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Huw Martin

Managing Director

I am the Managing Director of Head Resourcing. My role is to grow the business, provide a great place to work for our staff, continually develop our employees and ensure that we always strive to provide excellent customer service to clients & candidates and never promise things we can’t deliver.

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Loves: Singing, Rugby & driving anything with an engine

Hates: Mushrooms

Favourite word: Ratatouille

Favourite song: The Strange Museum – Paul Weller

Happiest memory: Watching Wales play at the Millennium Stadium for the first time! (They lost by 30+ points to the all blacks)


Huw Martin

Layla Abdulrahman

Associate Consultant

I am in the permanent team at Head as an Associate Consultant which I thoroughly enjoy – every day is different and I enjoy building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates. I have been here since July 2013 and I look forward to continuing my success and developing my career in recruitment.

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Loves: French Martinis and Sunshine

Hates: Tardiness

Favourite word: Chocolate!

Favourite song: ‘Drops of Jupiter’ by Train.

Happiest memory: Going to Australia to start my travels and then equally coming back to see all my family and friends I had missed so much.


Layla Abdulrahman

Jilly Anderson

Senior Consultant - Contracts Division

I joined Head Resourcing as a resourcer before joining the Contracts Team in 2009 and becoming Senior Consultant.  I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some of our biggest clients and have enjoyed building relationships, meeting people & being able to help. I love how much our team care about each other and about what we do – joining Head has been the best decision I’ve ever made.


Loves: holidays, crème brulee, family, friends, spending money, the E! channel, men with good manners.

Hates: getting up in the morning, cheap shoes, marzipan, bad grammar.

Favourite word: plum

Favourite song: The Calling – Wherever You Will Go/ Amy Winehouse – will you still love me tomorrow

Happiest memory: sitting on the beach in Monterey– beautiful, warm, peaceful, very happy.

Jilly Anderson

Paul Atkinson


It’s a great pleasure to work with the talented team at Head. My role is to work with the leadership team (Head honchos), provide support and make sure they have the tools and resources to grow a highly successful business as well as a great place to work. My day job however, is as a Partner in a venture capital firm, Par Equity, which invests financial and intellectual capital into young companies and helping them to become successful, international, businesses.

Loves: Family, ideas, opportunity, truth, people who get things done

Hates: Arrogance, narrow mindedness, deception

Favourite word: Vacation

Favourite song: Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd

Happiest memory: Watching my children grow up, among many other happy times

Paul Atkinson

Kimberly Bale

Contracts and Compliance Administrator

As part of the compliance team I am responsible for conducting rigorous pre-employment screening of all contractors before they go on-site and provide general business support to Head Resourcing colleagues.  My favourite part of the job is meeting with and getting to know our lovely contractors.



Loves: Long walks, long lies & long island iced teas!

Hates: Spiders, wet hair & dishonesty

Favourite word: Hunners

Favourite song: Tengo el Don by La Liga & Alika

Happiest memory: Watching my sister graduate from university having been told years before she wouldn’t finish high school.


Kimberly Bale

Caroline Barclay

Office Administrator

I joined Head Resourcing recently as an administrator after taking a few years out to look after my young family.  It’s a really nice place to work and all the staff are really lovely and care a great deal about what they do.

Loves: My family and my lovely dog Honey.

Hates: Rude people who don’t say please and thank you

Favourite word: Sausage

Favourite song: Fairytale of New York by the Pogues

Happiest memory: All my family Christmases and holidays, I can’t really choose one favourite memory I have so many good ones.


Caroline Barclay

Eyrun Bernhardsdottir

Recruitment Consultant – Contracts Division

Before I joined Head Resourcing, I worked in recruitment and business development within the public sector in London. I’ve now relocated to Edinburgh and am thrilled to be able to continue providing excellent customer service and care while working in the fast-paced environment of the Contracts team!


Loves: Films, pizza, football and lager.

