Chris Clarke

Chris Clarke (Managing Director & Founding Partner) – Chris started working in London over 15 years ago when he joined the Compliance team at Standard Bank, now ICBC Standard Bank, before joining a specialist recruitment firm where he spent nearly ten years placing roles across the Legal, Audit, Risk & Compliance sectors, ranging from entry level positions to Director level, heads of department positions.

Chris launched CLARC Recruitment in 2017 to offer a one agency solution covering clients Legal, Audit, Risk & Compliance requirements given the continued demand for firms in these areas. CLARC  pride ourselves on offering a professional service to both candidates & clients alike, giving honest advice across the board.

Darren Ruskin (Partner) – Darren started working in the city over 20 years ago and worked in-house Compliance roles for a Japanese Investment Bank and a couple of Brokerage firms after 3 years at the London Stock Exchange. His in-house Compliance roles covered front office advisory specialising in Equities, Commodities & Derivatives, as well as client due-diligence.

In 2005 Darren joined a specialist recruitment firm where he spent over 15 years placing roles across the Legal, Compliance & Financial Crime sectors, ranging from ‘Break in to’ positions to Global Heads of Compliance both in the UK and Internationally.

Darren joined CLARC in 2020 to focus on continuing the growth of the business across all sectors whilst maintaining the high standards of service CLARC pride themselves on.