ABOUT EXPAND
A heritage in search

Since 1999 we’ve grown to be a world-class recruitment organisation. Our clients know us for our outstanding record of delivery whether for interim or permanent appointments and return to us because we continually offer a high level of service.

Our service goes beyond appointment to ensure successful integration of new hires, reducing time to performance and improving new employee engagement.

Meet the team

Samantha Maxwell-Reed

Samantha Maxwell-Reed

Group Managing Director

Responsible for purposeful leadership, strategy and product development. Loves what we do and good coffee. Supports Harlequins and England rugby.


Aidan Walker

Aidan Walker

Director

Leads a highly talented team managing senior level search campaigns globally within Communications and a wider technology market. Officially the bionic man.


Richard Edwards

Richard Edwards

Director

Leads our interim practice. Extensive experience in International Communications and Technology markets. Wales and Seagulls season ticket holder.


Lee Walker

Lee Walker

Director

Heads our Digital & eCommerce team with extensive experience in emerging digital trends. Lifelong Arsenal supporter. Claims the fastest lap record 2018, 2019.


Zoe Harris

Zoe Harris

Director Finance & Operations

Responsible for group finance, operations and HR. Owner of the biggest tea mug (ever).


Dan Openshaw

Dan Openshaw

Principal Consultant

Leads and global influencer marketing and DTC team at expand hiring senior -execlevel. Over enthusiastic Arsenal fan who has spent too much money watching his team lose in Europe. Our go-kart champion 2018, 2019.


Joe Perry

Joe Perry

Principal Consultant

10+ years’ experience of partnering with SaaS vendors across the Marketing and Ecommerce Tech markets globally. Officially a D. F. L. - Chelsea fan.


Cheryl Ruck

Cheryl Ruck

Senior Consultant

Extensive experience in delivering International search projects within the Communications market. Possibly the strongest person in the office.


Steph Thomson

Steph Thomson

Senior Consultant

Focus on the Payments, Marketing and Ecommerce Tech markets globally. Champion tennis Player.


James Lees

James Lees

Senior Consultant

International recruitment expert within the Cyber Security market. Played Semi Professional football (Weymouth, Dorset, Poole Town) - Arsenal supporter!


Adam King

Adam King

Consultant

Works with startup and scaleup e-commerce clients throughout EMEA and North America. Specialises in mid-exec level sales, product and marketing placements.


Rocky Tsang

Rocky Tsang

Consultant

Delivering Contract and interim resource to all our clients on an international basis. Speaks Cantonese, loves anime!


Umar Abu-Rawi

Umar Abu-Rawi

Consultant

Umar specialises in hiring executive level software development and engineering roles globally. Umar works across all of our digital and technology clients. Aspiring calisthenics champion.


Daniel Dunford

Daniel Dunford

Consultant

Experienced technology recruiter, delivering talent to the global Cyber Security market. Former Charlton Athletic and Brighton Hove Albion FC football academy player. West Ham United supporter.


Olena Phillips

Olena Phillips

Delivery Consultant

Supporting searches in the Semiconductor, Electronics & Advance Technology industries. Speaks fluent Russian, Ukrainian and English. Enjoys reading and travelling.


Gerrard Samuel

Gerrard Samuel

Delivery Consultant

Identifies exceptional talent via research for Commit projects. Gerrard was a cocktail bartender for several years and can remember several dozen cocktails. Spurs supporter!


Amber Ragless

Amber Ragless

Office Manager

Supporting the team through sales support, marketing and administration. Loves festivals and live comedy.


Ted

Ted

Top dog

Excels in eating, ball chasing and sleeping.