Yvonne leads search assignments for senior leadership and non-executive roles within health and social care sector, the third sector and private sector. She prides herself in delivering a positive candidate experience by employing high service levels, and a personal touch to building long lasting relationship with her clients and candidates. Before joining Cadence Partners, she worked for a number of UK and international search firms, where she has led search mandates for clients in the health sector, fintech, financial services, manufacturing and third sector clients.
Prior to her work in recruitment, Yvonne spent over a decade working as a corporate and commercial solicitor, having trained in both Ghana and the UK, assisting various international clients on their contracts, commercial agreements, data protection, property transactions and company registrations.
She is also a Trustee of York Mind, the national charity championing mental ill-health in the UK, and manages two of her own charities, the Forgotten Foundation, based in Ghana, and Dringhouses Community Foodbank, in the UK. She is also an award winning actress in Ghana, and has featured in various roles and commercials, both in Ghana and the UK, and took part in Miss Ghana 2004, where she won Miss Congeniality, a testament to her supportive and kind personality.
When Yvonne is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her daughter and the rest of her extended family and friends. She loves cooking, fine dining and learning about different wines of the world.