Anthony has a varied occupational background and has worked in a mixture of roles, from FLT Driver, delivery driver, labourer and McDonald’s crew member, but found his calling when he began a career in accountancy. Starting out as a bookkeeper, he gained experience in a chartered accountants before joining Primestaff for a six month secondment. It was within this period he knew this would be somewhere he could see himself being for a long time. Anthony became a permanent member of the team in January 2011 and through his hard work and dedication, became the Group Managing Director in January 2017. He is now responsible for all aspects of the business and importantly, ensuring Primestaff is the best agency to work for!
Michael has been working in construction for nearly 20 years. Beginning his career on the building site, Mick took the opportunity to use his own experience of the trade and apply it to recruitment. He joined a large recruitment company in Glasgow, where he remained for 14 years and worked his way up from Consultant to Construction Manager. Ready for a new challenge in 2014, he took up the post of Construction Manager at Primestaff where he was placed in charge of Glasgow's division, made up of just two employees at the time. Driven by his ambition to develop and grow with the company, he has added to our offering and expanded his team massively. He became Construction Director in 2015 and is responsible for Construction and Technical divisions which operate in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Leeds.
Fraser has worked in recruitment for over 24 years and joined Primestaff as our Industrial Development Director in March 2017. He has worked in a variety of roles from Regional Manager to Operations Director within a diverse range of sectors including food production, manufacturing, commercial, IT, driving, industrial and sales. Responsible for maintaining Primestaff Industrial's reputation as one of the best recruiters in the marketplace, Fraser provides coaching and support to his team members and delivers fresh ideas with an unparalleled level of motivation and enthusiasm!
Hayley joined Primestaff in 2012 after a number of years in the accountancy industry. Hayley is responsible for all finance and payroll functions.
Agnieszka joined Glasgow’s Industrial team in July 2005 and was soon exceeding our expectations with her dedication to client service and candidate care. Taking on further responsibility with client relationships, sales, resourcing and fulfilment, Agnieszka became our dedicated Client Services Manager. Stepping up again to assist our colleagues in England with systems training and integration in 2016, Agnieszka became the Industrial Operations Manager, overseeing Scotland and England.
Dianna worked in the accountancy industry for 15 years as a Marketing Coordinator before joining Primestaff in October 2017. Responsible for supporting Primestaff’s operations, Dianna ensures a smooth running of our branch offices on a day to day basis and provides administration support to all team members across the network.
Colin has an incredible amount of construction experience gained from working as a quantity surveyor, development coordinator, sales representative and construction manager. Colin took the opportunity to build our construction presence in Edinburgh when he joined us in September 2015. As Construction Manager for the branch, Colin ensures all consultants have their finger on the pulse with ongoing projects, both locally and regionally. He liaises with clients and candidates to ensure Primestaff are top of the list for companies looking for their next workers, and for quality candidates looking for their next contract.
Wanda joined our team in 1999 and is an incredibly dedicated and loyal member of our family. Originally starting out in administration, Wanda has gone on to cover many areas of the business from payroll, finance, marketing and IT.
Marti joined Primestaff in early 2015, bringing over 5 years recruitment experience along with him. Responsible for sales, service and resourcing, his enthusiasm and good work ethic allow him to build strong working relationships with his clients, candidates, and his colleagues due to his ability to keep them entertained!
Leanne has gained a wealth of experience from 10+ years in recruitment. She has been with the company since January 2013 and is passionate about developing tailored services to meet client needs and she’s talented in that she has the ability to build strong relationships with candidates. She feels a great sense of achievement when clients compliment her on her service and feels proud when the candidates she places are taken on permanently by happy clients. Leanne started out as an Industrial Consultant in Leeds, became a Senior Consultant and then went on to become Scunthorpe’s Branch Manager in 2015. With more responsibility overseeing industrial service delivery across Leeds and Scunthorpe, Leanne became our Industrial Manager for North East of England in 2017.
Having a background of customer service and hospitality Jamieleigh decided to pursue a career in accounting in which she graduated in November of 2018. Jamieleigh has decided to join Primestaff as part of their reception and administrative team adding her knowledge and positive attitude to the company. She is imperative in the smooth running of the day to day candidate and client interactions and looks forward to growing within the company.