Hates: Mushrooms, anything pickled and having to wait for people.

Favourite word: Sausage

Favourite song: Such great heights – Postal Service

Happiest memory: Holiday in New York in 2013 to see Wrestlemania and enjoy the great city.


Eyrun Bernhardsdottir

Lucy Burnley

Senior Consultant

I am an experienced consultant specialising in IT & business change recruitment. I enjoy working closely with my clients to build long term working partnerships, and have experience fulfilling a broad range of assignments including software development, project management, infrastructure specialists and senior management.

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Loves: Cheese and Sunshine

Hates: Washing up

Favourite word: Potentially

Favourite song: Jermaine Stewart – We don’t have to take our clothes off

Happiest memory: Tenerife – girls holiday in 2006 relaxing and gossiping by the pool!

Lucy Burnley

Cate Burton

Associate Consultant

I focus on finding candidates for a variety of roles within IT and business change, and have worked at Head’s permanent team since January 2012.

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Loves: Hearing my daughter giggle and my family!

Hates: Bad manners & rude people

Favourite word: Gin!

Favourite song: You Got to Show me Love – oldie but goodie!

Happiest memory: Being proposed to! And hearing Lily’s first word ‘Mama’ (I always knew I was the favourite)

Cate Burton

Robin Chambers

Senior Consultant - Permanent Division

My job involves matching candidates to client requirements, delivering the best service and understanding their needs.  Building lasting and quality relationships with candidates and clients is also essential for my role.

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Loves: My wife, my family, football, golf, being out with friends.

Hates: People who chew food loudly, people who push in queues, bad drivers and glee.

Favourite word: Happy

Favourite Song: 99 Problems – Jay Z

Happiest Memory: The birth of my son

Robin Chambers

Paula Clayden

Senior Consultant

I am a senior consultant working in the permanent team specialising in IT and business change recruitment. I love meeting new clients and building strong relationships and the satisfaction of helping great candidates securing their dream jobs!

Loves: Holidays, French Martinis, my nephews

Hates: Feet, hangovers, bad manners

Favourite word: Holiday

Favourite song: Candi Staton – You’ve got the love (the original version)

Happiest memory: Sipping cocktails for breakfast on the beach last year in Mexico


Paula Clayden

Andrew Cook

Resource Consultant

Before joining Head Resourcing, I spent the majority of my career within the Merchant Navy as a Marine Engineer. Most recently, I worked at SSE in the shield sales department. Head’s focus on people and maintaining mutual relationships were my main attractions for joining as a resource consultant, and I now look forward to building a long and fruitful career within Head.

Loves: Travel, Motor Racing, Cycling, Snowboarding

Hates: Narrow minded people, laziness

Favourite word: Aubergine

Favourite song: Yoohoo – Dusky

Happiest memory: Witnessing the Isle Of Man TT for the first time.

Andrew Cook

Ross Coverdale

Marketing and Communications Executive

I’m a publishing media graduate from Angus and joined Head in May 2012 to drive the marketing and communications strategy. Head Resourcing have a great story to tell, and it’s my job to help tell it!

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Loves: Shiny shiny gadgets, music, rollercoasters

Hates: Incorrect apostrophe usage, fruit in savoury dishes.

Favourite Word: Shoogle!

Favourite Song: The Story – Brandi Carlile.

Happiest Memory: When I got married in Rhodes in September 2011 surrounded by our family and friends.


Ross Coverdale

Graeme Cox

Senior Consultant - Contracts Division

Joined Head Resourcing in 2006 and have progressed up through from Resourcer, Consultant to now Senior Consultant. Enjoy helping Clients/Candidates as that’s why we’re here right?


Loves: A little bit of banter, Dumb N Dumber, Vegas!

Hates: Cucumber and Seafood

Favourite word: It has to be “Boom”

Favourite song: Tough one – probably Elbow – One Day Like This

Happiest memory: The night I can’t remember :-)


Graeme Cox

Heather Cuthbert

Trainee Accountant

I work with other members of the finance team on a range of tasks including processing supplier invoices, invoicing of permanent placements and liaising with contractors and customers.

