Meet the Team
Meet the Team
David Watson – Joint Managing Director
Dave has over 25 years experience in the recruitment world and started the business with Darren over 15 years ago after they met whilst working for a blue chip recruiter in Nottingham. Dave is the go to man for all things compliance with his vast knowledge of the dark arts of the back office side of recruitment. He is a rugby fan and can be often found at Leicester Tigers or reminiscing over his days as a fleet-footed centre.
Darren Winfield – Joint Managing Director
Darren is close to clocking up 20 years in the recruitment world after falling into it by mistake. Dave and Darren decided to set up in business after bonding on a management training course for their previous employer and the rest is history. Darren is heavily involved in the business development side of the business and enjoys passing on his vast knowledge to the rest of the team in his famous sales training workshops. A keen sportsman who still plays veterans football and tries to keep fit, though nowadays he’s more of a spectator and also enjoys exploring the world.
Melissa Thompson – Payroll and Accounts Administrator
Melissa takes care of all things payroll and accounts related after many years working as a PA in one of the UK largest independent companies, so if you need help with your wages or an invoice she is the go to girl. When not crunching numbers she can be heard singing various tunes as she is her X Factor star and she often tells tales of singing in strange venues all over the UK in her other life as a performer.
Richard Hobson – Specialist Fire and Security Recruiter – Permanent Division
Richard is a time served electrician who has worked with a number of the major players in this specialised sector and has now moved into the recruitment sector in order to fill the skills gap that clients keep telling us exists where unskilled consultants who do not understand the technical aspect of the industry.
Jordan Cooper – Recruitment Consultant
Jordan Cooper has joined our Temporary Division as a Recruitment Consultant, she is a bright and talented person who is eager to make an impression. Shes very positive and a lovely young lady, we are happy to welcome Jordan to the Evolution team. Expect to hear Jordan on our phones soon!
Adam Smith – Digital Marketing and Talent Aquisition Apprentice
Adam is a bright and talented lad who is looking forward to starting off his career in the digital marketing and recruitment world. He is looking forward to working with talented people who can push him forward into achieving the goals that are set each day, every day is a challenge but the determination and desire to work is what we thrive on.
Leah Fryett – Business Development Manager
We’d like to welcome Leah Fryett to the Evolution team as our New Business Development Manager. Shes very talented and ready for a challenge, Expect to hear from Leah on our phones very soon!
Abbie Bailey – Client Service Coordinator
We’d like to welcome Abbie Bailey to the Evolution family as our New Client Service Coordinator. Shes a bright and talented young lady that is new to the recruitment industry but is ready and eager to make in impact in the recruitment world! Be sure to hear Abbie on our phones very soon.