Andy is a member of our Construction team in Glasgow and is responsible for resourcing candidates, along with general admin duties, and offers support to the rest of his team. He has over four years experience in recruitment before joining Primestaff in October 2017. Andy applies enthusiasm to his role and joined our team to develop his career within the Primestaff family.
Katarzyna, ‘Kasia’, has been with us since May 2011 and is responsible for resourcing, conducting interviews, carrying out inductions, administration duties and importantly communicating between our largest accounts and dedicated workers. Kasia is incredibly competent at planning and fulfilment, and is a specialist at managing high staffing volumes. Motivated by the fast paced nature of her role, Kasia loves exceeding expectations and always ensures both her clients and candidates are happy.
Claire is currently studying a Business degree with Accounting at the Open University while working as a finance assistant and is looking forward to applying her education to the workplace. Having previously worked in the customer service industry, this will be a new challenge to take head on.
Krzysztof has been a member of the team since April 2015 and prior to that, worked as a temp himself from September 2012 working for various industrial clients. Now responsible for resourcing candidates for our biggest accounts in Scotland, Krzysztof has become a specialist in finding the right people to do the right job – fast. Juggling our candidate availability and client bookings, he is motivated by the fast paced environment and the different challenges he is faced with every single day.
Chris has joined Primestaff in March 2018 after working 4 years in recruitment with a competitor. At his previous employer he worked his way from Consultant to Construction Manager in 2 years.
He was responsible for bringing on large new clients, account management of current clients as well as resourcing.
Paul MacPherson is our construction consultant in Kilmarnock. With over nineteen years’ experience in the oil and refrigeration parts and vessels industry Paul has decided to take on a new adventure.
He adds his ingenuity and passion for the job to the Primestaff family as a construction consultant in Kilmarnock where he deals with sales, resourcing and liaising with clients to provide a superior service.
June is one of our longest standing staff members having been with Primestaff since August 2001. With an unprecedented amount of recruitment experience, she has worked in the sector for over 25 years and is an integral member of the team. June is responsible for sales, recruitment, reference checking, liaising with clients and candidates and she says her specialism is "honesty".
Magdalena is a recent addition to the Primestaff team who has joined our new office in Livingston.
She has had numerous years’ experience within the industrial sector and finds recruitment and exciting adventure that she is immensely passionate about and strives to deliver a high calibre of service.
She is currently an Industrial Resourcer who deals predominantly with making sure we recruit the top candidates for our clients along with general administrative duties, liaising with clients and getting our new office off the ground and running! Magda has brought her knowledgeable expertise and her hard work ethics to add to the Primestaff family.
Stephen has joined the industrial team as an experienced trainee recruitment consultant with a background in account management. His duties include resourcing and recruiting the correct candidates to fill available positions for our extensive clientele. He works closely as part of the ever-growing industrial team to provide a high quality service and fulfil the client’s needs.
Sallie joined us in May 2017 having previously worked for an on-site agency for over five years. She prides herself on being a true 'people person', she has a calming influence on many and has an ability to diffuse difficult situations. She has a great ability to build relationships with our candidates and gains job satisfaction from helping people settle into work.
Whitney was registered with us as a temporary candidate and worked for a number of our commercial clients before joining our internal team in October 2017. Whitney has many years of experience working in a number of different fields in the commercial sector, from administrator, marketing and payroll. She is an integral member of our team as she is the the first voice many of our candidates and clients hear when making initial contact with Primestaff.
Eilidh joined us in October 2012 and is responsible for accounts, bookkeeping duties, invoicing and purchase ledgers. Eilidh studied accounting whilst still working here at Primestaff in order to gain a further understanding of her chosen career path, and more importantly she was able to put theory to practice. She loves her role and the people who surround her, as she says each team member motivates one another to do the best they can.
Fiona has been a member of our team since December 2007 and is responsible for managing ledgers and ensuring payments are up to date. Fiona has been doing credit control for many years and is an experienced, knowledgeable, motivated, dedicated and caring member of our team.
