About us

On Target Recruitment is now recognised as one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies, with the business having grown significantly since its creation in 1994.

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, IT Solutions, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

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  • Steve Oldroyd
    Steve Oldroyd

    Managing Director

    Steve Oldroyd

    Steve Oldroyd

    Managing Director

    Steve set up On Target in 1994, having had a long career in recruitment. Since 2008, when he bought out his business partner, Steve has set about rebranding and expanding the business, firmly establishing On Target as a sector specialist covering a wide variety of roles, and now employing over 45 staff. In January 2010, Darren Wrigley, Sales Director, joined the Board, followed in November 2012 by Lisa Spiteri, Robert Gaines and Justin Webb.

    Steve spends his spare time with his wife exploring the countryside in search of pubs with excellent local beers. He is also into his twelfth year of restoring his 19th Century home!

  • Darren Wrigley
    Darren Wrigley

    Sales Director

    Darren Wrigley

    Darren Wrigley

    Sales Director

    Darren joined On Target in June 2001 as a Business Development Executive in the Engineering sector when there was only a team of two. He quickly progressed into a Consultant role and from there became a Managing Consultant. In January 2009, Darren became Sales Director, having worked in every sector in the company. In January 2010, Darren joined the Board. He was responsible for the launch of the Medical sector in 2011, an area that continues to go from strength to strength. 2015 sees him play a part in the start of the IT Solutions sector.

    Outside of work, Darren is a serious foodie. He also enjoys travelling and rugby.

  • Lisa Spiteri
    Lisa Spiteri

    Director, Construction

    Lisa Spiteri

    Lisa Spiteri

    Director, Construction

    Lisa has worked at On Target since December 2000. Originally joining as a Consultant in the Construction sector, she is a multiple winner of the Performer of the Year award and is our all-time top biller. Lisa has managed the team's most important accounts as a Major Account Manager and was promoted to the position of Managing Consultant of the Construction sector in June 2011. In April 2012, Lisa was appointed Director, Construction Sector and joined the Board in November 2012.

    Lisa works just as hard outside of the company. She will often head straight off to deal with PTA matters at her children’s primary school, and she is also very active within a charity that is close to her heart. And she still finds time to fit in as many holidays as possible each year!

  • Robert Gaines
    Robert Gaines

    Director, Engineering

    Robert Gaines

    Robert Gaines

    Director, Engineering

    Rob joined On Target in April 2004. Starting as a Business Development Executive in the Engineering sector, Rob developed some of the team's most important accounts. He quickly moved into a Consultant role followed by promotion to Senior Consultant. Consistently successful, Rob's efforts culminated in him winning the 2010 Performer of the Year Award and he was promoted to Managing Consultant, Automation and Control teams in October 2011. Rob joined the Board in November 2012, taking responsibility for all four Engineering teams, as Director, Engineering.

    The demands of life with young children means that Rob’s love of sport is now more often expressed as a keen spectator. However, he always holds his own on the sports field whenever there is an opportunity.

  • Justin Webb
    Justin Webb

    Director, Business Development

    Justin Webb

    Justin Webb

    Director, Business Development

    Justin joined On Target in March 2003 as a Business Development Executive in the Business Solutions sector. He left the company, but was quickly tempted back into a Senior Consultant role in the Engineering sector. He won the 2009 Performer of the Year award, and was promoted to Managing Consultant, Mechanical and Industrial teams in April 2012. Justin joined the Board in November 2012 to take up the Director, Business Development role and is now responsible for winning new major account business across all the sectors as well as recruiting, training and developing the Business Development team.

    In his spare time, Justin plays squash to a high standard, sails and supports Portsmouth FC.

  • Heidi Rose
    Heidi Rose

    Office Manager

    Heidi Rose

    Heidi Rose

    Office Manager

    020 8397 4114 heidiro@otrsales.co.uk

    Heidi is On Target’s longest serving member of staff, having joined in 1997. She is the administrative and organisational backbone of the company, and is also responsible for the entire invoicing and credit control functions. A consummate multi-tasker, on top of this Heidi also runs the IT network administration and purchasing.

