Why Qi?

Qi Associates is an advisory firm providing Insight and Intelligence on Global Talent issues for multi-national organisations. 

We provide Consulting Services in the following areas;
• Talent Intelligence
• Talent Pipelining
• Talent Analysis
• Recruitment Best Practice 
• Executive Search and Research
• Career Management

With our extensive experience of sourcing difficult to find talent and solving challenging recruitment situations, we are able to serve our clients across multiple markets around the globe. Our Consultants have experience of working across multiple sectors including; Insurance, Consulting, IT and Environment. We have a strong track record of delivering candidates at Senior Management level for the last 15 years. Our team has worked both as in-house recruitment professionals and as Consultants allowing them to have a good understanding of the Corporate environment as well as depth of knowledge developed in Search. Our Talent Intelligence and Pipelining Services allow our clients to include external candidates, who have been fully assessed and briefed, in their Succession Planning. This enables our clients to reduce their time to hire, cost per hire and to be confident they have the best fit candidate for their role and their business. Utilising our Talent Analysis services, our clients are given the foundation to develop a competitive advantage in workforce planning and talent acquisition initiatives.


The Engine Behind Qi

Stacey Noton, Managing Director
Stacey has been working in executive search since completing her degree and has 17 years of experience as a Consultant and in research.  For the majority of that time, she has been a Senior Consultant focused on the insurance industry, but has also worked in Finance in the London markets and Software for a pan European search specialist.  Since 2002, she has been on delivering global executive search working with key senior executives internationally, particularly in Asia in insurance, financial services and consulting. For a short time, Stacey also worked as an in-house recruiter at AEA Technology, an Environmental Consultancy, before starting up Qi in 2012.



Iain Kerr, Senior Consultant
Iain began his career after graduating from Napier University in 1999. After several years as a Senior Consultant in the Commercial and Construction sectors he moved into Executive Search. He previously worked with Stacey at Precise Detail as a Researcher and Associate and helped deliver International search assignments, primarily in the Asia Insurance sector, but also in other developing markets such as Central & Eastern Europe and Russia. From 2008 until 2012, he worked as a Senior Consultant in financial services in the UK, and as an in-house recruiter for a major US telecommunications company, responsible for the recruitment of all contract staff across EMEA.






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