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Peter Shawyer
Founder & CEO
In 1997 Peter joined the UK’s largest independent IT recruitment firm where he established himself as a leading biller, before going on to build a number of new divisions for the firm and turning around their flagship Banking & Finance Practice.

In 2002, Peter founded Full Circle Recruitment with the firm belief that integrity plays a central part in everything the best recruiters do. He currently focuses on developing the team and encouraging the next generation of managers, whilst remaining hands-on in the account direction of major clients.

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Barry Collyer
In 1998 Barry joined the most successful IT recruitment company in the UK and earned several swift promotions that saw him build new practices and relocate to the continent to help develop the burgeoning European market. Following an extended stint running a Professional Services recruitment division, Barry joined Full Circle Recruitment in 2008 with the remit to help strengthen, develop and build the permanent and contract businesses.

Barry currently focuses on the Analytical, Consulting and Interim side of the business whilst also running the operational environment and helping to drive the strategic direction of the business.

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Neil Collyer
Managing Director
Neil Joined Full Circle in 2005 after gaining five years intensive experience in both permanent and contract IT recruitment.  Since then, Neil has recruited into most disciplines within the broader data industry and he has a well-deserved reputation for developing a deep understanding of all stakeholders and organisations with whom he works.

Neil is now justly regarded as one of the industry’s leading specialists in data analytics, insight and strategy recruitment, for both the online and offline arenas.

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Alex Plumley
HR Director
After a successful time working in the third-party recruitment sector, Alex joined one of the world’s largest advertising agencies and worked her way up the ladder of their HR department. She left to take over the HR function of a smaller, more data and digital-focused agency, before joining Full Circle in 2007.

Alex’s part-time role involves devising and maintaining company policies, behavioural and developmental guides, as well as advising other managers on day-to-day staffing matters.

Tara McNeela
Tara McNeela joined Full Circle in June 2012. Since then Tara has successfully made many placements from junior to senior level at some of the biggest names in the industry.

Tara has also achieved several records in the FCR hall of fame for number of placements, new business won and quality of customer feedback. Despite being early on in her career, Tara’s market knowledge, customer service and needs analysis skills are those of a seasoned consultant.

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