    Heidi clearly feels the need to keep herself fit for the demands of her job and is a spinning and CXWORX fanatic. She enjoys socialising with friends, weekends away and is rather partial to a cocktail or two!

  • Maria Shadrake
    Maria Shadrake

    Receptionist

    Maria Shadrake

    Maria Shadrake

    Receptionist

    020 8397 4114 marias@otrsales.co.uk

    Maria joined the support team in 2014, as the business grew at a rapid rate. With her main responsibility being the host of client interviews in our interview suite. Maria brings a winning smile to the proceedings!

    Outside work, she leads a busy life, with 2 young children to entertain and a hectic social life!

  • Katy Pamboulos
    Katy Pamboulos

    Accounts Manager

    Katy Pamboulos

    Katy Pamboulos

    Accounts Manager

    020 8397 4114 katyp@otrsales.co.uk

    Katy is our Accounts Manager. Cool under pressure, as On Target has expanded, Katy has developed the necessary financial systems to help us cope!

    Katy also finds time to work with a local charity, and in her spare time enjoys good food, fine wine and traveling.

  • Laura Nicol
    Laura Nicol

    National Account Manager

    Laura Nicol

    Laura Nicol

    National Account Manager

    Laura originally joined On Target in January 2000 as a Business Development Executive in the Commercial team. Following a few years away, she returned to the company in July 2006 as a Senior Consultant and now manages the company's largest account within the Business Solutions sector, as well as managing other National Accounts in other sectors within the company. January 2014 saw Laura promoted to National Account Manager.

    Much of Laura’s spare time is taken up by her children. She is also an avid Arsenal supporter and season ticket holder and is looking forward to them winning more major silverware in the coming season!

  • David Gray
    David Gray

    Managing Consultant

    David Gray

    David Gray

    Managing Consultant

    David joined us in November 2003 and has played a leading role in On Target’s expansion ever since. Fully involved in the development of the Medical sector, David also manages several key accounts within the Business Solutions sector. In recognition of his efforts, he was promoted to Managing Consultant in July 2014, leading the Medical team as it grows even further.

    David enjoys rugby league and photography in equal measure. He is also one of the fittest members of the team, regularly running to and from work in all weathers – a very impressive 5 miles each way!

  • Liam Newton
    Liam Newton

    Managing Consultant

    Liam Newton

    Liam Newton

    Managing Consultant

    Liam joined the Construction sector in June 2011. Starting as a Business Development Executive, his industry experience proved very useful, and he was soon appointed as Consultant in the Building Products team. In January 2014, Liam was promoted to Senior Consultant following a superb 2013, and has lead the effort to further expand culminating in a promotion to Managing Consultant from January 2015, He has now added the management of the HVAC team alongside the Building Products team.

    Football is Liam’s passion. He manages the award winning On Target football team and is a loyal supporter of Fulham FC and is also a qualified football referee – we are not worthy!

  • Daniel Higgins
    Daniel Higgins

    Managing Consultant

    Daniel Higgins

    Daniel Higgins

    Managing Consultant

    Having joined us in May 2010 as a Consultant in the Construction sector, Dan’s excellent sales and customer service background, combined with superb relationship building skills, led to promotion in January 2012 to Senior Consultant. In January 2014, Dan became our Managing Consultant for the Interiors team, and leads a team to increase our efforts to further grow in what is one of the first markets the company ever traded in! From January 2015 Dan has added managing the Lighting & Electrical team to his responsibilities.

    Dan has lived in places all over the world and still likes to travel whenever he has the opportunity. His love of different cultures extends to a love of all types of food.

  • Karryn Bickell
    Karryn Bickell

    Senior Consultant

    Karryn Bickell

    Karryn Bickell

    Senior Consultant

    Having gained a wealth of sales and customer service experience in the travel and leisure industries, Karryn brought her skills to strengthen our Construction sector. More recently, Karryn moved into the recruitment environment, and following a successful period as a Consultant now manages a portfolio of key accounts as a Senior Consultant.

