About Michael

michael-web-photoCorbeau Consulting was founded by Michael Danes in 2016. Michael started his career in recruitment in 1997 with Hays Accountancy Personnel specialising in senior finance recruitment. In 2003 he co-founded Byron Recruitment a successful senior level consultancy with offices in London Victoria, Reigate & Chertsey. As the business grew, Michael continued to be actively involved in recruiting for his clients. He specialised in recruiting highly qualified senior management and executive level professionals for businesses varying in size from SMEs to Blue Chip across a broad range of sectors including:

  • Financial Services
    Legal & General; Fidelity Investments; Unum Provident; Towers Watson; Just Retirement; Equiniti; esure.com
  • Food & Drink
    United Biscuits; Kerry Foods; Lindt; SAB Miller; Fosters EMEA
  • Automotive, Manufacturing & Engineering
    Andrew Winch Designs; McLaren Automotive Group; Toyota GB; Cameron; Ricardo Engineering; Kimberly Clark
  • Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure
    The Berkeley Group; Barratt Homes; Linden Homes; Balfour Beatty; Mott MacDonald; WS Atkins; BAA; Colas
  • Media & Entertainment
    Reed Elsevier; EMAP; EA Games; Pinewood Studios, Universal
  • Leisure
    Merlin Entertainment Group; Hilton Group; Millennium Copthorne; Virgin Atlantic; First Choice; Virgin Holidays

In late 2012 Michael started working with Forté-FD, a Cornwall based finance director and management consultancy service before becoming the Managing Director of Wattstor Ltd, the award winning renewable energy storage and management business, where he continues his involvement as a Non-Executive Director. He is passionate about delivering a first class recruitment service and has founded Corbeau Consulting to help Cornish and South West businesses to source the high calibre talent it deserves.