Nadia Edwards-Dashti Founder & Managing Director-Harrington Starr

Nadia has worked in the recruitment industry for 14 years and has placed hundreds of technology professionals into financial firms. 9 years ago she co-founded Harrington Starr with their CEO Toby Babb and fellow MD James Hounslow. Harrington Starr is a specialist recruitment agency that places technology staff into financial services and now has over 70 staff in London, New York and San Francisco. 2 years ago she headed up their non finance division to start their sister organisation North Starr which places technology and sales staff into ecommerce, digital and media sectors.

She has a passion for helping people make the right career choices and succeed in their interviews, promotions, salary reviews and project meetings.


She has created numerous processes that are now known in the financial services talent attraction industry that allow all Harrington Starr Group consultants to go the extra mile for their candidates when they represent them for jobs. She wants hiring managers to invest in their staff and promotes retaining staff throughout the industry to allow for people to onboard smoothly and progress quickly. Ultimately she believes in people becoming the best they can be within the industry.