    Karryn has a genuine passion for life and makes the most of every day. Her social calendar is jam-packed, spending most of her spare time with friends and family, holidaying abroad and keeping fit.

  • Guy Marshall
    Guy Marshall

    Senior Consultant

    Guy Marshall

    Guy Marshall

    Senior Consultant

    Guy joined On Target in January 2011 as a Consultant, as part of the expansion of the Mechanical and Industrial teams. A graduate with an excellent academic background, Guy quickly demonstrated great business development skills and strong sales ability. Following his role as Consultant in the Industrial team, he continued to build upon his early successes culminating in a promotion to Senior Consultant with effect from January 2015.

    A talented golfer, playing to a handicap of six, Guy spends much of his spare time on the fairways of Walton Heath. During the week he cycles to work – it’s the perfect excuse to indulge at the weekends.

  • Ben Farthing
    Ben Farthing

    Senior Consultant

    Ben Farthing

    Ben Farthing

    Senior Consultant

    Ben joined On Target in July 2010, and was instrumental in the development of Building Services within our Construction sector. In April 2012, he was promoted to Senior Consultant in the Electrical and Lighting team, having broken the all-time monthly billing record! Our 'start up specialist', in July 2012 Ben was tasked with helping create our Medical sector. Having played a part in establishing our Medical sector as a leading player, the start of 2015 sees Ben head up our efforts to establish an IT Solutions sector.

    In his spare time Ben enjoys playing sports including golf, tennis and watching Formula One. However, football is his main passion and his dream is for Spurs to win the Premier league – one day!

  • Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson
    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Senior Consultant

    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Senior Consultant

    020 8397 4114 bjorn@otrsales.co.uk

    Bjorn’s superb track record in commercial businesses and customer-facing experience has enabled him to embrace his role as Business Development Executive in the Mechanical team, growing the client base as the team expands. He narrowly missed out on the 2013 Performer of the Year award with some excellent client gains. During 2014 Bjorn has continued his success moving into a Consultant role in the Summer and now goes into 2015 as a Senior Consultant.

    Bjorn is a keen runner and swimmer, but his most impressive sporting achievement (perhaps) is his ability to walk 100 metres on his hands – with only the aid of a pint or two, purely for the purposes of careful preparation!

  • Yasmine Shaban
    Yasmine Shaban

    Senior Consultant

    Yasmine Shaban

    Yasmine Shaban

    Senior Consultant

    After qualifying in Media and Communications at Southampton University, Yasmine joined On Target in January 2013. Her natural sales ability, combined with excellent communication skills, have made her a valuable asset to our Automation team. Yaz started her life with On Target in the Business Development role and quickly moved into a Resourcing Consultant role before promotion to Consultant in early 2014. She not only looks after some of the teams key clients, but also runs the social media marketing effort on behalf of the whole company. After another outstanding year Yaz was promoted to Senior Consultant from January 2015.

    Outside work, she likes to be wined, dined and showered with gifts – and rightly so!

  • Nick Montgomery
    Nick Montgomery

    Consultant

    Nick Montgomery

    Nick Montgomery

    Consultant

    020 8397 4114 nicholasm@otrsales.co.uk

    Originally from New Zealand, Nick first broke into a sales career in Australia whilst travelling and stayed there for 3 years. Having worked his way up, he briefly returned to New Zealand prior to moving to England to marry his English bride. He worked in recruitment for 10 months for a well known firm, before joining On Target's Interior team as a Consultant.

    Nick's passion in life is film and television, when his young son allows him the time!

  • Vanessa Burrows
    Vanessa Burrows

    Consultant

    Vanessa Burrows

    Vanessa Burrows

    Consultant

    With considerable industry experience, Ness has been responsible for developing a new role for On Target. Working within the Construction sector, Ness has created the start of a Building Services Technical team. She places designers, project managers and other technical personnel on a permanent and contract basis. In 2013, she won the overall Performer of the Year award after some outstanding successes.

