People who know people

Our team are insiders, not outsiders. Each member is a specialist in the sector they represent. So, they don’t just know it. They live it. Are passionate about its past. Deeply knowledgeable about its present. And endlessly curious about its future.

Rob Seery is a founding partner of Drayton and prior to establishing the business had a successful career in Retail with M&S.

Ian Pickett is a founding partner of Drayton and before moving in to recruitment he enjoyed a long career in the Food Industry with Nestlé.

Byron Beatty is a member of the senior team at Drayton and he enjoyed a number of years working in the Drinks sector with Red Bull and Coors.

Jemma Devive is a member of our senior team and recruits at a pan-European level across the Consumer sector, with a specific focus on Health & Beauty, DIY & Homeware, and Food & Drink.

Jon Carlile leads our research function at Drayton and before moving in to the recruitment arena spent the bulk of his career at Procter & Gamble.

Katie Scott provides business support primarily aimed at financial management, external communications and event organisation. Prior to joining Drayton she worked in the premium travel sector.

Nick Maughan is a member of the Drayton senior team and his earlier career was spent working in Consumer Goods with Sony.

Wayne Mabbott is a member of our senior team and prior to joining Drayton had a successful career in Footwear and Apparel with Adidas and Dr Martens.

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Our approach to recruitment is fundamental to the success of the business. We are particularly interested in individuals who have worked within FMCG, Food and Drink, Consumer Goods or Retail.

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