Loves: Chocolate, Wine and Tapas

Hates: Onions & Rainy Days

Favourite word: Toatie

Favourite song: The Scientist by Coldplay

Happiest memory: The first time my three year old said “Night Night… Love you”


Heather Cuthbert

Douglas Darby

Resource Consultant – Contracts Division

Recently joined the ever busy contracts team at Head after working for a different recruitment company for a year in a new business role. I am a people person and enjoy the interactive side of recruitment. This coupled with the way in which Head work and their values was the reason I felt this was the company I wish to continue my career with.

Loves: Football (watching and playing), Dogs, Food, Food and more Food, My Bed, Nights Out,

Hates: Mornings, Miserable People, Olives, Coffee

Favourite word: Pamphlet

Favourite song: Don’t have a favourite but very partial to a bit of Jay Z.

Happiest memory: My 4 summers working abroad split across Spain and the USA. One big blurred happy memory!


Douglas Darby

Lisa Dempsey

Senior Consultant - Contracts Division

Along with my colleague Arlene, I manage some of our key corporate client relationships.  I’m responsible for sourcing potential candidates, account management, attending annual client reviews and everything in between! I have been with the team since 2009 and have gained extensive valuable experience and knowledge in recruiting for Business Change and IT contract roles.

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Loves: Family, Friends and my dogs, music and travelling.

Hates: Dishonesty, shellfish and being cold

Favourite word: Bulb

Favourite song: Everything, Michael Buble or anything Michael Jackson

Happiest memory: Lying on a deserted beautiful beach in Koh Samui with my fiancé, with nothing to hear but the sound of waves crashing on the sand


Lisa Dempsey

Leigh Dickson

Consultant - Contracts Division

I work in the contracts team here at Head, sitting in a team of 12 my role is to speak with both candidate and client contacts across all the clients that we currently service.  Mainly I work with some of our key corporate customers supplying all levels of skills and experience.

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Loves: Family, Noel Gallagher, and would love love love to sleep past 6am.

Hates: hangovers

Favourite word: ‘bobble’ and ‘basically’

Favourite song: You’re a Superstar – Love Inc

Happiest memory: Birth of my Son Dale.

Leigh Dickson

Martin Ewart


I’m proud to be part of the Head team. My role is to ensure we deliver promises to our clients, shareholders and colleagues. I do that by supporting the team to ensure we have clear direction, a great strategy, and are growing the capabilities of the business. My passion is in delivering results, building effective partnerships and seeing people develop in their roles.

Loves: Family, Music, the outdoors, football, alignment, collaboration, great outcomes, and Lambretta Scooters

Hates: Racism, divisiveness, not keeping promises, (often) football

Favourite word: Not a word, but the sound of laughter

Favourite song: Changes all the time, but one that is always in my top 3 is “A Change Is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke

Happiest memory: Family Christmas days… many of them…


Martin Ewart

Sam Fergusson

Senior Consultant - Contracts Division

As a Senior Consultant, my role consists of co-managing a number of Head Resourcing’s key accounts for IT, Digital & Business Change contract recruitment. I engage with our clients’ hiring managers to understand their organisations, working in partnership with them to secure good quality talent! Get requirement, find good candidates, fill requirement… all whilst providing a service that candidates and hiring managers will want for years to come.

Loves: Cricket, Rugby, seeing the world, and all things New Zealand

Hates: Aubergine, bad drivers and shopping

Favourite word: Spoon

Favourite song: Orion, Metallica – or anything by the Foo Fighters.

Happiest memory: Sitting in the sun, beer in hand with great mates on top of a boat sailing the Adriatic.

