Anna Bishell joins CIPFA placements to build new interim HR recruitment division


Anna Bishell is to join the team at CIPFA Placements, the successful recruitment arm of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.

Anna joined the recruitment team on 7 February from Pinnacle PSG where she was Head of Interim Practice. Anna’s main focus will be the development of the new HR Interim recruitment services division.

Anna has more than twenty years experience of successfully delivering high profile Interim assignments including many senior HR appointments. Her senior level expertise has been gained from operating across the Public and Not for Profit Sectors during her career as Head of Interim at Rockpools and formerly at Russam GMS.

Gill Kelly, Associate Director, CIPFA Placements, said

‘I am very excited about this new strand of business. Anna’s proven track record in business growth and record of achievements will enable CIPFA Placements to extend its portfolio of recruitment services and build on our enviable reputation for quality and professionalism. Anna will play a vital role in identifying new Interim HR opportunities and extending our range of services to clients.’


Contact Anna Bishell on 0208 667 1144/
Contact: Guy Roberts/ Lindsay Machin / Chloe Forbes
CIPFA Press Office
t 020 7543 5712/5645/5787
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About CIPFA Placements

For over 20 years, CIPFA Placements has been a leading provider of professional interim public sector resources. And now we’ve extended our service to include permanent finance and HR recruitment services. As specialists in the finance and accountancy sector, we use our unrivalled expertise to find you the very best interim and permanent candidates. Whatever your staffing needs, we’ll apply our thorough, highly respected search measures to source the right people – from HR directors to finance directors.


CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance. Our 14,000 members work throughout the public services, in national audit agencies, in major accountancy firms, and in other bodies where public money needs to be effectively and efficiently managed. As the world’s only professional accountancy body to specialise in public services, CIPFA’s portfolio of qualifications are the foundation for a career in public finance. They include the benchmark professional qualification for public sector accountants as well as a postgraduate diploma for people already working in leadership positions.

They are taught by our in-house CIPFA Education and Training Centre as well as other places of learning around the world. We also champion high performance in public services, translating our experience and insight into clear advice and practical services. They include information and guidance, courses and conferences, property and asset management solutions, consultancy and interim people for a range of public sector clients.

Globally, CIPFA shows the way in public finance by standing up for sound public financial management and good governance. We work with donors, partner governments, accountancy bodies and the public sector around the world to advance public finance and support better public services.