Martin started Henderson Brown in 2009 with extensive experience in the fresh and horticulture sectors having held Managing Director roles at Lingarden Flowers and The Greenery UK. His passion for the sectors led him to starting this successful and growing recruitment business which is built on the foundations of his and the company’s shared values.
Martin is still hands on and recruits Executive roles across the sector, in addition, he is heavily focused on growing the HB team.
In his spare time, he can be caught with a squash racket in hand or watching Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.
Jason started his recruitment career after completing an MSc at Teesside University and went onto work in London where he joined Hydrogen, an international recruitment firm.
Since joining Henderson Brown in 2013 he has gone on to lead and develop a successful team as Recruitment Director. Jason works closely with some of our large accounts and recruits across sectors while supporting our managers and consultants to reach their potential. He has a real understanding of our specialist markets and a drive to provide a superior service for our clients and candidates.
Outside of the office Jason plays Semi-Professional football and has previously played 41 times for England Futsal.
Amy-Jayne has over 15 years of experience in the recruitment industry and joined Henderson Brown in January 2021. Amy-Jayne specialises within the Commercial sector and has worked both temporary and permanent roles throughout her career. She builds strong relationships and has a sound ability to understand her client’s needs.
Outside of work, Amy-Jayne enjoys football, trips to the theatre and long strolls in the countryside.
Will, a graduate in Law with Business, joined us having been keen to develop a career in recruitment after spending a short time working in retail.
He has become a valued member of the Operations team and is building a network of clients and candidates across the sector.
Will is a keen footballer having represented the Rippingale Rovers at u18 level. He is also a big Crystal Palace fan and dreams that one day a trophy will come around again…
Bethany joined Henderson Brown in November 2021 after a successful 4 years recruiting permanent positions across both commercial and manufacturing industries.
With sound knowledge across the manufacturing sector, Bethany has a firm interest in Engineering and is able to successfully match complex skill sets with clients specific requirements.
Fun loving, attentive and down to earth, both new and existing clients are in capable hands as Bethany offers an honest and consultative recruitment approach.
In her downtime, you’ll find Bethany walking her beloved Frenchie, exploring new cuisines and local restaurants as well as enjoying the occasional cocktail or glass of champagne!
Lee joined us having been keen to develop a career in recruitment after a successful career in The Army serving 2 tours of Afghanistan, becoming the Master Personal Trainer for Virgin Active, and running his own Nutritionist company.
Lee leverages strong interpersonal communication skills for building and maintaining long-term professional relationships with clients, candidates, and stakeholders alike. Well suited to work under pressure and deliver a superior service. A professional with rich knowledge, well-prepared to excel in the challenging role as one of our Recruitment Consultants.
Outside of work Lee enjoys the gym, socialising with friends, and winding down to a movie or series.
Samantha joined Henderson Brown in November 2021 with 7 years’ recruitment experience across both commercial and FMCG sectors. Sam specialises in placing high calibre HR professional into businesses across a variety of sectors and specialisms.
In her spare time, Sam is run off her feet being a mum to her one-year-old son and also her sausage dog Marley. During her more relaxed spare time, you can catch Sam either binging some awful-but-great reality series, trying out new restaurants, or enjoying a pink gin with her friends.
Jordan, a recent Biology graduate, joined Henderson Brown in February of 2022 looking to develop a career in recruitment after a period of program management in the Higher Education sector.
Now a member of the Operations & Production team, Jordan is already placing candidates in the largest FMCG businesses in the country and is excited to continue to build his network across the sector. He’s looking to deliver a bespoke, end-to-end recruitment service for both candidates and clients alike.
Outside of work you can catch Jordan on TV from the time he spent on S6 of Love Island in South Africa or on MTV with Celebrity Ex in the city.
Richard has come to HB Commercial to further his career in recruitment following 4 successful years in social care recruitment. Prior to this Richard’s background of 10 plus years in sales, customer service and account management was built around strong working relationships and delivering an excellent service.