Sam Fergusson

Deborah Garner

Trainee Accountant

I joined Head in May 2014 working as part of the finance team. My role is to liaise with customers and contractors, process supplier invoices and help set up new contractors into our system.  I’m really enjoying my role, working alongside lovely people and gaining a range of new skills.

Loves:  Music, Night-time and Cake.  Yummy food, cocktails and of course Shoes!

Hates: Feet

Favourite word: Boogie

Favourite song: Not sure on favourite (there are so many) but a good go to song is Telegraph Road – Dire Straits.

Happiest memory: Travelling around Europe on trains.


Deborah Garner

Jamie Grant

Recruitment Consultant – Contracts Division

Before Joining Head I was working in the bar and events industry in Glasgow as an Events Manager on a range of campaigns and parties across the UK. I’m a people person and recruitment has always appealed to me.

Head’s focus on relationships and the happiness of both clients and and candidates is what drew me in, so I took the plunge and joined the busy contracts team as a Resourcer.



Loves: Golf, Rugby, going out

Hates: Reality TV & Coriander (how can anyone eat it!)

Favourite Word: Moroculous

Favourite Song: R Kelly- Ignition (remix)

Happiest Memory: T in the Park with my mates


Jamie Grant

Jenna Hamilton

Management Accountant

I’m part of the accounts team and responsible for processing supplier invoices, generating customer invoices, managing purchase orders, paying suppliers and credit control.


Loves: Football, BBQs, Chocolate

Hates: Rain, Tuesdays, Waiting

Favourite word: Muppet

Favourite song: Lifehouse – Hanging by a moment

Happiest memory: My wedding weekend

Jenna Hamilton

Ella Hodgson

Resource Consultant – Contracts Division

I was drawn to the culture and values of Head Resourcing and am delighted to have joined the contracts team. I’ve worked in marketing and HR which has given me some relevant experience to bring to recruitment. Helping people find their next great role and working with our many clients is exciting and rewarding.

I was drawn to the culture and values of Head Resourcing and am delighted to have joined the contracts team.

I’ve worked in marketing and HR which has given me some relevant experience to bring to recruitment.

Helping people find their next great role and working with our many clients is exciting and rewarding.

Loves: friends, family, frothy coffees, holidays, adventures, feeling inspired.

Hates: unkindness

Favourite word: ocean

Favourite song: Elton John – Your Song

Happiest memory: summer holiday in Sorrento and Capri / year in Canada

Loves: Friends, family, frothy coffees, holidays, adventures, feeling inspired

Hates: Dishonesty

Favourite word: Ocean

Favourite song: Elton John – Tiny Dancer

Happiest memory: Summer holiday in Sorrento and Capri or my year in Canada

Ella Hodgson

Rachel Homer

Contractor Support Administrator

I joined Head Resourcing in April 2012 after working at Edinburgh College of Art for 9 years.  I’m enjoying being part of a professional and dynamic company and I’m looking forward to getting out and about and meeting our Contractors.

Loves: New experiences, watching football and rugby, reading
Hates: Heights and horses
Favourite word: Oakey-doakey
Favourite song: Friend of the Devil – Counting Crows
Happiest memories: Any that involve my friends and family

Rachel Homer

Katie Jankovic

Trainee Accountant

I work closely with other members of the finance team on a range of tasks including processing supplier invoices, invoicing of permanent placements and liaising with contractors and customers.


Loves: Summer, dancing, weddings

Hates: Scary films, meanness

Favourite word: Serendipity

Favourite song: The Cranberries “Linger”

Happiest memory: The birth of my son (cheesy but true)

Katie Jankovic

Charlotte Johnson-Walker

Contracts and Compliance Administrator

Originally from Mid Wales, I came to Edinburgh to study and just fell in love with the city! This is my first role in recruitment, but I’ve already been made to feel very welcome by all the wonderful staff here, and the brilliant candidates I’ve been able to guide through the vetting process as they start new and exciting roles with some of our biggest clients!


