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  • 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...
    Read more
  • Samantha Soh
    Samantha Soh
    Regional Director - APAC
    Samantha has a Bachelors in Commerce, with double majors in PR & Marketing from Curtin University. She began her recruitment calling in 2011 with an international specialist PLC, highly focused in real estate and construction & engineering. Samantha started her professional career with a renowned Developer in Singapore where she honed her skills in business development and delivery and had also established a wide network of industry professionals. Having come from industry, she possesses great knowledge in roles and trends, with a strong pedigree in candidate and client management.Samantha is the Regional Manager for APAC responsible for the day to...
    Read more
  • 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...
    Read more
  • Aaron Benton
    Aaron Benton
    Managing Director – North America
    Aaron’s career in recruitment began in early 2007 with a global PLC, as a junior consultant, in a startup office, specialising in recruiting mid to senior positions in Design & Construction across the Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Civil and Heavy Infrastructure Sectors. He completed the company training program and fast-tracked his career to senior consultant in minimal time based on exceptional performance.In 2009 Aaron relocated to Singapore with the same company joining their Oil and Gas team specialising in recruiting mid to senior permanent positions, across EPCI within the upstream sector, for both onshore and offshore projects. After a successful year...
    Read more
  • Grant Smith
    Grant Smith
    Principal Consultant (Project Management & Development Management)
    ​Grant started his career as a Residential and Commercial Agent before moving into the Commodities sector for 10 years. Utilising his extensive experience in the sector, he has built a successful career in the real estate environment as a recruiter since 2016. Grant joined Archer in 2021 as a Principal Consultant, concentrating predominantly on Project Management, Construction Management and Development Management across all levels from Assistant to Board Director / Partner. He has an exemplary track record in partnering with clients across Consultancies, Developers and Clients with respect to Commercial, Residential, Infrastructure, Sports & Leisure, Hotels, Regeneration, Education, Data Centers, Industrial/ Logistics, Mixed-Use and Healthcare.Key roles include Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers,...
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  • Elizabeth Dowsett
    Elizabeth Dowsett
    Senior 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,...
    Read more
  • 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...
    Read more
  • Serena Sheu
    Serena Sheu
    Senior Consultant - Construction
    ​Serena graduated with Bachelor of Science (Hons) Business Management from Lancaster University in 2018. She kickstarted her recruitment journey with an international recruitment agency, focusing on permanent and contract positions for corporate function roles across various industries. She is highly skilled in effectively filling positions on a timely manner and demonstrated proven track record of managing exclusive recruitment projects. Serena loves food-hunting and drama marathons at home during her free time. In 2021, Serena joined Archer Recruitment as a Consultant and is responsible for recruiting in the construction space for the Asia Pacific region. She thrives on challenges and aims...
    Read more
  • Edward Nowell
    Edward Nowell
    Consultant (Cost 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 cost management and quantity surveying. 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 Areas include Assistant Quantity Surveyors, Project Surveyors, Senior Quantity Surveyors, Associate Directors, Directors & Partners, MEP Quantity Surveyors, Director- MEP Quantity Surveying.
    Read more
  • Neil Kundra
    Neil Kundra
    Consultant (Building Surveying)
    ​Neil graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) International Business from Brunel University in 2022. He began his career in 2017 within commercial property and real estate covering South-East and Central London.Neil joined Archer in 2022 as a Consultant within our Building Surveying team, working with real estate consultancies and agents in London and the regional markets. Neil recruits across all levels of experience from Graduate Surveyors through to Directors, and across all project sectors.Key roles include Graduate Building Surveyor, Assistant Building Surveyor, Building Surveyor, Chartered Building Surveyor, Senior Chartered Building Surveyor, Senior Building Surveyor, Associate Building Surveyor, Associate Director...
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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.
    Read more
  • Joyce Lin
    Joyce Lin
    Operations Manager - London
    ​Joyce has an extensive career in the recruitment industry working across the technology, professional services and financial services sectors. She has led national and global project teams and programmes to deliver key talent acquisition and talent management initiatives. Joyce supports the day to day operation of the London office and recruitment team.
    Read more
  • Stan Mandarich
    Stan Mandarich
    Principal Consultant (Design & Construction & Cost Management)
    ​Stan has 15 years experience working in the staffing and search consultancy industry in Canada and the United States.  He has previously held corporate roles with a Fortune 500 multinational staffing company, where he was responsible for implementing ISO 9000 Quality Standards across a network of 50 field offices in all provinces of Canada.  After his promotion to the World Headquarters in the USA, he supported the international subsidiaries with access to assessment and training tools.  He worked on several global IT projects including implementation of HR Open Standards (HR-XML) to enable data exchange with vendors and clients. He also...
    Read more
  • Tan Wei Chao
    Tan Wei Chao
    Consultant - Engineering, Project Management and Cost
    ​Wei Chao graduated with a Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Temasek Polytechnic. He started his career with an event agency focusing on production and eventually move on to sales for broadcast and media production. Having gained experiences across various industries, Wei Chao is adept at going beyond the brief to identify opportunities to drive growth and value across multiple products and services in a fast-paced environment. From business development to client and account management, he has a proven track record of securing projects and delivering successful results, through engagement with a variety of vendors and senior stakeholders. In...
