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IT, Consulting, Telecoms, Engineering & Marketing

Our Team

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“There is a great ‘loud and lively’ atmosphere at Fuel where we all bounce off each other…. one of the first things new people comment on! For me, Fuel is a true meritocracy, with great earning potential as well as a continued internal training that ensures you get out what you put in!” 

Steve Coldicott, Recruitment Delivery Manager

The entire team at Fuel Recruitment is dedicated to providing a first-class recruiting service for our clients and candidates alike. Based in London, Leamington and Manchester, we operate in all areas of the UK and also handle a growing number of assignments on a full EMEA basis.

As you might expect from a company expert in recruitment networking, we have a superb IT team managing and maintaining the databases and hi-tech infrastructure that underpins our offer. Then there are our Account Managers and Recruitment Consultants who work closely with clients and candidates on a day to day basis. And finally, of course, our senior people who are instrumental in setting standards, maintaining our competitiveness and playing active roles when it comes to executive search.

But whoever you meet from Fuel Recruitment, we are all part of one team – intent on providing a superior service at every stage of the recruitment process. Please click on the links below to find out more.

Senior Management

Mark Esom Managing Director

mesom@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487489

Mark founded Fuel Recruitment in 2003. As Managing Director, he is responsible for establishing strategic goals and ensuring effective coordination between the client and candidate facing areas of the company and the support functions.

Mark has worked in the technical recruitment industry since 1994, initially in supplying contractors to the telecommunications industry and later working within IT and Broadcast for both contract and permanent placements. He has vast experience managing large teams of recruitment consultants and sizable budgets.

Mark promotes a very high level quality in processes and customer service, which is fundamental to Fuel Recruitment’s method of working.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/markesom

Murray West Head of Sales

mwest@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487490

Murray helped to set up Fuel Recruitment in 2003. He is now responsible for directing Account Management personnel and the development of new business, both in the UK and internationally. In order to use his unparalleled experience to best advantage he also maintains direct responsibility for Account Management of our Broadcast and International clients.

He is widely regarded as an expert in the Broadcast and Telecoms sectors with experience in recruiting for an enormously wide range of specialist roles.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/murraywest

Jason Bradshaw Head of Acquisition, Estates & Property

jbradshaw@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 0161 457 1331

Since starting with Fuel in 2012, Jason has progressed from Recruitment Consultant to Senior Consultant, gaining valuable experience in Fuel Recruitment’s Telecoms division.

Jason is now Head of Acquisition, Estates & Property and also manages our office in Manchester. He works closely with a number of high profile Telecoms, Retail and Property clients and is responsible for their continued management and growth. Delivering excellent customer service is always central to Jason’s approach with his clients and candidates.

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/jason-bradshaw/60/b6/b12

Steve Willmore Head of Recruitment Delivery

swillmore@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487498 

Steve is one of the founding members of Fuel Recruitment and is responsible for managing Fuel’s team of Recruitment Consultants and ensuring we meet the requirements of our clients and candidates alike.

Steve has over 15 years of experience in recruitment with extensive knowledge of the Telecoms and IT industries.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevewillmore

Chris McCarthy Head of Executive & Pivot RPO

cmccarthy@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455934

Chris has over 18 years’ experience in recruitment. He has developed and delivered a range of recruitment services for clients in commerce across a range of skill sets including Finance, IT, HR and Marketing. For example, Chris has worked with clients such as 20th Century Fox across EMEA recruiting new Executives, such as a Managing Director and Finance Director in Russia, whilst re-engineering their recruitment processes, supply chain and direct sourcing in order to meet significant headcount targets and drive down recruitment spend.

Chris’ impressive track record of personal appointments includes working with BT, KPMG, Birmingham City Council, Cable & Wireless, 20TH Century Fox & The Cabinet Office amongst others.

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/chris-mccarthy/0/990/8a0

Simon Shobrook Head of IT & Consulting

sshobrook@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 0203 709 8970 

A highly experienced recruiter and manager, Simon Shobrook is also responsible for the development of our London office.

Simon has an outstanding track record of delivering search assignments, permanent campaigns, contract resources and packaged teams. Recent examples include niche assignments for DV cleared environments, bi-lingual international resources, partner level search and complete project teams.

Simon will be using his expertise to provide an enhanced service to our existing candidates and clients in the South and also further expand our client and candidate base in the area.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/shobrook

Rob Eatwell Head of Marketing

reatwell@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455943

Rob has earned a reputation for service excellence and become one of the most prolific and versatile, marketing specialist recruitment leaders in the UK.

