Jamie Guyer

Managing Director
jamie.guyer@optimus.je
01534 832660

Jamie Guyer, FCSI

Managing Director

Jamie built his career in Treasury with Citigroup. Prior to setting up Optimus, Jamie was a Director at TMF. He was awarded Fellowship of the Chartered Securities Institute in 2005. For the past 10 years Jamie has helped candidates secure exciting new roles within all key Fiduciary arenas.

In his spare time, Jamie relishes spending time with his children and also thoroughly enjoys Classic Car and Track Days.

Jamie has been instrumental in providing financial support to Optimus Jersey Banks Rugby Club, Jersey’s oldest Rugby Club and sponsors two of the Jersey Rowing Club boats.

jamie.guyer@optimus.je
01534 832660

Natalie McMullen

Senior Consultant
natalie.mcmullen@optimus.je
01534 832660
 

Natalie McMullen

Senior Consultant

Natalie started her career in banking, working her way up to Sales and Service Manager. Deciding on a career change, she moved into Recruitment, working for a local agency and then an in-House role at Ogier. When the business was divided, Natalie was promoted to Head of Resourcing for Elian’s global offices, managing recruitment for 11 jurisdictions.

Relocating to Hong Kong in 2016, she worked as a Talent Acquisition Manager before returning to Jersey and starting a family. Natalie continued her career working at Marbral Advisory before joining the Optimus Team in June 2018.

In her spare time Natalie enjoys spending time with family and friends, making the most of the beautiful island we live on.
She loves to travel and learn about new cultures, cuisine and the history of places she’s travelled to.

natalie.mcmullen@optimus.je
01534 832660

 

Chris Patel

Senior Consultant
chris.patel@optimus.je
01534 832660

Chris Patel

Senior Consultant

After graduating, Chris began his career as a management trainee in retail before moving into the recruitment industry in 2002 and joining Hays, a leading global specialist recruiter. He spent 14 years there developing their multi specialism London region, leaving as a Director and moving to Jersey to continue in recruitment with Optimus. Chris is a Member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals.

Away from work, Chris loves spending time with his young family. He’s mad on sport and is an avid Spurs supporter. He also likes film and is a big foodie, enjoying dining out as well as experimenting with recipes at home.

chris.patel@optimus.je
01534 832660

Renny Gould

Senior Consultant
renny.gould@optimus.je
01534 832660

Renny Gould

Senior Consultant

Renny joined from TMF where he was a board director with responsibility for business development, the on boarding of new business and the oversight of HNW private client structures. He previously worked for Coutts in their Wealth Planning team. Renny joined Coutts from JPMorgan where he worked in their fiduciary department providing top tier administration to their book of HNW Latin American private clients.

Renny is an accomplished surfer and is particularly proud of the C.I champion titles he has held, his British title, European results and representing Team GB at four world championship events. In his spare time, apart from that happily spent with his young family, he is still focused on chasing waves.

renny.gould@optimus.je
01534 832660

Sharon Cushion

Senior Consultant sharon.cushion@optimus.je
01534 832660

Sharon Cushion

Senior Consultant

Sharon joins the Optimus Team bringing with her over 30 years of offshore finance experience, initially within trust and then with the last 20 years of hands on and an intimate understanding of the elements that make up compliance. During her career, Sharon has held over 60 Key Person roles in Trust, Funds, Investment Business, in addition has had exposure with the Jersey Gambling Commission. Sharon is a member of STEP and is ICSA Dip qualified. From a Compliance perspective Sharon has also completed both the ICA Dip- AML & ICA Dip-Dip Compliance and has worked with the JFSC on the NRA.

When not in the office, Sharon enjoys walking and has taken on various charity challenges to include Patagonia & Peru raising funds for a local charity. Spending time with her family and friends is also very important to her.