Loves: Coffee, rugby, glitter glue, pȃtisserie almost too pretty to eat, and proper bara brith

Hates: Humidity, slow-walking people on narrow pavements, Crocs©

Favourite word: Flimflam and flibbitygibbit

Favourite song: We Love to Boogie, T-Rex

Happiest memory: All the ones which created a catch phrase or anecdote!


Charlotte Johnson-Walker

Anna Knight

Team Manager - Permanent Division

I have been with Head Resourcing for over 8 years now, although it doesn’t seem that long. I love the variety in my role – speaking with candidates, clients, providing solutions, advising on career moves, speaking at events, coming up with better ways of doing things… every day is an adventure!

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Loves: My children (Libby, Charlotte and Sam), husband Sandy, kitty-cat Paddington, and cheese.
Hates: Raisins, injustice and dithering
Favourite word: Yes
Favourite song: Changes all the time! LA Woman by The Doors is always up there though.
Happiest memory: Most of my memories involve wine, so I’m not sure I remember… ask me another question!

Anna Knight

Tori Long

IT & Quality Manager

I look after all things tech & make sure we’re ISO 9001 compliant in all we do. Originally from Northern Ireland, but been living in & loving Edinburgh since 2002. Joined Head in 2007 to do IT Support & now well & truly one of the family here.

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Loves: A good cuppa tea & my homemade carrot cake, Saturday nights, nail polish, my iPhone

Hates: Mice & when people misuse apostrophes

Favourite word: Fab

Favourite song: The Killers – Mr Brightside

Happiest memory: On holiday in Marseille in 2010 & watching the sunset from our balcony with a glass of wine in hand every night before dinner.

Tori Long

Callum Lyle

Finance Director

As Finance Director I need to ensure that more money comes into the company than goes out. I spend time negotiating contracts, liaising with our bankers, auditors and lawyers. The most enjoyable part of the job is interacting with colleagues, clients, contactors and candidates.


Loves: Watching and playing sport, friends and family, beetroot, cheese and chips

Hates: Inability to play golf, musical instruments and to learn a foreign language

Favourite word: Squeeze

Favourite song: Money, money, money

Happiest memory: Going skiing with the family

Callum Lyle

Nicola Mackay

Senior Consultant – Permanent Division

I sit within Head Resourcing’s permanent team and my position is a combination of client and candidate relationship creation and management. I’m proud to be part of the team at Head – I enjoy the freedom we have to network, and really ‘get under the skin’ of client and candidate needs.

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Loves: Coffee, Chorizo and the outdoors

Hates: Laziness, bad manners and Brussel sprouts

Favourite word: Holiday

Favourite song: One Day – Elbow

Happiest memory: I’m lucky to have many from time spent running and skiing in the French Alps and working in northern Italy



Nicola Mackay

Peter Maksimczyk

Consultant – Permanent Division

I have recently joined the team at Head as a Consultant in the Permanent team having worked in recruitment since early 2012. I enjoy recruitment due to the rapport and relationships that are built with candidates and clients alike. There is nothing more satisfying than solving a problem on behalf of a client or helping candidates on their way to achieving their career goals!


Loves: Sports (particularly Cricket and Golf), Cooking, spending time with friends and family

Hates: Rain, Long bus journeys and Hangovers

Favourite word: Awesome

Favourite song: Paris – Friendly Fires

Happiest memory: Probably on a beach in Ibiza, drinks in hand with my good friends watching the sunset.


Peter Maksimczyk

Roya Manouchehri

Business Support Consultant

Mainly responsible for the weekly and monthly preparation and submission of client and company MI, whilst providing continual support to the business.  My role ranges from looking at processes within the company, meeting contractors and looking at lots of spreadsheets!


Loves: Travelling, good food, happy people!

Hates: Dishonest people, football (unless it’s the world cup!)

