Meet the team

On Target Recruitment is now recognised as one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies, with the business having grown significantly since its creation in 1994.

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical and Business Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

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Meet the team

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  • Steve Oldroyd
    Steve Oldroyd

    Co Founder & Chairman

    Steve Oldroyd

    Steve Oldroyd

    Co Founder & Chairman

    Steve set up On Target in 1994, having had a long career in recruitment. Since 2008, when he bought out his business partner, Steve has set about rebranding and expanding the business, firmly establishing On Target as a sector specialist covering a wide variety of roles, and now employing over 30 staff.

    Steve spends his spare time with his wife Clare walking in the Surrey Hills and is also a keen cyclist, both on the road and mountain biking.. However, time is short, following the birth of two grandchildren within two weeks of each other in 2014 and another in 2016!

  • Darren Wrigley
    Darren Wrigley

    Managing Director

    Darren Wrigley

    Darren Wrigley

    Managing Director

    Darren joined On Target in June 2001 as a Business Development Executive in the Engineering sector when there was only a team of two. He quickly progressed into a Consultant role and from there became a Managing Consultant.

    In January 2009, Darren became Sales Director, having worked in every sector in the company. In January 2010, Darren joined the Board. He was responsible for the launch of the Medical sector in 2012, and the amalgamation of the Commercial and Industrial sectors in 2016. He overseas the Electrical and Electronic team as well as working specifically in a coaching role with new Consultants. In April 2018, he was appointed MD.

    On Target is delighted to announce the promotion of Darren Wrigley to the role of Managing Director. Darren joined the business in 2001 and has worked his way up from a junior Business Development role to the position of Sales Director which he has been doing for the last 8 years. Darren’s appointment is effective from 1st April 2018.

    Outside of work, Darren is a serious foodie. He also enjoys travelling and rugby.

  • Lisa Spiteri
    Lisa Spiteri

    Director, Construction

    Lisa Spiteri

    Lisa Spiteri

    Director, Construction

    Lisa has worked at On Target since December 2000. Originally joining as a Consultant in the Construction sector, she is a multiple winner of the Performer of the Year award and is our all-time top biller. Lisa has managed the team's most important accounts as a Major Account Manager and was promoted to the position of Managing Consultant of the Construction sector in June 2011. In April 2012, Lisa was appointed Director, Construction Sector and joined the Board in November 2012.

    Lisa works just as hard outside of the company. She will often head straight off to deal with PTA matters at her children’s primary school, and she is also very active within a charity that is close to her heart. And she still finds time to fit in as many holidays as possible each year!

  • Justin Webb
    Justin Webb

    Director, Building Services & Training

    Justin Webb

    Justin Webb

    Director, Building Services & Training

    Justin joined On Target in March 2003 as a Business Development Executive in our former Business Solutions sector. He left the company, but was quickly tempted back into a Senior Consultant role in the Engineering sector. He won the 2009 Performer of the Year award, and was promoted to Managing Consultant, Mechanical and Industrial teams in April 2012.

    Justin joined the Board in November 2012 to take up the Director, Business Development role and was responsible for winning new major account business across all the sectors. He is now responsible for recruitment, training and development.

  • David Gray
    David Gray

    Director

    David Gray

    David Gray

    Director

    David joined us in November 2003 and has played a leading role in On Target’s expansion ever since. David started his career within the Business Solutions Division and recognised that within the customer base a number of Medical clients that represented an opportunity for further growth. He became a founder member of the Medical Division and was a leading light in establishing it back in 2011. In recognition of his achievements, he was promoted to Managing Consultant in July 2014, leading the Medical team as it grew even further. In 2016 he was further promoted to Divisional Manager and in 2018 he was invited to join the Board of Directors.

    Having worked for On Target since November 2003, we are delighted to announce David Gray’s appointment to the Board of Directors. David originally started in our Business Solutions division and was latterly one of the founder members of the Medical division where he continues to recruit high calibre professionals, alongside our experienced medical team. Congratulations!