    Read more
  • 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...
    Read more
  • 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...
    Read more
  • Grant Smith
    Grant Smith
    Principal Consultant (Project Management & Development Management)
    ​Grant started his career as a Residential and Commercial Agent before moving into the Commodities sector for 10 years. Utilising his extensive experience in the sector, he has built a successful career in the real estate environment as a recruiter since 2016. Grant joined Archer in 2021 as a Principal Consultant, concentrating predominantly on Project Management, Construction Management and Development Management across all levels from Assistant to Board Director / Partner. He has an exemplary track record in partnering with clients across Consultancies, Developers and Clients with respect to Commercial, Residential, Infrastructure, Sports & Leisure, Hotels, Regeneration, Education, Data Centers, Industrial/ Logistics, Mixed-Use and Healthcare.Key roles include Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers,...
    Read more
  • Elizabeth Dowsett
    Elizabeth Dowsett
    Senior 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,...
    Read more
  • 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...
    Read more
  • Edward Nowell
    Edward Nowell
    Consultant (Cost 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 cost management and quantity surveying. 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 Areas include Assistant Quantity Surveyors, Project Surveyors, Senior Quantity Surveyors, Associate Directors, Directors & Partners, MEP Quantity Surveyors, Director- MEP Quantity Surveying.
    Read more
  • Neil Kundra
    Neil Kundra
    Consultant (Building Surveying)
    ​Neil graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) International Business from Brunel University in 2022. He began his career in 2017 within commercial property and real estate covering South-East and Central London.Neil joined Archer in 2022 as a Consultant within our Building Surveying team, working with real estate consultancies and agents in London and the regional markets. Neil recruits across all levels of experience from Graduate Surveyors through to Directors, and across all project sectors.Key roles include Graduate Building Surveyor, Assistant Building Surveyor, Building Surveyor, Chartered Building Surveyor, Senior Chartered Building Surveyor, Senior Building Surveyor, Associate Building Surveyor, Associate Director...
    Read more
  • 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.
    Read more
  • Joyce Lin
    Joyce Lin
    Operations Manager - London
    ​Joyce has an extensive career in the recruitment industry working across the technology, professional services and financial services sectors. She has led national and global project teams and programmes to deliver key talent acquisition and talent management initiatives. Joyce supports the day to day operation of the London office and recruitment team.
    Read more
  • 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...
    Read more
  • Samantha Soh
    Samantha Soh
    Regional Director - APAC
    Samantha has a Bachelors in Commerce, with double majors in PR & Marketing from Curtin University. She began her recruitment calling in 2011 with an international specialist PLC, highly focused in real estate and construction & engineering. Samantha started her professional career with a renowned Developer in Singapore where she honed her skills in business development and delivery and had also established a wide network of industry professionals. Having come from industry, she possesses great knowledge in roles and trends, with a strong pedigree in candidate and client management.Samantha is the Regional Manager for APAC responsible for the day to...
    Read more
  • Serena Sheu
    Serena Sheu
    Senior Consultant - Construction
    ​Serena graduated with Bachelor of Science (Hons) Business Management from Lancaster University in 2018. She kickstarted her recruitment journey with an international recruitment agency, focusing on permanent and contract positions for corporate function roles across various industries. She is highly skilled in effectively filling positions on a timely manner and demonstrated proven track record of managing exclusive recruitment projects. Serena loves food-hunting and drama marathons at home during her free time. In 2021, Serena joined Archer Recruitment as a Consultant and is responsible for recruiting in the construction space for the Asia Pacific region. She thrives on challenges and aims...
    Read more
  • Tan Wei Chao
    Tan Wei Chao
    Consultant - Engineering, Project Management and Cost
    ​Wei Chao graduated with a Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Temasek Polytechnic. He started his career with an event agency focusing on production and eventually move on to sales for broadcast and media production. Having gained experiences across various industries, Wei Chao is adept at going beyond the brief to identify opportunities to drive growth and value across multiple products and services in a fast-paced environment. From business development to client and account management, he has a proven track record of securing projects and delivering successful results, through engagement with a variety of vendors and senior stakeholders. In...
    Read more
  • Aaron Benton
    Aaron Benton
    Managing Director – North America
    Aaron’s career in recruitment began in early 2007 with a global PLC, as a junior consultant, in a startup office, specialising in recruiting mid to senior positions in Design & Construction across the Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Civil and Heavy Infrastructure Sectors. He completed the company training program and fast-tracked his career to senior consultant in minimal time based on exceptional performance.In 2009 Aaron relocated to Singapore with the same company joining their Oil and Gas team specialising in recruiting mid to senior permanent positions, across EPCI within the upstream sector, for both onshore and offshore projects. After a successful year...
    Read more
  • Stan Mandarich
    Stan Mandarich
    Principal Consultant (Design & Construction & Cost Management)
    ​Stan has 15 years experience working in the staffing and search consultancy industry in Canada and the United States.  He has previously held corporate roles with a Fortune 500 multinational staffing company, where he was responsible for implementing ISO 9000 Quality Standards across a network of 50 field offices in all provinces of Canada.  After his promotion to the World Headquarters in the USA, he supported the international subsidiaries with access to assessment and training tools.  He worked on several global IT projects including implementation of HR Open Standards (HR-XML) to enable data exchange with vendors and clients. He also...
    Read more
Our candidate voices

