Team

Paul Beeke, Chairman

When asked to become Chairman of CloudStream, the chance to work with Adam, Mike & Miles again was one I couldn’t pass up. As a staffing entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience of building specialist technology recruiting companies, I found their vision for CloudStream and the scale of the build to be a project I…

Michael Petrie, Chief Commercial Officer

There is a sense of satisfaction in building a business like CloudStream, the likes of which can only be equalled by watching my two young boys grow into proud young men. I knew from the very early days of bringing the board of directors together that we would be designing & building a truly unique…

Adam Marsh, Chief Executive Officer

Husband, father and serial entrepreneur, I am fortunate to have found my three greatest passions in life. Although balancing them all on a daily basis can be a challenge, especially considering the hectic workload and travel schedule which can average around 75 flights and 15 countries a year.  As a family we opted to reside…

Miles Little, Chief Services Officer

I  joined CloudStream with over 30 years of technology experience, from engineering the early internet with companies such as Cisco Systems all the way to building out recent agile technology services companies. I’ve always been a pure technologist and was constantly motivated by the rapid change of technology development and connectivity in the 90s. As…

Phil Bland, Chief Financial Officer

When I was approached to become CloudStream’s new CFO by my former boss and now Chairman Paul Beeke, it was an opportunity and a challenge I couldn’t turn down. Having worked with both Mike & Adam in our early careers, I knew the business would have some great leadership and direction at the board level…

James Winfield, Managing Partner

I hail from Birmingham and trained as a chef, so for many the decision to move to London and embark on a career in the recruitment sector seemed very left field, but for me it was the logical decision and one that would lead me into a successful talent career that I am extremely proud…

Doug Chapman, Managing Partner - Cyber Security

I’m delighted to be leading our Cybersecurity business at CloudStream, it is widely recognised that the Cybersecurity market has a 1.5 million shortfall in skilled professionals, and this delta is growing rapidly. The security talent gap will continue to be a major barrier to organisations improving their security posture. I see organisations increasingly looking to…

Denise Petrie, Human Resources Director

As Head of Human Resources for CloudStream, my goal is to develop and implement an inclusive and diverse people strategy in line with the company’s global vision. My human resources career started at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, where I stayed for over 11 years as their HR Manager, during which time I completed my CIPD…

Kim Kang, Client Services Director

I’m Kim, a loving husband, avid poker player, F1 fanatic and Head of CloudStreams’ Flexible Talent Solutions Practice in the UK. With 12 years of specialisation in Prime Services, Hedge Funds and Derivative IT, I have recruited across all levels from: CTO, Programme Management, Project managers, BA’s and technical resources. My experience of working across…

Les D’Silva, Client Services Director

Financial Technology recruitment has been my passion for over 25 years and during this time I have seen many changes: dotcom bubbles rise and burst, a Y2K that never was, multiple recessions and multiple rebounds. But one thing has stayed firm – the best businesses need the best talent whatever the market conditions. What I…

Ben Davis, Talent Director

I’m Ben; a father of two beautiful children an avid Gloucester Rugby fan and head of Cloudstream’s Permanent Talent Solutions Practice in the UK. With over 13 years of technical recruitment experience supporting large international transformation projects, I have developed a client and candidate style that is forward thinking and delivery orientated. I passionately care…

Lawrence Cox, Talent Principal

Although originally from Cape Town, I relocated to London almost 12 years ago and love living in such a dynamic and vibrant city. As Europe’s leading tech hub and home to some of the hottest start-ups on the planet, it is definitely an exciting place to be for tech recruitment. My focus is on App…

Amit Patel, Talent Manager

I’m Amit, a Talent Solutions Consultant for CloudStream and I have three real passions in life; my family, recruitment & Liverpool normally in that order. During my recruitment career I have gained over 10 years experience across multiple markets including Financial Services, Transportation and Integrators. All the projects I’m involved with have a heavy technical…

Charlie Jinks, Talent Consultant

I’m Charlie and before I began my career in talent acquisition I was in the British Pole-vaulting team, and yes on the face of it they seem worlds apart and you would be right; but once you look at the core attributes drive, determination, team work, focus and discipline the only real difference is a…

William Taylor, Client Services Consultant

I joined the recruitment industry in 2013 and have specialised and enjoyed working within Financial Services/Banking contract recruitment for the past 2 and a half years. I have had success working across a range of different areas and the opportunity to join CloudStream was one which I felt was definitely a step in the right…

