Paul Sherlock
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Paul Sherlock

Director - Compliance & Risk ManagementSpecialising in Compliance, Risk Management

I'm the proud manager of the Risk and Compliance team in the north, covering both permanent and contract recruitment. I started at MERJE in 2012, being one of the first people to join the business. During this time, I have seen the business grow and evolve significantly and helped to build and develop one of MERJE’s most successful teams.

My approach to the role is simple, I aim to lead by example and always strive to provide an efficient and transparent service, ensuring that integrity and honesty remain at the heart of everything I do. So far this method has worked well!

Outside of work, I enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends. Weekends are largely filled with ferrying my kids around to activities and endless class parties. I can also be spotted most Saturday afternoons in one of Didsbury’s many restaurants or bars enjoying lunch and a few well deserved afternoon drinks with my wife and kids in tow.


Having been part of MERJE since the early years, it has been an incredible experience to watch the business grow, not to mention my own career too. We have enjoyed year-on-year success and always manage to raise the bar each year. This, in my opinion, is down to the people. We all have a genuine desire to deliver both on a personal level and as a collective for the benefit of MERJE and our founders. What they have created is a truly unique business that everyone feels privileged to be part of. Long may it continue!

Loves & Loathes

💖 I love morning coffees, the first beer of the evening, Glastonbury, and a good sandwich (the options are endless!).

💔 I loathe low flying pigeons (on account of my height), sleepless nights, trying to listen to two conversations at the same time, and my own indecision (I'm really bad at making menu choices!).

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