How our candidates experienced our service

  • Haroon
  • Thomas M
  • Reiner U
  • Peter W
  • Airani A
  • Hui Xin N
  • Darwid H
  • Haroon
    Haroon

    Quantity Surveyor, UK

    ​James has a very strong understanding of the market and was able to provide me with detailed insight. He was able to truly capture my requirements and was able to place me within a business that strives in developing individuals. I would recommend James to anyone seeking a new opportunity at any level.
  • Thomas M
    Thomas M

    Project Manager, Canada

    ​I was headhunted for a role I hadn't considered and it turned out to be the right career move at exactly the right time in my life. Aaron showed real professionalism throughout the process by clearly communicating his clients demands, coaching me through the interviews, and negotiating to meet my remuneration target. For these reasons and many others, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Archer Recruitment when recruiting new staff or looking for a new role.
  • Reiner U
    Reiner U

    Project Manager, Canada

    ​“I would like to take this opportunity to thank your professionalism and courtesy throughout this process. I truly believe that you have all parties’ best interests at heart and that is what separates you from other recruitment agencies.”
  • Peter W
    Peter W

    Construction Manager, UK

    “They were very helpful from day one of my job search. They submitted all job applications promptly, arranged interviews around my work diary and provided very good pre-interview preparation packs.”
  • Airani A
    Airani A

    M&E Manager, Singapore

    “Compliments to you and your staff for the great effort and the hard work that you guys have put in. I know these things do not happen without a great deal of effort on the part of everyone.”
  • Hui Xin N
    Hui Xin N

    MEP Manager, Singapore

    “We discussed in depth the market situation. They highlighted several possibilities and worked hard to find a job that most suited my skill set, goals and personality.”
  • Darwid H
    Darwid H

    Project Manager, Singapore

    “I am truly grateful for the service given by Archer Recruitment. I moved to a company which I never dreamt about. Superb!”
Our candidate approach

Transparent process, thorough support

  • 1. Explore

    A phone discussion to find what you want and what makes you tick

  • 2. Review

    You send through your CV and we establish your core competencies

  • 3. Consult

    One-on-one consultation with a specialist recruiter in your discipline

  • 4. Interview

    In-depth interview, using competency-based techniques

  • 5. Search

    Having established your strengths and goals, we do a targeted search

  • 6. Guide

    Full guidance through the interview and offer process

  • 7. Aftercare

    We check in with you over 12 weeks to ensure you’re happy in your new role

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