Peter Sham, Client Services Manager

After graduating from Surrey University in Psychology, I decided to move into the enchanted world of Talent acquisition. Here I’ve spent over 10 years’ leading teams and delivering IT professionals into the Financial Services industry across the USA, UK, Europe and Asia. For the last 2 years I have resided in US (Chicago) building a…

Mohammad Kalhoro, Operations Manager

I’m Mohammad or Moh – Operations Manager in the UK office, covering HR, Finance and Systems areas to make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible.  My journey here has been an interesting one, after finishing university with a degree in Engineering Management, spending a year in The Forensic Science Service in London and…

Bhavna Dooman, Compliance Manager

Hailing from Mauritius, I moved to the UK in 2005 where upon I completed my degree in HR Management and have since continued my studies to achieve CIPD in 2008 & certificates in business contract & commercial Law. Once I completed my studies the logical vocation that would allow me to mix these skills led…

Ryan Forbes, Managing Partner

I’m Ryan, The Managing Partner for CloudStream South Africa and one of the groups founding team. Building a business from the ground floor is challenging; it takes time, drive, commitment and there are many highs and lows along the way. However, once you really start to see the success of what you’ve built the rewards…

Veronica Ferreira, Operations & Systems Manager

I’m Veronica, CloudStream’s Global System Manager and the company’s designate adventurer. Outside of work I have a passion for the outdoors, with CrossFit training every morning and regularly partaking in half marathons or long distance cycling to keep fit. However I get my real thrills from taking on extreme challenges, over the past few years…

Nicci Abernethy, Training & Development Manager

I couldn’t resist the opportunity to become  CloudStreams  Training & Development Manager; the prospect of designing new training courses for graduates and advanced consultants whilst getting to  deliver these on a domestic and international stage was just too much and fitted perfectly with the next step in my career path. The years preceding CloudStream  saw…

Chris McCabe, Talent Director

Throughout my career I’ve lived and recruited across three continents Europe, Asia and Africa, building an amazing global network of friends, colleagues and clients. One of my core attributes has been the ability to build flexible resource practices from the ground floor upwards and this is my goal with CloudStream. I’ve spent over 5 years…

Antoinette Buckle, Talent Principal

I’m Antoinette or “Anti” to the office and a self confessed fitness enthusiast borderline fanatic. When I’m not in the office, I’m in the gym training or instructing, my day begins around 4:30 so I’m ready to take my 1st class before work and then into the office. It’s a brutal but rewarding regime. I…

Dino Nair, Talent Director

During the week you will know me as Dino, CloudStreams Resource Director, but on the International 9-ball pool circuit you will know me as “Dynamite”. I’ve competed in the world championships, represented South Africa on a number of occasions and am a WPA (World Pool Association) committee member. Fortunately my work has meant I have…

Caylee de Ricquebourg, Talent Acquisition Manager

Having the opportunity to join such an exciting new talent provider as CloudStream and then design their global talent attraction program was a challenge I couldn’t pass up. Since I completed my HR Degree at University of Stellenbosch in 2012, I have been involved in the staffing sector. I initially began as a technology recruiter…

Andrew Clark, Talent Director

I’m Andrew and about 7 years ago I relocated from UK to South Africa, one of the best decisions I ever made. During the summer I’ll head to the beach, in the winter it’s up to the wine farms, in between there’s plenty of hikes and climbs, restaurants and bars and a multitude of other…

Paul Bosman, Talent Principal

Upon completing my postgraduate degree in Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town, I had the enviable opportunity to spend 2 amazing years as crew for private luxury yachts traveling between US & Mediterranean. What a time and what an adventure, but at some point you have to start the serious business of building your…

Christine Haung, Talent Consultant

Originally from KwaZulu-Natal and of Taiwanese descent. I am fluent in English, Mandarin, and have started adding another language to my repertoire “Afrikaans”. I am fortunate to call Cape Town my home as I ended up here by default – having studied a BA course in Politics, Philosophy and Economics in Stellenbosch University, and decided…

Jeron Van Den Elshout, Talent Manager

  Living in Cape Town means you are accustomed to some of the best views and vineyards in the world, and to not take advantage would be almost criminal. I decided to see it all in style, on my newly acquired Harley Davidson. I bought my Sportster48 a year ago with the sole purpose of…

Joe Entwisle, Talent Principal

Since graduating from university, I have lived and recruited in three different countries UK, Spain and South Africa. In each location having the opportunity to build an amazing network, develop my skill base and have a myriad of life experiences. Being based in Cape Town gives you easy access to the entire African region and…

