Meet the Team

Owen Godfrey

Managing Director

Owen Godfrey

Owen

Godfrey

In 3 words he describes himself as
Loyal, Relentless, Honest Started: 2011

Chris Payne

Head of Business Development

Chris Payne

Chris

Payne

In 3 words he describes himself as
Unique, Friendly, Charismatic Started: 2012

James Beattie

Head of Client Services

James Beattie

James

Beattie

In 3 words he describes himself as
Tenacious, Detailed, Single Started: 2013

Dave May

Senior Client Manager

Dave May

Dave

May

In 3 words he describes himself as
Passionate, Loyal, Driven Started: 2014

Andy Dawson

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Andy Dawson

Andy

Dawson

In 3 words he describes himself as
Cup Half Full Started: 2015

Stuart Kerr

Head of Recruitment

Stuart Kerr

Stuart

Kerr

In 3 words he describes himself as
Stacked, Hungry, Sweet-tooth Started: 2015

Bethany Poole

Business Administrator

Bethany Poole

Bethany

Poole

In 3 words she describes herself as
Willing, Bubbly, Attentive Started: 2017

Tom Wilson

Engineering Recruitment Consultant

Tom Wilson

Tom

Wilson

In 3 words he describes himself as
Motivated, Passionate, Reliable Started: 2017

Georgia Murphy

PA to Managing Director / Office Administrator

Georgia Murphy

Georgia

Murphy

In 3 words she describes herself as
Friendly, Motivated, Caring Started: 2017

Ieuan Godfrey

Engineering Recruiter

Ieuan Godfrey

Ieuan

Godfrey

In 3 words he describes himself as
Honest, Determined, Hardworking Started: 2017

Ethan Allen

Recruiter

Ethan Allen

Ethan

Allen

In 3 words he describes himself as
Humble, Sporty, Sick-note Started: 2018

Matt Bowman

Head of Operations

Matt Bowman

Matt

Bowman

In 3 words he describes himself as
Competitive, Driven, Dad Started: 2018

Ashleigh Gray

Accounts Controller

Ashleigh Gray

Ashleigh

Gray

In 3 words she describes herself as
Motivated, Conscientious, Confident Started: 2018

Amy Buttle

Business Manager

Amy Buttle

Amy

Buttle

In 3 words she describes herself as
Resilient, Driven, Personable Started: 2018

Katie Hughes

Recruiter

Katie Hughes

Katie

Hughes

In 3 words she describes herself as
Personable, Chilled, Fun Started: 2018

Pete Whitehouse

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Pete Whitehouse

Pete

Whitehouse

In 3 words he describes himself as
Professional, Motivated, Honest Started: 2019

Dan Anstee

Engineering Recruitment Resourcer

Dan Anstee

Dan

Anstee

In 3 words he describes himself as
Tall, Dark, Handsome Started: 2019

Katy Tidbury

Recruitment Resourcer

Katy Tidbury

Pete

Tidbury

In 3 words she describes herself as
Enthusiastic, Determined, Positive Started: 2019

Jordan McGill

Recruitment Consultant

Jordan McGill

Jordan

McGill

In 3 words he describes himself as
Pot, Belly, TriathleteStarted: 2019

Ben Staines

Senior Client Manager

Ben Staines

Ben

Staines

In 3 words he describes himself as
Meticulous, Tranquil, BibulousStarted: 2019

Lucy Hall

Marketing Coordinator

Lucy Hall

Lucy

Hall

In 3 words she describes herself as
Friendly, Reliable, DrivenStarted: 2019

Sophie Hawthorn

Business Manager

Sophie Hawthorn

Sophie

Hawthorn

In 3 words she describes herself as
Positive, Happy, Spontaneous Started: 2019

Dave Gerrard

Recruitment Consultant

Dave Gerrard

Gerrard

In 3 words he describes himself as
Motivated, Knowledgeable, HumorousStarted: 2019

Jim Cornish

Senior Recruiter

Jim Cornish

Jim

In 3 words he describes himself as
Lovable, Caring, ReturnStarted: 2019

Amy Sellers

Engineering Recruitment Resourcer

Amy Sellers

Amy

In 3 words he describes herself as
Sociable, Committed, ConscientiousStarted: 2019

Owen Godfrey

Managing Director

Owen Godfrey

Owen

Godfrey

Owen started the business in January 2012 with the aim to improve the reputation of recruitment businesses and grow a company where employees matter. Owen believes in a work hard, play hard ethos and treats his staff how he would like to be treated which has resulted in high staff retention. Running the business is his biggest passion and the hourly/daily/weekly challenges are what he thrives on as he sees himself as a fixer. He enjoys investing in people where he can grow and develop rising stars whilst keeping them motivated for the long term. Other than work he has two other passions; his English Bulldog Ralph and golf where he enjoys his membership at Wentworth.