With over 17+ years dedicated to the marketing, communications and digital sectors, he has helped thousands of marketing professionals further their careers and successfully delivered hundreds of client recruitment campaigns.

Rob is responsible for our marketing, communications and digital recruitment delivery across the UK and personally looks after many of our major client relationships.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/reatwell

Recruitment Consultants

Linda Jureidini-Cox Practice Lead – IT & Consulting

linda.jureidini-cox@fuelps.co.uk | DDI: 0203 709 8966

Linda Jureidini-Cox has 20 years IT leadership recruitment experience, having delivered a range of key IT recruitment and interim campaigns for her clients in the private and public sector.  These assignments have included one-off exclusive assignments through to multi-hire, multi-discipline campaigns, with clients throughout the UK, North America and Asia.

Prior to joining Fuel Recruitment, Linda spent 13 years with a leading global recruitment firm, Hudson. Before that she worked in the US with global staffing firm, Computec, where she successfully executed a range of international executive staffing recruitment campaigns.

Linda’s most recent assignments have included the successful recruitment of IT Leadership for a leading global Pharmaceutical and Procurement business and the build of a Digital technology practice for PwC.

Rianne Lemaitre Recruitment Consultant

rlemaitre@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 0203 709 8967

Simon Shobrook Head of IT & Consulting

sshobrook@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 0203 709 8970 

A highly experienced recruiter and manager, Simon Shobrook is also responsible for the development of our London office.

Simon has an outstanding track record of delivering search assignments, permanent campaigns, contract resources and packaged teams. Recent examples include niche assignments for DV cleared environments, bi-lingual international resources, partner level search and complete project teams.

Simon will be using his expertise to provide an enhanced service to our existing candidates and clients in the South and also further expand our client and candidate base in the area.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/shobrook

Andrew Strain Recruitment Specialist - Telecommunications

astrain@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455950

Andrew works primarily in the Telecoms and Broadcast sectors, providing high level professionals into a range of companies, from small, niche specialists to large Blue-Chip firms. He’s placed staff ranging from Administrators and Project Engineers through to higher level Project Managers, Build Managers and Programme Managers.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/andrew-strain-ba-hons-45854042

 

 

Daniel Phillips Recruitment Specialist – Engineering Industrial Services

dphillips@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455947

Daniel recruits exclusively within the industrial services and engineering sales sectors. Working with a number of industry-leading suppliers, from regional specialist company’s right up to the largest industrial distributors in the country, he places great emphasis to understand the needs and values of the client to deliver the best possible results. Daniel has placed individuals across a wide variety of engineering disciplines, from Support Staff and Project Coordinators through to Material and Quality Engineers. He forms part of the Engineering division at Fuel working alongside vastly experienced industry experts, ensuring the delivery of a well-informed, quality service at all times.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/daniel-phillips-a58bb9124

Elysha Cookson Recruitment Specialist – Technical Architecture

ecookson@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455930

As part of our IT division, Elysha focusses on Architecture from Technical to Enterprise level. Working with a range SME businesses and international blue-chip companies, Elysha has had success placing both permanent and interim positions within both the Public and Private sectors. Elysha’s dedication to understanding the needs of both clients and candidates, combined with her enthusiasm and knowledge of the market place enables her to provide an informed consultative approach, whether clients are undergoing data migration projects or are building an entire IT infrastructure team.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/elysha-cookson-0605a7125

Garry Hart Recruitment Specialist - Broadcast Engineering

ghart@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487492

Garry heads up the Satellite and Broadcast recruitment sectors. His expertise is derived from an extensive career in the Military where he specialised as a signals expert. Garry offers a great experience to both candidates and clients through a consultative approach and is able to provide high-level professionals to his clients due to his excellent understanding of his marketplace.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/garry-hart-8487a7100

Joss Holford Recruitment Consultant

jholford@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 352937

Kevin Au-Yeung Recruitment Specialist - IT, Telecoms and Broadcast

kau-yeung@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487485

Kevin is a Senior Consultant specialising in IT, Telecoms and Broadcast. His previous hands-off experience in coding and engineering, combined with excellent industry knowledge and commercial awareness, enables him to provide a high standard of customer service to his clients.