Favourite word: Chubchub

Favourite song: All these things that I have done by the Killers

Happiest memory: Going to the cinema with my big brothers every Fri night when I was young & playing with baby monkeys in Costa Rica in 2011

Roya Manouchehri

Louise Millar

Contractor Support Consultant

I joined Head Resourcing in October 2015 as Contractor Support Consultant. I have been working in the recruitment sector since 2010 in a variety of sectors, including Healthcare, Logistics and Oil & Gas. I also have a degree in Politics and International Relations. At Head, I am responsible for providing exceptional contractor care to our contractor population, UK wide.

I joined Head Resourcing in October 2015 as Contractor Support Consultant.
I have 5 years’ experience as a Recruiter, in a variety of sectors, including Healthcare, Logistics and Oil & Gas.
I also have a degree in Politics and International Relations.
At Head, I am responsible for providing exceptional contractor care to our contractor population, UK wide.

Loves: Friends, Family, Wine, Scotland, all things Nandos, Disney and Holidays

Hates: Being late

Favourite word: Braw

Favourite song: Anything by Michael Jackson or from the 80’s

Happiest memory: Holidaying in Rome


Louise Millar

Janice Millhouse

Contractor Support Manager

I joined Head Resourcing 5 years ago when we had around 80 contractors and now head up the Support team responsible for initial pre-engagement screening, contracts and post-placement support.  I am immensely proud of the growth of our contractor numbers and the professional, but personal, service provided to all our contractors.

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Loves: All my holidays,  singing, elephants, weekends and wine

Hates: The Jeremy Kyle show, being disorganised

Favourite phrase: “Sweary words”

Favourite songs: Reason to believe – Rod Stewart, A kiss from a rose – Seal

Happiest memories: Birth of my 2 daughters, 3 days riding, swimming and playing polo with my own elephant at an elephant camp in the North of Thailand.

Janice Millhouse

Clare Milrine

Contracts and Compliance Team Leader

I am responsible for a talented team of contracts & compliance professionals and work across a number of accounts, managing stakeholders for clients in the IT and business change sectors. My passions are analysing processes and identifying areas for improvement, problem-solving and implementing changes. I am continually striving to ensure that our team is working effectively and efficiently, whilst supporting their individual development needs.

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Loves: Macaroons, jalapeños (not together cause that would just be weird!) & stripes

Hates: Wasps, escalators & ironing

Favourite word: Indubitably

Favourite song: Raspberry Beret by Prince

Happiest memory: Getting engaged in Paris

Clare Milrine

Lee Murray

Deputy Managing Director / Commercial Director

Key responsibilities of my role include working with Board colleagues to set and manage our strategic and operational activities. I am also responsible for identifying new commercial opportunities and driving growth across the organisation.

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Loves: My family & friends, ambition & success, good food & wine, socialising and having fun!

Hates: Insincerity, laziness, poor service and being late.

Favourite word: Lecker

Favourite song: ‘She’ by Elvis Costello

Happiest memory: The birth of my beautiful little boy

Lee Murray

Jon Musgrave

Regional Director

I have spent my whole career working to a strong set of ethics and was extremely pleased to finally join a business that shares my values. My role with Head is to develop the existing and new staff and to facilitate growth by offering like-minded people the opportunity to work in a grown up environment. The support I have received from the business has been excellent and the team across the board are a fantastic bunch of people to work with.

Loves: Cars and Motorsport

Hates: Dishonesty, poor drivers and shopping

Favourite word: Quickly

Favourite song: Pride (U2)

Happiest memory: Seeing my 2 children being born

Jon Musgrave

Calum Peterson

Consultant - Contracts Division

I get to speak to the candidates about a variety of different types of roles and clients. Also I am (supposedly) a part time Hollywood Actor.

