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About us

Our Story

The 60D Journey

60 Degrees has grown through a series of introductions between like-minded individuals. Here there is a shared belief in impacting people’s lives through work and a vision of creating a more responsible recruitment business. Having led agencies and large multi-national corporates, our Directors, Ishpal Bansal and Brad Bloom wanted to create a business that not only had clients at the heart of what they did but moreover, supported its own people across their professional and personal lives and crucially, acknowledged each of our candidates’ individual circumstances and career aspirations to ethically support their career transition.

To support this ambition, we embarked and secured the best and brightest minds in our industry to deliver exceptional client and candidate advisory services and securing the best talent, fit for both our clients and candidates.  

Today, we have seen exponential growth and have the privilege of working with an incredibly dedicated team who are impacting lives across Africa, Europe, the UK and the Middle East.  

Our Name

What's In A Name

Why 60 Degrees?  We wanted something that was current and had meaning.  The name is based on the regions we cover: these run from 0 degrees to 60 degrees longitude.  From our hubs in London, Cape Town and Johannesburg we offer candidates mobility across the UK, Middle East and Africa.  We bring expertise and regional knowledge to our clients operating in these geographies, or who may wish to enter an emerging market.

Leading company

Our Working Principles

We pride ourselves in working with dynamic and engaging individuals and companies who are genuinely interested in the power of talented people to drive businesses forward. Along with working with these great businesses, we also support and encourage creativity in our own people.


We are inquisitive. We ask lots of questions in order to develop a deep understanding of our clients and candidates. We are therefore well positioned as a team to find solutions to any situation or challenge.


We’re rare, surprising and atypical recruiters. We are great at what we do! We lead discussions, provide valuable advice and deliver exceptional quality and results to our clients and candidates.


We work together, and in partnership, with our candidates and clients. We want you to be ecstatic with the results and, as such, we will work hand in hand with you to ensure we deliver the best results.


Despite our knowledge base, expertise and passion, we know that in order to achieve great things for our clients and candidates, we must listen to their needs, adapt and evolve as a business constantly. We’re never afraid of learning and take on new challenges with the utmost humility.

Get to know us

Meet some of our team

Santhurie Pungan

Senior Recruitment
Specialty: Tech, Supply Chain & Logistics

Mari Mitchel

Specialty: Tech, Finance & Executive appointments

Kaylah Pillay

Specialty: Tech, Engineering, Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing

Robyn Bergmann

Head of
Specialty: Tech, Finance, Engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing and Executive appointments

Ishpal Bansal

Specialty: Board and CEO Services

Brad Bloom

Specialty: Leadership Assessment

Tam van der Sluys

Specialty: Executive Search and Consulting & Change

Contact US

UK: +44 (0)20 3711 0013
SA  +27 (0)21 300 1512
Email: enquiries@60degrees.com

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