Julia started her career as a cadet jet pilot and cabin crew for a major flag carrier.
After the industry’s struggles after September 11th, Julia served the market with recruitment & search services in aviation, IT, and research services.
Later Julia moved to strategic research services with firms like Frost & Sullivan, Gartner, and T2RL and spent the last decade working with Passenger Technology including AI/ML at providers such as HP/DXC, Radixx, and OpenJaw before launching Arvensis.
Julia is passionate about sustainability and people. She brings extensive experience in research & advisory methodologies, strategy, and talent search.
“I founded Arvensis Partners based on my strong desire to drive forward with sustainabilty and working with businesses who are driven by the same mission – making the world a sustainable place with the skills we have available. In my case, finding the right talent for clean-tech businesses in energy and travel to achieve their goals. Our focus is on the solving the talent challenges in the battery value chain where exponential growth is expected but reskilling, upskilling, attracting and retaining talent presents a core issue for the realisation of growth strategies.”
Dermot started his career as an Industrial Engineer in the semiconductor sector using operational excellence tools like lean and six sigma to drive profitability. Dermot became a recruiter 16 years ago.
His recruitment work has focused exclusively on supporting clients in the science, technology and research sectors. His clients included BHP Billiton, Pfizers, Merck, Eli Lilly, Baker Hughes, BP and Shell. Dermot has advised and partnered with his clients to successfully reduce the risks associated with the placement of senior professionals, enjoying significant success in sourcing and placing high calibre Middle Eastern nationals into C-suite and senior leadership positions. He is particularly passionate about discovering and supporting diversity recruitment and advocating for highly skilled minorities.
Prior to co-founding Arvensis, Dermot worked with Aramco in a critical function to enable the hiring of industry thought leaders and executives. His role focused on recruiting the company’s most strategic positions, allowing him to work on over 150 senior positions. He played a key role in finding the senior talent required to enable the world’s largest IPO in 2019.
”In co-founding Arvensis, Dermot is driven to use his considerable recruitment experience in niche and science-centric industries to help enable the move to a more sustainable and equitable world. “I co-founded Arvensis with Julia in order to help tackle climate change through my work. I have been inspired by the words of author Robert Swans who said that The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Our focus at Arvensis is to help companies in their quest to meet their sustainability goals through hiring the right people who the leading experts in their field.”
Inna Kharchenko is an experienced executive search consultant with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results for clients. With over 16 years of experience in the industry, Inna possesses a deep understanding of executive-level recruitment and talent acquisition. She has successfully partnered with leading organizations across various sectors to identify and attract top-tier executive talent. Having worked with diverse organizations and industries, Inna possesses a broad understanding of market trends, industry challenges, and best practices in executive search. Inna's previous roles include Principal at TRUE Search International, specializing in finding board members, C-suite executives, VPs, and directors, for start-ups, and investment companies. Inna also worked as Associated Partner at BOYDEN Global Executive Search where she focused entirely on retained executive search for the big international and Ukrainian companies. She holds an MBA from Modul University Vienna and is fluent in Ukrainian and English.
Filipe drives candidate engagement with his unique outbound call skills. He is a result-driven, client satisfaction-obsessed person and speaks various languages. Filipe loves to connect people through outbound engagement and is a Arvensis' secret weapon to higher-than industry average candidate engagement rates. Filipe joined Arvensis as he was looking for a new challenge in sustainability and due to the unique employee-friendly culture Arvensis offers.