Matt Cuthbert

Recruitment Consultant
matt.cuthbert@optimus.je
01534 832660

Matt Cuthbert

Recruitment Consultant

Matt joined the Optimus Team in 2018, bringing with him a diverse background. He is locally born and educated, and after studying towards a career in Law, he returned to the Island in the late 90’s and entered the world of Trust and Company with Deutsche Bank. After a year in administration, he changed tack entirely and entered the world of law enforcement joining Jersey Customs and Immigration where during a career spanning nearly 20 years he specialised in negotiations, investigations, audit, intelligence collation and indirect taxation.

In his spare time, Matt is probably well known for his role with Jersey parkrun on a Saturday morning. He also is an avid supporter of Jersey rugby, and whilst he enjoys a good read and podcast, he is a taxi driver and touchline supporter for his two boys.


matt.cuthbert@optimus.je
01534 832660

Anna Nowotarski

Recruitment Consultant anna.nowotarski@optimus.je
01534 832660

Anna Nowotarski

Recruitment Consultant

Anna brings a great deal of experience to the Optimus Team following a successful career in banking. Starting her career with RBS in Edinburgh, followed by a move to Jersey where she held positions including Relationship Manager focused on HNW clients, then a secondment took her to Singapore where she held position of Vice President, International Personal Banking.

Originally from Northern Ireland, Anna has recently moved back to the Island after 7 years of expat life in Singapore, where she started a family and explored the region whenever possible. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, cycling with the family and a sporadic exercise and yoga routine. Anna is a firm believer in building close relationships and applies this in all her dealings with clients and candidates.




Coral Burnal

Recruitment Administrator
coral.burnal@optimus.je
01534 832660

Coral Burnal

Recruitment Administrator

Coral joined Optimus as an Administrator and works closely with Amanda and the consultants to ensure a seamless interface between the candidates and clients. She has a background of working in Private Equity Administration at State Street and Ogier.  She also has strong administration and reception skills from being the first port of call in her previous job role. Coral is the first person you will be likely to meet when you come to visit our offices.

She enjoys spending her spare time with friends, whilst drinking tea and eating cake! She also enjoys cycling and running. She loves travelling and learning about other cultures, with her fondest memory being her time spent in Kenya, doing voluntary work.

coral.burnal@optimus.je
01534 832660

Amanda Brandie

Office Manager
amanda.brandie@optimus.je
01534 832660

Amanda Brandie

Office Manager

Amanda joined Optimus in March 2017, applying her legal secretarial skills in supporting the consultants to ensure clients and candidates receive great service. She also ensures the office is well kept and running efficiently. You’ll most likely speak to Amanda when you ring or meet her as she greets you when you pop into our offices. 
 
Her young son takes up most of her time, but she enjoys watching box sets and getting in the odd Pilates workout when life allows it! 


amanda.brandie@optimus.je
01534 832660

Nicole Le Cornu

Operations Manager
nicole.lecornu@optimus.je
01534 832660

Nicole Le Cornu

Operations Manager

Nicole started her career in the hospitality industry living in Canada, America and the UK. Residing in Jersey since 2002 she has applied her admin and management skills to HR, recruitment and office management roles. Not afraid of learning new things and always up for a challenge, any projects or ideas you want to progress, she will make it a reality.

Nicole keeps busy when out of the office spending time with her family. She also loves being outdoors, walking the dog, rock climbing and scuba diving. 

nicole.lecornu@optimus.je
01534 832660

Lian Mackenzie

Recruitment Administrator lian.mackenzie@optimus.je
01534 832660

Lian Mackenzie

Recruitment Administrator

Lian joins the Optimus Admin Team bringing with her a strong administration background. Working closely with Amanda, she supports the consultants, will most likely be the first person you meet when visiting our office and is vital to the smooth running of the day to day operations.

Lian enjoys spending time with friends and family, wining and dining and going on adventures. Lian’s favourite time of the year is the summer & enjoys going for walks in the sunshine and bunker hunting. She is a Spurs supporter and enjoys travelling to Scotland to catch up with her family.




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Optimus Recruitment

First Floor, Commercial House Annex
Commercial Street, St Helier
Jersey, JE2 3RU

Tel:        01534 832660
Email:   info@optimus.je