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Loves: Sport, Food (chocolate specifically), a refreshing beer on a hot sunny day

Hates: Accidentally eating fish thinking it is chicken, people cracking their knuckles

Favourite Song: Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve

Favourite Word: Wee (…. As in the Scottish for small)

Happiest Memory: Scotland playing in the Football World Cup – it is a pretty distant memory now

Calum Peterson

Sarah Prasad

Senior HR Business Partner

Head’s focus on building long standing relationships is a refreshing approach. The folk here actually ‘walk the talk’ and that was the main reason I was keen to join the business. My role is to provide effective HR plans and support that help drive business growth and enable our teams to be the best they can be.

Head’s focus on building long standing relationships is a refreshing approach. The folk here actually ‘walk the talk’ and that was the main reason I was keen to join the business. My role is to provide effective HR plans and support that help drive business growth and enable our teams to be the best they can be.

Loves: My family and close friends, music, strawberries, wine and the sun! (Ideally all together!)

Hates: Racism, bullying and negativity

Favourite word: Bubbly

Favourite song: ‘Supersition’ or ‘As’ – Stevie Wonder

Happiest memory:  Singing ‘Every Day Feels Like Summer With You’ with my two boys and husband whilst driving through Provence on our summer holiday!


Sarah Prasad

Jay Rafferty

Resource Consultant

Before joining Head I had been travelling for 15 Months in Australia, SE Asia and Indonesia. On returning to Scotland I started looking for job where I can help others and learn new things. I was given this opportunity which has opened a whole new world to me and I’m loving every minute!


Loves: Rugby, Eating and Super Sunday

Hates: Cauliflower and getting woken up abruptly.

Favourite word: “Drink?”

Favourite word: Come And Get Your Love – Redbone

Happiest memory:  Watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia


Jay Rafferty

Lyle Ritchie

Senior Consultant – Permanent Division

Yes it’s Lyle not Lionel!

I’ve worked in recruitment since 2010 and took on a senior consultant role in 2014. My role involves matching candidate’s skills to my client’s requirements in a professional way. I love my job as each day is unpredictable and offers different challenges.

Loves: Football, Golf, America and my wife to be Jennifer.

Hates: People who are rude and mushrooms.

Favourite Word: Amazing

Favourite Song: Chase & Status, Blind Faith

Happiest Memory: Arriving in New York last year and stepping out into hustle and bustle of New York City


Lyle Ritchie

Alun Roberts

Consultant - Contracts Division

Working on all client contract accounts, enjoying talking to and meeting candidates on a daily basis.

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Loves: Rugby, Frisbee, being active, Summer, Tea

Hates: Mushrooms, Aubergines, Winter

Favourite word: Cracking

Favourite song: Rock You Like a Hurricane by the Scorpions

Happiest memory: Wales Grand Slam win of 2005/Wales Grand Slam win of 2008/ Wales Grand Slam win of 2012

Alun Roberts

Arlene Robertson

Consultant - Contracts Division

I look after contract recruitment for some of our large customers alongside my colleague Lisa, and generally we are responsible for ensuring our client and contractors are happy.  We manage large volumes of vacancies on a daily basis with some of our larger corporate accounts, making sure quality CVs are sent for each vacancy to very tight deadlines.

Loves: Christmas

Hates: Chicken

Favourite word: Muckle

Favourite song: Jingle bells

Happiest memory: Christmas!!!

Arlene Robertson

Edward Simpson

Recruitment Consultant

I am an experienced IT recruitment consultant, with my recent history being in permanent recruitment. I very much enjoy the client management side of the role but also enjoy the feeling of changing somebody’s life (hopefully for the better!) with a new role. I have worked across all verticals, including infrastructure, software and business change. I also have a bachelor’s degree in Business IT and have a good technical background.

Loves: Football (playing and watching – Bradford City), Cricket, Tea and Sunday Dinners

Hates: Early Mornings, Coffee, and Rugby (union)

Favourite word: Delicious

Favourite song: Indeep – Last Night a DJ Saved My Life

Happiest memory: Skiing on Big Bear Mountain (2 hours from Los Angeles) in a T-Shirt on a School Trip


Edward Simpson

Asia Slonina

Resource Consultant – Contracts Division

While working in previous roles I have developed a great passion and understanding of excellent customer service and how vital it is to the success of a business. I am delighted to be part of Head Resourcing where everyone truly cares about clients, candidates and each other.

