James TownsendRecruitment Manager
With over 10 years’ recruitment experience, James has worked within a number technical disciplines with clients around the world in a variety of specialisms including Engineering, Management and Executive level placements on both permanent and interim assignments. James is a fully qualified Fellow of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and his advanced knowledge of the Global Aviation & Aerospace sector has helped him establish an enviable reputation within the market and help build Oaklands Global portfolio of clients around the world.
To discuss your company’s recruitment needs or for a confidential discussion about your next career move then please contact James today.
I am very pleased to provide this testimonial note for James Townsend as an Aviation Executive Recruitment Manager. I have been consistently impressed with James’s attitude since the first day he contacted me.
There are very few professionals in this industry who bring competence and dedication.
James Townsend has also a high level of integrity, always finding time to updated one’s with the progress of the application, not to mention the professional advice related to the interviews, something that I’d never experienced before with other agencies.
I would highly recommend James Townsend for any candidate or company, as he naturally rises to the occasion to assist you.
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William FindenManaging Director
As MD of Oaklands Global, William has watched the business grow year on year and he has enjoyed leading Oaklands Global with the full support of his talented Team.
Kathryn SainsburyManaging Partner
With over 10 years recruitment experience Kathryn’s knowledge and understanding of recruiting within Aviation and Aerospace makes her one of the industry’s leading experts.
Callum DevaneySenior Consultant
Often seen dancing around the office on the phone, Callum is the life and soul of a Monday morning.
Dave has been involved in aviation since he was 14 and his career has taken him through senior leadership roles in business aviation to international flag carrying airlines and back again.
Harry SansburyRecruitment Consultant
After a bright start in Recruitment, Harry joined Oaklands Global in the summer of 2017 to further develop his career. When Harry isn’t working he plays Semi Professional Rugby for Westcombe Park.
John Le MaireCompliance
John Le Maire has over 18 years experience in the compliance sector with an emphasis on the engagement, structure and management of contingent labour internationally.
Heather is a fully qualified member of The Association of Accountant Technicians with over 20 years experience in Book- keeping and Financial Accounts/taxation.
Ben HerbeRecruitment Consultant
Ben joined Oaklands Global in May 2018 bringing with him just over 3 years’ experience in recruitment. Having enjoyed success in the technical and education recruitment sectors.
Diane ParksOffice Manager/EA
Diane joined Oaklands Global in February 2019 as the company’s Office Manager/EA. Diane’s experience spans over 24 years, supporting Senior Level Management within the recruitment industry.
James SmithRecruitment Consultant
Excited to hit the ground running, James joined Oaklands Global in March 2019 as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant.
Sarah KellyRecruitment Consultant
Sarah spent 5 years in the Insurance and Fraud industry before transitioning into hospitality management and holding a number of senior positions over a 4 year period.