Chairman & Portfolio Finance Director

With more than 25 years experience around board room tables, Neil believes that objectivity and an ability to challenge the status quo are essential for effective FDs. He currently recruits and manages the team of portfolio FDs and in his spare time has been known to tread the boards in the local amdram society. neil.muffitt@headstar.co.uk

Managing Director

James initially joined FDYL in 2013 as a portfolio FD, joining the business on a full-time basis in 2014 to help launch the recruitment division. James led the MBO into Headstar in 2020 and combines his FD consultancy work with ongoing recruitment assignments. In his spare time, he enjoys things like cycling down the Death…

Commercial Director

Having spent seven years with a blue-chip recruiter, Natalie has a strong track record in recruitment with experience of working across many sectors. She now specialises in the recruitment of entry level and part/newly qualified finance roles and manages this division across the North of England. A keen runner and boxer, she has temporarily put…

Operations Director

David joined us in June 2017, having worked for Michael Page for 9 years. For the last 4 he was business manager within their interim finance division in West Yorkshire, where he recruited across all industry sectors. He will now continue to act as an interim specialist for senior finance appointments at qualified level across…

Head Consultant

Jenny joined with 7 years of experience recruiting senior permanent appointments within both Accountancy & HR. Having spent time in both external agency and internal recruitment environments, she understands what everyone needs out of the recruitment process and makes sure everyone’s kept in the loop. Jenny will continue playing to her strengths recruiting for qualified…

Consultant - Practice

With over 7 years’ experience in recruitment Ross has earned himself a reputation for being mature, honest and pragmatic in his approach. Having spent the lion’s share of his career in the legal arena, he knows the value of being thorough. This – combined with his personable character – has made him a favourite amongst…

Consultant – Transactional Finance

Olivia joined us in 2018 initially to support purely on the candidate side. She quickly demonstrated her versatility though and became a firm favourite with clients, prompting a promotion to Consultant in 2020. Olivia specialises in placing the best transactional talent into businesses and in her spare time is busy being a new Mum! olivia.egan@headstar.co.uk

Consultant – Credit Control

Having joined in January 2018 to learn the ropes, Niamh has rapidly developed through the ranks working closely with Natalie McGregor. She has been exposed to all areas of finance recruitment and in late 2020 was promoted to Consultant with a specific focus on helping clients find the best credit controllers and sales ledger managers.…

Associate Consultant – Interim

Jordan joined us in October 2020 after returning home from 2 years of work and travel down under. After starting his career as a Candidate Consultant in Sydney’s IT market, Jordan now specialises in the recruitment of finance professionals across Yorkshire for Headstar’s Interim Division. Outside of work, Jordan can be found listening to podcasts,…