Rachael Crocker

Partner | Head of Europe

Netherlands

  • Banking and financial services
  • Commerce and industry
  • Professional services
  • Treasury
  • Partner

Rachael heads up Brewer Morris in Europe and leads the Benelux region for The SR Group. She has worked in specialist finance recruitment since 2007, with a particular focus on treasury. She has an outstanding reputation within the executive search market, in which she has an excellent track record of success, placing individuals from an extensive network of senior finance professionals across major corporates, smaller listed and private equity backed companies, banks and financial services institutions. As the chosen Executive Search Partner for some of the most senior moves in the tax, treasury and senior finance profession, Rachael delivers outstanding shortlists using a combination of her extensive network and skilled approach to headhunting.

rachael’s Insights

  • DEI

Q&A for International Women’s Day 2018 wth Sharn Hawkins, RBS Treasury

  • Posted March 6, 2022
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2018. We have interviewed a selection of our female clients asking them how they are pressing forward for women’s gender parity #pressforprogress Brewer Morris interviewed Sharn Hawkins, RBS Treasury Past Progress If you could tell your younger self one thing, what would it be and […]
  • DEI

IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge: Katy Rabindran

  • Posted March 7, 2021
Disclaimer: Please note that all commentary and opinions provided in this interview are those of the individual and not the organisation/company they are employed by.  What does “choose to challenge” mean to you?  For me, this means being brave and calling out behaviours or actions that are in some way discriminatory and choosing to challenge […]
  • DEI

IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge: Charlotte Edwards

  • Posted March 7, 2021
​ Disclaimer: Please note that all commentary and opinions provided in this interview are those of the individual and not the organisation/company they are employed by.  What impact could Kamala Harris’ appointment to Vice President have on the next generation of female leaders?  A woman’s perception of leadership begins not with academic success, her first […]
  • DEI

IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge: Jo Walker

  • Posted February 7, 2021
Disclaimer: Please note that all commentary and opinions provided in this interview are those of the individual and not the organisation/company they are employed by.  What does “choose to challenge” mean to you?  You can’t assume that people know where you stand on an issue – you have to make your position clear. Silent disapproval […]
  • DEI

BHM2020: Alouis Ngoshi, Group Treasurer at The Weir Group PLC

  • Posted October 7, 2020
This Black History Month, Brewer Morris is delighted to interview a number of Black tax and treasury professionals to recognise and celebrate their careers and achievements. We’ve invited our Black clients and candidates to speak to us about their career journeys, the challenges they’ve faced in the workplace and their views on what needs to be done to […]
  • CV and interview

Top tips for updating your LinkedIn profile

  • Posted October 6, 2020
Our webinar “Optimising your LinkedIn profile” was hosted by Charlotte Hughes, Charlie Maitland and Kyle Linzell. They were joined by guest speaker Katie Moon, Global Customer Success Manager at LinkedIn.  With over 650 million members, LinkedIn is the most comprehensive database of working professionals and the go-to resource for recruiters, agency recruiters and line managers. […]
  • Treasury

Treasury recruitment market update Q3 2020

  • Posted August 7, 2020
It is fair to say that the last few months have been unprecedented, certainly in my career, and therefore trends in the market have been more difficult to predict. However, there is a rule that tends to apply in any given scenario – that during times of economic uncertainty the role of the treasurer becomes more high […]
  • Treasury

Executive search in treasury – Why more CFOs are using a specialist

  • Posted August 6, 2020
Traditionally, the largest corporates and financial services institutions have turned to the leading Search firms when recruiting finance roles within the C-Suite. As the role of the group treasurer becomes increasingly strategic and is more often seen as a C-Suite level hire and/or a route to CFO, there is increased focus on how these roles are recruited […]
  • Treasury

What does the remainder of 2020 look like for treasury recruitment?

  • Posted April 7, 2020
Over the last four  weeks we have seen global change on an unprecedented scale affecting every aspect of how we live, work, shop, travel and interact socially. All of this has an obvious impact on the economy with many businesses being forced to close or operate a skeleton service for the foreseeable future and predictions of […]
  • Treasury

It’s time to turn to Treasury…

  • Posted April 7, 2020
What a week it has been! We are living in ever changing times, following an extended period of Political unrest, the fallout from Brexit and now a once in a generation virus pandemic we could all be forgiven for feeling fear and apprehension about what lies ahead for the corporate world. Whilst it is impossible […]
  • Treasury

Executive Search in Treasury

  • Posted February 6, 2020
Traditionally, the largest corporates and financial services institutions have turned to the leading Search firms when recruiting finance roles within the C-Suite. As the role of the Group Treasurer becomes increasingly strategic and is more often seen as a C-Suite level hire and/or a route to CFO, there is increased focus on how these roles […]
  • Career Progression

Advice on progressing your treasury career – part 2

  • Posted February 6, 2020
In the second part of her career advice series, Rachael Crocker talks about what steps treasurers can take to progress their careers. Listen to why developing your soft skills (e.g networking, lasting relationships with key stakeholders), the ability to delegate and planning your career moves are vital skills needed for treasurers.
  • Career Progression

Advice on progressing your treasury career – part 1

  • Posted February 6, 2020
In part one of her two-part series, Rachael Crocker highlights the skills treasury professionals need in order to progress in their careers. In this video Rachel discusses why gaining a depth of experience and focussing on qualifications are of the utmost importance.
  • Treasury

