Paul Isaacs

About Paul

Paul is the founder and director of The Selsdon Partnership with over 20 years IT recruiting and search experience delivering talent solutions across functions through to C-Level for a broad range of multinationals, SME's and startups in the UK, Europe and Middle East.

He is a highly accomplished specialist who has a track record of personally placing operational, as well as strategically focused, senior candidates. Over the years, he has exclusively partnered with clients on a multitude of large, high level search assignments, and interim solutions.

He has experience working within Financial Services, Industry & Commerce & Professional Services sectors


Cyber Security

Security Operations

Security Engineering

Vulnerability Management

Incident Repsonse

Forensics & Investigations

Information Security


Security Strategy

Security Architecture

Business Continuity

IT Risk Management

Risk and Compliance

Third Party Risk


IT Audit

What We Do

The Selsdon Partnership is a talent search and selection consultancy focused on recruiting executive management and operational roles within Information Security, Cyber Security and IT Risk into Financial Services, Industry & Commerce & Professional Services.

Although a relatively young company it has already gained niche preferred supplier status with a number of global companies and SME's. The Selsdon Partnership is committed to delivery and service and the business in being built through exceeding client’s expectations.

Selsdon Partnership focus on mapping specific markets to identify, engage and secure the most talented professionals for specific and clearly defined opportunities thus assisting clients to attract, hire and retain the most talented professionals within their markets.

At Selsdon Partnership search assignments can be provided on a local and global basis, Selsdon Partnership see themselves not just as a talent partner but also as a strategic adviser in the decision making process.

Successful Assignments

Chief Information Security Officer

Global Bank

Head of Information Security Operations

Global Bank

Security Practise Lead

Management Consultancy

Head of Technology Operational Risk

Global Bank

Chief Information Security Officer

Financial Services

Head of Information Security

Financial Services

Security Architects & Engineers

Various Clients

Cyber Security & IT Risk Consultants

Various Clients

“As a background we are in the process of completing a complex global restructure of our Ops, Cyber, and InfoSec Security functions involving the hiring of several key, strategic positions. One or two of these senior positions are business critical. For this strategic hiring programme we partnered with Paul Isaacs at The Selsdon Partnership. I would highly recommend his services.“

Recruitment Manager - Largest Financial Institution in MENA

"I highly recommend Paul as a recruiter. He is excellent at reading the candidate skills and personality attributes and finding the perfect fit for the role. He is thorough in his communication with his clients and setting expectations."

Group Chief Information Security Officer - Global Bank

"An absolute professional, Paul’s approach to headhunting is simple but effective. He not only has the professionalism but has the perfect recruitment style. Well ahead of the game in recruitment."

Head of Security Operations Centre - Financial Services

Why Choose Us

The demand for talent is high and there is no sign of this demand slowing down anytime soon, as the market is growing exponentially.

We recruit exclusively for Information Security, Cyber Security and IT Risk professionals. This allows us to provide subject matter expertise, high level industry knowledge and act as a true niche partner to clients and candidates.

Selsdon Partnership has a global reach and can find those non-database passive candidates, understands what clients require, and able to offer thorough vetting of each candidate so offering added value and saving clients time and money in their recruitment process.

If you still need convincing, Selsdon Partnership are happy to let their clients speak for them.......

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