  • Maria Shadrake
    Maria Shadrake

    Administrator

    Maria Shadrake

    Maria Shadrake

    Administrator

    020 8397 4114 marias@otrsales.co.uk

    Maria joined the support team in 2014 working part-time, as the business grew at a rapid rate and manages the entire company advertising budget, as well as doing the internal recruiting, and all administration work. She brings a winning smile to the company!

    Outside work, she leads a busy life, with 2 young children and a hectic daily social life!

  • Katy Pamboulos
    Katy Pamboulos

    Office Manager

    Katy Pamboulos

    Katy Pamboulos

    Office Manager

    020 8397 4114 katyp@otrsales.co.uk

    Katy is our office manager. Cool under pressure, as On Target has expanded, Katy has developed the necessary skills to help us manage the office and maintain high standards.

    Katy also finds time to work with a local charity, and in her spare time enjoys good food, fine wine and travelling...particularly on cruise ships.

  • Sally Stronge
    Sally Stronge

    Receptionist / Administrator

    Sally Stronge

    Sally Stronge

    Receptionist / Administrator

    02083974114 sallys@otrsales.co.uk

    Sally started her career working within Marketing/PR for the cosmetics industry.Staying within this sector Sally changed direction and became an Area Manager for Greater London specializing in training and promotion of premium skincare brands.

    She then took time out to have her son and retrained as an Administrator working within the Leisure Industry.Sally joined Ontarget in 2018 as Receptionist and uses her people skillsto be a friendly point of contact both on the phone and in-person when dealing with clients and candidates.

    In her spare-time Sally’s favourite pastime is a Sunday roast in her local pub accompanied by a good glass of wine followed by a great movie!

  • Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson
    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Divisional Manager

    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Bjorn Kjelstrup-Johnson

    Divisional Manager

    020 8397 4114 bjorn@otrsales.co.uk

    Bjorn’s superb track record in commercial businesses and customer-facing experience enabled him to embrace his original role as Business Development Executive in the Mechanical team, growing the client base as the team expanded. He narrowly missed out on the 2013 Performer of the Year award with some excellent new business wins.
    During 2014 Bjorn continued his success by moving into a Consultant role and in 2015 was promoted to Senior Consultant. At the beginning of 2016, Bjorn was promoted to Managing Consultant, across the whole Mechanical Engineering Team, and is now Divisional manager of that team.

    Congratulations to Tim and Bjorn who have qualified for our High Performers Award and will be jetting off to South Africa in 2019!

  • Guy Marshall
    Guy Marshall

    Divisional Manager

    Guy Marshall

    Guy Marshall

    Divisional Manager

    Guy joined On Target in January 2011 as a Consultant, as part of the expansion of the Mechanical and Industrial teams. A graduate with an excellent academic background, Guy quickly demonstrated great business development skills and strong sales ability. Following his role as Consultant in the Industrial team, he continued to build upon his early successes culminating in a promotion to Senior Consultant with effect from January 2015.

    Together with Darren Wrigley, Sales Director, Guy led the amalgamation of the Commercial and Industrial niches and now heads up that whole sector, being promoted to Managing Consultant in January 2017. He is now Divisional Manager, Commercial and Industrial Solutions.

    A talented golfer, playing to a handicap of six, when his young daughter allows it, Guy spends much of his spare time on the fairways of Walton Heath. During the week he cycles to work – it’s the perfect excuse to indulge at the weekends.

  • Matt Wilson
    Matt Wilson

    Key Account Manager

    Matt Wilson

    Matt Wilson

    Key Account Manager

    A founder member of the Power niche, within On Target’s Engineering sector, Matt graduated in June 2011 and has pursued a variety of roles before settling on a career in recruitment.

    Promoted in 2016 to a Senior Consultant role, Matt has added aspects of the wider Electrical & Electronic sector to his porfolio. In January 2018, Matt took up a new role at On Target, that of Key Account Manager.

    Outside work, Matt boasts a Martial Arts Black Belt and has run the 100m in 11 seconds!