Treasury market update: review of 2019 and predictions for 2020

  • Posted January 6, 2020
In her latest market update Rachael Crocker from our treasury team talks about: A review of the treasury jobs market in 2019 Current trends e.g. a strong focus on cash, raising finance and funding activity Upskilling the treasury department at the senior level A snapshot of what to expect in 2020 for the treasury jobs market […]
  • Treasury

Treasury market update – Financial Services

  • Posted January 6, 2020
In her latest market update, Rachael Crocker, talks specifically about the treasury function within Financial Services. Rachel highlights how a number of large, traditional banks are not recruiting in large numbers, however, smaller and challenger banks are beginning to recruit more treasury professionals to be compliant with the PRA guidelines. Find out more information about […]
  • Moving jobs

ACT ones to watch: heading for the top (part 2)

  • Posted November 6, 2019
In the second part of her two-part series, Rachael Crocker highlights the five skills and qualities that will help treasury professionals as they move through their careers toward the top roles. Here you can read the third, fourth and fifth tips. 3. Develop your soft skills Outstanding soft skills are essential at the senior level, so it is important […]
  • Moving jobs

ACT ones to watch: heading for the top

  • Posted November 6, 2019
In the first part of her two-part series, Rachael Crocker highlights the five skills and qualities that will help treasury professionals as they move through their careers towards the top roles. As the role of the treasurer becomes increasingly strategic and high-profile, treasury leaders of the future can look forward to an even more exciting and varied […]
  • CSR

ACT Ones to Watch 2019

  • Posted July 6, 2019
The Ones to Watch recognises treasurers who excel in their profession and stand out not only for performing phenomenally in their career but in their qualifications as well. Brewer Morris has supported the treasury profession for many years and we fully understand the significance of these prestigious awards. Many of our candidates that have previously […]
  • Treasury

Why do Treasury professionals make the move?

  • Posted July 6, 2019
The main reason that most people make a move is for career progression. For Treasury professionals – 76% of whom are looking for opportunities – this is a huge factor as Treasury teams tend to be small and finite so there is often the need to move externally to progress. Career progression40% of our respondents feel there […]
  • DEI

Interview with Rachael Crocker

  • Posted March 6, 2019
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2019. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Whilst we all know that gender parity within the workplace has improved over the past decades, we all also know that there is still a long way to go. We would […]
  • Treasury

Brexit and the treasurer

  • Posted November 6, 2018
The role of the treasurer is continually evolving. When it comes to strategic financial decisions, the CFO will often rely heavily on input from the treasury function for the best course of action. It is increasingly important that plans are put in place to encourage synergy between the different functions leading up to what could […]
  • Treasury

The rise of the Corporate Treasurer

  • Posted October 6, 2018
Our treasury team are currently seeing Treasurers operating at a more senior level than ever before with the CFO leaning on them heavily when it comes to strategic financial decisions for the group. As corporate boards form Brexit committees and begin to lay down plans for the impact of one of the most significant macro-economic changes […]
  • CV and interview

CV advice for treasury professionals

  • Posted September 6, 2018
The objective of your CV is to gain you an interview either with a potential employer or a recruitment consultant and to create a positive impression about you in the mind of the interviewer before you meet. It is a good idea to split your CV into four sections: personal information, qualifications, employment history and […]
  • DEI

Q&A for International Women’s Day 2018 with Jyoti Jiwani, Link Asset Services

  • Posted March 6, 2018
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2018. We have interviewed a selection of our female clients asking them how they are pressing forward for women’s gender parity #pressforprogress Brewer Morris interviewed Jyoti Jiwani, Treasury Consultant, Link Asset Services Past Progress What action or decision are you most proud of making in […]
  • DEI

Q&A for International Women’s Day 2018 with Jyoti Jiwani, Link Asset Services

  • Posted March 6, 2018
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2018. We have interviewed a selection of our female clients asking them how they are pressing forward for women’s gender parity #pressforprogress Brewer Morris interviewed Jyoti Jiwani, Treasury Consultant, Link Asset Services Past Progress What action or decision are you most proud of making in […]
  • DEI

Q&A for International Women’s Day 2018 with Angela Kipping, Informa

  • Posted March 6, 2018
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2018. We have interviewed a selection of our female clients asking them how they are pressing forward for women’s gender parity #pressforprogress Past Progress If you could tell your younger self one thing what would it be and why? Don’t be afraid to think big. […]
  • DEI

Q&A for International Women’s Day 2018 with Michelle Dovey, Jaguar Landrover

  • Posted March 6, 2018
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2018. We have interviewed a selection of our female clients asking them how they are pressing forward for women’s gender parity #pressforprogress Brewer Morris interviewed Michelle Dovey, Treasury Consultant, Jaguar Landrover Past Progress What action or decision are you most proud of making in your […]
  • DEI

Q&A for International Women’s Day 2018 with Jill Whittaker at Mercury Holdco

  • Posted March 6, 2018
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2018. We have interviewed a selection of our female clients asking them how they are pressing forward for women’s gender parity #pressforprogress Brewer Morris interviewed Jill Whittaker Director of Treasury, Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Mercury Holdco Past Progress If you could […]
  • DEI

Q&A for International Women’s Day 2018 with Janey Qiu, Liberty Global Europe

  • Posted March 6, 2018
Brewer Morris is proud to be supporting International Women’s Day 2018. We have interviewed a selection of our female clients asking them how they are pressing forward for women’s gender parity #pressforprogress Brewer Morris interviewed Janey Qiu, Treasury Manager, Liberty Global Europe Ltd London, UK Past Progress If you could tell your younger self one […]