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 Business Development
As Head of European Business Development Joanna's role is focussed on developing affiliations with individuals across our client base to enhance knowledge and strengthen relationships, both with existing clients and through the development of new clients.
Joanna oversees the commercial relationships for our offices in the UK, Gibraltar, Malta, Sweden, Ireland, Isle of Man and Italy to support our clients and ensure we sustain sound business partnerships and the relevant service levels in order to achieve this.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 990
- Joanna Harrison - Head of European Business Development
Regional Head, Spain & Latin America
Cristina joined Pentasia in February 2011; having spent the last 5 years with a Spanish Executive Search Company specialized in middle-top Management positions in a wide range of industries, within a global market. As a Manager, she was responsible for managing a consulting team and developing new business. Back in the past she worked for several institutions within the Ministry of Justice.
Cristina holds a Post-Graduate degree in Business Administration and a Degree in Psychology, and is used to working in multicultural and international environments. Cristina now works from Pentasia’s London office, mainly focusing on developing business throughout the Spanish speaking Markets and Brazil. Her role includes team management, client relationship development, projects implementation, strategic planning, scoping and identifying new business opportunities.
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
Senior Consultant, Ireland
Anthony has gained 7 years experience in Recruitment, working in a number of different industries in Ireland, UK, Australia and Malta. Before joining Pentasia, Anthony specialised in contract recruitment, moving into High Volume Project Perm Recruitment for some of the biggest companies in Oil & Gas and Retail.
He is now currently managing the market for Pentasia in Ireland, the Isle of Man and the North of the UK.
direct: +353 1 608 7729
mobile: +44 (0)7949 509 511
- Anthony Hennessy - Senior Consultant, Ireland
- Viv Vayapooree - Senior Consultant, IT
Hannah joined Pentasia in February 2013 to work across a variety of roles within the UK and Ireland. She has more than five years’ experience in recruitment and has worked in both the commercial and I.T. sectors.
Her role will include candidate management, client account management and business development. She predominantly works on marketing and product roles and has extensive knowledge within these areas.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 997
Mobile: +44(0)7800 561 198
- Hannah Collman - Consultant
Researcher, Spain & Latin America
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 & Latin America
Researcher, Spain & Latin America
Cynthia joined Pentasia in July 2013 to work across a variety of roles within Spain and LATAM. She has more than two years’ experience working in Recruitment and Human Resources roles in finance and services sectors, and vast experience working in multicultural environments at different companies in Australia, Spain and UK.
Cynthia holds a MSc in Human Resources Management and a Degree in Psychology. Working from the UK office in London, she is responsible for searching and placing candidates for a variety of roles in Spanish speaking countries.
- Cynthia Aliaga - Researcher, Spain & Latin America
- Laurence Kemp - Consultant, Social & Mobile
- Steve Kirk - 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
- Keith McLoughlin - Resourcer