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    Tayla Lewis

    Tayla is passionate about people. Her empathetic character and confident nature helps businesses and candidates find the right fit using innovative recruitment solutions. Through open communication, she creates synergy and ensures both candidates and hiring managers are involved in the process every step of the way.

    With a strong consultative approach and creative mind she creates strong recruitment strategies for businesses hiring Cloud & Infrastructure professionals. Her extensive experience within this sector means Tayla has a large network of reliable candidates. She takes true pleasure in her work – placing great talent with great companies. 

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    Matt Field

    Matt is a highly skilled Senior Talent Manager, working with clients to develop recruitment strategies, Brand EVPs and onboarding.  Matt has over 15 years recruitment experience both in agency and onsite, giving him a unique understanding of the challenges clients face. 

    A true teamplayer, Matt goes the extra mile to ensure he delivers stellar results. He works closely with both clients and candidates to find the best possible match. 


    Technology & Digital
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    Spike Parsons

    Spike is a specialist in recruiting Software Engineering positions across the UK and prides himself on the excellent relationships he builds with candidates and clients a like.  Since joining Vivo Talent, Spike has become an expert in sourcing the very best software engineering talent for his clients.

    He comes from a sporting background, playing rugby and amateur dramatics.

    Technology & Digital
  • Shalini Rawat

    Shalini is an experienced recruiter with over 5 years recruiting across the UK and Europe.  She helps candidates find their dream jobs, while helping companies to scale at pace.

    She has a can do attitude and will work tirelessly to help clients fill their Technology & Digital roles.

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    Jesse Owitti

    Jesse comes from a background in customer service and client consultation and applies his customer-centric approach to everything he does at Vivo.  Jesse supports recruitment strategies across the tech sector, helping businesses attract and retain the best talent in their industry. 

    A true teamplayer, Jay goes the extra mile to ensure he delivers stellar results. He works closely with both clients and candidates to find the best possible match. A specialist in recruiting for software engineers, Jesse has a finger on the pulse of the industry and offers great insights that makes the hiring process efficient. 

    Technology & Digital
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    Hassan Taj

    Hassan is passionate about helping people realise their true potential in companies where they can deliver first-class results. He enjoys the fast-paced environment of the recruitment industry and applies his wide knowledge of the tech sector to match candidates with roles where they can make a difference. 

    Driven by the dedication to create positive talent hiring experiences, he goes above and beyond and follows through with candidates and clients to ensure that the role is the right fit. Hassan connects talented software engineers with businesses across the UK as well as in remote functions.

    Outside of recruitment, Hassan is an actor and has plays the iconic droid R2D2 in the recent Star Wars film.


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    Ivana Kovacova

    Ivana is results-focused and data driven talent consultant. She has 10 years’ experience in creating and implementing robust recruitment strategies and has helped many leaders of established brands and start-ups built successful sales and marketing teams.

    With her consultative and human approach, she collaborates with leaders to build bespoke recruitment campaigns that help attract the best active and passive talent. She uses creative engagement strategies to find the best people while promoting our clients employee value proposition.

    Ivana has a fantastic eye for talent. She passionate about matching people with exciting sustainable companies, securing dream roles that truly are a fit for both candidate and client

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    Richard Protherough

    Richard co-founded Vivo in 2019 on a mission to transform the recruitment industry. His belief is to put people at the heart. Through a personalised and responsive approach for both clients and candidates, Richard places the right candidates in the right roles, at the right time. 

    He brings over 25 years of experience to the table and is a dedicated, innovative recruiter. Rich constantly pushes the boundaries of the talent market with new solutions to bring the best results. With solid foundations in technology, he helps businesses secure the best talent in the market.

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    Jordan Diston

    Jordan brings over 15 years of experience in recruiting top talent. He co-founded Vivo in 2019 with an approach that allows recruiters the freedom to do what they do best. Jordan lives and breathes recruitment and through a bespoke and individual approach he delivers talent to a broad spectrum of clients. 

    A committed and driven recruiter, Jordan works with the team to ensure they deliver outstanding results and experiences. With his extensive industry experience, he mentors and coaches the rest of Vivo, always having development at the forefront of everything he does. 

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    Sean Garbutt

    Sean has been with Vivo since day one. With his compassionate and people-centric nature, Sean helps tech teams across the UK and Europe grow and scale. He immerses himself in the businesses he works with to ensure he finds the right candidates that fit both the job spec and the company culture. 

    A dedicated recruiter, Sean plays a key role in helping companies in the tech ecosystem and revels in the chance to create positive change. His deep understanding of the industry means Sean is a partner and supports hiring strategies with the best talent in the industry. 

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