Chris Payne

Head of Business Development

Chris Payne

Chris

Payne

Chris was the first employee of Owen Daniels Consultancy, joining in 2012. Chris is responsible for winning and developing business within our area of expertise. He is incredibly passionate about all things engineering and enjoys talking to all levels of professionals discussing the future of Engineering. Chris is fascinated with how the industry has and will develop and has a real interest in Astrophysics. Chris spends time out of work with his partner, two children, and Dog who keep him on his toes for sure.

James Beattie

Head of Client Services

James Beattie

James

Beattie

James joined the business in 2013 who holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and enjoys spreading his knowledge when dealing with clients and candidates. James is responsible for numerous tasks within the business but has a main focus on managing the key accounts and ensuring processes are as smooth as possible for both clients and candidates when hiring top talent. James enjoys snowboarding, hiking and the taste of a cold one or two on the weekends.

Dave May

Senior Client Manager

Dave May

Dave

May

Dave did an apprenticeship in Recruitment before joining Owen Daniels in 2014. His previous experience was within the IT industry but decided to change paths due to becoming frustrated with how skill set focused IT was where he saw the Engineering industry invested a lot more time and effort into people’s personalities which he found motivating to recruit for. Dave is a sucker for detail and extremely process driven which works well within such a lean industry. He is a huge Chelsea fan and enjoys playing football in his spare time.

Andy Dawson

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Andy Dawson

Andy

Dawson

Andy initially started his recruitment journey within the IT industry in 2014 but given his passion for Aviation jumped at the chance to have the opportunity to recruit within the Engineering & Manufacturing fields. Andy is incredibly candidate focused and gets a kick out of placing those hard to fill vacancies. He is a massive Aircraft enthusiast and absolutely loves going to Air shows; he would be a full time Plane Spotter if he could! Other than visiting Air Shows and reading up on what new aircrafts are coming to market Andy enjoys off road cycling and considered himself quite the club dancer.

Stuart Kerr

Head of Recruitment

Stuart Kerr

Stuart

Kerr

Stu joined the business in 2015 after doing a Business Management degree and spending a few years in warranty insurance. He quickly flew up through the ranks showing his ability of being able to recruit for any role in an incredibly quick fashion. Stu works fast and thrives of providing the best candidates for clients as quickly as possible. His role within Owen Daniels is managing key accounts ensuring they receive the highest level of standard from start to finish and works closely with our new starters taking them under his wing. Stu enjoys a 5am start to the gym each day, is a huge Chelsea/football fan and enjoys plenty of shots on a works night out!!

Amber Allinson-Epps

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Amber Allinson-Epps

Amber

Allinson-Epps

Amber joined the business in 2016 and has grown from strength to strength. Her role involves sourcing for high end positions in numerous different disciplines including; Engineering, Quality, HR, Supply Chain etc. Amber is a Psychology graduated who enjoys speaking to a diverse range of candidates whilst working with a handful of clients. She deeply cares about providing a faultless service and enjoys the energy the job requires. Amber is a big Festival fan and enjoys trying out new experiences.

Bethany Poole

Business Administrator

Bethany Poole

Bethany

Poole

Bethany joined the business in 2017 after spending 5 years within the leisure industry. She is a smiley character that is always there to help. She has a great eye for detail and has completed her CIPD Level 3 in HR Practice which she is utilising within Owen Daniels. Bethany enjoys how busy the job is and is always looking to take on more responsibilities to help others. She is a huge fan of sleep and you can always tell when she hasn’t had her 10 hours! She is a great support for ODC and enjoys spending time with her godchildren outside of work.

Tom Wilson

Engineering Recruitment Consultant

Tom Wilson

Tom

Wilson

Tom came into recruitment after working outdoors for 5 years. After joining the business in 2017 he found it an enjoyable challenge learning the way of working on a PC as opposed to with his hands. Being a personable character Tom’s role as a Candidate Manager is something that suits his personality really well; he enjoys dealing with a large spectrum of candidates ranging from shop floor through to senior management. Tom spends his time out of work playing golf – something he clearly needs to spend more time doing!