Laura is the latest addition to our office in Kilmarnock and is responsible for resourcing and vetting candidates as well as completing any administration duties to support her colleagues. She brings with her, a background in operational improvement, people management, HR and internal recruitment, primarily across the Energy and Telecomms sectors. Laura’s previous roles have included the management of engineers, contractors and office staff. She has a Green belt in Lean Six Sigma and her proudest work related achievement was being part of the team who won the European Process Excellence award for Best Lean transformation in 2011.
Kraig has joined our Industrial team in Leeds as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. He brings with him a past work experience of 9+ years in IT as a Service Delivery Manager for high profile retail accounts and 5+ years of compliance manager work within both the public and private sector in the healthcare industry. Along with working full-time, Kraig is also currently studying for CIPD Level III in Human Resource Practice and registered with the professional body.
Fiona joined us in June 2017 and was completely new to the wonderful world of recruitment. She has a HNC in Accounting and has also worked in other sectors previously from retail management, mystery shopping and merchandising. Fiona is responsible for payroll, managing timesheets and invoicing.
Lauren worked as a restaurant manager for six years before moving to administration for a car insurance company, then became an Engineer’s assistant before joining us in June 2017. Lauren is responsible for credit control duties, ensuring invoices have purchase numbers, filing, raising payments, crediting clients and payroll.
Christy is responsible for communicating with our client base across the branch network to resolve queries, apply POs and process invoices. She joined Primestaff in 2015 and is the first recruitment company she has worked for but loves the environment due its fast pace.
Megan joined the Primestaff team in July 2018 as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. She is learning first-hand the ins and outs of the recruitment industry. Her previous experience is as an Administrator and in the Customer Service field. With this being her first time in recruitment she is looking forward to progressing further within this field.
Originally from Latvia, Ilona has joined our industrial team in Scunthorpe in November 2018 as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. She has recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business and is looking forward to using her newly acquired skills to develop further into the recruitment field.
Daniel joined Primestaff in January 2018 and previously worked as a Junior Recruitment Consultant in construction. He joined our team due to our reputation as one of the best recruiters in the UK and is responsible for supplying the best possible service between our clients and candidates. Daniel loves recruitment due to the variety; every day is different and keeps him on his toes!
Having been in the recruitment industry for nearly 20 years, Ainslie is an incredibly experienced Commercial recruiter. She has been running the Primestaff commercial temp desk and placing permanent candidates since joining us in August 2003. As a full 360 consultant, Ainslie follows the entire recruitment process from sales to interview, is incredibly tenacious, focused on building and retaining relationships and providing a first class level of service.
Leigh is our specialist hospitality consultant with years of experience in the sector. She understands and exceeds client expectation due to her own experience working as a successful Bar and Clubhouse Manager. Leigh is responsible for sourcing and managing our experienced workforce and supporting our clients with all requirements from ad-hoc bookings to seasonal high-volume events.
Kristy joined the team in March 2015 and is a dedicated Permanent Consultant with 16 years plus experience in the recruitment and employability sectors. Kristy is based in our Scunthorpe office and has enjoyed success in Commercial, Legal, Finance, Property and Engineering disciplines, and loves building relationships with candidates and clients to gain referrals and repeat business. The testimonials and excellent survey feedback she has received since her time here are a credit to her hard work and commitment on every project.
A young 15 year old Matthew started out working in a Paisley kilt shop before joining one of the largest energy suppliers when he was 20. Beginning a new career in sales, he was soon promoted to Sales Coach and eventually Sales Manager. With a vast knowledge in gas, energy, engineering and technical sectors, he joined our Technical team in August 2016.
Kelly has four years experience in recruitment and joined us in December 2015 and has experience in Driving, Industrial and Construction recruitment. Kelly loves learning new skills, meeting new people and achieving goals, and loves the fast paced construction sector. She is passionate about securing work for her dedicated workers and is very accurate, dedicated and thorough.
David joined us in October 2017 bringing along his two and a half years of recruitment experience to the Technical team. He is responsible for supporting his Technical colleagues with candidate resourcing needs and other recruitment support.