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Our London team covers the UK and Europe, handling some of the biggest markets in the world. We’re constantly expanding the roles we cover and adding new disciplines to enable us to provide full project support. Like every Archer office, each of our consultants has the kind of sector expertise needed to lead custom searches for niche skills.

  • David Cox
    David Cox
    Managing Director
    David commenced his recruitment career 17 years ago with a global PLC; transferring from their London operation to Sydney in 2006. He worked at a senior management level operating across multiple locations and business units, managing a team of 30+ consultants in addition to recruiting mid to senior level positions in construction, infrastructure and MEP markets.In 2010, he decided to set up on his own and co-founded a technical recruitment consultancy which has been placed on the BRW fast starters list for two consecutive years. In addition to his role as a Director, he specialised in recruiting mid to executive...
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  • James Waissel
    James Waissel
    Associate Director - UK & Europe
    James’ role as Associate Director is focused on growing the team and Archer’s brand presence in the marketplace, whilst delivering as the sector lead for all Project and Development Management vacancies. James holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Reading University. He began his recruitment career in 2013 with a specialist Property firm in London delivering across FM, M&E, Building Surveying and Project Management. Having studied at Reading he has close ties with the UK and European based property professionals across the built environment. Using his entrepreneurial skill set James has successfully generated and developed an extensive network across the...
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  • Elizabeth Dowsett
    Elizabeth Dowsett
    Principal Consultant - Building Surveying
    ​Liz began her recruitment career over 20 years ago with Hays Construction and Property, specialising in Building Surveying, General Practice and Architectural vacancies. Covering South-East London and Kent she was a highly effective recruitment partner for the public and private sector. Clients included Local Authorities, Charities, Housing Associations, Consultancies, and other public organisations such as the Port of London Authority, Kent Police and Kent Fire and Rescue.Liz joined Archer in 2021 as a Senior Consultant specialising in the London and South East building surveying market. Her remit covers general building surveying along with specialist profession services to include: Dilapidations, TDD,...
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  • Nick Rogerson
    Nick Rogerson
    Principal Consultant - Cost Management Lead
    Nick has a Bachelors Degree in Business Studies from the University of the West of England. He began his recruitment career with a global company in Bristol upon graduating in 2011, and has five years’ experience working for a specialist property consultancy in London, recruiting across the Business Support, Facilities Management and Building Consultancy sectors. He has a strong professional network in the industry and has worked extensively with multi-disciplinary consultancies, private property companies and in-house property teams.Nick joined Archer in 2019 as a Senior Consultant, focused on Building Surveying, Project Management and Cost Management recruitment across the UK. With...
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  • Edward Nowell
    Edward Nowell
    Consultant - Project Management & Development Management
    ​Edward’s career spans commercial property and real estate, having worked at some of the leading property consultancies and property developers across the London market. His key focus areas have included commercial research, market trends and multi-million pound development sites.Edward joined Archer in 2022 as a Consultant specialising in project management & Development Management. He supports clients in identifying top talent through pro-active sourcing strategies and utilising the most up to date networks in the built environment sector.Key roles include Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers, Senior Project Managers, Associate Director- Project Management, Director - Project Management, Partners, Development Managers, Development Directors.
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  • Will Matkins
    Will Matkins
    Consultant - Project Management & Development Management
    Will has a diverse background working in sales, previously specialising in the areas of fine art and prestige cars, and most recently worked in construction and landscape design. Will is a strong problem solver and focused on delivering the best solution to his clients and candidates.Will joined Archer in 2022 as a consultant specialising in Project Management & Development Management. Key roles include Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers, Senior Project Managers, Associate Director- Project Management, Director - Project Management, Partners, Development Managers, Development Directors.
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  • Joyce Lin
    Joyce Lin
    Operations Manager - London
    ​Joyce has a multi-faceted and extensive career in talent acquisition having worked in the recruitment industry across the technology, professional services and financial services sectors. She has led national and global teams and talent programmes to deliver key talent acquisition and talent management initiatives, leading strategic and operational objectives. At Archer, Joyce is responsible for managing key projects and business initiatives, and supports the day to day operations from marketing, HR, finance and IT.
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