A University of Durham graduate, Neil joined a North West based IT recruitment consultancy in 2004. Initially focusing on recruiting in the North West region Neil was tasked with assisting in the development of a London office based in “the City” and as such relocated.
He successfully built a brand synonymous with intelligent search and selection, acting for clients ranging from large financial institutions to smaller boutique creative agencies. His experience also spans international search – having recruited heavily into the Middle East. He is equipped with a skill set and contact base which allows Equinox IT Search & Selection to source top level talent across international borders.
Neil's portfolio of clients range from start ups to major Blue Chip organizations and with offices in Manchester and London, Neil is equally adept at providing an exceptional service to both his South East and North West clients.
Entrepreneur and strategic thinker with over twenty years of experience with leading brands, high growth companies and in venture capital. Tony is an experienced and qualified board level executive with professional experience crossing Web, mobile and TV and divides his time between his non-exec roles and board advisory work.
Tony is acknowledged public speaker and a leader in “2.0” thinking, through the recipient of independent awards such as placement in the top 10 in The Observer and Guardian newspapers ‘The future 500 rising stars’, and from global recognition from his peer group.
Tony is known for delivery, probing questioning, clear decision making, simple no-nonsense attitude, robust financial views and governance controls. Tony enjoys an unblemished professional reputation, has a wide and diverse professional network and will bring a truly innovative flair.
Tony Fish B-Eng MBA C-ENG FIET FCIM is the author of “My Digital Footprint: a two sided business model where your privacy will be someone else’s business” Nov 2009 and has previously co-authored two books on mobile and innovation: “Mobile Web 2.0: the innovators guide to developing and marketing next generation wireless/mobile applications”, August 2006; and “OpenGardens, the innovators guide to mobile data industry”, December 2004.
A highly successful entrepreneur with a proven track record in driving business growth, Richard founded an IT Services company and built it to a £38 million turnover business before successfully exiting the business in a MBO deal which completed in 2009.
He has genuine business management expertise across a variety of functions and enjoys working with like minded individuals and businesses who benefit from his “other side of the table” experience.
Richard brings with him over 15 years of technical candidate due diligence having recruited multiple people into his own businesses in the IT sector.
He has an understanding of recruitment issues and the challenges which growing businesses face; an insight which can only be gained by having the benefit of hindsight.