Georgia Murphy

PA to Managing Director / Office Administrator

Georgia Murphy

Georgia

Murphy

Georgia joined the business in 2017 seeking a part time position as she needed it to tie in with her motherly duties. She is kept busy in and outside of work and never seems to stop! Georgia is a real team player that enjoys working in a fast paced environment and has recently taken on the responsibility of being PA to the Managing Director. Georgia fits in incredibly well and enjoys coming to work every day. Georgia loves her job but her main priority is her son who keeps her active and busy when away from the ODC team.

Ieuan Godfrey

Engineering Recruiter

Ieuan Godfrey

Ieuan

Godfrey

Ieuan joined the business after a few years of working in customer services. Joining ODC in 2017, he enjoyed remaining on the phones but instead of receiving numerous calls per day, he now has the pleasure of calling out. Ieuan is a driven person who enjoys spending countless hours in the office ensuring he completes the tasks set. He enjoys building rapport with his candidates ensuring all tasks are completed. Ieuan wants to achieve the best he physically can and loves the buzz of a placement regardless of the level. Ieuan has a real passion for sport playing for leagues, keeping fit and interacting with new people.

Ethan Allen

Recruiter

Ethan Allen

Ethan

Allen

Ethan joined the business in 2018 after recently finishing college and spending a few months within a training business. Even though Ethan is early on in his career he is a hardworking individual that wants to achieve the best result for his candidates. Ethan spends his day liaising with candidates matching their requirements to the best jobs in the market. He is a keen semi-professional footballer but when he isn’t training or playing he enjoys a night out in the local club Tru.

Matt Bowman

Head of Operations

Matt Bowman

Matt

Bowman

Matt joined Owen Daniels in 2018 after spending 7 years working within the industry. Matt joined ODC to have some more freedom in his position and wanted to make a real difference in a business. Matt’s role is to improve the business whole heartedly; better processes, more ideas, staff training etc. He loves the Engineering & Manufacturing industry as he enjoys the challenge of working for so many clients trying to make a difference within the market. Matt describes himself as a firm but fair negotiator as he enjoys getting the best deal possible for his client making sure they are serviced to the highest possible standard. Matt has two girls and a partner that keep him busy but if he could do one thing he would play golf every day; or at least attempt to.

Ashleigh Gray

Accounts Controller

Ashleigh Gray

Ashleigh

Gray

Ash joined the business in 2018 looking to make a real difference to the Accounts department. She is a stickler for detail and enjoys the task each week of getting all the invoices and timesheets done within a specific timeframe. Ash is incredibly process driven and takes on new tasks each week as she likes to work at 100mph. Ash has a number of years within Accounts but also has two children who make sure she never slows down! Between working and looking after her family Ash looks forward to the company nights out where she can rely on her partner to take care of home life and she can catch up on all the shots she has missed out on over the previous years.

Amy Buttle

Business Manager

Amy Buttle

Amy

Buttle

Amy has been working in recruitment since 2013 and decided to move to Owen Daniels on 2018 as she wanted to stay within Engineering recruitment but have more of a diverse range of positions. Her speciality is Design but enjoys how many different vacancies she can work on throughout the week. Specialising in contract recruitment Amy is focused on owning a smooth but fast process to ensure her clients do not miss out on the best contractors within the market. Amy’s job involves working with a number of clients coupled with supporting the senior management with key accounts. Amy’s other passion is Bruce; her French Bulldog who she absolutely loves spending time with and is hoping ODC introduce a bring a dog to work day.

Katie Hughes

Recruiter

Katie Hughes

Katie

Hughes

Katie joined the business in 2018 after spending a few years working indirectly within the recruitment industry. She was working with clients showing them how to search for candidates meaning her skill set was greatly matched with what ODC looks for. Katie is a hardworking, personable character who enjoys working within a team and delivering strong results for her candidates. Outside of work Katie enjoys going to the gym, socialising with friends and going on holiday.

Pete Whitehouse

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Pete Whitehouse

Pete

Whitehouse

Pete was the first joiner of 2019 after spending 3 years within the Recruitment industry. He joined the business through understanding how many different vacancies he would be open to working and expanding his technical knowledge is a key driver for Pete and his career. As much as Pete loves recruitment his real passion is Golf; where he spends most of/if not all of his spare time. Unfortunately, his golf is the definition of practice does not make perfect!

