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CIPFA South West AGM Conference | Meet our Delegates

Posted on March 2024

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​We’re excited to be attending our first CIPFA South West AGM Conference tomorrow at the historic Guildhall in Bath.


For more than 20 years it has been our privilege to partner with councils and local authorities, providing finance professionals across all levels to support their business functions.

Read the bios of our recruitment specialists who will be in attendance, and find them at the Venn Group stand to discuss our recruitment solutions.


Hannah Smith, Manager |

Hannah has over 10 years’ recruitment experience within Local Government. She is passionate about her sector and manages dedicated teams of specialist consultants who work collaboratively with local authorities across the South West and Midlands. Having built successful relationships with multiple clients, the team have become market leaders in providing effective recruitment solutions within Finance and supply a variety of experienced financial professionals in business-critical roles.


Jonny Finnikin, Senior Executive Consultant |

After studying Accounting and Finance at the University of Chester, Jonny joined Venn Group in 2021 where he became part of the established Local Government Corporate Services Team in the Midlands Office and has since become Senior Executive Consultant. Jonny uses his Finance experience to help assist Local Government candidates and clients by ensuring the needs of all parties are met. Jonny enjoys working in the Local Government as he is helping not only clients and candidates, but also the communities of which they are a part.


Olli Attwood, Executive Consultant |

Olli has been dedicated to developing and managing Venn Group’s local authorities in the South West for the past 3 years, and has enjoyed great success in placing a wide range of interim roles. He has built a great rapport with some of the largest councils across the South West, as well as assisting in their most critical business functions, many of which have been senior finance positions. He possessed strong sector knowledge within finance and wider directorates, being expertly place to assist with any specialist requirement at short notice.

If you would like to book an appointment with our team or discuss your recruitment requirements, please email