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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ELEANOR ROBERTS

RESEARCHER

From always working at 38,000FT, Elle made the transition to keep both feet on the ground and dive into the world of recruitment! She has a passion for film, food and travel. 

Always looking to try new restaurants, her favourite cuisine is Mexican and she always has a great recommendation to offer. She is inspired by entrepreneurs and industry leaders who think outside the box, hoping to emulate them one day

SAM JONES

CONSULTANT

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

CONSULTANT

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!

FAYE TRUIN

HR AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

A Senior HR & Operations Leader who loves her french bulldogs more than her husband.
 
An avid reader, a self confessed ‘all or nothing’ circuit class member and Jamie Oliver cook book collector!  

SARAH KABBARAH

RPO ACCOUNT MANAGER

A yogi with a passion to help people find their next opportunity to grow.

 

8 years of HR and recruitment experience across the Middle East and Australia and experienced in both in-house and agency recruitment across various industries.

 

Multilingual “ English, French and Arabic”.

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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.

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.

NITIN PHILIPOSE

SENIOR RESEARCHER

Nitin has over ten years of experience working within talent solutions. 

If you enjoy gaming, we can guarantee you will have something in common immediately before talking all things F&B!

GINA PADILLA

RPO RESEARCHER

Gina has 15+ years experience in recruitment and talent acquisition in both technical and non-technical across different industries. She is new to F&B but loves it already!

 

Massively likes burgers and fries, loves to cross-stitching, playing Farmville and has a cat called Sean.