Loves: Good laugh with my family and friends, sunshine, popcorn and Negroni cocktail :)

Hates: dishonest/two faced people, aniseed, mosquitoes, fear hangovers and people close to my heart feeling sad when I can’t help

Favourite word: Wee

Favourite Song: George Benson – give me the night, Groove Armada – My Friend

Happiest memory: Two instantly come to my head: Camping wild on the beach in Arisaig with my boyfriend Chris and doggy Bruno. Sunny holidays with my girlfriends floating on airbeds on the waves.


Asia Slonina

Kerry Torley

Office Administrator

I joined Head Resourcing in March and my role here is to provide overall admin support. I have recently finished school and achieved business administration qualifications, and am now working towards my SVQ in Business Admin with Head Resourcing and QA.

Loves: Friends, Family and most importantly my iPhone

Hates: Clowns!!

Favourite word: WAG

Favourite song: Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls

Happiest memory: My first girls holiday in Magaluf


Kerry Torley

Clare Watters

Contractor Support Administrator

I started in recruitment in 2007, and have worked in various sectors including defence, engineering and office services. I started with Head Resourcing in September 2015 and am responsible for conducting rigorous pre-employment screening of all contractors before they go on-site, and provide general business support to my Head Resourcing colleagues. I am enjoying the change of direction and aim to provide an expert service!

I started in Recruitment in 2007, and have worked in various sectors as a Contracts Consultant, including Defence, Engineering and Office Services supplying to a variety of clients for a variety of high level roles. I started with head Resourcing in September 2015 and work in the very friendly and helpful Compliance and Vetting Team where I am responsible for conducting rigorous pre-employment screening of all contractors before they go on-site and provide general business support to Head Resourcing colleagues.  I am enjoying the change of direction and aim to provide an expert service.

Loves: Family – my husband Garry, and not so little children Ryan and Michaela, and the dogs Maisie and Nula

Hates: Narrow-mindedness, dishonesty, and arrogance

Favourite word: Bubbling – just bubbles off the tongue

Favourite song: Blowin’ in the Wind, Bob Dylan

Happiest memory: Family holiday in Turkey

Clare Watters

Lisa Whittaker

Senior Consultant

I’ve spent a few years away from the UK, living and working in Seoul and Auckland. South Korea fuelled my digital obsession, New Zealand taught me how to recruit. My love of digital recruitment knows no bounds, and you’ll often find me reading up on the latest JavaScript library (seriously).

Loves: Eating, sleeping and holidays.

Hates: Smoking

Favourite word: Antithesis

Favourite song: Black Lace – Superman

Happiest memory: Any of my friends’ weddings and hen-dos


Lisa Whittaker

Jill Wilson

Financial Controller

I work in Accounts. My main role is to pay people. This sounds quite straightforward but it can be surprisingly difficult.


Loves: Cakes, Faraway Holidays and sleeping babies

Hates: Trams, Midges and awake babies !!

Favourite word: Blether

Favourite song: Bat out of Hell – Meatloaf

Happiest memory: The moment that I realised that my parachute had opened on my first Parachute jump.


Jill Wilson

Charlie Wood

Team Manager - Contracts Division

Team Manager and all-round Contract Recruitment Ninja. I manage the Contracts Division at Head Resourcing who provide IT and business change recruitment services to clients and contractors, focusing on quality and the highest levels of service – it’s great to have a job you love!

Loves: Spending time with my family, Books, Movies & geeking out.

Hates: Wasps, Marmite and massive wastes of public money (e.g. Trams)

Favourite word: Absolutely

Favourite song: No Children – The Mountain Goats

Happiest memory: The birth of my sons.

Charlie Wood

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