in the gym and with her son.

Jonathan Rebeiro

Senior Recruitment Consultant

jonathan.rebeiro@boston-link.com + 356 2704 1692

Jonathan is a Senior International Consultant at Boston Link. He brings over 10 years in international finance and legal experience from Canada, the UK and Europe and specialises in C-Level recruitment and senior positions.

Kimberley Deryckere

Recruitment Consultant

Kimberley.Deryckere@boston-link.com +356 2704 1692

Kimberly is a Consultant at Boston Link. She has a bachelor degree in translation, English – Spanish and then studied a Master in Multilingual communication with an option in Human Resources. She then went on to work as a consultant in Belgium working for Manpower before joining Boston Link.

In her spare time, Kim loves to cook, travel, and discover new cultures.

Rowan de Podesta

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Rowan.dePodesta@boston-link.com +365 2226 0049

Rowan is a Senior Consultant at Boston Link in Malta, specialising in Finance & Fintech recruitment. Before relocating to Malta, he worked in Executive Search based in London and Hong Kong; hiring finance professionals for Global Investment Banks, Hedge Funds and Institutional Asset Managers. Rowan has extensive experience placing personnel at all levels in financial hubs across APAC, EMEA & North America.

Raised in the Sultanate of Oman, he has a strong affinity with the Middle East and is happiest when spending time with his young family. Educated at the University of Sheffield, Rowan has an honours degree in Geography.

Mark Cini

Senior Recruitment Consultant

mark.cini@boston-link.com +356 2704 1692

Mark is a Senior Consultant at Boston Link in Malta, specialising in Financial Services and iGaming recruitment. He has worked for over 14 years in the Human Resources field within diverse industries. Prior to joining Boston Link, Mark spent 5 years at an international recruitment firm specialising within Finance and ICT.

When not in the office, Mark likes to spend time reading, travelling and going to the gym.

Anthony Murphy

Senior Recruitment Consultant

anthony.murphy@boston-link.com +356 2704 1692

Anthony is a specialist iGaming recruiter at Boston Link. He has worked in client facing roles all over the world including six years in Australia and New Zealand. Having worked in Malta in financial recruitment for over two years before joining Link, he decided to transfer those skills in to the iGaming industry.

When not at the office, Anthony’s main focus is spending time with his partner and their twin boys. He also has a passion for sports, especially football and rugby.

Antea Camilleri

Recruitment Consultant

antea.camilleri@boston-link.com +356 2704 1692

Antea is a Consultant at Boston Link. Her background is within financial administration, payments and investments. She is FIC qualified and is currently undertaking a degree in Criminology at the University of Malta.
Her main expertise is in Financial Services, Accounting and Compliance fields. 

Antea runs her own business. Her passion for recruiting derived from her success in building relationships and linking top-tier candidates with renowned clients.

Her work ethic along with her knowledge successfully led her to grow within Boston Link, further to her joining as an Associate in 2018.

Antea has a young child and in her free time she enjoys meditating, exercising and finding the right work-life balance to be able to deliver promisingly.

Hilda Rudbo

Senior Recruitment Consultant

hIlda.rudbo@boston-link.com + 356 2704 1692

Hilda is an experienced commercial, marketing and operations professional. She started her career in sales and still holds the record for most closed deals during the month! Hilda progressed to Marketing and HR, where she found her calling for Recruitment.

Hilda specialises in the Swedish market and has successfully recruited over one hundred Swedish speaking professionals.

When Hilda is not working she spends her time with friends and family. Taking advantage of Malta’s weather and sea, she enjoys diving, hiking and other outdoor activities.

Lourens Pahud de Mortanges

Senior Recruitment Consultant

lourens.mortanges@boston-link.com +356 2704 1692

Lourens is an International Recruitment Consultant for the iGaming branch at Boston Link. Before relocating to Malta he worked as an Online Marketing Advisor at a Digital Marketing Agency. In 2011 he started his own Recruitment company based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In 2013 he decided to move to Malta to further his career and enjoy the sun.  He has since worked in iGaming for over 4 years managing different roles.

When not in the office, Lourens likes to spend time in the gym and travelling the world.

Irena Rostkowski

Sales Support Associate

irena.rostkowski@boston-link.com + 356 2704 1692

Irena is our Sales Support Associate in our Malta offices and ensures that the office is running smoothly. Before joining us she worked for a number of major clothing retailers in Malta, bringing her experience in Front office and HR Administration to Boston Link.

Irena is currently studying for a Bachelor’s in Work and HR at the University of Malta. Outside of the office, Irena loves nature, travel, sports and dogs.

Valeria Armasaru

Associate Consultant

valeria.armasaru@boston-link.com +44 1242 896586

Valeria is an Associate Consultant at Boston Link. She has a bachelor degree in Criminology and Psychology from Coventry University. She then went on to work as a consultant at Class People, before joining Boston Link.

In her spare time, Valeria loves to travel, read and spend time outdoors, when the UK weather allows it.

Rhian O’Leary

Performance Marketing Specialist

rhian.oleary@boston-link.com + 356 2704 1692

Rhian is a Performance Marketing Specialist at Boston Link. Before joining Boston Link Rhian specialised in Gen Z marketing for a wide range of clients. She joined us in July 2017.

When not in the office Rhian enjoys going to the gym and spending time in the sun.

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