  • Karryn Bickell
    Karryn Bickell

    Senior Consultant

    Karryn Bickell

    Karryn Bickell

    Senior Consultant

    Having gained a wealth of sales and customer service experience in the travel and leisure industries, Karryn brought her skills to strengthen our Construction sector. More recently, Karryn moved into the recruitment environment, and following a successful period as a Consultant now manages a portfolio of key accounts as a Senior Consultant.

    Karryn has a genuine passion for life and makes the most of every day. Her social calendar is jam-packed, spending most of her spare time with friends and family, holidaying abroad and keeping fit.

  • Adrien Duggal
    Adrien Duggal

    Consultant

    Adrien Duggal

    Adrien Duggal

    Consultant

    Adrien, who was our 2006 Performer of the Year, has accumulated vast experience across a variety of sectors within On Target. He played a significant part in the creation of our Industrial team, continuing to take the team into new markets.

    Having focused on the expansion of the client base as a Business Development Manager, Adrien moved to a Consultant role in 2015 taking responsibility for some of the team's most valuable accounts. He is now a senior member of the newly amalgamated Commercial & Industrial Solutions sector.

    A keen footballer in his spare time, Adrien is also quite the ‘chef’, and enjoys experimenting with dishes to give them a Spanish twist.

  • Tim Williams
    Tim Williams

    Consultant

    Tim Williams

    Tim Williams

    Consultant

    Tim joined On Target in September 2011, bringing with him good experience in engineering sales and customer service. Starting out as a Business Development Executive in our Automation team, Tim quickly progressed into a Consultant role, managing one of our most important client relationships.

    Tim has now taken on a wider brief across Electrical & Electronic Engineering sector.

    Outside work, Tim is an avid sports fan – particularly Newcastle United FC and Durham County Cricket Club. He enjoys travelling the world, music and festivals.

    Congratulations to Tim Williams who is On Target’s Performer of the Year for 2018!

  • Sarah Dimmock
    Sarah Dimmock

    Consultant

    Sarah Dimmock

    Sarah Dimmock

    Consultant

    Sarah joined us in 2014 as a Resourcing Consultant in our Building Products team, having graduated in Photography. In 2016, she gained promotion to Consultant in our wider Construction sector.

    Outside of work, Sarah is a keep fit freak, spinning at the local gym at a very early hour of the day!

  • Chris Comley
    Chris Comley

    Senior Resourcer

    Chris Comley

    Chris Comley

    Senior Resourcer

    A new addition in 2014 to the Interiors team, within our Construction sector, Chris has joined as a Resourcing Consultant to increase our efforts to source candidates in this busy market. Now a Senior Resourcer, Chris continues to work across the sectors wide customer base and manages a small number of clients as well.

    With a wide ranging background in general management, sales, recruitment and customer service, Chris brings a wealth of experience upon which to draw.

  • Rio Barclay
    Rio Barclay

    Senior Resourcer

    Rio Barclay

    Rio Barclay

    Senior Resourcer

    020 8397 4114 riob@otrsales.co.uk

    Having relocated from Northern Ireland to follow her passion for dance and drama by way of Kingston University, Rio has joined our expanding Medical & Scientific Sector as we look to double its size in 2016.

    As a Senior Resourcer , Rio is searching for sales people at all levels, within the medical devices and pharmaceutical markets Europewide and dealing with some of the largest and most innovative manufacturers in the world.

    Rio Barclay from our Medical team capped an excellent month for both herself and her team in April, as demand for Medical sales professionals continued to rise. The whole team will soon be enjoying dinner out in celebration!

  • Jordan Nylander
    Jordan Nylander

    Business Development Executive

    Jordan Nylander

    Jordan Nylander

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 jordann@otrsales.co.uk

    Jordan joined On Target in February 2017 as Resourcer in the Mechanical Engineering sector. Having had a great education, he came from a background in public sector recruitment following a successful retail career. In January 2018 he was appointed Business Development Executive for the team.

    Jordan is A very sociable guy and travels as much as he can. He is a massive fan of TV box sets and movies. You will also find him playing FIFA 18 on the PlayStation!

