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
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, IT
Angelo joined Pentasia in February 2012 as Managing Consultant for Central European Market having previously spent 8 years resourcing within the IT, Finance and Accountancy Recruitment Sector with worldwide located clients.
He works closely with the IT Recruitment team gaining a thorough understanding of our clients’ IT recruitment needs and requirements.
A native Italian speaker, Angelo speaks English fluently, holds a master's degree in Economy, a M.B.A. and a C.C.A. public certification and was employed as Managing Consultant for multinational companies before joining Pentasia.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 992
Mobile: +44(0) 7763 614 992
- Angelo Chirulli - Senior Consultant, IT
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: +44 (0)1737 785 988
mobile: +44 (0)7949 509 511
- Anthony Hennessy - Senior Consultant, Ireland
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
Tanya is a confident and ambitious recruiter with over two years recruitment experience. Having come from a commercial background Tanya understands the importance of fully understanding candidates needs and motivations. Her passion sits with providing high class service and Account Management ensuring client relationship is maintained.
As a Consultant Tanya will be working mid to Senior vacancies successfully sourcing and screening candidates while overseeing the qualification of new candidate registration for the UK and Europe.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 980
- Tanya Mustafa - Consultant
Oliver is a hard-working and focused individual who wants to now settle into a career in the Recruitment industry. After completing his A-Levels in 2010 he went to the Academy of Contemporary Music for one year to complete a Performance Drumming HDip. He then went on to pursue a career in property and worked for White and Sons Estate Agents in Dorking for fourteen months and after a short four month career break, travelling, wants to develop his Sales career.
As a Researcher Oliver is responsible for sourcing and screening candidates across the international market. He will build strong candidate relationships and assist his colleagues with vacancies and ultimately placing candidates. After joining Pentasia in August 2013 he looks forward to a fulfilling new future.
Direct: +44 (0)1737 785 983
- Oliver Smith - Researcher
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