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Lorraine Pratap

A founding member of Pratap Partnership, Lorraine is responsible for the financial and legal aspects of running the business and sits on the Board alongside Nik.

Her background of working within accounts, followed by an enviable career in recruitment, means that she has a deep understanding of the financial recruitment sector and is perfectly placed to both support and help to successfully drive the business forward.

  • Over 17 years’ experience working in recruitment for Hays Plc, 12 of which were spent as a Senior Manager leading the Yorkshire Public Practice team of 5 and sitting on the UK steering group for Public Practice recruitment nationally.  MREC qualified.
  • Lorraine spent 5 years working within the training division of Hays Yorkshire ultimately holding the responsibility of the training for all of Hays plc staff in the North of England and Scotland.
  • An experienced accountant, with a background of working for a large manufacturing business in Northern Ireland.

Facts about Lorraine

Lorraine is a founding partner of Pratap Partnership and brings a wealth of experience to the business gained through working within both accounts and senior level financial recruitment.

She started her career as an accountant for a large manufacturing business in Northern Ireland and after moving to Yorkshire, embarked on a job search for a similar role. Upon registering with a large international recruitment group, they instantly spotted her natural talent for recruitment and offered her a role as a trainee consultant. She quickly progressed through the ranks and spent several years at a senior level, recruiting for Professional Practice across Yorkshire.

On the birth of her second child, she decided she needed a job that would fit around her home life better and so moved into the training side of the business.

This ultimately led to her leading the training division for the North of England and working at a more strategic level in the turnaround of underperforming offices.

On the birth of her third and final child, Lorraine decided to take a career break, but true to form, still found plenty to keep her busy. She project managed a house build as well as the renovation of several cottages. She then followed her passion for helping vulnerable young adults, taking on a role in a Further Education College assisting them to find work placements.

In April 2019 Lorraine helped to set up Pratap Partnership

Lorraine helped to set up Pratap Partnership alongside Nik and three other founding partners, Nicola, Gillian and Elise. Since then, the business has gone from strength to strength and Lorraine is incredibly proud to have played such an important part in it.

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