Meet the Team

Meet the Team 2019-08-14T15:59:33+00:00

Meet Our M&E Recruitment Team

Introducing The Sparkings Personnel Team

Josh Sparkes

Co Founder & Joint Owner

Josh started his career in Construction Supply and then moved into M&E Recruitment in 2009. Josh worked with his current business partner James King at Fusion People for the best part of a decade before starting Sparkings Personnel. Josh is now one of the M&E recruitments leading consultants dealing with some of our sectors top M&E Contractors and Main Contractors.

He gained lots of life experience through travelling. He has been all around Europe, SE Asia, Australia and worked as a Scuba Diving Instructor.

#MMA, #Boxing, #Healthandfitness, #Selfdevelopment, #Travelling #Thailand #ScubaDiving Instructor, #LearningGerman, #MotorBikes, #PropertyDevelopment, #RedWine, #Netflix

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James King

James King

Co Founder & Joint Owner

James worked as qualified carpenter for 4 years in Manchester after leaving school. He then moved to London and fell into recruitment by chance after attending an interview with a construction agency.

He started as a Resourcer and worked his way up to an M&E Team Leader. James then joined forces with current Business Partner Josh Sparkes to launch London’s first M&E only focused agency. James’ ambition is to open 10 more offices in the next 10 years and grow Sparkings Personnel to a £50 million turnover business.

#MMA, #Boxing, #Travelling, #Luxury Cars, #Manchester City, #Self Development, #Property Developer

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Gary Ticehurst

Gary Ticehurst

Senior M&E Consultant

Gary started his career working for the government on Green Deal Assessments and joined the recruitment industry after the government pulled its funding. Since joining Sparkings he has worked his way up from an M&E Resourcer all the way to M&E Blue Collar Team Leader.

In his spare time Gary plays a high standard of football and supports Arsenal. He also likes listening to Drake and acquiring Rare Trainers.

#Arsenal, #Fatherof1, #Raretrainers, #Drake

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Beau Sparkes

Beau Sparkes

Senior M&E Consultant

Beau started his career in recruitment after working in the insurance industry and completing a National Diploma in Music Practise. Since starting out in our industry he has already been promoted from Candidate Manager to Recruitment Consultant.

In his spare time Beau likes watching football, socialising with friends and travelling but his biggest passion is music, he enjoys writing, recording, producing, playing and watching live music and in the past has played in bands.

#Recruitment #Football #WestHam #Social #Travelling #Music #LiveMusic #Producing #Bands

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Ben Lamey

Ben Lamey

Blue Collar M&E Recuitment Consultant

Ben started his career in Estate Agency and shortly after the birth of his baby girl he moved into construction supplies. In 2018 he fulfilled his ambition to join the recruitment sector. He has found instant success due to the similarities in Estate Agency and Recruitment and is still developing.

In his spare time he likes to go to the gym and spend time with his little girl.

#Health & Fitness, #Arsenal, #Father of 2 little girls 7 & 2

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Maggie Duong

Maggie Duong

Office Manager

Maggie is Sparkings No1 girl. She studied Business Management – HR at the University of Westminster obtaining a 2:1. During her time at University she worked part time in Luxury Retail for Burberry. Maggie is also a keen makeup and hair enthusiast, she spends her free time looking into the latest fashion trends. She also enjoys a good Netflix series on her weekend with a cup of hot chocolate and snacks with her friends. Due to her sweet tooth, Maggie enjoys baking. Aside from the above, Maggie is bilingual, and enjoys progressing her self-development.

#UniversityOfWestminsterHR2:1, #LuxuryRetail, #RecruitmentHRManager #Drake, #Shopping, #MakeUp, #Netflix, #SnapChat, #Eating, #Baking, #SpeaksCantonese, #SelfDevelopment

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Daniel Mead

Daniel Mead

Blue Collar M&E Recuitment Consultant

Dan started his career working as an estate agent after leaving school. He joined Sparkings as a resourcer in January 2018 and has since established himself in the M&E sector and is working towards a Senior M&E Consultant position.

In his spare time Dan likes to go to the gym and go out drinking with his mates.

#Gains, #Gym, #Goooners, #AudiA5, #LuxuryCars, #Peroni #PicknMix

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Matt Giles

Matt Giles

M&E FM/Maintenance Team Leader

Matt studied law at University, qualifying with a 2:1. He then started his career in recruitment, working solely in the M&E FM sector where he has progressed from trainee to FM team leader.

Matt joined Sparkings in 2018 to start the FM division, managing a team that provide blue & white collar recruitment.

In his spare time Matt enjoys watching football and golf, and playing whenever possible.

#Arsenal, #CraftBeers, #Travelling, #Golf, #Health&Fitness

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Luke Charters

Luke Charters

M&E White Collar Freelance Consultant

Luke worked as an estate agent for 4 years, working his way up to Lettings Manager for a high end agent. In 2018 he made the step over to Recruitment, fulfilling his ambition of becoming a freelance consultant.

In his spare time he enjoys a game of golf with his mates and following Arsenal around Europe.

#Arsenal #Boxing #Travelling #Thailand #Golf #Horseracing #Peroni

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Tom Dulieu

Tom Dulieu

M&E Candidate Manager

Previously worked in logistics as a Traffic Planner after travelling the world for a year but was always looking for a change of career within a different field entirely.

He is a very social person and enjoys playing a good level of rugby, going to the gym and running.

#rugby #beer #gym #coffee #travelling

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Nicola Kleist

Nicola Kleist

FM Candidate Manager

Nicola started off her working life in the Leisure industry after leaving school and has recently made her move over into recruitment to kick start her career in the industry. Nicola has started off as an FM Resourcer and is excited where this position will take her.

In her spare time she enjoys visiting new Countries and going out with friends.

#travelling #girlsnight

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Samantha Mills

Samantha Mills

Compliance Manager

Samantha started her career in recruitment 16 years ago and worked for IPS Group LTD a recruitment company that specialised in the Insurance Market. She has recently joined Sparkings Personnel to oversee all the Compliance.

In her spare time she likes to spend time with family and friends, keep fit by attending the gym and going on long bike rides. Also likes to entertain friends with cooking different cuisines.

#cooking #healthandfitness #Socialising #family #cycling

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