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
Sales Manager, UK & Ireland
Joanna is responsible for the management, training and support of the UK & Ireland divisional teams. Her role involves direct communication with the international management team, and the board of directors, to improve business performance and operational effectiveness, set targets and budgets, and report sales figures and forecasts on a weekly and monthly basis.
The key focal areas of Joanna's role are overseeing the performance and activity of the UK & Ireland sales teams’ and managing & developing relationships with existing and new clients - to ensure the development of effective sales & marketing strategies; through client meetings, competitor analysis and identification of new business opportunities.
She is also the key point of contact for the recruitment, training and development of sales staff at all levels, within the UK & Ireland teams.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 990
- Joanna Harrison - Sales Manager, UK & Ireland
Practice Manager, Search
Mark has over 10 years’ experience in international recruitment within Search, Change, Transformation and Operations.
Based out of the London office Mark head’s up the Search Practice focused on bringing in talented professionals into the iGaming industry. Through his experience, network and knowledge of various recruitment techniques, Mark is in a unique position to adapt and advise iGaming organisations with respect to their recruitment strategies and processes.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 985
Mobile: +44 (0)7980 709 750
- Mark Klinger - Practice Manager, Search
Luke joined Pentasia in October 2008 having spent the last two years successfully recruiting for the senior finance market with Michael Page International.
A graduate of Brunel University, Luke is now responsible for placing personnel into the iGaming and E-Payments industries.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 981
Mobile: +44 (0)7791 430 375
- Luke Cousins - Principal Consultant
Regional Head, Spain & Latin America
Cristina joined Pentasia in February 2011, having spent the last 5 years with a Spanish Executive Search Company specializing in middle-top Management positions in a wide range of industries, within a global market. As Manager, she was responsible for managing a team and for the drafting of business proposals and recommendations, to the oversight of project implementation, results monitoring and development of customer loyalty.
Cristina holds a Post-Graduate degree in Business Administration and a Degree in Psychology. She is used to working in multicultural environments, speaking fluently Spanish, Catalan and English. Cristina working from the London office is mainly focusing on developing the Spanish speaking market.
Spain: +34 91 745 68 86
London: +44 (0)1737 785 975
Mobile: +44 (0)7808 775 169
- Cristina Garcia - Regional Head, Spain & Latin America
Cara joined Pentasia in January 2008 as a Senior Researcher having previously spent 3 years resourcing within the IT Recruitment Sector.
Cara's responsibilities include overseeing the qualification of new candidate registrations, working closely with the Affiliate Marketing Recruitment team to ensure that their recruitment projects are successfully completed and liaising with various Consultants on the provision of candidates for urgent and high volume client vacancies.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 993
Mobile: +44 (0)7734 245 647
- Cara Kerr - Principal Consultant
Emon joined Pentasia in June 2012 after graduating from the University of Portsmouth with a degree in English Literature.
Emon is responsible for sourcing and meeting candidates. He recruits for a variety of positions across the iGaming industry, focusing primarily on the UK and Ireland.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 992
Mobile: +44 (0) 7739 324 043
- Emon Keshavarz - Consultant
Researcher, Spain & Latin America
Rocio joined Pentasia in January 2013. She has spent past three years working for the Law and Finance industry at Legal and Sales Departments in different countries.
Graduated in Law, Rocio is now responsible for placing personnel in to the eGaming industry for Spain and Latin America.
London: +44 (0)1737 785 991
Mobile: +44 (0)7811 441 788
- Rocio Devesa - Researcher, Spain & Latin America
- Hannah Collman - Consultant
- Vishal Ragunathan - Consultant, IT
Researcher, Spain & Latam
Alvaro joined Pentasia as a Researcher for the Spanish & Latin American markets after obtaining a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Malaga. During his studies Alvaro participated in different international exchange programs, travelling to Ireland, Canada and Seoul.
Over the last few years he has also gained experienced in finance & marketing working as an intern in differents countries in Europe and America. He speaks Spanish and English fluently.
Phone: +44 (0)1737 788 851
- Alvaro Castaneda - Researcher, Spain & Latam
- Shahyan Mehtab - Consultant, IT
- Laurence Kemp - Researcher