Meet the Teams

The IOR has a highly experienced senior management team, mostly from a recruiting background, supporting members with hands on expertise. The team's experience covers Recruitment, HR, all aspects of Business Creation & Development, Technology and much more.


Azmat Mohammed IOR
Director General

Multi Award Winning Founder of IOR - Institute of Recruiters

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Academy Managing Director

Hannah joined the IOR as Managing Director of the Academy for Professional...Read More>

Joanna Gregory
Director of Training & CPD - UK

Jo joined the Institute of Recruiters as UK Director of Training and...Read More>

Padma Tadi
Legal Counsel

Padma is an Employment Solicitor at Irwin Mitchell LLP and she advises on...Read More>

James Kingston
Ambassador- South West

“In 2013 I founded Kingston Barnes after spending 11 years in...Read More>

Tam Tanna
Programme Lead - Job Board Benefits

I am the Programme Lead and co-founder of the IOR’s Job Board...Read More>

Ambassador - North West

Darren comes to the IOR having 20+ years experience in the recruitment...Read More>

Ian Shephard
Ambassador- West Midlands

Ian is the IOR 'ask the expert' panellist for Apprenticeships, an...Read More>

Stewart Davis
Ambassador - North West

Stewart Davis MIOR MinstLM FIRP MIoD has been the CEO and MD of...Read More>

Amanda Price
Ambassador - North West

Currently the MD of Services Plus, Amanda is a confident...Read More>

Ambassador - South East

Jacqueline’s professional recruitment experience includes over 10...Read More>

Steven Convery
Ambassador - West Midlands

“A 21st century old school Owner/Director having a strong experience...Read More>

Ambassador – South East

Alison Kennedy has been involved with recruitment for most of her life....Read More>

Ambassador - N. Ireland

Julie has 14 years experience in the Recruitment Industry. During this...Read More>

Karen Turlay-Rose
Ambassador Support Lead

Karen is Director of Financial and Corporate Recruitment Services at A....Read More>

Ambassador - West Midlands

Gavin's success in the recruitment industry as a head hunter and...Read More>

Ambassador - London

Marcus has been working in recruitment since 1998 and has hands on...Read More>

Andy Cosias
Ambassador - South East

Andy is the Managing Director of Total Site Projects Ltd, providing a...Read More>

Alan Crockert
Ambassador - Scotland

Alan’s passion for a long time now has been the Recruitment Industry...Read More>

Jason Crowe
Ambassador - South East

Jason Crowe is an Associate Director of Total Site Projects Ltd who...Read More>

Ambassador - East/West Midlands

Wendy is a recruitment professional with over 20 years experience in this...Read More>

Ambassador – Yorkshire & Humberside

A well versed, motivated and highly passionate recruiter coupled with 13...Read More>

Elena Loseva
Ambassador - Russia

Elena has over 7 years of experience in executive search and recruitment,...Read More>

Ambassador - India

Raja has 10+ years experience in technology consulting, strategy, business...Read More>

Ambassador - South Africa

A passion for Talent Management and a dedication to the highest of ethical...Read More>

Financial Management

David Lever FCA (Fellow Chartered Accountant) is a qualified Chartered...Read More>

Naike Hechem
Beyond Plan B
Advisory Board – HR/In House - New York, USA

Naike is currently an Advisory Board Member of several industries.  She is experienced...Read More>

Rio Tinto
Business Analyst/Project Manager

Lenka is currently working as a Business Analyst / Project Manager for Rio Tinto on their...Read More>

Marie Findlay
Kellogg Company
Global Recruitment (ATS Implementation) Project Manager

Marie is currently employed as a Global Project Manager with the Kellogg Company, the world...Read More>

Mary Beth Carter
Burger King Corporation
Director, HR and Talent Acquisition, EMEA

Mary Beth is currently a Director, HR and Talent Acquisition, EMEA at Burger King Corporation...Read More>

Tiffany Hughes - Recruitment Advisor
C & J Clark Ltd
Recruitment Advisor – UK & ROI.
My role is responsible for delivering all aspects of recruiting success throughout...Read More>
Ali Gilani
Head of Global Resourcing

Ali is the Head of Global Resourcing at Arcelor Mittal, the world’s leading steel...Read More>

The Clear Company
Development Director

Kate Headley is the Co-Founder and Development Director at The Clear Company, an organisation...Read More>

Marius Michael Burger
Principal Resource Specialist

Marius is currently employed as a principal resource specialist at Vodaphone and has many...Read More>

Knowsley Housing Trust
Operational Director – Organisational Development

Collette is an Operational Director for Organisational Development at Knowsley Housing Trust,...Read More>

Financial Times
MD FT Recruitment Solutions

Steve is the Managing Director of Financial Times business group, and has 17 years of Sales...Read More>

Chair NHS Blackburn with Darwen

Nick Kennedy is the ex Chair of NHS Blackburn with Darwen TCTP.

