After graduating from Bristol University in Economics, Iain spent 3 years as a management accountant for Lloyds Banking Group before entering the world of recruitment with Hays.
After 4 years as a top sales consultant, Iain became one of the fastest to be promoted from consultant to Director. In total, Iain spent 15 years at Hays in a number of board positions, culminating in the establishment of Hay’s Internet services on a global platform.
Four years at Timothy James Consulting followed as Chief Operating Officer, driving the exponential growth of the company, winning multiple awards in the process including positions on the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track (*3) and European Best Companies’ Best Places to Work For.
In 2013, Iain joined forces with Darren Ryemill at Opus, and together they have inspired one of the most successful growth stories in the recruitment industry, which has seen the company on target for a 2016 Turnover of £70m with 9 business operations across the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Australia and the USA.