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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...
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  • 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...
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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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  • 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...
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  • 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, Cost 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 Building Surveyors from Graduate...
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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,...
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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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  • 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...
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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
  • 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, Cost 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 Building Surveyors from Graduate...
    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
  • 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
  • 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