Who We Are

Our global mobility recruitment team is founded by industry leaders with experience on both the service industry and in-house mobility management.

Vincent Tackoen

Managing Partner

Vincent founded Talent Mobility Search in 2014 and has been a managing partner since its inception. He is based in Melbourne, Australia. Vincent has held various mobility roles in consulting and on the corporate side. After working for years as a cost-of-living surveyor and client services manager at AirInc in Brussels and Boston, Vincent moved to Australia to complete an MBA at the Melbourne Business School in Marketing and Finance. From there, he held senior roles as global head of mobility for SKM (now Jacobs) and regional head for Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong.


Vincent believes in strong clients and candidates’ relationship and spends a lot of his time coaching and mentoring the next generation of mobility professionals.

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Sean Collins

Managing Partner

Sean joined the TMS group as a Managing Partner in 2015 and is based in Singapore. With over 20 years’ experience Sean has worked in leadership roles on both the service provider as well as client side. He started his career with a relocation company managing sales and marketing across China, based in Beijing and then the broader SE Asia and India region, from Singapore. Sean then moved in-house and for 8 years was managing the mobility programs for Microsoft in China and APAC.


Sean is also the founder of a boutique consulting firm Talent Mobility Asia and has won several accolades from the industry, including the best mobility program in Asia for two consecutive years at the FEM and a Meritorious Award from Worldwide ERC. He is often asked to speak at events and currently sits on the SE Asia Strategic Advisory Board and the Recruiting Committee at the Worldwide ERC.

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Simon Rogers

Managing Partner

Simon joined TMS in 2016 and is based in London. His career in mobility spans over 20 years. Having originally started in expatriate tax, including in a leadership role in one of the Big 4 on the flagship financial services account, Simon then moved onto his first in-house role at ABN AMRO leading the mobility and international reward function across the whole group. Simon has held similar roles in RBS and Aviva and his last corporate role was with ResMed as part of the HR Executive.


Simon is still asked to speak at industry events about mobility and the future and indeed is a member of an advisory board in the mobility arena.

Siobhan Cummins


Siobhan joined the TMS leadership team in March 2020 as a Partner in the EMEA practice. Siobhan is one of the most respected mobility leaders in our industry, with close to 35 years’ experience in senior leadership roles with ORC/Mercer, Deloitte, EY and running the global mobility programs at Thomson Reuters and Naspers. Siobhan is part of  the EMEA team alongside Simon Rogers and Richard Hewer. 


Siobhan also runs her own boutique consulting firm in addition to working with TMS. She is also a Board Member of the Permits Foundation and a strategic advisor to NetExpat, Certino, Global Expat Pay and the Global Mobility Executive.

Michelle Durkin


Michelle joined TMS in August 2020 after 20+ years in leadership roles in Corporate and the Big 4, including tenure at Honeywell, Lucent Technologies and KPMG. Michelle was mostly recently the Head of Mobility at Teva Pharmaceuticals.


Michelle has enjoyed repeated success devising and implementing strategies, aligned with company culture and goals, in diverse settings.  She has a talent for cultivating client relationships and partnerships based on professionalism and integrity. 


Michelle is a member of Benivo’s Strategy Council and serves as Vice President, on the New Jersey Relocation Council, Board of Directors.


Michelle is based in Florham Park, New Jersey, USA.

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Richard Hewer


Richard joined the TMS group as a Partner in 2017 and is based in London. Prior to joining TMS, Richard led GMS/ Employment and Reward tax teams for two established recruitment businesses for the last ten years. During this time, he successfully completed a number of senior remits and team builds across EMEA and the Americas.

Richard is heavily involved in developing the talent agenda for TMS clients gaining access to the most competent local talent, while also enabling clients to look offshore where and when required.

Where We Are

Our offices are in London, Singapore, Melbourne and New York.

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