MEET THE TEAM

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GREG WRIGHT

MANAGING PARTNER

A foodie through and through. If he's not finding great talent, he's in the kitchen cooking up a storm. 10+ years experience in talent acquisition across the Middle East, UK and Australia. Passionate about adding value to the industry as a whole and sharing insight to support the future of food.

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ZEINA KARRIT

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Arabic speaker with 6+ years executive search experience and proven track record delivering commercial and technical projects across the MENA region. Full of energy, drive and has a passion for food. Enjoys writing, traveling and when she's not finding great talent she's playing PlayStation!

BARBARA MEDER

CONSULTANT

A techie by nature and a foodie at heart. She has more than 10 years of recruitment experience.

 

After relocating to Dubai 5 years ago, she discovered her love for food and started exploring different flavours and cuisines that this region has to offer.

 

She’s into E-sports, cooking, documentaries and plays Dota 2 on her free time.

SAM JONES

TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST

A true foodie, who has hands on restaurant operations knowledge as well as extensive recruitment and talent acquisition experience.

Major Manchester City fan and his favourite food is Japanese and the occasional burger.

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LUKE TRUIN

MANAGING PARTNER

Loves finding top industry talent great career opportunities. If he wasn’t in the talent solutions industry, he would most likely be a burger taster. 10+ years of experience representing food and beverage professionals globally. Beginner level Arabic speaker that's visited Saudi Arabia 53 times and counting.

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EMMA BEDFORD

TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST

Previous regular visitor to the Middle East and took the plunge to relocate permanently 2 years ago.  Has a love of matching skills and talents to career opportunities so people can be at their best. Being from the North of England has great empathy, a sense of humour and a love of more than fish and chips!

REBECCA BALDWIN

CONSULTANT

Fanatical about all things food if she isn’t eating, she is discovering where the best places are to eat.

Prior to relocating to Dubai, she built her wealth of experience commercially and has always been very passionate about complementing the right talent to each individual businesses.

 

Enjoys reading blogs, traveling and discovering new cultures

FAYE TRUIN

HR AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

A Senior HR & Operations Leader who loves her french bulldogs more than her husband.
 
She’s been living in Dubai for over 6 years, working with management teams to ensure staff benefit from learning and development, strategic direction and operational support.
 
An avid reader, a self confessed ‘all or nothing’ circuit class member and Jamie Oliver cook book collector!  

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DANNY FAULKNER

SENIOR CONSULTANT

A passion for music, football, travel and all things food. Manchester United fan and lives for sushi!

 

He's been supporting the F&B industry since 2010, has a keen eye for talent and holds extensive networks across the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

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PRIYA SRIVASTVA

SENIOR RESEARCHER

Passionate about all aspects of the talent acquisition process and is constantly motivated to explore its boundaries further. 10+ years of work experience across the Middle East. Always looking to innovate, improve, understand and deliver every time! Loves food, travel and music.

LEANDRO VIERNES

RESEARCHER

An experienced Reasercher in the field of Recruitment and Talent Acquisition.

 

Loves cooking, gaming and has a passion for both music and photography.

 

Enjoys working with a team and providing top quality service to the industry.

FOOD PEOPLE

a taste for talent

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