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Our Team

David Jolley

Director – Compass Life Sciences (US)

David joined the business in 2018 to lead the newly created Compass Life Sciences offering. With a background at some of the most recognised International Pharmaceutical businesses in a talent acquisition capacity, he is a hands-on leader of the brand responsible for our team of recruiters who provide human capital solutions to some of the worlds leading life sciences organisations.

Harry Oakey, MAAT

Head of Accounting at CRS

Harry manages the customer accounts; processing incoming funds, reconciling invoices, resolving account queries and managing debt recovery as well as managing the debts of creditors, ensuring timely payments are made in order to maintain the cashflow health of the business.

Erin Maxwell

Office Manager at CRS

Erin is the first point of contact at CRS head office. She manages a variety of both administration and office management tasks for recruiters and members of the senior leadership team, as well as supporting the HR team.

Maria Saunders

Governance and Compliance Lead at CRS

Over the past decade Maria has covered a range of roles from administration to finance. Currently, Maria manages CRS compliance with external regulatory bodies, including the Recruitment and Employment Confederation conduct regulations, and GDPR Legislation.

James Pryke, BA (Hons)

Design Executive at CRS

James joined Compass Recruitment Solutions in February 2022 as part of the marketing team, specialising in design – having completed a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design before working in a creative role for four years.

Charlotte De Villiers

Junior Design Executive at CRS

Charlotte joined Compass Recruitment Solutions in March 2023 as part of the marketing team, specialising in design. She developed a passion for graphic design following an interest in fine art from a young age.

Geri Stratieva, Assoc CIPD

HR Project Lead at CRS

Geri joined CRS in 2023 as HR Project Lead. Since then, she has been instrumental in shaping and advancing the HR initiatives in the company. With four years prior experience as an HR Generalist, she has a keen understanding of diverse HR functions and brings a holistic perspective to every project. Her responsibilities encompass a wide range of internal HR projects, focusing on optimising processes and enhancing employee experience across the company.

David Bland, ACIM

Group Marketing Director at CRS

David joined Compass Executives in 2016 having previously worked in Financial Services IT recruitment. In 2019, David was elevated into the role overseeing all CRS marketing activities and has been responsible for rebranding all of the historic brands as well as leading on the creation of Compass Life Sciences and CRS.