NHS Blackburn with...Read More>

Kalpesh Kukadia
Bombardier Transportation
International Recruiter (Global - Talent Acquisitions)

Kal is currently employed as an International Recruiter with Bombardier a world-leading...Read More>

Tariq Yanis
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Head of Resourcing, Projects & Development

Tariq is Head of Resourcing, Projects & Development at Guy’s & St Thomas’...Read More>

Verity Davies
Topshop - Topman
Senior Talent Officer

Verity is currently employed by Topshop-Topman as a Senior Talent Officer and has attained...Read More>

James Healy
Assistant Recruitment Manager

James is employed as an Assistant Recruitment Manager at KPMG a leading provider of...Read More>

NCC Group Plc
Group Training Manager

Shahid Shami has worked in the Learning & Development environment for approximately 12...Read More>

Michael Page Executive Search
Advisory Board | Agency

Simon is currently the Managing Director of Michael Page Executive Search, the search arm of Michael Page International; a company that has in excess of 35 years’ expertise in professional...Read More>

Rupy Uppal
Advisory Board | Agency

Rupy is an outstanding Professional working as an Recruitment Account Manager. She is...Read More>

Suzie Tobias
Strike Jobs
Advisory Board | Agency

Global Job Board. 42 subsectors. Translates to 65 languages. Video CV. Specialist Disability Arena Suzie started her career in Recruitment in 1985 based in the City working mainly within the...Read More>

Sean Young
Spring Technology
Advisory Board | Agency

Sean is an Associate Director at Spring Technology, a leading company in the global IT recruitment market and the UK's largest technology staffing provider. Spring has more than 25 years...Read More>

Hannah Keep
Vi International Ltd
Advisory Board | Agency

Hannah has been Managing Director of Vi International Ltd for the last 8 years and has previously been employed as a Consultant, a Manager and a Regional Manager within the Recruitment Industry...Read More>

Michael Keeling
One Click Group
Advisory Board | Agency
Mike is Sales Director at the One Click Group, providers of umbrella and accountancy services for contractors and freelancers.  One Click is UK based, service and compliance focused and...Read More>
Valerie Graham
Carousel Consultancy
Advisory Board | Agency

Valerie has worked as a Manager for Carousel Consultancy, a privately owned recruitment consultancy for 15 years, and specialises in Commercial, Financial and Technical Recruitment with a...Read More>

Boomerang Funding
Advisory Board | Agency

Paul Dewick is the Sales Manager for Boomerang Funding, which provides risk and commitment-free funding to support contract and temp recruitment businesses.

Paul’s career began in...Read More>

Dave Hazlehurst
Ph. Creative
Advisory Board | Agency
Dave is a partner at Ph.Creative - A leading digital agency based in Liverpool, UK.
He works across the business ensuring Ph.Creative deliver, remarkable...Read More>
Scott Wintrip
Wintrip Consulting Group
Advisory Board | Agency
As president of The Wintrip Consulting Group and StaffingU, Scott Wintrip has helped thousands of companies across the globe increase revenue, improve profitability, expand market share, boost...Read More>
Tomas Coulter
Build Recruitment
Advisory Board | Agency
After graduating with a BA Honours degree in Economics in 1999, Coleen joined Hays Construction and Property as a trainee recruitment consultant. Coleen enjoyed a very successful career with...Read More>
Bob Rehill
Freedom Business Partners
Advisory Board | Agency

Bob is an Independent Programmes Project & Change Consultant at Freedom Business Partners Ltd and has experience in a variety of sectors including Recruitment, Financial Services, Telecoms,...Read More>

Tomas Coulter
360 Resourcing Solutions
Advisory Board | Agency
Tomas launched 360 Resourcing in 2009 with partner Stephen Rundell, after working in recruitment for Discover Retail. He realised a need for a more eclectic choice of resourcing solutions for...Read More>
Joel Anderson
Advisory Board | Agency

Joel is an entrepreneurial, creative and technically minded business leader with a passion for science, engineering and recruitment. Joel is currently engaged as a Director and major shareholder...Read More>

Advisory Board | Agency

Lee is a Recruitment Consultant at Assystem Recruitment, a company who offer a full service technical recruitment consultancy with a proven track record across a diverse spectrum of engineering...Read More>

TXM Recruit
Advisory Board | Agency

Cliff is a Recruitment Consultant at TXM Recruit an established specialist Recruitment Consultancy with a proactive, dynamic approach to permanent and temporary recruitment solutions within the...Read More>