Kevin has recruited for international blue-chip companies and also works closely with SME businesses around the UK.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kevinauyeung

Matt Ryan Recruitment Specialist – Finance & Accountancy

mryan@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487497

Matt is a Recruitment Consultant specialising in Finance & Accountancy. Matt is an AAT qualified and part-qualified CIMA Accountant with 9 years industry experience. He brings a wealth of industry experience having worked through the Accountancy ranks and offers an unrivalled understanding of the inner workings of an accountancy function. This enables him to quickly and accurately assimilate skills to our client’s requirements.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/matt-ryan-b7332a92

Matt Bennett Recruitment Specialist - M2M, IoT, and Smart Technology

mbennett@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487480

Matthew leads our M2M, IoT, and Smart Technology recruitment team and excels at analysing industry growth trends. He has a keen interest in technology and industry movements across both the IT and Telecommunications sector, and his focus is always on providing a full consultative service to his clients. Matthew is currently covering the following areas: Medical Devices, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Sensor Technology, Connected Home, Smart Cities, and Wearable Devices.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/matthew-bennett-602324125

Rob Brunt Principal Consultant - Automotive Engineering & Manufacturing

rbrunt@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487482

Rob has over 12 years technical recruitment experience covering various sectors including Automotive, Energy, IT, Scientific and Manufacturing.

A quality driven individual, Rob’s main strengths lie in developing key accounts and project managing major recruitment drives which are business critical to our clients. He takes a consultative approach to his work and is responsible for the strategic development of our Engineering Division.

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/rob-brunt/1/593/95a

Rob Eatwell Head of Marketing

reatwell@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455943

Rob has earned a reputation for service excellence and become one of the most prolific and versatile, marketing specialist recruitment leaders in the UK.

With over 17+ years dedicated to the marketing, communications and digital sectors, he has helped thousands of marketing professionals further their careers and successfully delivered hundreds of client recruitment campaigns.

Rob is responsible for our marketing, communications and digital recruitment delivery across the UK and personally looks after many of our major client relationships.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/reatwell

Ruman Kaur Recruitment Consultant

rkaur@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487484

Sara Dove Recruitment Consultant

sdove@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455936

Steve Coldicott Recruitment Delivery Manager

scoldicott@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487494

Steve has an impressive track record of success in the recruitment industry and plays a vital role in our Recruitment Delivery team. Specialising in IT and Telecoms, he works on managing candidate placement in roles ranging from technical support staff to high-level specialised technical vacancies and senior management positions including Commercial Managers and Project and Programme Directors.

His valuable experience is used to support the work of our Recruitment Consultants and he is instrumental in implementing our Fuel Recruitment Training Academy.

http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevecoldicott

Ben Swift Recruitment Specialist - Software Development

bswift@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 0161 4571 330

Ben works specifically on Software Developers based in and around Manchester. He works with companies ranging from small tech start-ups looking for quick expansion through to Blue-Chip firms with established development teams. Recent roles for Ben have involved sourcing candidates with particular focus on frameworks such as PHP and .Net as well as app development on both iOS and Android.

Jason Bradshaw Head of Acquisition, Estates and Property

jbradshaw@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 0161 457 1331

Since starting with Fuel in 2012 Jason has progressed from Recruitment Consultant to Senior Consultant, gaining valuable experience in Fuel Recruitment’s Telecoms division. Jason is now Head of Business Development for our new office in Manchester and will be focusing on building new relationships and serving our existing clients in the North.

Jason has worked closely with a number of high profile Telecoms clients over the last few years and is responsible for their continued management and growth.

Delivering excellent customer service is always central to Jason’s approach with his clients and candidates.

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/jason-bradshaw/60/b6/b12

Harrison Cunliffe Recruitment Specialist - Mobile Telecommunications and Rigging

hcunliffe@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 0161 4571 333

Harrison is a specialist in Telecoms and Field Engineering. Working closely with Telecoms companies, he has developed his own technical knowledge and a wide-spread network to provide a supporting and consultative service to their projects. He has placed Engineers across every niche in Telecoms Field Engineering as well as placing supporting staff throughout the back office and Project Management.

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/harrison-cunliffe-2b8830111

Admin and Support

Elaine Adams Head of Finance & Administration

eadams@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 487496

 

 

Catherine Robinson Contracts & Office Coordinator

crobinson@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455939

Richard Dunn Payroll Coordinator

rdunn@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455937

Lorraine Esom Credit Controller

lesom@fuelrecruitment.co.uk

Zoe West Administrator, Pivot RPO

zwest@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455946

Charlotte Round Contracts Administrator

cround@fuelrecruitment.co.uk | DDI: 01926 455944

Fuel for thought…

Between them, our senior people have over 100 years’ experience in the recruitment sector."