Jaye Gwardzinska-Barone

Operations Director

Jaye Gwardzinska-Barone is Director of Operations for MEA which basically means being a Social Media Guru, Financial Wizard, Head of HR and a bit of an MS-Office geek. Jaye studied Industrial Design at De Montford University in the UK and has since gone on to achieve various Microsoft and Law Diplomas in her spare time. Her recruitment career began in 1991 and there followed a successful 9 years of delivering senior level retained and contingent mandates across the Technology and Banking and Financial Services sectors before taking a sabbatical to spend time with her son during his early years. Prior to joining JCA Associates in 2012 Jaye was Operations Manager for a boutique Financial Markets executive search firm in the UK and then Research Associate for a top-tier global executive search organisation in the UAE. When Jaye is not in the office she spends her time learning French, playing the piano very badly and supporting Leyton Orient FC.