Laurie has joined the London business working closely with Simon Haupt to grow the permanent construction team covering main contracting and fit out sectors. With over 6 years’ experience recruiting purely in the UK construction market, Laurie brings with him a wealth of knowledge and industry experience.
His professional approach coupled with his consultative and polite manner has allowed him to forge strong relationships with many individuals across the construction industry as well as build an excellent track record in delivering for businesses on both contingency and retained assignments.
Laurie has brought a new approach to Solution Recruitment and is excited to take the reigns of the permanent construction team and grow it in order to professionally and effectively service as many companies as possible throughout the UK.
Outside of recruitment Laurie enjoys travelling, cooking, music and is a keen cricket fan spending as much time as possible at The Oval during the summer.
Solution Recruitment – Associate Director – Construction
November 2015 to Present
Laurie has joined the London business to manage and grow the permanent construction team covering main contracting and fit out sectors whilst also continuing to successfully develop relationships with contractors. His desk focuses on permanent recruitment and account management whilst also providing alternative recruitment solutions including retained search, training programmes, salary surveys and research assignments.
Aylin White Executive Search – Senior Associate
November 2012 to November 2015
Laurie was headhunted by his former manager from Potensis to join the business as a senior member of the construction team focused on developing cold accounts with blue chip main building contractors including Balfour Beatty Plc, Willmott Dixon Ltd as well as a number of smaller privately owned firms.
CSC Recruitment Ltd – Consultant
November 2010 to November 2012
Laurie oined the company to assist in setting up a new London Bridge office to focus on the construction recruitment market in London and the Southern Home Counties. Laurie reported directly to the Directors of the business and was responsible for generating new business with cold clients, building new relationships and sourcing candidates.
Potensis (Construction & Property) – Trainee Consultant
October 2009 to November 2010
Laurie worked alongside a Managing Consultant on the main contracting desk, sourcing candidates for permanent positions and handling most aspects of the recruitment process.
August 2009 to October 2009
Travelled around North America.
Creative Technology – Trainee Audio Visual Engineer
December 2007 to August 2007
Laurie was responsible for basic rigging of LED screens and audio equipment and explaining the advantages of different makes and models to potential clients, entrusted with client jobs and rigorously testing, repairing, checking and loading all the equipment. Working as part of operations staff on site at various UK music festivals including V Festival, Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds, Global Gathering, Bestival and Download.