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 predominately in 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 Banking, Financial Services, Professional Services and Commerce & Industry sectors


Information Security


Security Architecture

Security Strategy

Advisory & Consulting

Cyber Security

Security Operations

Security Engineering

Threat & Vulnerability

Advisory & Consulting

IT Risk Management


Risk & Compliance

Third Party Risk


What We Do

The Selsdon Partnership is boutique consultancy delivering search assignments for executive management and operational roles working exclusively across Cyber Security, Information Security and IT Risk Management.

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 with the business 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

Cyber Security & IT Risk Consultants

Various Consultancies

Security Architects & Engineers

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

Partnership is the key to their success. The Selsdon Partnership work closely with clients on each assignment, spending the necessary time to understand each client’s organization and objectives.

They have extensive experience in delivering assignments successfully to large, medium, and small organizations.

The Selsdon Partnership have a global reach and can find those non-database passive candidates, understand 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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