About The Group
Want to know a bit more? 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.
We are based around the UK and travel extensively to see all our clients and candidates.
As founders of the International Food Recruitment Alliance (IFRA) we’ve been able to give international food clients and candidates a huge choice of opportunities.
Integrity, One team, Flexible, Expertise, Delivery. And we really do live to them
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 WilliamsExecutive Search Director & Co-Owner
Maneeza is the Executive Search Director for Focus Management Consultants Limited. She previously held a variety of HR roles in the Petrochemical sector.
Rachel ParkinSenior 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.
Dominic CookeSenior Consultant & Co-Owner
Dominic joined Focus Management in 2009, and is currently account managing one of Focus' largest clients.
Dave BroadbentConsultant & Co-Owner
Dave is currently responsible for operational functional recruitment for both branded and own-label manufacturers across the UK.
Daniel FitzsimonsConsultant & Co-Owner
Daniel has three years recruitment experience and specialises in management roles covering Operations and Engineering.
Victoria ForresterConsultant & Co-Owner
Victoria has 12 years of recruitment experience and specialises in management roles covering Technical, Engineering, Operations, with specific focus on the East Midlands.
Hannah JacksonConsultant & Co-Owner
Hannah leads procurement recruitment and has 14 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 MoloneyConsultant & 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.
Abbi TaylorConsultant & Co-Owner
Abbi started at Focus in 2015, and is focused on commercial roles for branded and own label companies.
Lynne WilmotHR / Office Director & Co-Owner
Lynne joined the business 1998 and joined the Focus Board in 2016.
Lisa SnapeAdministration Manager & Co-Owner
Lisa has been working with Focus for 14 years and manages the Administration team.
Louise AllmanAdministrator & Co-Owner
Joining Focus in 2010, she is a member of the Administration Team.
Sara HollisAdministrator & Co-Owner
Sara Hollis is an Administrator who joined the FMCL team in 2016.
Charlotte AdamsAdvertising Manager & Co-Owner
Charlotte joined the FMCL team in 2010 as a Recruitment Consultant and is now the Advertising and Database Manager.
Sarah NicholsonFinance Director & Co-Owner
Sarah has worked in a variety of Accountancy roles since 1999 and has been with Focus since 2017.