    Outside of work, Ness is the proud owner of three tortoises, enjoys gardening, cooking and regular trips back to her native Texas for a fix of sunshine.

  • Matt Wilson
    Matt Wilson

    Consultant

    Matt Wilson

    Matt Wilson

    Consultant

    A founder member of the Power team, within On Target’s Engineering sector, Matt graduated in June 2011 and has pursued a variety of roles before settling on a career in recruitment. With record speed, alongside an experienced colleague in Dave Cox, the Power team has quickly established itself. Outside work, Matt boasts a Martial Arts Black Belt and has run 100m in 11 seconds!
  • Tim Williams
    Tim Williams

    Consultant

    Tim Williams

    Tim Williams

    Consultant

    Tim joined On Target in September 2011, bringing with him good experience in engineering sales and customer service. Starting out as a Business Development Executive in our Automation team, Tim is now a Consultant role and manages one of our most important client relationships.

    Outside work, he is an avid sports fan – particularly Newcastle United FC and Durham County Cricket Club. He enjoys travelling the world, music and festivals.

  • Sarah Dimmock
    Sarah Dimmock

    Resourcing Consultant

    Sarah Dimmock

    Sarah Dimmock

    Resourcing Consultant

    Sarah joined us in 2014 as a Resourcing Consultant in our Lighting and Electrical team, having graduated in Photography.

    Outside of work, Sarah is graduating with an MA Photography and is putting this skill to practical use. She hopes to move out and get her own place soon.

    Well done to our Building Products Resourcing Consultant Sarah Dimmock, who was 250% of her target in June. Raced ahead of everyone to grab the Consultant of the Month Award. Keep up the good work!!

  • Chris Comley
    Chris Comley

    Resourcing Consultant

    Chris Comley

    Chris Comley

    Resourcing Consultant

    A new addition in 2014 to the Interiors team, within our Construction sector, Chris has joined as a Resourcing Consultant to increase our efforts to source candidates in this busy market. With a wide ranging background in general management, sales, recruitment and customer service, Chris brings a wealth of experience upon which to draw. Chris has a busy time coming up, with a wedding to plan for 2015!
  • Robyn Salter
    Robyn Salter

    Resourcing Consultant

    Robyn Salter

    Robyn Salter

    Resourcing Consultant

    Robyn joined On Target having had a long career in the catering industry, and is now an important part of our target beating HVAC team.

    She is a serious shop-a-holic in her spare time, with an unrivalled wardrobe as a result!

    Congratulations to our April performer of the month, Robyn Salter. The efforts of our HVAC Resourcing Consultant has seen her rise to the top with an outstanding result of being 236% of her target! She is well appreciated by her Clients and Candidates. Keep up the good work!

  • Callum Potter-Edwards
    Callum Potter-Edwards

    Resourcing Consultant

    Callum Potter-Edwards

    Callum Potter-Edwards

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 callump@otrsales.co.uk

    A History Graduate, Callum came to On Target from a teaching background and brings with him presentation skills, creativity and excellent planning and time management skills. He is a Resourcing Consultant in the Lighting & Electrical team.

    Outside work, Callum restores cars and is a serious mountain bike racer!

  • Hiba Al-Khazraji
    Hiba Al-Khazraji

    Resourcing Consultant

    Hiba Al-Khazraji

    Hiba Al-Khazraji

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 hibaa@otrsales.co.uk

    Having graduated in Psychology, Hiba went on to complete an MSc and then followed an early career in healthcare, whilst continuing to work part time in a retail environment.

    With alot of experience and responsibility at a young age, Hiba is now using this in a Resourcing Consultant role with the Building Services/HVAC team.

    Outside work, Hiba's passion for make-up sees her working for her friends business at weddings, parties and any occasion. When not with friends shopping and at music events, Hiba is planning her next trip across the globe.

  • Adam Tamplin
    Adam Tamplin

    Resourcing Consultant

    Adam Tamplin

    Adam Tamplin

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 adamt@otrsales.co.uk

    Having left school at a young age, Adam used his golfing prowess to become a pro at his local club. After 3 years, he moved into the Construction industry and soon after into Recruitment. At On Target, Adam is part of the highly successful Lighting & Electrical team, and works as a Resourcing Consultant.

