Kelsey Purse
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Kelsey Purse

Director of Shipping

About Kelsey

Kelsey is the Director of Shipping at Faststream Recruitment and oversees the recruitment of crew and shore-based personnel across the maritime sector including the highly successful Superyacht division.

Having joined the business in 2010, Kelsey supports shipping and maritime organisations with senior and executive hiring across regions including Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

She is a Fellow of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation and speaks, writes and trains regularly on recruitment issues and advises organisations on recruitment and people matters. In addition, she is an Associate of RINA and is an active member of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association.

​Speak to Kelsey about:

  • Executive Search

  • Maritime & Shipping Recruitment

  • Salary Surveys & Benchmarking

  • Recruitment Campaigns

  • Thought Leadership

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