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The Founders

The Founders' bios demonstrate that the services you require are in capable hands. Their skills are complimentary and are underpinned by an understanding of contemporary corporate business practice and effective leadership and management skills.

Kiriana Giffin

Kiriana is an energetic, passionate and tenacious sales, recruitment and career consultant.  She has over 10 year’s experience in senior positions working for large global corporations, delivering excellence and achieving exceptional results in fast paced, highly competitive, performance driven environments.  

Recent experience working in a leading recruitment firm, coupled with an academic background in Anthropology from University College London, has resulted in a thorough and in-depth understanding of human behaviour and effective organisational structures.  Kiriana also has an extensive understanding of the travel industry. As a consequence, she has insider knowledge of what is required to succeed in the current job market at all levels, and across a broad range of industries.

Strive Career Consultancy clients provide testimony about Kiriana's adept skills at assisting them with all areas of the job search and hiring process.

David Milne

David offers Strive Career Consultancy clients a wide range of senior management and leadership experience for the benefit of early career professionals, through to those who aspire to achieve executive positions. He is a qualified leadership trainer and evaluator. As a former international school principal and university lecturer, David has given extensive personal and career guidance to people of all ages.

A mentoring service is provided for people at different stages of their careers.  Goals are self-determined according to the mentees' particular needs. Support and advice focus typically on business development reviews; technological and social media innovation; marketing strategies, and coaching to improve the effectiveness and impact of written and verbal communication.

David is also a technical professional writer and an accomplished and accredited Toastmaster who can help prepare, critique and improve important speeches and presentations.