About – Referment

About us.

Referment was founded in 2016. We believe in going back to basics – to the people you know. As an extension of your existing network, you can use Referment to refer people you know to new jobs in Financial Services, Technology, Legal and Insurance and get rewarded for doing so.

Meet the team.

We’re a hard-working bunch dedicated to finding you the best referral opportunities. Here’s who makes us tick.

Alex Odwell

MD&Founder

With over 10 years experience in recruitment working with hundreds of companies and thousands of candidates Alex is passionate about adding value to everyone who comes into contact with Referment. Alex can often be found on panels and podcasts talking about the future of recruitment!

Rob Ferguson

Chief Operating Officer

Before joining Referment Rob helped set up IG Group’s digital wealth management platform in partnership with BlackRock and was the COO of CoInvestor, a fintech startup. He was formerly a finance partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, a leading international law firm. Rob has a law degree from Oxford and a business degree from London Business School.

Luke Harbord

Head of Technology

Luke joined Referment in 2018 after spending 3 years building high-calibre technology teams both in the UK and offshore for the world’s largest leveraged retail trading firm. No stranger to start-up life, Luke also headed up web development for a cutting-edge online investment firm that was acquired by IG in 2015.

Josh Woodman

Head of Marketing

Josh joined Referment in 2018 after spending three years working for a high-growth SAAS company in the automotive industry. A full-mix marketeer, Josh manages our campaigns on email and social media and can usually be found creating the imagery you see across Referment’s various marketing platforms.

Jon Kay

Relationship Manager

With over 6 years of experience in recruiting across the whole of Financial Services, Jon is passionate about improving efficiency throughout the whole recruitment lifecycle for both candidates and clients. Shaking the recruitment stigma and adding positive experiences to all our Referment users, candidates and clients.

Tod Bamber

Relationship Manager

Tod moved back to the UK in 2017 after spending 8 years in Sydney where he played professional football and ran his own business. Now with over a year in the Financial Services space, A people person who believes in building long lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Tamaryn France

Operations Manager

Tamaryn champions Customer Success at Referment and works closely with all the teams across the business. Hailing from South Africa originally, she is your referrals first point of contact.

You?

We’re always on the lookout for top talent to join Referment. If you don’t see an open Referment job on the platform, feel free to send a CV and cover note outlining your skills and experience to [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you.