Neal is a recruitment expert with an extensive track record of identifying top calibre talent for clients across a range of disciplines and sectors. His roles have often involved managing large multifunctional teams, but throughout his career he has retained a hands-on involvement in sourcing, interviewing and placing candidates.
Graduating from Cardiff University with a Geology/Geography Degree, Neal trained with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and after four years joined a client’s company as Management Accountant. He was subsequently promoted to Financial Controller.
Neal joined one of the UK’s largest recruitment businesses, Hays, in 1992 to specialise in senior level recruitment. Promoted to manage a flagship office in Bristol after 13 months, Neal moved into a regional management role after just two years. Neal then joined the HW Group, which became TMP Worldwide, where he managed Thames Valley, one of the group’s most profitable regions. Operations included:
- Two finance businesses
- supply chain
- sales and marketing
- generalist search and selection.
In 1998, Neal became responsible for a national portfolio and acted as part of a team overseeing all £50k plus financial recruitment. He was also part of the management group that developed the TMP Worldwide UK HR recruitment business.
Neal left the corporate world in 2000 to set up an independent recruitment business concentrating on senior level permanent and interim appointments. Neal’s clients range from SMEs to multinational corporations, recruiting in the UK and across Europe.
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