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About Focus

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.

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Our Locations

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.

Our Values

Integrity, One team, Flexible, Expertise, Delivery. And we really do live to them 

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Stephen Jones Founder

Stephen Jones

Founder & Co-Owner

Founding Focus, Stephen has worked in the UK and Internationally on recruitment projects.  He established the International Food Recruitment Alliance in 2010.

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Maneeza Williams

Executive 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.

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Rachel Parkin

Senior 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.

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Dominic Cooke

Senior Consultant & Co-Owner

Dominic joined Focus Management in 2009, and is currently account managing one of Focus' largest clients.

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Daniel Fitzsimons Consultant

Daniel Fitzsimons

Consultant & Co-Owner

Daniel has three years recruitment experience and specialises in management  roles covering Operations and Engineering.

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Victoria Forrester

Consultant & 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.

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Hannah Jackson Recruitment Consultant

Hannah Jackson

Consultant & 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.

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Frank Lomas Recruitment Consultant

Frank Lomas

Consultant & Co-Owner

Frank has been working in Recruitment since 2001 in the Chef and Development/Innovation sectors.

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Nicole Moloney

Consultant & Co-Owner

Nicole joined Focus in 2004, and has managed a variety of key projects. She is now focused on interim recruitment.

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Alison Nightingale

Consultant & 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.

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Abbi Taylor Recruitment Consultant

Abbi Taylor

Consultant & Co-Owner

Abbi started at Focus in 2015, and is focused on commercial roles for branded and own label companies.

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Lynne Wilmot HR Director

Lynne Wilmot

HR / Office Director & Co-Owner

Lynne joined the business 1998 and joined the Focus Board in 2016.

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Lisa Snape

Administration Manager & Co-Owner

Lisa has been working with Focus for 14 years and manages the Administration team.

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Louise Allman

Administrator & Co-Owner

Joining Focus in 2010, she is a member of the Administration Team.

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Sara Hollis

Administrator & Co-Owner

Sara Hollis is an Administrator who joined the FMCL team in 2016.

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Charlotte Adams Advertising Manager

Charlotte Adams

Advertising Manager & Co-Owner

Charlotte joined the FMCL team in 2010 as a Recruitment Consultant and is now the Advertising and Database Manager.

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Sarah Nicholson

Finance Director & Co-Owner

Sarah has worked in a variety of Accountancy roles since 1999 and has been with Focus since 2017.

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