Alex Tattum

Alex Tattum  Lead Consultant / Director 

Alex has worked with technology and engineering businesses in the UK for over 13 years. His customers value his honesty and transparency and appreciate his ability to listen and provide practical solutions to challenges. Alex’s proudest moments come from placing people into different roles throughout their career. He builds genuine relationships with his customers that supersede the standard transactional nature of business. Alex is passionate about technology and customer success. 
 
Originally from the North West, Alex now lives in the Bristol area with his wife and two young children. Interests include pretending to know a bit about fine wine, running quite long distances very slowly, and attempting to play piano to anyone who will listen, and playing Golf with anyone who promises not to laugh at him! 
Phillip Tate

Philip Tate Lead Consultant / Director 

Phil has worked within IT and Engineering recruitment in UK markets for 14 years. His customers receive the highest levels of service and integrity, with a personable approach. He takes pride in being able to support organisations with niche or urgent needs. Phil is proactive and driven – focussing on quality and efficiency. 
 
Originally hailing from Teesside, Phil now lives in the Northwest with his fiancé, daughter and a naughty dog. His passions include spending time with his family, fell running and watching rugby with a beer. 
James Davies

James Davies Principal Consultant  

James has worked within Engineering and Engineering recruitment for a combined 12+ years and counting. Having worked on electronics equipment as a technician and RF and communication systems as an engineer he is able to offer a reasonably broad level of understanding to clients in the market that many of our competitors can not. James has a real interest in IOT and engineering technologies and couples this with the highest levels of customer focused service. 
 
James settled in the Bristol area over 10 years ago and lives with his long-term partner and 16-year-old door stop; sorry “dog” 😊. Interested in all things food, most things with an engine, and pretty much any adrenaline activity which in his younger years included fastpacking and climbing multiple peaks solo. 
Kelly Ryan

Kelly Ryan Sales Support Administrator 

Kelly has worked in recruitment for 13 years, having specialised in compliance, auditing, and training. She prides herself on having a keen eye for detail, being highly organised and having a methodical approach to her work. She focuses on providing guidance, support, and high levels of customer service to clients and candidates. 
 
Kelly is from the Northwest and lives with her partner and two cats who provide endless entertainment and cat hair! Pastimes include spending time with family and friends, films, wine (red specifically!) and a spot of yoga. 
James Davies

James Anderson Senior Consultant 

James has 8 years of recruitment experience spanning across sectors including technical sales and IT Engineering helping companies across the UK. 
 
He prides himself on his consultative approach to each customers individual needs, harnessing both candidate and client relationships in a personable fashion, with a focus on scaling up new business areas, applying a straightforward, consultative approach and problem-solving skills to drive growth. 
 
Providing bespoke professional consultancy and support services to clients and candidates, allowing him to provide a transparent and honest service throughout the whole recruitment process and supply the best business connection possible to benefit the business and project. 
 
Originally from London James moved to the Southwest 12 years ago and is the father to two boys and is looking forward to planning his retirement on the back of their football. 
 
His passions and interests include gym, football and boxing, with a new found love for golf, weekends are usually spend watching his sons play football whilst being forced to run the line. 
James Davies

Tom Fear Senior Consultant 

Tom has spent his years in recruitment with a primary focus on all things Software & Electronics. He prides himself on offering a bespoke service to both his clients and candidates. 
 
Tom is constantly striving to build and maintain a professional business relationship with both clients and candidates. Doing this allows Tom to provide a transparent and honest service throughout the whole recruitment process and supply the best business connection possible to benefit the client or project. 
 
Outside of the working world, born and raised in the heart of North Somerset, Tom is a single-figure golfer who will be out on the course at any given opportunity. (So, if anyone is looking for a round, give him a call!) Along with this, Tom has a keen interest in going to the Gym, watching a range of different sports such as Formula 1 and Rugby, as well as having the odd pint of Guinness 
James Davies

Mike Morris Lead Consultant 

Mike has worked with technology recruitment industry for over 17 years. He is passionate about providing a great service to his customers and likes to build genuine and strong relationships with clients and candidates alike. He is always open and honest and will always manage expectations correctly. He values the relationships he builds and you can see that with the number of clients he has worked with for multiple years. 
 
Mike grew up in Bristol and still lives in the Bristol area with his girlfriend. His interests include cooking, football and trying to play as much golf as possible as soon as the suns out. 
James Davies

Mikaela Richmond IT Data Anaylst 

Mikaela has worked in recruitment for 2 years. Before that she worked in retail management. The career change essential in gaining a work life balance and to study for various IT qualifications. She has had a keen interest in IT for some time, whilst continuing to progress her knowledge, she hopes to further her career in Recruitment. She has a keen eye for detail that enables her to perform her role to a high standard. 
 
Mikaela is from the northwest area and lives with her husband and 2 children (soon to be 3). Her Interest include reading of multiple fiction genres, learning new things and planning days out with her family. 
James Davies

Dave Johnston Lead Consultant 

David has been working in the recruitment technology sector for over 15 years primarily in Ireland, but also set up a very successful recruitment business in the USA. 
 
David prides himself on having a very low interview to placement ratio which he attributes to understanding his clients needs and building exceptional relationships with his candidates. 
 
David is an award-winning recruitment consultant that will go above and beyond for his customers. This is why customers and candidates are still working with David after 15 years. 
 
As a professional ex-dancer with Michael Flatley Lord of the Dance and Riverdance for over 10 years (no, seriously!), David is a staunch believer that his dancing background is what gives him the resilience and drive to succeed in recruitment. As he puts it, “you need to be a resilient person to get up every morning when your toenails are hanging off from the previous days beating, and then dance again for 10 hours in a rehearsal studio!”. 
 
Based in Limerick with his wife and 2 children, David is a passionate golfer (although he will admit that his passion is better than his ability). David is your go to consultant for Contract tech recruitment across Ireland. 
James Davies

Sophie Smith Principal Consultant 

Sophie is our ‘Embedded Queen’ – a title bestowed to her by her customers and colleagues past & present! Sophie is a fervently passionate and energetic Recruiter who is motivated by doing an exemplary job for her customers. 
 
Sophie has 8 years of recruitment experience mainly focussing on Embedded Software Recruitment across the North of the UK, Midlands & Cambridge supporting a variety of different customers from Defence to consumer Electronics. 
 
Sophie will always go above and beyond to deliver a great service and holds honesty and transparency in high regard at all times. Sophie's work rate and dedication to her customers is second to none and her honest and upfront approach is appreciated by her customers. 
 
Outside of work, Sophie was born in Birmingham and is an avid traveller always thinking about the next location to travel to and how to get there. Her passions also include the Gym, getting stuck into football (she supports all the football teams) as well as enjoying a good meal out. 
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What they think... 

"Phil provided an extremely professional and personalised service, unlike other recruitment companies I have dealt with. He went the extra mile and I never felt like just another candidate." 
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