The IF Recruitment Team
Joseph is an experienced business leader with over 20 years recruitment experience. He has been successful at starting and scaling up recruitment businesses over this period. He started in the I.T industry for a leading multinational recruitment brand having finished university, launching his first recruitment business in the construction sector a few years later.
Success is all important to Joseph, as is the empowerment of his peers to share in that success. He is passionate about cultivating good working practices that grow and enhance the client base.
In his spare time Joseph enjoys going to the Gym, and playing Cricket for his local team and spending time with his family.
Kelly started her career setting up and administering Limited Companies for contractors working via Recruitment Agencies within the IT, Medical and Teaching sectors. She went on to set up a leading profiled independent agency supplying the Construction, Technical, and Mechanical Sectors throughout the UK with her husband Joseph. In October 2015 Kelly and Joseph acquired Ifftner Solutions Ltd known today as IF Recruitment. Kelly supports the business keeping everyone up to date with ever changing Legislation and Compliance. To relax Kelly enjoys horse riding and is a member of a small woman’s back to netball team where she can be found on the court.
Ian has over 20 years’ experience in the IT Recruitment industry.
Originally beginning his career in Media Sales with the Trinity Mirror, Ian decided to move into recruitment with Austin Benn. He later joined S3 where he was part of the launch of Computer Futures Thames Valley Office and subsequently became a founder member for two start-ups within the S3 Group.
Ian’s experience has lead him to Directorships at Recruitment Companies whose primary focus is working with start-up businesses in the online and digital space. Ian joined IF Recruitment in January 2019, with the focus on driving IF’s growth as a global brand.
Head of Permanent Recruitment
Melanie’s 20+ years of IT Recruitment is fundamental for our clients, candidates and our Recruitment team.
Melanie is a valued member of the team who actively contributes to the successful running of IF Recruitment. Her wealth of knowledge of the IT Sector in general is key in supporting the development of our consultants. Not only this, but her reputation in the sector is a particular advantage for understanding our clients requirements and delivering the best in calibre of candidate.
During her 20 + years of IT Recruitment, Melanie has observed many changes and developments In the technology sector – Initially supporting Unisys and then Dell EMC, Melanie now focuses her expertise predominantly in Backup technologies, Virtualisation, Cloud Solutions and Infrastructure Recruitment. Her career emanates from supporting business in East Anglia to enterprise clients globally. She manages a team of permanent consultants, oversees the contract team and is a key decision maker in IF business strategy. Melanie is the anchor of IF and has been part of the evolution of growth in the company.
Dr. Andrew Twist
Andrew has 16 years + experience in accounting and is a key member of the Finance & Accounting Function here at IF. He is responsible for tracking and reporting the performance of the company. Prior to his career in Accounting, Andrew was a Scientist and worked as a Lab Technician for more than 12 years. He holds a doctorate from Kings College London in Chemistry.
In his spare time, Andrew enjoys gardening, cooking and playing croquet.
Shelly runs a tight ship when it comes to paperwork! She is responsible for administrating contracts, P/O’s and oversees compliance and onboarding. Her role is pivotal to the team and our contractors. Shelly keeps everybody on top form with her vibrant personality and caring nature and is the first point of contact for many of our contractors. In her spare time, Shelly loves to spend time with her friends and loved ones. She is also is extremely active (Walking, Running, Swimming and attending the gym!).
Hilary has been with IF for 3 years and is part of the Finance & Administration team. She runs our payroll function – inputting the information and checking all invoices and timesheets that are submitted. She loves animals and outside of work spends time with her 2 beautiful thoroughbred horses, husband and family