About us

Our Story

Our journeys as seasoned recruiters in the City have brought us here.

The creation of Advise Tree stems from the realisation that individuals and organisations constantly have to reinvent themselves in order to stay ahead of competition. Whether you are considering a career move, your next promotion, facing redundancy, considering return to work after a career break or simply feeling at sea in your current situation we are here to support you on this journey.

With a combined 20 years track record in recruitment and executive search as external suppliers and in-house, across functions, industries and geographies, we have the knowledge and expertise to equip our clients with the right tools to position themselves in the market.

Adding to our own skill sets we have extended our practice areas to include other coaching paradigms:

  • Executive coaching
  • Life coaching
  • Corporate coaching
  • Group coaching
  • Team coaching
  • Wellness coaching
  • Relationship coaching
  • Business coaching
  • Organisational development

We take a holistic approach to coaching and advising. We aim to inspire, create and transform.

The Founders



Stephanie started her career in recruitment working for an agency covering the Benelux, France and Switzerland. She then went in-house as a Resourcing Business Partner and has a proven track record recruiting for major Tier 1 banks such as Barclays, Citigroup and BNP Paribas amongst others. She has recruited at all levels across Front, Back office and Functions.

She was educated in the UK and holds a degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Marketing Management.

She speaks fluent French and English and is actively learning Dutch.



Benicia is a seasoned recruiter who has headhunted and placed senior leaders at the likes of HSBC, JP Morgan, Bouygues Construction and VINCI. Her experience spans across industries and functions globally.

After graduating from a top French Business School in 2011, Benicia moved to London and has been residing here since. She has built a strong network in the UK whilst also maintaining her French connections and developing relationships across the wider EMEA and North America.

She speaks fluent French and English and conversational Spanish.

What is the story that only you can tell?

Stephanie and Benicia are both qualified transformational coaches and psychometric testing practitioners.