Our Team

Meet your sector experts

As a team, we are united by our passion, dedication, integrity and our personable approach. Our consultants specialise in different consumer goods sectors and functions, knowing them inside-out. Find out more about our fantastic people below and connect with your sector expert.

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    Join the Clear Edge Team

    We are always looking for vibrant and passionate people to join our ever growing team. If you think you would be a good fit, we would love to hear from you!

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  • Sophie MacLellan
    Sophie MacLellan Food Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    Sophie works with both SME and blue-chip businesses across the food industry. With an extensive professional network Sophie is able to assist with commercial roles including sales, marketing and category positions.

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  • Lauren Berettoni Prince
    Lauren Berettoni Prince Research Consultant

    Lauren provides invaluable support to our Directors and Consultants in sourcing top talent on behalf of our clients. She takes a highly pro-active approach when working on assignments, employing techniques such as headhunting and networking in order to identify the very best candidates.

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  • Lucy Robinson
    Lucy Robinson Head of International - Fresh Produce

    Lucy is an experienced recruiter in the Food Industry, who heads up our International division with a focus on executive level appointments. Her client base is predominantly across the fresh produce sector, and she has worked with some well-known companies both across the UK and Internationally.

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  • Chris Bowker
    Chris Bowker Hospitality Specialist
  • Alan Gove
    Alan Gove Business Development Director - Food

    Alan has over 18 years’ experience of recruiting within the food industry and has a network of contacts that is second to none. With a key focus on recruiting at Executive level, Alan also operates as a Key Account Manager to many of our most important customers. In addition to his passion for the food industry, Alan is also a keen football fan.

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  • Tom Fox
    Tom Fox Director

    Tom has been working in Consumer Goods recruitment since 2006. Along with Co-Director Terry, Tom takes day-to-day operational responsibility for running the Clear Edge, driving sales and ensuring the whole team are working towards our strategic growth plan.

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  • Emma Woodhouse
    Emma Woodhouse Sales Support Administrator

    Emma plays a key role in supporting our FMCG Food Teams and also assists with looking after our extensive industry database ensuring all data is GDPR compliant. Emma also assists with various research projects helping to identify the very best candidates.

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  • Amy Marshall
    Amy Marshall Office Manager

    Amy manages the day to day running of Clear Edge’s busy office, ensuring our clients, candidates and consultants all receive the support they need. Amy also provides vital sales support to our FMCG Food Teams and helps manage our extensive industry database, ensuring our data is up to date and GDPR compliant. Amy has also undertaken numerous courses and is an Associate level member of the CIPD.

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  • Jack Woolsey
    Jack Woolsey Drinks Specialist – Sales, Marketing & Hospitality Operations

    Jack is a key part of our Drinks team, recruiting on behalf of both drinks suppliers and also on-trade operators within hospitality. Having worked within industry himself previously, Jack brings a wealth of relevant industry experience and an excellent network of contacts.

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  • James Fowler
    James Fowler Healthcare & Household Specialist – Sales & Marketing

    James works with both SME and blue-chip businesses across non-food FMCG categories such as Healthcare and Household. He is extremely well networked, meaning he is able to identify and attract leading talent across Sales & Marketing on behalf of his clients.

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  • Charles Coultas
    Charles Coultas Food Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    Charles is part of our Food Team, focusing on commercial roles across sales, marketing, category and insight. He specialises in the ambient food categories, both across branded and Private Label manufacturers.

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  • Hannah Lerman
    Hannah Lerman Sales Support Administrator

    Hannah provides invaluable sales support to our Non-Food, Betting & Gaming and Drinks Teams, ensuring our clients, candidates and consultants receive the best support. Helping manage our extensive industry database to ensure our data is up to date. Hannah is always on hand with a smile to greet our visitor’s and offering them a lovely cup of Yorkshire Tea.

     

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  • Terry Batty
    Terry Batty Director

    Terry knows the Consumer Goods industry inside out. Having helped hundreds of clients and candidates find the perfect match over the years, he now jointly oversees the running of the business, ensuring all stakeholders receive the best possible Clear Edge experience.

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  • Hannah Bulmer
    Hannah Bulmer Health, Beauty & Household Specialist – Sales & Marketing

    Hannah is our resident health, beauty & household specialist, working with many well-known international brands. Hannah is able to assist with commercial roles across Non-Food FMCG including sales, marketing and category positions.

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  • Chris Newby
    Chris Newby Finance Manager

    Chris has many years experience working in finance within the recruitment sector, he is AAT Qualified and undertaking CIMA studies. On a daily basis, Chris runs our finance function and has also taken on the role of planning our events and incentives and keeping our consultants motivated.

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  • Sam Gray
    Sam Gray Consumer Durables Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    Sam is an experienced consultant and consumer durables specialist, with an enviable professional network. He focuses on placing high calibre, mid to senior level candidates in the Homewares and Gift sectors.

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  • Wesley Ferguson
    Wesley Ferguson Drinks Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    Wesley specialises in drinks industry recruitment with a focus on Spirits, Soft Drinks and Coffee. His clients range from instantly recognisable brands to up and coming craft producers and SMEs. Wesley places commercial sales and marketing professionals in both On-Trade and Off-Trade positions

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  • Matthew Marshall
    Matthew Marshall Food Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    With a strong client base in fresh produce and food to go, Matthew places commercial, category and marketing professionals from middle to senior management. Having joined Clear Edge in its first year, Matthew has built a formidable network of food industry professionals, maintaining excellent relationships with clients and candidates alike.

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