Michelle Palmer

Founder & CEO


Following completion of her PhD in Organic Chemistry Michelle joined a start-up technology company that specialised in retail systems and worked as a software engineer.

Later she moved to Proctor & Gamble where she was responsible for running their European R&D Systems before leaving to join Cap Gemini Ernst & Young as a management consultant.

In 2007 she founded Canary Wharf & City IT Recruitment. The company has a global reach and services clients in Europe, the middle East and the US and has won multiple industry awards. With both geographic expansion of the firm and the services it offers it was rebranded to theDIFFERENCEENGINE in 2018.