Kathryn SainsburyManaging Partner
As Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Oaklands Global, Kathryn Sainsbury’s knowledge and experience of recruiting within aviation and aerospace makes her one of the industry’s leading experts. Kathryn is a big advocate of gender equality and is a proud member of the Women in Aviation International, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests. Kathryn is a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals, the recruitment industry’s leading professional body.
Kathryn heads up our Flight Operations divisions and is also heavily involved in executive searches.
Kathryn can be reached during most hours of the day via email.
William FindenManaging Director
William’s recruitment career spans over a decade and all within the international aviation and aerospace markets. After successfully building the aviation division of his former employer, William’s ambition lead him to establish Oaklands Global in 2013.
Callum DevaneyPrincipal 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 the age of 14 and his career has taken him through senior leadership roles including Executive Vice President of Qatar Executive and Managing Director & Group General Manager of Gama Aviation.
James TownsendSenior Principal Consultant
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.
Harry SansburyRecruitment Consultant
After an exciting start to the world of generalist recruitment, Harry joined Oaklands Global in the summer of 2017 to further develop his career and hone in his expertise in a specialist market.
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.
Tom WellsCommercial Advisor
Tom graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Air Transport Management in 2003. Having previously held the position of Managing Director, Europe for Gama Aviation plc, Tom was instrumental in the transition of the business to a public company in 2014.