Ryan Burkinshaw

Divisional Manager Logistics

Joining the JB Andrews team in April 2018, Ryan now works across many Major Cities in the U.S, China and India for both Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics. Having graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a 2:1 in Business/Marketing, Ryan stepped directly into Executive Search & Selection within the Construction Industry and achieved ‘Best Newcomer’ award following a very successful first year in recruitment.

Originally from Sheffield, Ryan has lived in Leeds since graduation and is an avid Leeds United FC supporter, following them both Home and Away. In his spare time Ryan plays both Football and Golf at Amateur level and also enjoys attending music festivals and gigs.

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Elliott Leek

Divisional Manager Industrial

Elliott joined JB Andrews in June 2020 in order to establish the Chemicals, Plastics & Packaging Division. He has 5 years’ experience within executive search, having previously led a top performing team within a prior firm. He specialises in the placement of senior level Specialty Chemical executives, on a global basis.

After growing up in the Yorkshire Dales, Elliott moved to Leeds to study, graduating with a Masters Degree in business. Upon completing his degree, he stayed in Leeds to pursue a career in Executive Search.

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Paul Butcher

Managing Consultant Freight Forwarding & Logistics (Europe & Asia)

Paul is one of the Senior Recruiters here at JBAndrews, he has 3 years recruitment experience and 2 years’ experience within Executive Search. Paul joined JBAndrews in April 2018 and specialises in the placement of senior level Logistics & Supply Chain candidates across the UK and Europe.

After growing up in Manchester, Paul moved to Newcastle to study at Northumbria University and graduated with a 2:1 in Business Management. Upon completing his degree he moved to Leeds to start his Executive Search career.

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Stuart Blair

Managing Consultant Freight Forwarding & Logistics (North America & Middle East)

Stuart is part of the original team who joined JBAndrews. Like his colleagues, he is a specialist in the Logistics and Supply Chain market, focussing on recruiting experienced professionals. Stuart’s attentions fall upon the Middle East, Canada and various hubs across the USA.

Stuart was brought up in the North East of England before moving to Leeds to start his professional career. Prior to this he studied Law in Newcastle, achieving a first class honours Master’s Degree. In his spare time, Stuart is a keen sports fan, playing football, hockey and golf. He also holds a season ticket at Newcastle United where he “enjoys” going to watch games with his Dad and Brother.

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Jeremiah Bavington

Marketing Manager

Jeremiah studied a marketing degree at Leeds Beckett before deciding to stay in Leeds to join the JBAndrews team shortly after its inception. With his skills and experience being in marketing, Jeremiah heads up all of our marketing strategy, campaigns, and social media.

Jeremiah is originally from Bradford and has lived in Leeds since moving here for university. He enjoys socialising as well as playing many different sports, competing in both football and tennis to the highest junior level.

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Nick Weavers

Principal Consultant

Joining the JB Andrews team in February 2020, after 4 years in executive search, Nick now works globally across the Ingredients, Flavours & Fragrance industries. Having graduated from the University of Leeds in Sports Science & Physiology, Nick stepped directly into Executive Search & Selection within the Automation Industry where he was a consistent top performer. With a couple of years of management under his belt, Nick has joined the team as the first Principal Consultant.

Originally from South London, Nick has lived in Leeds since the start of University in 2013. In his spare time, he is plays Rugby Union, Football & Golf at amateur level, and closely follows both Wasps & Crystal Palace respectively and enjoys attending gigs/music festivals.

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Daniel Allcock

Managing Consultant – Automation

Daniel joined the JBAndrews team in February 2019 and has been responsible for developing the global Automation business within JBAndrews. Today he leads a team focusing on a broad range of Automation solutions across a number of different industry verticals, placing senior executives across Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Daniel was brought up in Cheshire, before moving to Leeds for University, where he achieved first class honours in both his Bachelors and Master’s Degrees. Outside of work he is a keen sportsman, having competed at University, County and National levels in a range of sports.

