Meet the Team
Meet the Team
Technical - Sales & Operations Senior Consultant
Andrew is a vastly experienced consultant who began his Recruitment career in 2000. Specialising in servicing technical industries (engineering, manufacturing, construction, IT, electronics, electrical, oil & gas, OEM’s, etc.)
Andrew is committed to understanding Client’s and their requirements providing them with a full array of staff from Director to shop-floor level. He is a self-confessed luddite but his honest approach and phobia for letting people down means that he continues to be a successful and passionate recruiter who we are proud to have as a member of our team.
Favourite things:Book: Ashes to Ashes by Tami Hoag, Robin Hobb’s Farseer series, The Poet by Michael Connelly, The Aftermath by Peter Robinson, Linseed Oil and Fish Paste by Mark Bussell BUT the best book ever written is Playground of the Gods by Ian Stafford
Film: Tequila Sunrise
Food: Tapas, or my friend in Canada Dave’s BBQ ribs
Song: The Saturday Boy by Billy Bragg
TV Programme: West Wing
Colour: Navy Blue
Place in the World: British Columbia
Sport: Cricket of course. Any other answer is simply wrong
Calum has been the Co-Owner of Mana Resourcing since 2007. Previously, Calum had worked at Yell as an Account Executive for almost four years. He is a very hands-on Director, leading the Mana Resourcing team in addition to looking after commercial sales, office, and IT positions for clients.
Favourite things:Book: Dreams of Leaving by Rupert Thomson
Film: The Godfather Part 2
Song: She Bangs The Drum – The Stone Roses
TV Programme: Cheers
Place in the World: Northumberland
Alistair's experience has always been in sales, from his first role selling mobile phones, working through advertising sales at EMAP (now Bauer Media) and then setting up with his own business as an agency selling Outdoor and Ski goods to the trade. Alistair returned to media sales with Yell.com where he met his current co-owner Calum (above). Alistair's role at Mana has developed from being a hands-on Consultant to taking responsibility of accounts, budgets, marketing, buying, trouble-shooting and running the Education Team.
Book: Tycoon by Peter Jones.
Film: Taken, Man on Fire and Equalizer.
Food: Indian although I will try anything!
Song: The Devil Went Down to Georgia - The Levellers.
TV Programme: Odyssey - highly recommend watching.
Place in the World: Dubai. UK - York and Edinburgh.
Sport: Gym. My kid's playing football or trampolining.
Talent Manager (AKA Resourcer)
Luke is one of our talent managers; he finds the best candidates for our Consultants.
In his spare time Luke enjoys playing and watching sports and socializing with friends. Luke is also a budding thespian so keep a look out he may be performing at a theatre near you.
Favourite things:Book: People, Places and things.
Film: Harry Potter.
Song: One Love - Bob Marley.
TV Programme: Dexter.
Place in the World: New Forest.
Compliance and Administration
Charlene joined Mana in January 2016 and what an impact she
has made! As our Compliance and Administration, it is Charlene's role to keep
Mana's dealings 100% compliant with UK regulations. With 10 years experience in
this field Charlene is tenacious when it comes to getting things right.
Charlene is not just about work, she also has a love of singing and is part of Rock Choir, this fits in well with her allotment where, come rain or shine, she is found singing and growing her own veggies.
Book: Too many to mention.
Song: Matchbox 20 – push / Fleetwood Mac – Silver Springs.
TV Programme: Dexter.
Place in the World: Oz.