Dan Anstee

Engineering Recruitment Resourcer

Dan Anstee

Dan

Anstee

Dan joined ODC in 2019 and has a background in Engineering and Manufacturing recruitment, covering both permanent and temporary hires. Dan is passionate about helping ODC service its clients technical requirements as well as providing a high level of customer service and a determination to exceed expectations at all levels. It is also nice to have another Chelsea fan in the team as well!

Katy Tidbury

Recruitment Resourcer

Katy Tidbury

Katy

Tidbury

Katy joined ODC in 2019 after spending c8 months within Technical recruitment. Katy is very passionate about finding technical candidates and matching them up to suitable companies and vacancies, which is excellent news for our clients and candidates alike. In Katy’s spare time she enjoys following her favourite football team (if you can call them that), Arsenal, loves dogs (not cats so much) and a wide range of music genres including Country and 70/80’s hits.

Jordan McGill

Recruitment Consultant

Jordan McGill

Jordan

McGill

Jordan started in April 2019 and is an experienced recruitment consultant who has specialised in engineering and manufacturing recruitment for 2 years. Jordan has dealt with both contract and permanent requirements and has excellent account management skills. Unfortunately Jordan is an Arsenal fan, he enjoys running and is currently training for a half ironman. What a guy.

Lucy Hall

Marketing Coordinator

Lucy Hall

Lucy

Hall

Lucy joined the business in 2019 in the newly created position of Marketing Coordinator to enhance and develop ODC’s social media and marketing strategies. Prior to this, Lucy spent 4 and a half years in the IT industry where she gained most of her marketing skills and experiences. Lucy enjoys socialising with her friends and family and makes a mean spaghetti bolognaise! Lucy is a bit of a crazy cat lady and loves spending time with her two cats Maisie and Mally.

Ben Staines

Senior Client Manager

Ben Staines

Ben

Staines

Ben has been working within Engineering and Manufacturing recruitment for 3 years now and has a heavy interest in the Aerospace / Space sectors. Studying Law Bournemouth University he then went onto work as a Paralegal but the role did not have enough interaction with other people so recruitment was the obvious choice! Whilst relishing a good night out Ben enjoys relaxing and reading, in particular he is partial to an intense crime novel however, his main goal in life is for Liverpool to win some silverware.

Sophie Hawthorn

Business Manager

Sophie Hawthorn

Sophie

Hawthorn

Sophie joined Owen Daniels in July 2019 in the exciting new position of Business Manager for our Birmingham office.
The Birmingham office opened in July 2019 due to continued growth and Sophie is the perfect person to head up business in this region having over 10 years’ experience in recruitment, focusing in the Automotive/Engineering industries especially.
In her spare time, Sophie enjoys to Wigwam, play sports and have a sociable beverage.

Dave Gerrard

Recruitment Consultant

Dave Gerrard

Dave

Gerrard

Dave joins Owen Daniels after making the big decision to change career paths altogether - he has previously held both Quality and Production Leader positions at Jaguar Land Rover so has an excellent understanding of the types of environments that ODC specialise in recruiting within, this coupled with an energetic personality and drive to deliver excellent service to customers makes him the ideal character to transition into the world of recruitment. Dave enjoys spending time out of work with his partner and his son and certainly enjoys a luxury holiday or two!

Jim Cornish

Senior Recruiter

Jim Cornish

Jim

Cornish

Jim originally joined the business in 2014 and after spending 4 years with ODC he decided to give a different type of recruitment a go for a year and then re-joined in 2019. Jim is an experienced Recruitment Consultant with an incredible work ethic, coupled with a fantastic personality, he really is a character in the office. In his spare time he enjoys riding his motorbike and socialising with friends and family. Jim is certainly the life and soul of any company event.

Amy Sellers

Engineering Recruitment Resourcer

Amy Sellers

Amy

Sellers

Amy joined Owen Daniels brand new to the world of recruitment. Having previously worked as a data analyst for a large legal information provider, Amy has the transferable skills needed to succeed in her new role at ODC.
Amy loves running, eating out, shopping and socialising with her friends. She is also a massive animal lover with 3 dogs and 2 cats of her own! Amy is excited to take on this new venture and we can’t wait to support her and see her grow in the role.

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