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Eliot Maher

Senior Recruitment Consultant Audit & Risk (Global)

Eliot transitioned to JBAndrews with four years of experience working in mid to executive level Audit recruitment. Continuing within his area of expertise, he now manages all Audit and Risk based recruitment within JBAndrews. This encompasses a wide range of industries, both within financial services and non-financial services, on a global basis. Eliot is well versed in Operational; Financial; Forensic and IT auditing, as well conducting specialist searches within data analytics and risk.

Following graduating from the University of Sheffield with a Degree in Business Management and Sociology, Eliot moved to Leeds to embark upon a career within the recruitment industry. Outside of work, he is an avid reader and a keen sportsman, previously training in the county and national Decathlon teams.

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Edward Yardley

Senior Consultant Medical & Scientific

Edward heads the CRO, CDMO, CMO sector at JBAndrews, with his primary focus on the technical side of the market. He has built a deep network within the market expanding across the globe, covering a range of industry sectors including but not limited to: Medical Device, Preclinical, Toxicology, DMPK/ADMET, Compound Selection and Development, Early Stage Clinical, Late Stage Clinical, API, Biologics and Drug Packaging.

Having graduated from The University of Sheffield, Edward moved across to Leeds to begin his career within the Executive Search industry.

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Lewis Didelot

Senior Consultant Animal Nutrition

Lewis joined the JB Andrews team in 2020, brining within him over 2 years’ experience of Executive Recruitment within the Animal Nutrition industry. Within this time, he has built a network of top-tier candidates, working cross-functionally and vertically on a global scale.

Lewis grew up in Whitby before moving away and graduating with an Electronic Engineering Degree from the University of York. Upon graduation, he relocated to Leeds to begin his career in Executive Search.

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Oliver Gavins

Recruitment Consultant Animal Health & Nutrition industry

Joining the JB Andrews team in July 2018, Oliver is a specialist in the Animal Health & Nutrition industry. He works exclusively in the executive search sector, with extensive experience across both technical and commercial markets. Oliver focusses on the European and American regions.

Oliver grew up in Sheffield before moving to Leeds to attend University, achieving a 2:1 in Business Management and Marketing. Oliver has two years’ experience as a Marketing Executive for a global welding company prior to moving into Executive Search with JBAndrews. Oliver represented his country in junior rugby for over 5 years and is a huge sports fan, avidly following Newcastle United.

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Will Hatfield

Recruitment Consultant Logistics & Supply Chain

Will is a key member of the team at JBAndrews, within the Logistics & Supply Chain team. Will’s market focus is the European & Asian Freight Forwarding & Contract Logistics sectors.

Before his recruitment career, Will ran his own Logistics business delivering goods across the whole of the UK, and he applies this knowledge to his headhunting work too. He has now sold his side of the business in the pursuit of a career in Executive Search. Will is also a keen sports fan and currently plays football to a Semi – Professional level. He has previously represented Leeds United in the FA Cup as well as playing over 100 games in the football league for Accrington Stanley.

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Pawel Slade

Search Consultant- Diagnostics and Life Sciences

Pawel is an Executive Search Consultant dedicated to the Diagnostics & Life Sciences markets. Following his graduation from The University of Leeds, with a First-Class Honours Degree in Medicinal Chemistry, Pawel remained in Leeds to join the JBAndrews team.

During his time with the company Pawel has developed deep connections with large multinationals and smaller local heroes in the IVD space, as well top-class executive level candidates.

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Shauna Starr

Executive Search Consultant - Food & Beverage Ingredients

Joining the JBAndrews team in 2019, Shauna works across the Americas and Asia Pacific regions within the Food & Beverage Ingredients market. Having graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a 2:1 in Law, Shauna decided that a career in Executive Search & Selection was a great career pathway. Originally from a small town in Lancashire, Shauna was drawn into the busy city life Leeds has to offer, with key interests including fine dining, socialising with friends and taking long walks with her dogs.

