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.

  • Matthew Marshall
    Matthew Marshall Food Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    With a strong client base in Fresh Produce and Ingredients, 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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  • Rachel Sampson
    Rachel Sampson Sales Support Administrator

    Rachel provides vital sales support to Clear Edge’s Drinks, Non-Food FMCG and Consumer Durables Teams – ensuring clients and candidates receive the information they need, when they need it! She has also taken on the role of “front of house” at Clear Edge HQ and is usually the first smiling face to greet visitors and offer a cup of Yorkshire Tea.

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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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  • Chris Newby
    Chris Newby Finance Manager
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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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  • 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.

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  • Zoe Gudgeon
    Zoe Gudgeon Consumer Durables Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    Zoe is a key member of Clear Edge’s Consumer Durables team, working with household names in Electronics, Office Products, Toy and Baby sectors. Zoe’s professionalism and commitment have helped her build an extensive network of sales, marketing and category professionals from Executive to Director Level.

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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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  • 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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  • Alexandra Atkinson
    Alexandra Atkinson Food Specialist - Sales & Marketing

    Alex has over 4 years’ experience working for two of the UK’s leading food manufacturers. Alex took the chance to join Clear Edge as a Senior Business Consultant, specialising working with commercial, marketing and category professionals, operating from middle to senior management within both the ambient and dairy industries.

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  • Shaun Edden
    Shaun Edden Hospitality Recruitment Specialist
  • Mark Leahy
    Mark Leahy Food & Drinks Specialist – Operations, Technical & Supply Chain

    Mark is an experienced recruitment consultant and a specialist working within our Technical division. Mark recruits mid-level to senior management positions across the North of England, Midlands and Scotland. Mark will be able to assist with both permanent and interim vacancies, and has established network of contacts to call upon across technical, quality, NPD and Hygiene.

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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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  • Lucy Robinson
    Lucy Robinson Food & Drinks Specialist - Operations, Technical & Supply Chain

    Managing the Operations, Technical and Supply Chain team, Lucy works with some of the UK’s top food manufacturers and distributors. With 10 years of recruitment experience, Lucy’s extensive professional network enables her and her team to find the best talent for a range of permanent and interim roles across the food industry.

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  • Sophie MacLellan
    Sophie MacLellan Research Consultant

    Sophie 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Juntao Chan
    Juntao Chan Research Consultant

    JT provides invaluable support to our Directors and Consultants in sourcing top talent on behalf of our clients. He 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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