Leadership Team

Our team has over 100 years combined experience across the global recruitment industry

Click on each ‘About Me’ link to learn more about our team members 

Paul Archer

Managing Director

Paul is responsible for the strategy and future development of recruitment products and solutions to ensure we stay at the leading edge of the recruitment industry. Paul understands the demands and challenges of both local and international market places and strives to achieve a high degree of client satisfaction by providing an unchallenged level of service and success, he is a motivated and engaging leader with a passion for recruitment.

Alex Phillips

Executive Director

Alex possesses over 18 years of Recruitment experience covering both contract and permanent placements. For the last 10 years, Alex has focused his attention on Microsoft technologies, specifically Microsoft Dynamics (D365), Cloud technologies and Power Platform. Alex has built a strong business network locally in the UK and across Europe where he secured a reputable name for himself. Throughout his recruitment career, Alex reached the Millionaires invoicing club, created successful divisions and profitable organisations.  Alex is responsible for leading and executing the global sales strategy for the Nexus.

James Walker

Director

James is a Director of the Nexus Group, joining in 2001 and driving the company forward into new business sectors including international reach through the medium of his language skills ( 1st class Honours in German, French, Italian, English ). With a successful track record working for large European packaging companies, he concluded his corporate career in the role of Sales & Marketing Director, helping to leverage the sale of the business to a US conglomerate.

Jon Donaldson

Director

Jon is a Director of the Nexus Group with over 15 years of Search & Selection experience and head-hunting at middle and senior management level. Following a successful career in industry with several large US Corporations, culminating in the role of Managing Director of European Operations at Riverwood International, he brings a wealth of business and people knowledge to the company. He loves interacting with clients and bringing his natural enthusiasm, flair and thirst for success to every assignment he undertakes.

Robert Bragg

Global Microsoft Practice Manager

Robert has been in the Microsoft Talent Acquisition industry for just over 6 years and has built an outstanding reputation within the Microsoft community. He is fully immersed in the world of Dynamics 365 and has become one of the most well-known recruiters in the channel. Rob previously worked at SThree as the Client Relationship Manager and then moved into a Microsoft Talent Partner where he went on to become the highest performing consultant. Rob built a highly successful team leveraging his expertise, his team quickly became the best performing in the business. Rob prides himself on being honest, transparent and building long-term relationships with his candidates and clients. Rob is responsible for leading and growing the Nexus Microsoft practice globally.

Kirsty Eastman

Group Operations Director

Kirsty brings her client services, compliance, administrative and professional service skills to all of Nexus’ activities, managing the efficient functioning of the group to exceed our own and all our clients’ expectations. With a career built upon professional training within the financial service sector, she supports the group in delivering a first class customer and candidate experience.

Gillian Ashley

Client Success Manager

Gillian brings a wealth of previous customer service, administration and research experience to the business. With a degree in English and a background in financial services, pensions and proof-reading, Gillian helps to keep our processes error-free and compliant, bringing her good sense of humour, scrutiny and efficiency to enhance the candidate and customer experience.

Nicki Moore

Contractor Support Manager

Nicki provides the Customer Service and Administrative Support to the business, ensuring everyone is equipped and informed to provide the excellent client support which underpins all company activities. With a background in Resourcing, Outplacement and H.R. Services, this is not the first Recruitment Company she has worked for – but hopefully it will be the last!

Rachel Robertson

Finance Controller

Rachel provides the in-house financial support to the business, making sure we follow due process and procedures when it comes to the accounts, invoicing, administration and credit control. With a degree in Maths, she is the only one in the business who doesn’t think of herbs when you mention Sage!

If you have an enquiry on any of our services

Simply contact us on the details below

Bristol: 01275 818 333 | London: 0203 897 8444
nexus@nexus-resources.co.uk