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Ben Rispin

Executive Search Consultant - Water Treatment, Equipment & Technology

Having joined the JBAndrews team in 2019, Ben now works globally throughout the Water & Wastewater Treatment Sector. Having graduated from Leeds University with a BSc in Economics, Ben entered Executive Search & Selection within the Industrial segment at JBAndrews and achieved early success working with some key players in the market. Born in Newcastle, Ben has lived in Leeds since finishing University but remains an avid fan of the Toon (Newcastle United). Some of Bens’ favourite pastimes are playing football, skiing and attending music festivals.

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Daniel Marano

Executive Search Consultant - Coatings & Plastics

Joining the JB Andrews team in 2019, Dan now works globally covering the major cities and markets with the Plastics, Coatings & Packaging industries.  Having graduated from the University of Leeds with a 1st class degree in Human Resource Management, Dan specialises in negotiation and sourcing for speciality Chemical/Plastic orientated businesses. Originally from Bradford, Dan has lived in Leeds since graduation and is keen sportsman, participating in and supporting a number of different sport teams in his spare time.

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Abdallah Baker

Executive Search Consultant- Digital Freight Services, E-Commerce solutions, and Road Transportation

After starting in executive search at JBAndrews within the Logistics and Supply Chain industry, Abdallah is now responsible for the Digital Freight Forwarding, and Ports & Terminals placing Executive level candidates only. Abdallah was brought up in Bradford, before moving to Leeds to study Business Management at the University of Leeds. Abdallah initially started a career within the Gambling sector before moving onto Executive Search. Outside of work, Abdallah is a keen music enthusiast, as well as Motorsports and American football.

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Scott Wooley

Executive Search Consultant - Logistics & Supply Chain

Scott specialises in the Logistics and Supply Chain industry within the East Coast of the US and South America. He joined the team after graduating from Leeds Beckett university with a 2:1 in Sport Business Management. The marketing and business skills he acquired through his degree have been transferred into the Executive Search & Selection industry to market candidates and clients successfully.

Originally from Lincoln, Scott moved to Leeds to embrace the city culture. Scott is an avid sportsman with interests in Football, Cricket and Golf.

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Olivia Wade

Executive Search Consultant- Women's Health Diagnostics

After graduating from The University of Leeds, Olivia decided to stay in the city and joined the JBAndrews team. Olivia is now responsible for the Women’s Health Diagnostics market and works across the globe.

Studying English Literature and Theatre studies at University, Olivia uses her interpersonal skills to create long lasting connections. In her spare time, she enjoys socialising, spending time with family, and exploring different places on the weekend.

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Bobbie Coyle

Executive Search Consultant - Point of Care

Bobbie joined the JBAndrews team having achieved a first-class result from her undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds in International History and Politics. Bobbie is now heading up our point of care market and is looking to speak with executive profiles within the point of care sector in the US.

Bobbie grew up in South West London before moving to the midlands with her family. Since moving to Leeds, in her spare time Bobbie has joined a competitive Cheerleading team and also enjoys socialising and shopping with friends.

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Ruairidh Barr

Executive Search Consultant - Fluid Control

Following his graduation from Sheffield Hallam with a degree in International hospitality and business management, Ruairidh moved to Leeds to join the JBAndrews team. Ruairidh specialises in the fluid control industry, primarily looking at Pumps, Valves, Seals, and Rotating equipment with his focus concerning senior management, executive and C++ level placements globally.

In his spare time, Ruairidh is an keen sportsman, playing both football and rugby having played the latter to the highest junior level, whilst also enjoying basketball, skiing and the occasional round of Golf. Having grown up as a fan of Celtic FC, Ruairidh is immune to disappointment.

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Noah Ryan

Executive Search Consultant – Pharmaceutical Ingredients

After graduating from The University of Leeds with a First-Class Honours Degree in Mathematics and Economics, Noah joined the team at JBAndrews. After starting, Noah was assigned to the Pharmaceutical Sector, where he further specialised to develop a deep understanding of the Pharmaceutical Ingredients sector.

In his spare time Noah enjoys both playing and following Football, and keeping up to date with the Tennis.

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