meet the team

Andrew Oliver

A specialist within the interim space with more than 15 years’ experience in business change. He is passionate about delivery and is responsible for quality assurance, ensuring our clients receive the highest levels of service. Outside of work Andrew is a family man that enjoys all forms of exercise, sports, skiing and very occasional music production

James mcnicol

James is hugely excited about the future of ea and the opportunity as Director to do recruitment differently, creating a supportive environment where our consultants can develop strong relationships and add to our network of talented and reliable candidates. Outside the office James can often be found playing golf, working out at the gym or spending time with his family.

James Wiggins

  • Finance Director

James has worked in finance for over 20 years with 10 years’ experience as a Finance Director and is also a certified Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW). Working mainly with SMEs, he brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to the business. He enjoys his days off with his family and his main hobbies include football, trying out new craft beers and listening to his vinyl collection. 

Ameer Abouzaid

  • Head of Contract Delivery

As our Head of Contract Delivery, Ameer brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his role providing interim solutions across multiple sectors. As a seasoned recruiter he is also able to advise the wider delivery team on any challenges they may face. Outside of his working life, he loves to spend time with his family, playing sports with his son and enjoying some well-deserved R&R.

Mark Morgan

  • Head of Permanent Division

As head of our permanent division, Mark has over 15 years’ experience in finding the perfect fit for both clients and candidates. Mark is dedicated to finding permanent solutions for our clients’ roles and ensuring longevity in these positions. When he’s not working, he loves watching and playing sports, keeping fit or on a more relaxed day, enjoying a good book.

Matt Beadle

  • Principal Consultant (Change Management)

Having worked in recruitment for over 10 years, Matt is our resident business change expert. He thrives in the fast-paced change environment and has the capability to speak to people at all levels. Outside of work he enjoys playing golf, watching his favourite football team (Spurs) and spending quality time with his family.

Julia Aguila

  • Delivery Consultant (Change Management)

Julia is part of our delivery team focusing on business change solutions and joined us after graduating with a degree in philosophy. Her interests include baking (much to the delight of the team), going out to eat and in her own words, ‘organisational binders’.

Niamh Phillips

  • Delivery Consultant (Digital, Data & Technology)

Niamh joined ea after graduating with a degree in biomedical sciences and is part of our delivery team, focusing on digital, data and technology roles. Outside of work, she likes to spend time at the gym, live music events and keeping up to date with pop culture and trends.

Tiana Abdullah

  • Delivery Consultant (Digital, Data & Technology)

Tiana is part of our delivery team with a focus digital, data and technology roles and has a degree in English literature. A self-confessed foodie, she loves cooking, socialising at the pub and impressing the crowd with her Britney impression at karaoke.

Rufus Langton-Gilks

  • Delivery Consultant (Digital, Data & Technology)

With a joint degree in international business management and Spanish, Rufus is part of our delivery team, focused on finding the best data and tech people for our clients. In his free time, he enjoys surfing, festivals and travelling around South America (his salsa skills still need work).

Oliver Whelpton

  • Lead Consultant (ea Futures)

As the lead consultant for our ea Futures Graduate Programme, Ollie is passionate about giving graduates a first step in their career whilst providing our clients with talented and driven people. His hobbies outside of the office include running, travelling and beating Andy at squash.

Fiona Kelly

  • Compliance Manager

Having been with ea for over 11 years, starting out in a compliance administrator role, Fi is now our beloved Compliance Manager and expert on all things compliance (she even extends her skills into helping the finance team too!). When she’s not taking care of business, she enjoys cooking, travelling and binging a good TV show.

Naomi Pudney

  • Compliance Consultant

Coming from a previous role in office management, Naomi was the perfect fit for our compliance team! Outside of work she enjoys jetting off to different parts of the world, cooking (and eating!) food and playing video games.

Jack Berry

  • Finance Manager

Jack began his journey with ea 10 years ago, starting in the business as Finance Administrator. Due to his love for numbers and eagerness to learn, he has progressed into his current role as Finance Manager. Alongside this he is also studying to become a fully qualified accountant. His interests outside of work playing video games, poker and watching sports (particularly Formula One).

Tamarah Zammimba

  • Finance Administrator

Tamarah joined our finance team after graduating with a degree in international law. Although she has confessed to doing spreadsheets at home (for fun!), outside work she can usually be found hiking in nature, working on a knitting project or playing videogames.