  • Amanda Ellis
    Amanda Ellis

    Business Development Executive

    Amanda Ellis

    Amanda Ellis

    Business Development Executive

    0208 397 4114 amandae@otrsales.co.uk

    Amanda started her career in HR and payroll and worked in various industries. With an extensive track record supporting management teams in all aspects of HR and payroll. Later on in her career she had a successful period as a Estate Agent and played a significant part in her ensuring her branch hit monthly targets. Resulting in Amanda being number one in her branch and area in mortgage sales and appointments.

    Busy mum of 2 children, most of her spare time is spent ferrying her youngest child around from one sports activity to the next. When Amanda gets time she loves to socialise with friends and family while eating and drinking good food and wine.

  • Ben Askew
    Ben Askew

    Business Development Executive

    Ben Askew

    Ben Askew

    Business Development Executive

    020 8397 4114 bena@otrsales.co.uk

    Having come from university, Ben has developed and enhanced many skills; he claimed the title of National Champion in Cheerleading, he played wide receiver in American Football, and has even completed a 9-hole Pub Golf run with all ‘Holes in One’! Now looking to develop his recruitment skills, Ben joins On Target with a strong drive to succeed and the work ethic of a warrior.

  • Nick Harris
    Nick Harris

    Key Account Manager

    Nick Harris

    Nick Harris

    Key Account Manager

    020 8397 4114 nickh@otrsales.co.uk

    Nick has a wealth of experience in the Construction sales recruitment market having worked in the industry since 2001, a true specialist in the market. He is a valuable addition to the Construction team in 2018.

    His passion and knowledge within the industry is highly rated and he comes with a strong collection of committed clients and a history of successful placements. A lot of Nicks’ clients now were once his candidates who he placed within excellent career moves.If your career needs a kick or your vacancy needs chopping into shape then Nick is the man to contact.

    In Nick’s spare time you will find him chasing his son around the park and spending time with his wife and family. He’s also a dedicated martial artist and holds a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Taekwon-do.

  • Isabella Mills
    Isabella Mills

    Resourcing Consultant

    Isabella Mills

    Isabella Mills

    Resourcing Consultant

    Having studied beauty therapy for two years Isabella decided to go into recruitment as she needed to work in a field that was more mentally challenging. Although having no previous recruitment experience she is excited to excel in medical recruitment at On Target.

    Isabella spends her spare time British Showjumping her horses and help train others to get them ready for the competition season.

  • Sophie Harris
    Sophie Harris

    Resourcing Consultant

    Sophie Harris

    Sophie Harris

    Resourcing Consultant

    020 8397 4114 sophieh@otrsales.co.uk

    Sophie is a graduate from the University of Bristol and works in our Industrial Engineering team. An avid outdoorswoman Sophie enjoys hiking, mountain climbing and horse riding in her free time. She also enjoys travel and is planning a trip to Paris.

  • Louise Ashena
    Louise Ashena

    Resourcing Consultant

    Louise Ashena

    Louise Ashena

    Resourcing Consultant

    0208 397 4114 Louisea@otrsales.co.uk

    Louise had over 3 years experience in Telecoms sales and a strong track record in customer service before joining our Construction division. She has a very competitive spirit and enjoys playing games with her family and friends and always being on the winning team.

    Louise loves spending her free time going to music festivals and events.

  • Stephanie Brown
    Stephanie Brown

    Resourcing Consultant

    Stephanie Brown

    Stephanie Brown

    Resourcing Consultant

    Most recently in Education but prior to that in a record breaking sales role, Stephanie works in our Mechanical Engineering team.

    Outside work Stephanie enjoys yoga, baking and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Helena Heaven
    Helena Heaven

    Resourcing Consultant

    Helena Heaven

    Helena Heaven

    Resourcing Consultant

    Having studying for her A-levels and working in a pub full time for 2 years Helena decided to go into recruitment as she was keen to work in a fast pace industry and something that would challenge her on a day to day basis. Although having no previous recruitment experience Helena is looking forward to progressing in the medical recruitment sector at On Target Recruitment.

    Helena spends her time exercising and enjoys maintaining her fitness, alongside travelling and spending time with family and friends.