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Team RE

Yes, we’re experts in growing recruitment businesses, but more importantly we are entrepreneurs; people who invest in people.  We are here to guide, support and advise; find out more about us and understand how we will help you in your recruitment journey.

Serial Entrepreneur James Caan CBE founded Recruitment Entrepreneur in 2014. Click through to find out more about James’s expertise and how his involvement will benefit your business.

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James Caan CBE

Chairman

Abid trained as a lawyer working in corporate finance before entering recruitment 25 years ago. With experience in various CEO roles in over 35 countries, Abid has a wealth of experience in building and managing teams. His industry expertise includes oil & gas, security and professional services.

Abid Hamid

Chief Executive Officer

Angus works across the investment cycle, conducting due diligence and project managing live origination deals. His involvement in the strategy and planning for the existing portfolio businesses serves to drive value creation. Angus has a wealth of managerial and board level experience and has recently completed an MBA at Cass Business School.

Angus McDowell

Chief Financial Officer

Greg is focused on promoting origination outside of London and is based in our recently-launched Manchester hub. With over 22 years of business development and management experience, Greg is best placed to scale our northern ventures and to drive the progress of new entrepreneurs within the portfolio.

Greg Hollis

Managing Director - UK

Daisy oversees and manages all operational activity within the Recruitment Entrepreneur portfolio and plays a key part in onboarding new businesses. She implements best-practice business strategies and works closely with partners and other department heads to ensure everything runs efficiently, allowing the partners to focus on running their business.

Daisy Betteridge

Operations Director

With over 20 years of delivering marketing, communications, digital, PR and events programmes for global events across multiple industry sectors, Sam brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. Having spent the past 10 years specialising in recruitment, she sets the strategy for all externally-facing marketing activity for the Recruitment Entrepreneur portfolio and partner brands.

Samantha Proctor

Group Marketing & Communications Director

Simon has over 25 years’ experience in recruitment and consulting, with senior leadership roles for three listed (AIM & LSE) recruitment groups (Divisional MD for two) with a background that has focused on creating improved value through business improvement and change, leading and contributing to; business strategy, growth, merger/integration, acquisitions, and business turnarounds. Simon’s focus at Recruitment Entrepreneur is in selecting our next phase of entrepreneurs and JV acquisitions and investments in successful recruitment businesses to join the RE portfolio

Simon Drake

Director of Investments and JV Acquisitions

We are always looking for talent to join our growing Investment, Finance, IT, Marketing and Operations teams.

About us

Recruitment Entrepreneur is a global investor in early to mid-stage recruitment businesses

Contact us

+44 (0) 207 048 7967
info@recruitmentvc.com
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