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Karen Silk

Director

Karen is passionate about the recruitment industry, and has over 30 years’ experience in our niche markets; engineering and technology. She is particularly interested in encouraging young people to consider a career in engineering. Outside of work every spare moment it spent with her horses, dogs, and drinking champagne with friends.

Graham Rees

Director

Graham has many years’ experience working as a software engineer and project manager in the defence, aerospace and telecommunications sectors.  He looks after all technology aspects of the business. In his spare time Graham is a keen cyclist and Strava user, always training for cycling trips to mountainous regions across Europe.

Hazel Constantine

Operations Manager

Hazel has been with Capital for over 15 years, she is the backbone and knowledgebase of the company for all things operational. From ensuring compliance, to making sure we don’t run out of coffee and organising the all-important Christmas party! In her spare time she loves socialising and village life.

Gill Hamilton-Orr

HR Manager

Gill has been with Capital since February 2001 and manages the company’s HR needs. A member of the Leadership Team, she strives to deliver people management in a fair, consistent and transparent way. Outside of work, Gill loves fresh air and exercise to justify enjoying good food and supporting the growth of the English Sparkling Wine industry!

Ben McKeever

Managing Consultant

Telecoms

Ben has 14 years’ experience with Telecoms BSS recruitment, working with some of the world’s leading Telecoms operators, software vendors and system integrators.  He currently manages the Telecoms team within Capital, supporting Transformation programmes with key resources. He also supports Everton FC, so he spends most of his free time entertaining his 4 sons and trying to forget his poor choice of athletic underachievers.

Claire Hunter

Managing Consultant

Space and Satellite

Claire has 12 years recruitment experience, including 8 years with Capital International. Working as Managing Consultant within the Space & Satellite division, Claire focuses predominantly on the European Space market. In her spare time, Claire loves to travel and has been to over 40 countries, spanning 6 continents… only Antarctica remains!

Debbie Little

Managing Consultant

Aerospace and Defence

Debbie has over 20 years’ recruitment experience and has worked in both delivery support and client facing sales roles. Currently a Managing Consultant, she has spent her entire career in recruitment supplying technical engineers and consultants to the aerospace, defence and military domains. In her spare time, Debbie plays badminton for a Chichester club, enjoys the occasional fair weather sailing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Monika Pawlak

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Automotive

Monika is a specialist consultant within Capital’s automotive team, focussing on Autonomous Driving, Navigation and Connected Car technologies. She uses her 10 years’ of technology recruitment experience to successfully find scarce skill sets across Europe. In her spare time she enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and spending time with her young family.

Rod Soltau

Principal Recruitment Consultant

Space and Satellite

Rod has extensive recruitment experience, having first started in the industry in 1990. His role at Capital is focussed on Space and Satellite; a new challenge which he is looking forward to. In his free time Rod DJs for a number of venues, as well as playing the drums and guitar. He enjoys hiking with his wife, with whom he plans to buy an impossibly big Motorhome to go exploring in.

Nicholas Lowles

Recruitment Consultant

Aerospace and Defence

Nicholas has a proven track record in target driven sales environments, having previously been a branch manager at an estate agency. He is now working as a Recruitment Consultant for Capital, focusing on delivering top engineering personnel into roles within the aerospace and defence sectors. In his social life, Nicholas enjoys watching and playing football, attending live music events, and visiting the cinema.

Yasmin Handy

Delivery Consultant

This is Yasmin’s first recruitment role, but she is looking forward to working in the industry. After graduating with a law degree she spent some time working as a fraud investigator. She has joined the Capital Team as a delivery consultant, working in the Space and Satellite industry. In her free time, Yasmin enjoys having a laugh, going out, socialising and anything fun. She also enjoys going swimming, as well any sports involving water.

Kim Savage

Delivery Consultant

Kim had a taste of recruitment in his previous role, and is now excited to place many candidates through Capital. He is looking forward to expanding his knowledge of the Defence sector, with its exciting and ever-changing cutting edge technology. Outside of work Kim is a regular gym goer, and enjoys all outdoor activities, including rock climbing and abseiling. He is also a keen supporter of Liverpool.

Matt Atkins

Delivery Consultant

Matt joined the Capital Team in 2018 as a Delivery Consultant, working across all our sectors. He is excited to be placing candidates in thrilling roles all around the world. Outside of work, Matt plays cricket and has spent a number of years as both captain and a youth coach, he also loves football and supports Arsenal.

Jenny Spencer

Senior Finance Assistant

Jenny first joined Capital in 2001, and after a brief venture elsewhere in 2005 she returned in 2006 as a Senior Finance Assistant. She primarily looks after Capital’s contractors, making sure they get paid on time. Jenny spends most of her spare time with her family, often being the usual ‘taxi’ driver that most parents are!

Kelly Collett

Finance Assistant

Kelly has been with Capital for 18 years and has been working in the Finance Department for all that time. She is responsible for maintaining the Purchase Ledger daily, as well as expenses, credit checks and monthly reporting. In her spare time she goes to Zumba and Zumba Strong classes and runs around taking her son to Basketball, she also like to go camping with friends in their campervans!

Claire Atkinson

Administrator

Claire has been with Capital for over 16 years, spending most of that time in the Sales Team. She now works as an administrator, performing tasks from raising contracts to general admin in the Operational Services Team. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her young son and fiancé and having fun and enjoying life with friends and family.

Sophie Rees

Marketing Assistant

Sophie is a recent graduate who is excited to have joined the Capital team, she is responsible for Capital’s digital presence. Her days are spent scheduling posts, and organising various marketing campaigns. In her spare time she competes nationally with her horses, and has a keen interest in sci-fi and fantasy.

Teddy

Office Dog

Teddy has been a valued member of the Capital Team since June 2017. He spends his days at work chewing toys, playing fetch, sleeping, and having cuddles. In his spare time he enjoys long walks, tennis balls and playing with his much bigger brothers at home.

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