About Us

AP Group is a world-leading group of recruitment consultancies. With divisions specialising in Wealth Management, Trust, Family Office, Tax, Accountancy, Fund Management, Legal, Finance, IT & Telecoms, Oil and Gas recruitment and Temporary placements, you will find the perfect recruitment solution with AP Group. Through our global network of offices, we provide services in more than 50 jurisdictions.  Contact one of our consultants today, or browse jobs on the website specialising in your field of expertise.

our mission

Our mission is to work hard every day to make AP Group a respected and trusted recruitment services company of choice to global clients and job seekers wanting to reach their career goals.

We work in close partnership with top industry professionals and companies whilst adhering to professional industry standards and practice.  Recruiting good staff means you have a good business.


  • The Beginning

    Founded as Approved Personnel in Guernsey by Chief Executive, Gina Le Prevost, as an agency for recruiting permanent and temporary staff for the finance industry.

    1990 Milestone
  • REC

    AP Group becomes a member of REC (The Recruitment & Employment Confederation). The membership ended in 2016

    1994 Achievement
  • AP Courses

    AP Courses was established in Guernsey. It was originally called Future Business School but changed its name to Approved Courses in 2004, and to AP Courses in 2007.

    1995 General
  • Jersey

    In 1998, AP Personnel and AP Courses opened a branch in St Helier, Jersey.

    1998 Location
  • AP Executive

    AP Executive was incorporated in 1999 and opened an office in Guernsey, with an office in Jersey following six months later.

    1999 Executive
  • BVI

    During 2001, AP Executive opened an office in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

    2001 Location
  • Cyprus - Limassol

    In 2003, AP Group expanded further afield and opened an office in Limassol, Cyprus. This office included AP Personnel, AP Courses and AP Executive.

    2003 Location
  • Cyprus - Nicosia

    In September 2004, AP Group opened a second office in Cyprus in the capital city of Nicosia

    2004 Location
  • STEP

    In 2004 AP Group became the Global Recruitment Partner for STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). The relationship flourished for 7 years.

    2004 Achievement
  • Cyprus

    The decision was made to make the Nicosia office the head office in Cyprus, so it was expanded and the Limassol office was closed down.

    2005 General
  • London

    The London office was also opened and AP Executive is the only department that operates in this jurisdiction at present.

    2005 Location
  • CISI

    In 2007, AP Group became a recruitment partner of CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment). This partnership lasted for over 5 years.

    2007 Achievement
  • Geneva

    In March, AP Group opened an office in the jurisdiction of Geneva.

    2007 Location
  • AP Group - New Image

    During May 2007, the group re-branded and became AP Group.

    2007 Milestone
  • Zurich

    In February, AP Group opened an office in the jurisdiction of Zurich.

    2009 Location
  • Cyprus - Limassol

    In June, AP Group opened an office in Limassol, Cyprus

    2012 Location
  • Singapore

    AP Executive established a new office in Singapore.

    2014 Location
  • Corporate Intl Global Awards

    In 2014, AP Executive was named as the "International Recruitment Specialist Firm of the Year in Switzerland" by Corporate Intl.


    2014 Achievement
  • Corporate Intl Global Awards

    Recognised for the second time in three years, AP Executive once again won the Corporate Intl Global Awards in the category: International Recruitment Specialist Firm of the Year.

    2016 Achievement
  • Offshore Excellence Awards

    In February, AP Executive added another feather to its cap by winning the 2016 Offshore Excellence Awards in the “Best in Offshore Wealth Management Recruitment” category.

    2016 Achievement
  • Corporate LiveWire Global Awards

    In May, AP Executive won the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016 in the “Recruitment Services Provider To The Finance Sector” category.

    2016 Achievement
  • Luxembourg

    AP Executive opens office in Luxembourg

    2016 Location
  • Corporate Vision Award

    In August, AP Group won the prestigious 2016 Corporate Vision Award in the category: Best Global Recruitment Specialists.

    2016 Achievement
  • Canada

    AP Executive opens an office in Toronto, Canada.

  • APSCo

    AP Group became members of APSCo (the Association of Professional Staffing Companies) - UK’s leading professional recruitment industry body.

    2016 Achievement


  • "The AP Group have been enthusiastic supporters of both REC qualifications for many years.  They are committed to supporting their staff by offering them the opportunity of taking the Certificate in Recruitment Practice whilst they are fairly new to the company, and at a later stage they are encouraged to continue their studies with the Diploma in Recruitment Practice. Despite the geographical challenges, there is a very positive relationship between the REC and the AP Group enabling workshops and exams to be arranged locally in Guernsey and Jersey when the opportunities have arisen."Beryl Makinson FREC DipRP, Student Services Manager, The Recrutiment & Employment Confederation (REC)

  • "As STEP is a worldwide organisation, we need to work with companies with a similar global outlook to provide the best possible member service, and in the recruitment world, AP Group fits the description perfectly"

    Hannah Maloney
    Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive, STEP

  • "The SII is a big organisation and not many recruitment firms are equipped to satisfy our requirements. AP Group is, and we are delighted with the service we have received."

    Simon Culhane, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments (CISI)

Our Values

Commitment and Loyalty

We’re proud to be the preferred recruitment and career partner in the industry, and we believe that our success is a reflection of our continued loyalty to clients and candidates alike.

Professionalism and Customer Satisfaction

We place customer satisfaction at the heart of what we do. This is what drives us to deliver consistent, superior quality staffing and career management services, whilst maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and reliability.  

Confidentiality and Integrity

We strictly adhere to the best practice in selection and recruitment and are committed to protecting the confidentiality of our clients and candidates at all times.