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Mike Shorrock
Mike Shorrock

Mike Shorrock

Founder & Managing Director

​Hi, I’m Mike Shorrock, Founder & Managing Director of Spencer Clarke Group. After spending six years in recruitment, I set up Spencer Clarke Group and opened its doors in 2017. I manage the overall direction of the business, along with identifying new business opportunities, driving team performance and maximising client relations...

Richard Shorrock
Richard Shorrock

Richard Shorrock

Managing Consultant

​Hey I’m Richard. I joined Spencer Clarke Group in 2018 as one of the first members of the team. I manage the SEND & Education desk but also work on Senior Interim & Executive hires in the public Sector. My career before recruitment was in hospitality where I successfully ran restaurants and bars for 10 years so my passi...

Annabelle Harwood
Annabelle Harwood

Annabelle Harwood

Compliance Manager

​Hello – I’m Annabelle. I am Spencer Clarke Group’s Compliance manager and oversee compliance for 8 disciplines across SCG from Accountancy & Finance to executive Interims. I joined Spencer Clarke Group in July 2019 and now have over 3 years experience in the recruitment industry. Working in a new, thriving office w...

Matt Byrne-Fraser
Matt Byrne-Fraser

Matt Byrne-Fraser

Managing Consultant

I head up and run our accountancy and finance division which works across the UK. I partner mainly with local authorities and accountancy practices to help them with their temporary, contract and permanent talent acquisition. I cover the London and the South of England market. I have worked in recruitment for over 10 years now, with th...

Thomas Humphreys
Thomas Humphreys

Thomas Humphreys

Business Manager

My name is Thomas Humphreys and I have always been passionate about the recruitment industry! I first started out in recruitment at the young age of 18 alongside my university degree in Business Management. Since then I have gained 10 years experience and I have absolutely loved it. I started on the first day of Spencer Clarke Group as...

Cameron Nicholls
Cameron Nicholls

Cameron Nicholls

Senior Consultant

​Hi, my name is Cameron, I joined Spencer Clarke Group at the beginning of 2019 after beginning my career working for an international job board. After gaining a wealth of knowledge within the industry, I made the move into recruitment and I’ve never looked back! Since joining, I have been promoted to Senior Consultant an...

Grace Salisbury
Grace Salisbury

Grace Salisbury

Recruitment Support Officer

​Hi I’m Grace, I am currently a Recruitment Support Officer here at Spencer Clarke Group. My journey within recruitment started in 2017 and a few years later I joined Spencer Clarke Group in February 2019.I specialise in offering support to consultants and their candidates that fall under the construction industry nationwide.

Georgia Parkinson
Georgia Parkinson

Georgia Parkinson

Recruitment Support Officer

​Hi – I’m Georgia! I’m part of the Compliance Team at Spencer Clarke Group. I previously worked within the recruitment industry for 5 years doing payroll. After 5 years at the same company, I decided it was time for a new challenge – and this is when I came across Spencer Clarke Group. Since joining the company in 2019, I have g...

Dane Matthews
Dane Matthews

Dane Matthews

Senior Consultant

Hi I’m Dane, a Recruitment Consultant for the UK team at Spencer Clarke Group. I started my Recruitment career with Spencer Clarke just over a year and a half ago now and couldn’t be happy with my work transition. Previous to this I have had numerous roles, one being a very short time as a footballer / football coach travellin...

Adam Zyda
Adam Zyda

Adam Zyda

Managing Consultant

​Hi I’m Adam, I am currently a Managing Consultant covering a vast number of vacancies within the Healthcare and Public Sectors in the East of England. I joined Spencer Clarke Group in 2019 off the back of a career mainly focused within the healthcare sector, which began in 2014. Outside of work, I play football for my local te...

Jenna McFarlane
Jenna McFarlane

Jenna McFarlane

Recruitment Consultant

​Hi, I'm Jenna! I am currently covering temporary contracts for the Public Sector within London and surrounding areas. I have recently joined Spencer Clarke Group after two years of working within recruitment, specialising in the healthcare market and I am excited to grow and expand my knowledge and experience. I pride m...

Chris Wilkinson
Chris Wilkinson

Chris Wilkinson

Senior Consultant

​Hi my name is Chris, I joined Spencer Clarke Group in April 2019 as a Senior Consultant on the Construction Division covering the Engineering & Surveying and Trades & Labour market. I have worked in recruitment for the last 5 years covering the London area which I have thoroughly enjoyed. Outside of work I am ...

