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Meet the MBN Leadership & Operations Team
Michael YoungChief Executive Officer
As CEO, Michael's vision for an integrated People Solutions business has seen us achieve tremendous growth over the course of the last few years.
His passion for Insight and Analytics and his extensive network of related industry contacts has seen MBN power ahead in this important and growing sector.
Paul ForrestNon Executive Chairman
He joined the MBN board to help establish the platform for growth and focuses on the development of the senior team, management practices and MBN's core focus around Insight and Analytics.
Paul's background supports the central pillars of MBN's growth strategy and frequently means Paul steps in to support work with MBN's strategically important accounts.
Russell DalgleishNon Executive Director
He splits his time between his home in Scotland and his various business interests in London. Today, Russell uses his experience, contacts and market knowledge to assist companies to grow to their full potential through vision and strategy creation built on a foundation of trust, consistent dialogue and shared inspiration.
Peter DochertyManaging Director
Reporting directly to the board, Pete concentrates his efforts on developing the strength of MBN’s recruitment teams to maximise growth, retention of top consultants and also to ensure that the business continues to develop its management practices.
Steve HolmesFinance Director
Robin HugginsDirector of Academy & Client Services
Most of his experience has been gained in the areas of Technology, Analytics and Digital Engagement and has involved participation in strategically important client initiatives for some of the biggest brands in business.
As Director of Academy & Client Services, Robin’s role combines elements of strategic business development, Operations Management, leadership of the MBN Insight and Analytics team and Training and Development manager for the business.
Following on from graduate studies in Politics and Psychology and Post-Graduate studies in Human Resource Management, he entered the recruitment sector in 1999 and has been with MBN since 2010.
Alan WilsonHead of HR Operation and Compliance
With a background in high performing team development and organisational design and development, Alan joins MBN to help the business to build on the last five years exceptional performance and to facilitate both a rapid scaling of the MBN’s back office and operations capabilities to support our growth and to help develop our talented top team of consultants.
Georgia BoyleBusiness Administration Manager
Darrel CurrenPrincipal Consultant
Darrel's focus is on developing our key relationships with senior decision makers within client organisations. With a focus on understanding the clients’ business strategy, key tensions and growth challenges, and their future resourcing needs, Darrel works closely with the Board of MBN to ensure we are part of the strategic conversation in client boardrooms.
Prior to his role at MBN, Darrel acted as Team Leader with IBM, leading the recruitment of IBM Professional Consultants across IT, HR & Finance disciplines along with international multi-lingual recruitment for IBM’s European technical support centre.
Other notable experience was gained whilst with Hudson, successfully managing the IT recruitment for a number of their key major accounts.
Lauren MarshallPrincipal Consultant
After completing her Psychology Masters Lauren has worked her way up to Principal Consultant level leading a team across all aspects of recruitment with a key focus on candidate attraction and account management.
Lauren manages a number of key accounts nationwide covering all aspects of Big Data, Analytics, Information Technology and Digital.
Joshua SmithPrincipal Consultant
Josh is a graduate of the University of Glasgow where he studied Politics.
Josh works across the Web / Digital Analytics sphere with a focus on new client development, niche candidate selection and client relationship management.
Josh recruits across areas such as Web/Digital Analytics, SAS, R & SPSS Analysts, Customer Insight Analytics, Statistical Modelling, Econometrics and Data Science..
Kristopher McFadyenPrincipal Consultant
Kris is now a Principal Consultant after delivering outstanding results over the past year.
Kris is recognised as being one of the leading recruitment experts across the Data, Analytics & Business Intelligence sectors.
Mari EvansPrincipal Consultant
Mari is a Principal Consultant delivering results in the Software Development, IT and Digital sector.
Areas of specialist expertise include Web Developers (Front-End and Back-end), Mobile Developers, Software Engineers, QA Engineers, Project/Account Managers, Web designers, UX Designers, DevOps, Infrastructure engineers, Technical Managers / Leads, Technical Directors etc and Digital Marketing.
Jamie WatsonPrincipal Consultant
Jamie is now an Executive Consultant with MBN after success delivering to several clients across the UK.
Areas of expertise include Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Statistical Modelling and Digital / Web Analytics.
Jamie’s responsibilities include client development, niche candidate attraction and selection, and account management.
Greta PauzaiteFinance Administrator
Greta is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping and credit control. She closely analyses financial transactions to ensure they comply with financial policies and procedures, in addition to providing administrative and accounting support to the Finance Director.
David HendersonExecutive Consultant
David is an Analytics recruitment specialist with a particular interest in, and focus on, Digital/Web Analytics, Data Science, Econometrics and Customer Insight Analytics in both a contract and permanent capacity.