Management team


Nick Smith - Managing Director

Nick’s Great Grandfather Sir Albert Smith built our parent company Ashley & Dumville, and it was Nick who launched Eleven Recruitment in 1988. Nick has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the oil industry and believes passionately in continuing the family tradition of embracing change and adapting as the industry evolves.


Sarah Stott - Director

Sarah is the heart and soul of Eleven, having celebrated 20 work anniversaries and been instrumental in driving the evolution of the business. Leading our new business development activity, she is broadly networked and well respected in her niche sectors.


Anthony Baron - Director

Anthony joined Eleven Recruitment in 2010 and was promoted to Director after years of success building strong client relationships and delivering exceptional service to candidates in the downstream oil, gas, power and LNG sectors. He leads our team of consultants and resourcers, with a passionate, focused and pragmatic approach.

David Hoggart - Divisional Manager

David joined in 2021 after eight years recruiting within the Chemicals industry, covering Fine / Speciality / Bulk / Additives / Lubricants manufacturers and consultancies. Spanning his career, he has managed recruitment campaigns at all levels within a business, including technical, non-technical, commercial and senior leadership, and on a permanent and contract hire basis, within the UK and internationally.

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Fiona Hammond - Operations and HR Manager

Fiona is our systems and process guru. Having worked in many roles in the business, no-one looks after our data and compliance better and continually finds ways to introduce efficiencies to our systems.

Rachael Cooper - Head of Marketing

Rachael joined us in 2020 and is responsible for the Eleven brand, further building our reputation with clients and candidates and supporting new business. She brings a wealth of experience in campaign management, client engagement and brand building. She is passionate about providing content that is relevant and useful for our clients and candidates.

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