Outside of work Richard enjoys spending time with family friends, watching football, attending the Gym classes, or going for a morning run.
Josh joined Henderson Brown in 2022 with a background in supplying candidates into permanent roles in the Engineering industry since 2017.
With a strong understanding of the precision manufacturing and engineering markets, Josh joins us a Senior Recruitment Consultant and is working with clients and candidates alike on a nationwide basis building strong relationships.
Outside of work, Josh enjoys travelling where possible and socialising with friends.
Tom joined the Henderson Brown team in 2022. Tom has a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry operating as a 360 IT/Technical recruiter.
His recruitment career started in 2018, and he has multi-sector agency recruitment experience including Healthcare, Commercial, and now specialises in the IT/Technical recruitment market.
Outside of work, Tom is an Arsenal fan and enjoys playing football and golf as well as socialising with friends and family.
Hayley joined HB Commercial recently and has over 15 years experience of placing candidates into Commercial roles in the local area. Hayley specialises in building relationships with her clients and understanding their requirements as well as supporting her candidates through the recruitment process to find them the perfect role.
Outside of HB Commercial, Hayley is kept busy by her daughter and all of her activities, but when she does have free time she enjoys catching up with friends over a glass of wine.
My earlier career I spent 20 years working in the Early Years education sector where the highlight was moving to Qatar to support Teachers with the implementation of Early Years education principles and practices. Since then, I worked in Civil Service for three years and I am now excited to start a new career in Recruitment. My passions are travelling as frequently as possible, and I love to cook different recipes from places I have travelled to.
James joined Henderson Brown in July 2022. After graduating with an MSc at The University of Winchester, James went on to join the British Army. Having left in 2021 James embarked on a career in recruitment specialising in the Commercial sector. James’s spare time focuses on his family and playing field hockey locally, having played in the English National League across the country previously.
Jeannette joined Henderson Brown in June 2022. A fully qualified HR professional (PGDip HRM) with over 16 years’ experience in the Recruitment Industry working in the back office at several Recruitment Agencies dealing with the Administration, Finance, HR, IT, Marketing and Payroll. Always an avid learner she has also completed both a Certificate and Diploma in Business Studies and a Professional Diploma in Marketing. Outside of work, Jeannette enjoys reading, gardening, going for long walks and spending time with her family and friends.
Ajay has come to HB Commercial having previously worked in sales, telecommunications, property, and most recently legal recruitment. Ajay prides himself on exceptional customer service and building strong working relationships with both clients and candidates alike.
Outside of work Ajay enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching football and cooking in his spare time.
Will joined the Henderson Brown team in October 2022. Will has over two years of previous recruitment experience where he recruited into the rail sector with on-track staff. After two years in the rental market, Will decided to return to recruitment and pursue a successful career with Henderson Brown where he has settled into the Technical, Quality and Hygiene team.
Outside of work, Will enjoys socialising with friends and family and is well invested in golf, rugby and football. His Cocker Spaniel puppy, Murphy, keeps him on his toes at home and drags Will and his partner out for lots of walks.
Duke is a Psychology graduate who has recently joined HB Commercial after graduating from De Montfort University in 2021. Originally starting work as a care assistant, Duke joined HB Commercial looking for an exciting new challenge in the world of recruitment.
Incorporating his customer service experience from previous roles, Duke is currently learning a lot about his specialist markets and is keen to provide a personalised service as well as build a lot of connections in his sector.
Outside of work, Duke enjoys going to the gym, socialising with his friends and family, and is a fan of Chelsea Football Club. In his younger years, Duke used to compete in Athletics. He once used to compete with Norwich’s right back Max Aarons!
Nick spent 9 years in the property industry mainly selling buy to let property to investor clients looking to build their property portfolio. This role involved strong sales and customer service which allowed him to successfully transition his skills to recruitment. Nick now focuses on interim hires in the manufacturing and engineering space offering clients a quick and thorough recruitment experience for their short-term needs.
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