Meet the Senior Management Team

Team member
Simon Whittington
Group Managing Director, Dubai
Simon founded Quest Search and Selection in 1994. He was educated at Birmingham City University and Cranfield School of Management. Simon worked at Michael Page prior to setting up Quest. As well as overseeing the UK and Dubai, he recruits within Retail and Ecommerce. He is based in Dubai where he has set up Quest’s Middle East office but he is in London every month meeting candidates. He is also the Founder and Publisher of Retail Gazette and Retail Moves
Simon Whittington
Group Managing Director, Dubai
Simon founded Quest Search and Selection in 1994. He was educated at Birmingham City University and Cranfield School of Management. Simon worked at Michael Page prior to setting up Quest. As well as overseeing the UK and Dubai, he recruits within Retail and Ecommerce. He is based in Dubai where he has set up Quest’s Middle East office but he is in London every month meeting candidates. He is also the Founder and Publisher of Retail Gazette and Retail Moves
Simon Whittington
Group Managing Director, Dubai
Simon founded Quest Search and Selection in 1994. He was educated at Birmingham City University and Cranfield School of Management. Simon worked at Michael Page prior to setting up Quest. As well as overseeing the UK and Dubai, he recruits within Retail and Ecommerce. He is based in Dubai where he has set up Quest’s Middle East office but he is in London every month meeting candidates. He is also the Founder and Publisher of Retail Gazette and Retail Moves
Team member
Emma Whittington
Group Chairwoman, Dubai
Emma Whittington is the Chairwoman of Quest Search & Selection. She is based in Dubai and has responsibility for business development. Emma is a graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford University. She joined the London based Mondrian Investment Partners Limited in 1995 and worked there until 2012 as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Emma covered many Asian markets and had a particular analytical interest in the Consumer Industry. Prior to joining Mondrian, she began her investment career at the Dutch bank ABN AMRO and later joined the Japanese bank Fuji Bank as part of their Investment Management department.
Emma Whittington
Group Chairwoman, Dubai
Emma Whittington is the Chairwoman of Quest Search & Selection. She is based in Dubai and has responsibility for business development. Emma is a graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford University. She joined the London based Mondrian Investment Partners Limited in 1995 and worked there until 2012 as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Emma covered many Asian markets and had a particular analytical interest in the Consumer Industry. Prior to joining Mondrian, she began her investment career at the Dutch bank ABN AMRO and later joined the Japanese bank Fuji Bank as part of their Investment Management department.
Emma Whittington
Group Chairwoman, Dubai
Emma Whittington is the Chairwoman of Quest Search & Selection. She is based in Dubai and has responsibility for business development. Emma is a graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford University. She joined the London based Mondrian Investment Partners Limited in 1995 and worked there until 2012 as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Emma covered many Asian markets and had a particular analytical interest in the Consumer Industry. Prior to joining Mondrian, she began her investment career at the Dutch bank ABN AMRO and later joined the Japanese bank Fuji Bank as part of their Investment Management department.
Team member
Rachel Bowman
UK Managing Director
Rachel Bowman is the UK Managing Director of Quest Search & Selection. She is based in our Marble Arch office in Central London. Rachel is a graduate of Manchester University and has over 14 years recruitment experience from both top London recruitment businesses and in-house at Sky. She brings with her an in-depth knowledge and network in the marketing & digital space and a passion for innovation. Rachel is responsible for UK growth and expansion into new markets.
Rachel Bowman
UK Managing Director
Rachel Bowman is the UK Managing Director of Quest Search & Selection. She is based in our Marble Arch office in Central London. Rachel is a graduate of Manchester University and has over 14 years recruitment experience from both top London recruitment businesses and in-house at Sky. She brings with her an in-depth knowledge and network in the marketing & digital space and a passion for innovation. Rachel is responsible for UK growth and expansion into new markets.
Rachel Bowman
UK Managing Director
Rachel Bowman is the UK Managing Director of Quest Search & Selection. She is based in our Marble Arch office in Central London. Rachel is a graduate of Manchester University and has over 14 years recruitment experience from both top London recruitment businesses and in-house at Sky. She brings with her an in-depth knowledge and network in the marketing & digital space and a passion for innovation. Rachel is responsible for UK growth and expansion into new markets.