Lauren Bailey
Lauren Bailey

Lauren Bailey

Executive Search Consultant

​Hi I’m Lauren, I deal with all the permanent recruitment within the accountancy and finance sector across the North of the UK. I have been in recruitment for 4 years and absolutely love working with Spencer Clarke Group and being a valuable member of the team. I certainly love working with Accountancy and Finance professionals ...

Sam Stanton
Sam Stanton

Sam Stanton

Senior Consultant

​Hi I’m Sam, I joined the company in 2020 as a Senior Consultant and I specialise in Construction, Trades and Labour. I cover the Midlands, the North of England, Northern Ireland and also work with clients who are expanding into Europe.Outside of work, I’m a family man and when my young children aren’t keeping me busy, I’m norma...

Joe O’Halloran
Joe O’Halloran

Joe O’Halloran

Senior Consultant

​Hi, my name is Joe, I'm a Senior Consultant covering the South of England and Wales in both temporary and permanent positions in the Construction, Technical & Engineering sectors. Originally from Doncaster, I relocated to Preston towards the end of 2020 with my partner and started working for Spencer Clarke Group shortly af...

John Shorrock
John Shorrock

John Shorrock

Recruitment Consultant

​After 16 years working in hospitality for big names such as Living Ventures and Jamie Oliver, the time came for a change to a career that would make full use of my energy, drive and determination. Spencer Clarke Group was the perfect place for me, working with Temporary Appointments in the Public Sector, specifically in London.

Debbie Holden
Debbie Holden

Debbie Holden

Marketing Manager

​Hi, my name is Debbie, I’m one of the latest recruits to join the Spencer Clarke Group after years of working within the world of job boards. After gaining a wealth of knowledge within recruitment marketing, I made the move to the Spencer Clarke Group to continue my career within a flourishing agency. I take care of all the ...

Jordan Cowburn
Jordan Cowburn

Jordan Cowburn

Recruitment Consultant

​Hey, I’m Jordan, ​I specialise in Interim & Executive appointments within the public sector; this is mainly in housing, social care, corporate functions and IT. ​My career before recruitment was in hospitality where I successfully ran a bar from the age of 20. I have also worked in a number of Customer Servi...

Taylor Kirkham
Taylor Kirkham

Taylor Kirkham

Recruitment Support Officer

​Hi I’m Taylor! I am part of the compliance team at Spencer Clarke Group. I am originally from Liverpool but relocated to Preston in September 2021 and began working at Spencer Clarke Group immediately after moving. In my spare time I enjoy being outdoors as much as possible. I have ridden horses since the age of 4 and still en...

Kaylah Henderson
Kaylah Henderson

Kaylah Henderson

Recruitment Support Officer

​I have recently joined Spencer Clarke Group as a recruitment support officer after finishing college with three A levels. I made a risky decision to not go to university, but I think Spencer Clarke Group is the perfect company to help me become successful despite not gaining a degree like most of my peers. Although I have only recent...

Luke Meeks
Luke Meeks

Luke Meeks

Graphic Designer

​My name is Luke Meeks and I’ve always been passionate about design and marketing. I first started my working career in hospitality where I spent 15 years working in pubs, bars and nightclubs. It is here where I first started in marketing and design, first working for a small pub chain for 7 years before moving on to Tax Expert where ...

Ellie Cutts
Ellie Cutts

Ellie Cutts

Recruitment Support Officer

​Hi, my name is Ellie. I have recently joined Spencer Clarke Group after 3 years of working in the fashion industry. Due to relocating near to Preston, I was keen to move my career nearer to the area too and when I saw the job advert for the role here at Spencer Clarke Group, I applied immediately! I have a first-class ...

Mabel
Mabel

Mabel

Junior Doggy Coordinator

​​Hi, I'm Mabel! I'm the latest addition to the office. I spend my days tearing around the office, chewing things I probably shouldn't be and getting my belly stroked by all the lovely Recruitment Consultants (they love me!)​

Barney
Barney

Barney

Senior Doggy Consultant

​Hi, I'm Barney! As a senior member of the doggy team, I'm a lot calmer than the latest recruits - Opal and Mabel. I spend my days tinkering around the office and chilling in my bed. My favorite part of the day is when the food van comes around as I'm quite partial to a bite of everyone's sandwich.

Opal
Opal

Opal

Director of Dog Operations

​HI, I'm Opal, I'm one of the cutest members of the team. I'm a lot calmer than my half sister Mabel and I spend my days just tinkering around the office and sitting by my dads feet. When he has a free minute, we have a little cuddle which I love! I'm also kind of a big deal on Instagram - you can check me out at