Dev / Tech

Hiren Vekaria

Hiren Vekaria

Hiren Vekaria

Hiren Vekaria

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: London

Hiren manages the Technical Team in London which covers all development and technical roles. He’s been working at ECOM for nearly a decade, working his way up from a consultant through to Director Level. Having graduated with a degree from City University in Multimedia and Internet Systems (BEng) he has in depth knowledge of development languages and code which is incredibly beneficial in aiding his market. Outside of work he DJ’s at local bars and is a bit of an artist and amateur videographer.

E: hiren@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0207 258 2367

Rob Sugden

Rob Sugden

Rob Sugden

Rob Sugden

Expertise: Senior Appointments

Location: Manchester

Rob is a Director in our Manchester office. Leading the Digital Tech, UX, Design, Product Management and Digital Change teams, across the North and Midlands. He’s had over 14 years of recruitment experience in Manchester, building an extensive network.  Over the years Rob has created a reputation for working with the best candidates and the most interesting companies! He’s passionate about Manchester’s digital scene and has loved being part of its ever evolving journey. Outside of work when he’s not spending time with his family, he can be found Rock Climbing or enjoying Manchester’s amazing music scene.

E: rob.sugden@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0033

Cameron Whitwam

Cameron Whitwam

Cameron Whitwam

Cameron Whitwam

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Cameron specialises in helping experienced software testing professionals find new permanent roles in Manchester. Cameron is currently on his placement year from Manchester Metropolitan University whilst studying Business Management.  In his spare time, Cameron loves to play competitive golf whilst being an avid Liverpool football supporter. He is a keen advocate for attending software testing meetups and in particular the Liverpool Tester Gathering and the North West Tester Gathering.

E: cameron.whitwam@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0026

Isaac Smith

Isaac Smith

Isaac Smith

Isaac Smith

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Isaac is a recruitment consultant specialising in placing Software Testers and QA’s with clients in and around Manchester. He  is currently completing his BA Hons in Business management alongside and is on track for a first class degree. Isaac strives to help his clients find the best possible candidate for the job and find his candidates the best possible job for them. In his spare time Isaac enjoys playing football, cycling, music. He is an avid festival goer, ask him about anything related to techno.     

E: isaac.smith@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0020

Joe Parker

Joe Parker

Joe Parker

Joe Parker

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Principal Consultant, responsible for leading a small team of recruiters and helping experienced software development professionals find new permanent roles in Manchester. Joe has been with the company for almost 7 years, he was one of the first people through the door when the Manchester office opened, he’s played an important role in shaping the company culture and how our consultants operate within their markets.  In his spare time, he is a long standing BWFC sufferer, Manchester foodie and music lover, his favourite food is cheap and his favourite music is loud!  Joe is obsessed with being the best at what he does, he believes in being honest, upfront and personal with everyone that he speaks to but most importantly he believes in not being a d*ck.

E: joe.parker@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0015

Alice Bailey

Alice Bailey

Alice Bailey

Alice Bailey

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: NorthWest

Alice is a contract consultant, focusing on Software Development. With joining the industry within the last year, Alice is full of fresh ideas and mindset. Alice  graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Psychology which she has used positively in her recruitment career. An avid pianist, foodie and comedian. Alice is incredibly interested in the ever evolving tech sector, combining her love of gaming outside of work with her desire to learn more about uprising trends.  Born and raised in Milton Keynes, she’s a long way from her roots. However the rainy city is beginning to feel like home. Alice is the first person in the office, and the last to go home, armed with a coffee and a bacon roll, she tackles the world of recruitment with a smile on her face. 

E: alice.bailey@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0012

Gareth Pike

Gareth Pike

Gareth Pike

Gareth Pike

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: NorthWest

Gareth Pike is a Principal Consultant at ECOM who specialises in the Software Engineering sector across the North West of England. This is Gareth’s 14th year in the recruitment industry so he has definitely been around the block! Over the past 5 years he has focussed on helping organisations with their recruitment of Open Source software engineering candidates, predominantly across the Java, PHP and Python technology stacks. Gareth graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a degree in Information Technology Systems which has definitely helped him throughout his IT recruitment career. In his spare time Gareth has a very busy family life being the dad to two sports mad young boys Leo & Zac, which involves lots of homework duty and being a part time football coach! Aside from family life his other major passions are following Man United FC where he is a season ticket holder and raising funds for Motor Neurone Disease which is charity close to his heart. Gareth feels integrity is one of the biggest things people should demonstrate in and out of working life and prides himself on this.

E: gareth.pike@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0042

Aaron Morgan-Bonner

Aaron Morgan-Bonner

Aaron Morgan-Bonner

Aaron Morgan-Bonner

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Amsterdam

Aaron has been at ECOM since its inception in Manchester. He’s proud to be the only agency recruiter to run his own .NET meetup, “.MET”. Aaron approaches his work with a sense of humour and his drive comes from wanting to know everything about .NET in Amsterdam. His contributions being able to reference the ‘consultant’ part of his job title, which he demonstrates with his market knowledge. This motivates him as it enables him to help candidates and customers alike more thoroughly. Aaron aspires to be the Jeff Goldblum of .NET recruitment in Amsterdam, combining a stylish approach with unbridled charisma. Whilst some currently liken him more to Les Dennis, he’s working hard to become more Jeff. Outside of work Aaron enjoys cooking, clichés and long walks on the beach.

E: amb@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0069

Ross Gordon

Ross Gordon

Ross Gordon

Ross Gordon

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Amsterdam

a technical recruiter specialised in development markets in the BeNeLux. He is continuously building his network around the JavaScript community in Amsterdam. He loves travelling to meet prospective candidates and clients whenever possible.  He is happy to drop everything for a coffee or a beer! Mainly the latter... A Business and Law Graduate who has a burning interest in technology and Jeff Stelling in the Soccer Saturday studio. Ross’ Mastermind specialist subject would be the ‘Cherub’ series of books by Robert Muchamore. He has no freckles on his face but 4 in each eye, which is great to know. 

E: ross.gordon@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0017

Sarah Hand

Sarah Hand

Sarah Hand

Sarah Hand

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Berlin

Sarah recruits for JavaScript developers in Berlin. Having always wanted to work in the European market this is a great fit.  Since starting at ECOM she has fallen in love with the vibe of the city. Whilst studying a BA in Business and Law, she joined our team to gain great experience. She loves nothing more than being able to talk to people all day and get to know clients and candidates personally. Normally Sarah’s weekends revolve around food and cold beverages with her friends. She also enjoys immersing herself in historic cities around Europe throughout the year. 

E: sarah.hand@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 161 237 0034

Josh Turnbull

Josh Turnbull

Josh Turnbull

Josh Turnbull

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: London

Josh Turnbull is a Recruitment consultant at ECOM working as a part of the tech team in ECOM south. He is focussed on supplying Front End Developers to great companies in London.

Prior to his time at ECOM, he spent 3 years abroad teaching English in Vietnam. He has a Physics background and graduated from University College London with a degree in Natural Sciences and later completed his PGCE to become a qualified Physics teacher in 2015.

His personal hobbies and passions are travelling and fitness, he is an avid gym goer and has done a few fun runs over the years.

Josh is a driven and competitive person and it is these personality traits which have drawn him to recruitment.

E: josh@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0207 258 2353

Kishan Patel

Kishan Patel

Kishan Patel

Kishan Patel

Expertise: Dev / Tech

Location: Manchester

Background in Software Development Consultancy, I now specialise in working within the DevOps and Cloud technologies market.

E: Kishan.patel@ecomrecruitment.com | T: 0161 237 0008

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