Senior Team

As the industry specialist, Avellio has been called on when the stakes are high. We help our clients change their organisational cultures to become data-driven, one hire at a time.

'We help our clients build the best analytics teams in the world. Our expertise comes from our background as former industry professionals, combined with a watch on evolving market trends that will affect the big data and AI landscape of tomorrow.

Our experts have 114 years combined experience between them, with backgrounds as diverse as those of the clients and candidates that we work with - which is why our approach is highly personalised.

We enable forward-thinking technology companies and algo trading firms to secure highly coveted, business-critical quant natives.

Our Values

Our values define who we are, guide the decisions that we make, and enables us to deliver on promised outcomes, professionally and ethically.  


The data analytics landscape is ultra competitive, and our clients rely upon us for critical hires. We strive to never knowingly over-promise, with a commitment to client delivery - 'on-time' & 'on-demand'.

Methodology & Quality

We prioritse our candidate searches and effect introductions based on the quality of our network, combined with experience and intuition.

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‘Talent solutions that separate signal from noise’


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Sonia Carlo

Operations Director

Sonia has unrivalled experience of senior analytics and board-level technology search, mentoring and coaching in retail and financial trading houses.

A pioneer in leadership consultancy and a champion for diversity, clients include leading FTSE, Fortune 500 and private equity companies.

She is also co-founder of Avellio Board and Technology Executive Mentoring.

Graduating with distinction from the York University School of Business and Computer Science.

She started her career at Sage in general management, later joining Dell Corporation to head up the UK business development team, before joining Avellio in 2012.

Sonia is a panel member and contributor at Linkedin. A native of Venice she is also on the Advisory Board of Venice Gateway. She is an MBTI Qualified Practitioner.

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Stuart Bell

Managing Partner

Stuart is Managing Partner and lead consultant of the Data Analytics practice.

His broad search experience spans the financial services and technology industries, helping to build analytics teams at the most senior levels. Evan spends his time meeting, building and managing our technology communities and partnering with clients on UK, EU and Scandinavia data leadership strategies and opportunities.

Stuart’s body of advanced analytics search work has primarily involved consulting to UK FTSE 350 listed, European and Scandic technology brand names, along with EU-based proprietary quant trading firms. 

Functional search experience includes Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Algorithmic Development, and Insight.

Prior to Avellio, Stuart held senior analytics tenures with Citibank, Airbus, and Deloitte.  

Stuart has a degree in Engineering from UCL. 

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Our Associates

There is truly no greater asset than our people. We invite you to learn more about what makes us so unique.

Consulting Team:

Evan Thomas - Analytics

Paul Scott - Data Analytics

Parool Dillon - BI Analytics

Kevin Corrigan - Analytics

Peter Madejski - Digital

Kim Shohet - Insight

Sam Pelly - Insight


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