Alister O'Connor

Alister O’Connor – Director

Alister is a Co-Founder of Kingpin International. Alister has worked in partnership with and recruited for some of the most iconic and well-known brands across the globe in Banking, Industry and Commerce. With over 19 years’ experience in Executive Search and a network spanning the globe, Alister is well-placed to fulfil your International Tax requirements.

Jane Wylie-Roberts

Jane Wylie-Roberts – Director

Jane is a Co-Founder of Kingpin International. For over 28 years’ she has been undertaking executive search and selection assignments at Partner, Director and senior management levels. Jane is also the Chief Executive of Scottish recruitment company Stafffinders.

Michael Way – Business Manager

Michael joined the Kingpin team in 2022 after spending some time travelling in America and working within a recruitment firm in Vancouver. Prior to this, Michael made his mark within the Technology industry, progressing through the ranks from Account Manager to Team Lead.

Vishalan Thiagarajah – Recruitment Associate and Researcher

Vishalan started his recruitment career with Kingpin International’s sister company Staffffinders, before commencing his role with Kingpin in 2022. Former Vice-President of his University’s Hockey club, Vishalan brings exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills to the team, to contribute to the ongoing success of Kingpin.

The Consultants

Our International Tax recruitment team is made up multi-linguists with each Consultant having an area of specialism across Direct Corporate Tax, Transfer Pricing or Indirect Tax (VAT).

The geographic locations focussed on by the Consultants within their chosen specialist tax areas are broken down into Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australasia and LATM.

Each lead recruiter has the support of a dedicated International Tax Researcher who focuses on candidate mapping, market intelligence, research and due diligence.


The Tax Team at Kingpin International provided us with a high quality shortlist of candidates which led to a fantastic hire for our business.



Throughout the whole process I experienced with the Kingpin team, every conversation was very professional, friendly, smooth and fitted my needs, and with the communications between me and my new employer, it was evident that my skills were a perfect fit for the position. Kingpin reached out to me on LinkedIn, however if anyone is searching for a job I would highly recommend them to everyone for a successful partnership. Thank you for the uncomplicated and great match up between me and my new employer.

Kingpin International candidate, Germany