Leadership

We partner, advise and help ambitious, technology led organisations grow & transform through our unrivalled access to the network of the best technology talent in the market.

Sean Burns

Jon Sheehan

Fleur Holland-Haque

Chris Spranklen

Simon Evans

Louise Smith

Luke Pentney

Joana Fedosenko

Chris McGowan

Nick Wright

Co-Founder & CEO


Sean Burns

Sean is the co-founder and Managing Director of Burns Sheehan with responsibility for the strategic direction of the business and networking within the Technical Community. Sean also leads senior Executive Search engagements. In life prior to working at Burns Sheehan Sean was a school teacher and professional Rugby player with London Irish. When Sean is not in the Burns Sheehan office he can either be found chasing his 4 children around West London, being tormented by Coventry City FC or searching for lost golf balls.

Co-Founder & Head of CX


Jon Sheehan

Jon, known as "Baz" is the co-founder and Managing Director of Burns Sheehan. He has been Recruiting within the Digital Technology space for the last 17 years and is passionate about delivering a 1st class service to our clients and giving our candidates an experience that they will not forget. Jon also leads senior Executive Search engagements. When he is not in the Burns Sheehan office he can be seen watching Football (big Arsenal & Old Blues FC fan), watching Rugby (Old Blues RFC & England mainly but any game really) or beating Sean on the golf course!

Director of Business Operations


Fleur Holland-Haque

Fleur is the Director of Business Operations at Burns Sheehan and she is responsible for the smooth running of back office, ensuring that clients and candidates receive a 1st class quality service from us. Before life at Burns Sheehan, Fleur was Head of Resourcing for Veritas and latterly Symantec. When she is not in the Burns Sheehan office, Fleur can be found obsessively reading interior decorating magazines, posting pictures of food on the internet & sampling home-made cocktails!

Managing Director


Chris Spranklen

I love working with tech led start-ups in London. I've a mix of on-site/agency experience & I'm well networked in the Open Source community

#lovemytechgadgets #aperolspritz #lovesouthlondon #coys #cheeky

Senior Director


Simon Evans

Simon is a Director of Burns Sheehan, responsible for the growth of our Cloud & Mobility Practice. He has been recruiting within the Technology sector for the last 8 years and is passionate about delivering an excellent service to both clients and candidates alike. Simon has just become a new Dad for the first time so outside of the office he can mainly be found changing nappies and trying to catch up on much needed sleep! When Simon isn't in the office, he enjoys watching his beloved Man Utd play football & reading History books!

Director


Louise Smith

I'm a Principal Consultant covering Product Management & Agile Delivery.

#northerner #chocoholic #lovesummer #shoptoomuch #dancingqueen

Director


Luke Pentney

I'm a Director at Burns Sheehan heading up the TechOps team who specialise in finding high quality Systems Administration, DevOps, SRE, Security, Networking and Support professionals for our clients.

#DevOps #Burnssheehan #Music #Guitar #Chelseafc

Director of Finance


Joana Fedosenko

I am the Finance Manager at Burns Sheehan. I make sure that all the financial aspects of the business are carefully looked after.

#finance #childcare #busybee #neverenoughtime

Director - Head of Manchester


Chris McGowan

I manage the Burns Sheehan Manchester team, recruiting across the Tech and Digital industries.

#Manchester #NFL #NewYorkGiants #Nerd #Mexican

Associate Director - Head of Data


Nick Wright

#phoenixnights #dogs #chillibeef #footballmanager #oldschool

London Office Team

Sarah Moir

Rosie Burrin

Tom Dunford

Jamie Thuillier

Felix Rayment

Jay Despojo

Ollie Strong

Jake Wilson

Daniel Boatman

Jonny Guy

Jordan Frost

Becca Rose

Beth O'Neill

Lucy Silva

Ellie Staves

Finance & Credit Control Manager


Sarah Moir

I am the Finance Assistant at Burns Sheehan, supporting Joana with all Finance related tasks.

#finance #family&friends #socialbumblebee #frenchmartinis #pampering

Operations & Compliance Manager


Rosie Burrin

Principal Technology Recruiter


Tom Dunford

I recruit Infrastructure roles.

#football #skiing #bigears #babyface #fishandchips

Senior Technology Recruiter


Jamie Thuillier

Infrastructure Team

Technology Recruiter


Felix Rayment

TechOps Team

Senior Technology Recruiter


Jay Despojo

I am a technology recruiter in the contracts team, specializing in Testing and QA.

#testing #guitar #tech #travel #music

Senior Technology Recruiter


Ollie Strong

Software Engineering Team - Backend

Senior Technology Recruiter


Jake Wilson

Engineering Team - Frontend

Senior Technology Recruiter


Daniel Boatman

Software Engineering Team - Frontend

Principal Technology Recruiter


Jonny Guy

I have experience recruiting across a variety of verticals within technology however my key focus and interest is with data. When I’m not looking for top data talent then you’ll find me watching sport and praying that Liverpool finally win the Premier League.

#data #toptalent ##LiverpoolFC

Technology Recruiter


Jordan Frost

Data Team

Marketing Manager


Becca Rose

Marketing Executive and D&I Champion


Beth O'Neill

Technology Recruiter


Lucy Silva

Software Engineering Team

Technology Recruiter


Ellie Staves

Software Engineering Team

Manchester Office Team

Dan Billington

John Beesley

Bethany Baron

Charlotte Smith

Beatriz Lopez Polo

Daniella Waterman

Joe O'Sullivan

Thomas Barnes

Chloe Whetherall

Principal Technology Recruiter


Dan Billington

Dan works from our Manchester office and focuses mainly on Data and Software Development roles. In his spare time Dan is a fan of sport and has a passion for WWE & professional wrestling.

#DataScience #MachineLearning #Python #SoftwareDevelopment #JustBringIt #YouCan’tSeeMe

Principal Technology Recruiter


John Beesley

John works in the Burns Sheehan Manchester office.

Senior Technology Recruiter


Bethany Baron

Hi, I’m Beth and I’m working the Python and PHP Development roles within the Manchester office with businesses and teams currently in their first scale up phase with applications in Engineering and FinTech.

#python #php #fintech #cooking #science #techno

Senior Technology Recruiter


Charlotte Smith

Technology Recruiter


Beatriz Lopez Polo

Technology Recruiter


Daniella Waterman

Senior Technology Recruiter


Joe O'Sullivan

Technology Recruiter


Thomas Barnes

Senior Technology Recruiter


Chloe Whetherall

Advisory Board

Nick McKittrick

Nick co-founded Rightmove in 2000 and was responsible for building the business from its beginnings to the market leading technology platform it is today, serving as COO and CEO during his 17 years with the company.

Trevor Mather

With a background in technology and consulting, in 2013 Trevor transitioned from leading the global software consultancy ThoughtWorks to his current role as CEO of Auto Trader.

Neil Munn

Having started his career with Unilever, Neil has a strong history in marketing. Now Global CEO at BBH, he draws from his creative, branding and consultancy experience to deliver real impact to the business.

Meet The Team