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She says: ‘I thought I had better play ball and go along on at least one date, otherwise they would say I hadn’t tried.’They met at Sloane Square, in Chelsea, where Terry emerged from the Underground station wearing an anorak and carrying a rucksack.In an area as personal as dating often it might feel more comfortable to be seen in your own home or in your own locality.And – here’s the crunch – it costs between £10,000 and £50,000 to join.It sounds like a mind-boggling amount of money to me, but with 12 offices around the world and more to follow, they’re clearly doing something right.Meet Your Future® is a registered trademark of Selective Search® and is a proprietary asset of the Company used for matching successful, commitment-minded men and women who are looking to find the love of their life.The Meet Your Future® matchmaking process combines executive recruiting methodologies and sophisticated search algorithms with matchmaking intuition to create a holistic approach to each search.We get to know each individual on a very personal level.We develop Client-approved Benchmarks for Success™, which outline the Client’s specific search criteria.
Impressed by this apparently rigorous approach, Ms Fontaine, 44, rang up to enquire about joining and a consultant invited her to an interview, not at the company’s registered offices in the City of London but at the Charing Cross Hotel on The Strand.‘I thought it was a bit strange but was quite happy because it was on my way home,’ says Ms Fontaine. She was given his email address and sent him a message. They emailed her some more details, for a man with a Persian-sounding name, who was 56 and worked in financial investments.The agency was set up 12 years ago by former hotelier Mairead Molloy when she saw a gap in the market for a high-end, personal dating service.They don’t use algorithms to match their clients, everything is based on personal introductions, the feedback they accumulate from you after each date you go on, and a good dose of gut instinct.The Benchmark phase explores over 110 key personal, professional, and social indicators desired in a partner.The purpose of the Benchmarks is to focus the scope of the search, but not to constrain it.
So, when I was asked if I wanted to try out Berkley International, a personal dating service for the slightly more discerning patron, it seemed like a nice change of pace.