    Outside work aside of playing golf, Adam spends his time playing and watching football.

  • Taylor Cox
    Taylor Cox

    Resourcing Consultant

    Taylor Cox

    Taylor Cox

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 taylorc@otrsales.co.uk

    Having graduated in Performing Arts, Taylor decided that a career in recruitment was her goal.

    Following work in the education, retail and customer service sectors, she joined On Target's Medical sector as a Resourcing Consultant, making an immediate impact.

    Outside work, Taylor is a health & fitness fanatic, both watching and playing as well as interests in theatre, travel and socialising.

  • Ed Griffiths
    Ed Griffiths

    Resourcing Consultant

    Ed Griffiths

    Ed Griffiths

    Resourcing Consultant

    Having graduated from Kent in Economics in the summer of 2014, Ed joined the Building Products team as a Resourcing Consultant.

    Outside work, Ed sails, plays football and rugby and has a healthy interest in fitness and nutrition.

  • Thaleba Uddin
    Thaleba Uddin

    Resourcing Consultant

    Thaleba Uddin

    Thaleba Uddin

    Resourcing Consultant

    Having graduated in Business and Marketing, achieving a 2:1 with several distinctions on various modules, Thaleba helped run the family business, before moving into property lettings management. Having made a success of that, she has taken on the role of Resourcing Consultant in our Mechanical Engineering team, sourcing candidates for sales, technical and commercial roles.

    Outside work, Thaleba is a make-up artist for fashion shoots and the bridal industry.

  • Dylan Whelan
    Dylan Whelan

    Resourcing Consultant

    Dylan Whelan

    Dylan Whelan

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 dylanw@otrsales.co.uk

    Dylan is a Resourcing Consultant in our Medical sector having gained an MA in History in the summer of 2014. Having graduated in 2012, outside work , Dylan plays the guitar, watches Arsenal repeatedly fail to live up to their supporters expectations and reads voraciously !

    In his short time here, our Medical Resourcing Consultant Dylan Whelan has snapped up the Consultant of the Month award for May. Well done Dylan for such speedy glory with us at On Target Recruitment.

  • James Tumber
    James Tumber

    Resourcing Consultant

    James Tumber

    James Tumber

    Resourcing Consultant

    James joined in late 2014 after graduating in Business Administration. He is a Resourcing Consultant in our Industrial team.

    Outside work, he plays Sunday league and 6 aside football, runs 10k and plans a half marathon and a Tough Mudder all before the summer (when he expects Fulham FC to be relegated again!)

  • Tom Garrett
    Tom Garrett

    Resourcing Consultant

    Tom Garrett

    Tom Garrett

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 tomg@otrsales.co.uk

    Having moved into Car sales from a young age, Tom moved into recruitment in the Building Services, Rail, Oil & Gas sectors, placing technical staff worldwide after time in a business development role for an M+E contractor.

    Tom is now a Resourcing Consultant in our Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Sector Teams and is responsible for growing our Technical placements.

    As a former national level swimmer, and qualified swimming teacher, Tom also represented his county in Water Polo. he is swimming the channel in 2016!

  • Jake Stewart
    Jake Stewart

    Resourcing Consultant

    Jake Stewart

    Jake Stewart

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 jakes@otrsales.co.uk

    Having graduated in 2015 Jake joins us in a Resourcing Consultant role, looking to use his entrepreneurial skills that have been put to good use during his Uni years.

    As a music festival winner, a radio DJ and keen footballer, Jake will be busy both during the day, as well as every weekend and evening!

  • Adrien Duggal
    Adrien Duggal

    Business Development Manager

    Adrien Duggal

    Adrien Duggal

    Business Development Manager

    Adrien, who was our 2007 Performer of the Year, played a significant part in the creation of our Industrial team. He focused on the expansion of our client base, and goes into 2015 as a Business Development Manager.

