Alexander Smith

Managing Consultant

Alexander joined JBAndrews at its inception in February 2018, in order to build up both JBAndrews’ Finance team and Diagnostics, Genomics & Life Sciences Division. In addition to leading the team, he is personally focused on Senior and Executive level commercial, GM and Technical positons within Diagnostics, Genomics & Life Sciences on a global basis.

Following his graduation from Northumbria University with a Psychology degree, he returned to his home town of Leeds to pursue a career in Executive Search.

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Ryan Burkinshaw

Managing Consultant Freight Forwarding & Logistics (North America & Asia)

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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Paul Butcher

Senior Consultant Freight Forwarding & Logistics (Europe)

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

Senior 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 is currently with us on a yearlong placement, he joins us having successfully completed the first two years of a marketing degree at Leeds Beckett University. With his knowledge and skills set being within Marketing, he heads up all the social media and marketing campaigns at JBAndrews.

Jeremiah is originally from Bradford and has lived in Leeds for the last 3 years while at 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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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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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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Daniel Allcock

Recruitment Consultant- Automation

After starting in Executive Search at JBAndrews within the Logistics and Supply Chain Industry, Daniel is now responsible for developing the Automation focus of JBAndrews. He covers both software and hardware automation at all levels, placing Senior and Executive level candidates globally.

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. Daniel initially stepped in to management roles in hospitality, before then beginning a professional career within Executive Search. 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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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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