Chief Executive Officer
Rob has over 10 years experience in international recruitment within New Media, IT and iGaming. Having spent his early career with foreign exchange brokers ICAP, Rob moved into recruitment in early 1998 and with the market leading IT Recruiters Computer People.
He was headhunted into the position of Head of Technical New Media at Mortimer Charles Recruitment in 2000 before moving on to a Director position at LBHR International in 2001. At the end of 2001, Rob formed Pentasia as a Director with business partner Bruce Gamble.
In his present position of CEO for the Pentasia Group of companies, Rob is responsible for the strategic commercial direction of the company and its overall operational structure worldwide.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 970
- Rob Dowling - Chief Executive Officer
Head of European Delivery
Cara joined Pentasia in January 2008 and became Head of European Delivery in 2014 to focus on driving Pentasia’s market leading delivery efforts to European clients. Cara manages and monitors client Service Level Agreements to ensure optimal performance from Pentasia’s delivery teams. She is also responsible for the development and improvement of client relationships where Pentasia works on a client Preferred Supplier List. Cara manages a team of experienced consultants across Pentasia’s network of European offices.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 993
Mobile: +44 (0)7734 245 647
- Cara Kerr - Head of European Delivery
Head of UK, Ireland & Gibraltar
Alastair joined Pentasia in November 2014 to lead & manage the operations for UK, Ireland, Gibraltar & Executive Search.
He is an experienced senior sales and recruitment leader within the recruitment & professional services industry, with 18 years managing large single or multi-locations, teams and individuals across many sectors. Highly skilled in temporary, permanent & executive search recruitment within SME, large corporate and local/central government accounts, with an excellent understanding of RPO/MSP.
A track record of growing & delivering high consistent levels of revenue and gross profit through strong strategic leadership, effective people management, a passion for results, emphasis on new business development, excellent customer account management & consistent coaching/training
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 988
Mobile: +44(0) 7763 614 992
- Alastair Cleland - Head of UK, Ireland & Gibraltar
Hannah joined Pentasia in February 2013 to work across a variety of roles within the UK and Ireland. She has more than eight years’ experience in recruitment and has worked in both the commercial and I.T. sectors.
Due to having continued success within marketing and product, Hannah has chosen to specialise in placing marketing professionals – across acquisition and retention but predominantly across Country Management, Product Marketing, CRM, Campaign Management, VIP Management, Segmentation and Loyalty and Rewards.
Hannah specialises in client account management, candidate account management and offering knowledge and advice throughout the recruitment process.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 997
Mobile: +44(0)7800 561 198
- Hannah Collman - Consultant
Steve joined Pentasia in March 2013 following a successful 10+ years career in recruitment within IT and emerging markets. Steve now manages Pentasia Payments, an internal division which services both client and candidates internationally for mid-level to senior appointments across numerous sectors.
Direct: +44 (0) 1737 785 983
- Steve Kirk - Senior Consultant
Alice Joined Pentasia in July 2014 after a years’ experience in the recruitment industry focusing previously on engineering.
She is now a marketing specialist for Pentasia predominantly working on acquisition, retention and digital media marketing as well as CRM, SEO, PPC, Affiliates and media buying.
Her role includes candidate management and client account management as well as a focus on Business development within her specialist area.
Direct: 01737 785 976
- Alice Martin-Bird - Consultant
After studying Human Geography at the University of Leicester, Joseph is keen to progress his careeer in Recruitment and develop his skills within the iGaming industry.
Joseph’s role as a researcher means he is responsible for sourcing and screening candidates for our clients' vacancies across the international market.
Direct: +44(0) 1737 785 989
- Joseph Criddle - Researcher