    A keen footballer in his spare time, Adrien is also quite the ‘chef’, and enjoys experimenting with dishes to give them a Spanish twist.

  • Nick Boan
    Nick Boan

    Business Development Manager

    Nick Boan

    Nick Boan

    Business Development Manager

    Having joined On Target in July 213, Nick has played a vital role in the expansion of our Medical sector.

    With an extensive and successful business development track record in a variety of markets, Nick has brought on board some significant new medical clients, with a multinational presence, culminating in his promotion to Business Development Manager from January 2015.

    At home Nick has now had a child to add to his growing family and aside of occasionally riding his bike to work, he insists he has no other time on his hands!

  • David Cox
    David Cox

    Business Development Executive

    David Cox

    David Cox

    Business Development Executive

    David’s first job with On Target was the Business Development role within the Automation team. His strong sales and customer service background quickly showed its worth with the winning of an incentive reward. In January 2012 David moved into a Consultant role, before accepting the challenge of creating a new Power team in late 2013. This has proven to be a great success, with the winning of business at some of the worlds largest organisations.


    In his spare time David enjoys a rugby match and a pint afterwards – probably far more than he ought!

  • David Gregson
    David Gregson

    Business Development Executive

    David Gregson

    David Gregson

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 davidjg@otrsales.co.uk

    David joined in the Interiors team as BDE in late 2014, coming from an e-commerce sales environment, with a three year track record.

    Outside work, he climbs rocks, ski's and runs. An all round fitness expert!

  • Leigh Birchenough
    Leigh Birchenough

    Business Development Executive

    Leigh Birchenough

    Leigh Birchenough

    Business Development Executive

    Leigh has most recently worked in the Construction industry as an Operations Manager, but before that was a self-employed Skydiving and Wind Tunnel Coach for many years! He has extensive worldwide travel knowledge and brings to the company our first Photographic memory.

    His Business Development skills are being put to good use in the Lighting & Electrical team.

  • Hayden Miller
    Hayden Miller

    Business Development Executive

    Hayden Miller

    Hayden Miller

    Business Development Executive

    Hayden is part of the long standing and successful Building Products team, within our Construction sector. His previous experience in business development, within various industry sectors, coupled with some recruitment experience sees him perform a pivotal role in the team.

    Outside work, he has a passion for music, producing as well as performing and is a keen snowboarder and skateboarder.

  • Antony Elkington
    Antony Elkington

    Business Development Executive

    Antony Elkington

    Antony Elkington

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 antonye@otrsales.co.uk

    Antony joined us as part of the process of doubling the size of our Medical sector. He brought with him Business Development experience which will help us grow the customer base still further.

    Outside work, he's a keen footballer and an avid Arsenal fan. This, as well as his 2 young daughters, keep him fully occupied!!

  • Oliver Hyne
    Oliver Hyne

    Business Development Executive

    Oliver Hyne

    Oliver Hyne

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 oliverh@otrsales.co.uk

    Ollie joined us as Business Development Executive, Power team in November 2014, following 18 months sales experience in finance.

    Ollie is a graduate in English & Drama and is a keen rugby player, golfer and cook!

  • Marvin Harvey
    Marvin Harvey

    Business Development Executive

    Marvin Harvey

    Marvin Harvey

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 marvinh@otrsales.co.uk

    Marvin is the Business Development Executive in our Mechanical team. His background is in events management, business development and account management. He is playing an important part in the team's expansion into technical placements.

    Outside work, he is an avid blogger and enjoys reading, films and entertaining his young daughter!

  • Kristin Kuhn
    Kristin Kuhn

    Business Development Executive

    Kristin Kuhn

    Kristin Kuhn

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 kristink@otrsales.co.uk

    Originally from Canada, Kristin was awarded for being top student on her Marketing, Management and Professional Sales programme and then moved into a sales role with a machinery company. As a Business Development Executive in our Engineering sector, Kristin is tasked with both growing and further developing this important client base.

    As well as having a strong passion for travel, Kristin plays tennis and soccer, snowboarding and scuba-diving and is a NCAA champion at softball!