We’ve worked across the globe, recruiting for start-ups through to large international organisations, since 1990. We have helped and made a real difference to a vast array of clients as they recruit the very best talent to support their strategies.
We deliver excellent recruitment solutions in the changing world of food and drink. We have recruitment specialists covering all disciplines and sectors and have a number of divisions that provide specialist knowledge and a bespoke service for you. And since 2019 we have become Employee Owned. It's our Company, so it's Personal.
Our guiding principals and culture are built on 3 pillars:
- An employee-owned business where we all thrive
- A business with a culture of pride, trust, kindness and wanting to be the BEST
- An environment that embraces lifestyle goals offering balance, fun and an engaging place to work
Since 1990 we have been food and drink industry recruiters. We take pride in our extensive network and our vast experience in our industry.
We take accountability of shaping and moulding the future of our Employee Owned business. We take satisfaction in working to high standards whilst bringing balance to all we do.
Working in collaboration with our clients and candidates we have a moral affinity to achieve the best results.
Clients and candidates trust us to support and successfully deliver creative solutions through investment and innovation.
Stephen JonesFounder & Co-Owner
Founding Focus, Stephen has worked in the UK and Internationally on recruitment projects. He established the International Food Recruitment Alliance in 2010.
Maneeza WilliamsManaging Director & Co-Owner
Maneeza is the Managing Director for Focus Management Consultants Limited. She previously held a variety of HR roles in the Petrochemical sector.
Dominic CookePrincipal Consultant & Co-Owner
Dominic joined Focus Management in 2009, and is currently account managing one of Focus' largest clients.
Rachel ParkinPrincipal Consultant & Co-Owner
Joining Focus in 2012, Rachel focuses on NPD roles, recruiting for major UK retailers, food manufacturers as well as leading high street restaurant and coffee shop brands at head office level.
Daniel FitzsimonsConsultant & Co-Owner
Daniel has four years recruitment experience and specialises in management roles covering Operations and Engineering.
Sara HollisRecruitment Consultant & Co-Owner
Sara Hollis is a Recruitment Consultant who joined the FMCL team in 2016 as a Recruitment Co-ordinator and is now looking forward to working as a Consultant.
Hannah JacksonConsultant & Co-Owner
Hannah leads procurement recruitment and has 16 years' experience of the discipline, delivering solutions across retail, foodservice and manufacturing, up to Board level and a variety of seniority levels.
Frank LomasConsultant & Co-Owner
Frank has been working in Recruitment since 2001 in the Chef and Development/Innovation sectors.
Nicole MoloneyPrincipal Consultant & Co-Owner
Nicole joined Focus in 2004, and has managed a variety of key projects. She is now focused on interim recruitment.
Alison NightingaleConsultant & Co-Owner
Alison joined the business in 2015, previous experience was gained in the recruitment advertising sector, where she managed a largely commercial client base.
Ryan PetersConsultant & Co-Owner
Ryan has recruited into the Food and Fresh Produce sectors for over seven years, working across a range of disciplines. He currently supports with interim recruitment for clients across the UK.
Abbi TaylorPrincipal Consultant & Co-Owner
Abbi started at Focus in 2015, and is focused on commercial roles for branded and own label companies.
Lynne WilmotHR Director & Co-Owner
Lynne joined the business 1998 and joined the Focus Board in 2016.
Lisa SnapeRecruitment Services Manager & Co-Owner
Lisa has been working with Focus for 16 years and manages the Administration team.
Louise AllmanRecruitment Co-ordinator & Co-Owner
Joining Focus in 2010, she is a member of the Administration Team.
Charlotte AdamsMarketing Manager & Co-Owner
Charlotte joined the FMCL team in 2010 as a Recruitment Consultant and is now the Marketing Manager.
Sarah NicholsonFinance Director & Co-Owner
Sarah has worked in a variety of Accountancy roles since 1999 and has been with Focus since 2017.