Brent-David Kadalie, Talent Principal Consultant

I am a sports enthusiast, running my own soccer league during the winter and hiking across Cape Town during the summer. My passion is people. Networking and meeting new people across both local South Africans and all the many international visitors we bring to this nation. For my own career I looked for an opportunity…

Brett Marsh, Managing Partner

I’m Brett and I’m one of the founding directors of CloudStream. Having almost 15 years of global talent acquisition experience, I have been privileged to have lived and travelled international throughout my career. Originally residing in the UK, I’ve spent the last 9 years living in Singapore and now as part of our broader strategy…

Luke Zbieranowski, Principal Consultant - Cyber Security

As a young man I grew up with a military father, always out and about on ‘adventures’, walks and seeing the world. Growing up with 3 older brothers moulded me into a calm, patient and considerate person (learnt through trial and failure of course and constant gentle reminders from the boys). I started my working…

James Bull, Talent Principal

I began my recruitment career in 2011 straight out of university when making the move to London from the countryside of the UK. Since this time, I have exclusively worked in the  Cyber Security domain and have enjoyed building my knowledge of the changing technology within the cyber market and the ever increasing business challenges…

Chirag Sabnani, Talent Consultant

As a dual citizen (US & UK), I have had the benefit in my early life of spending large amounts of my time living in both locations, this has fortunately continued with my recruitment career and thus far allowed me to work in both London & New York. I started my recruitment career in London,…

John Clayton, Talent Director

I’m responsible for the APAC business based out of Singapore, I’ve worked in the IT Recruitment and Professional Services space for 10 years’, covering both the EMEA and APAC markets. My career to date has focused heavily around technology transformation and migration, supporting a mix of both integrators and end-users. I like to engage my…

Tripti Devleker, Talent Manager

I’m Tripti, an experienced SMAC expert recruiter with an MBA in Marketing & Human Resources. After completing my MBA in 2005, I decided to utilise my technical, marketing and human resource knowledge and embark on a career in talent services. I felt my impact can be two fold: first, you can literally change the life…

Calvin Tan, Talent Consultant

I’m Calvin, a bilingual Singaporean national with over 5 years teaching experience prior to moving into the world of talent acquisition. Now nearly 2.5 years later, I have built my technical expertise around cyber security, risk & assurance. Cyber security is a genuine threat that will plague governments, organisations and individuals and I hope to…

Darryl Quee, Talent Consultant

I’m Darryl a talent solutions consultant for CloudStream during the week and a vocal instructor and wedding singer at the weekend. Prior to engaging my career within talent management I was a qualified vocal coach for over 5 years with a real passion for Jazz. I have since developed a broad technology understanding by recruiting…

Brian Crimmins, Talent Manager

In 2008, after 10 years of Engineering & Technology recruitment across the Irish market, I decided to relocate to Spain and take on a broader geographical remit focusing my skills on the rest of Europe and Middle East. Little did I know I would also meet my now wife, raise a family and discover (become…

Adam Chapman, Talent Consultant

In 2008, after 18 years as a commodities trader at the International Petroleum Exchange and finally as an independent floor trader, I made a strategic life decision to move to Spain with my family. My wife and I were keen to explore new cultures and learn new languages and maybe have an all year tan!…

Adam Holiday, Talent Consultant

Hailing from South Africa; it was nearly 8 years ago that I decided to make the physical move to Spain and commence my international career in recruitment. Culturally Spain is a very different way of living to that of South Africa and I have totally immersed myself in the style of living. Having now learnt…

Paola Saenz, Operations Manager

Of Mexican decent and origin, I spent much of my younger years in Mexico City before our family moved to the Caribbean and then over to Europe, where we settled in Spain. Having experienced so many different countries and languages from such a young age has meant I am totally bilingual and have a unique…

Anya Beavis, Talent Consultant

I was first interested to work for CloudStream because they have a strong global platform with offices in major tech hotspots around the world, the company was able to offer me the chance to get out of a small town in the South West of UK with not much going on and relocate to Malaga.…

Ronan Tierney, Talent Manager

I’m Ronan, one of CloudStream’s Talent Solutions Managers; originating from Ireland I have had the privilege  of living and recruiting in a number of locations around the world including Ireland, Australia, Singapore and now Spain. Throughout my 10 year career, I have been fortunate enough to have been involved in some large scale project recruitment…

Tamar Van Der Merwe, Talent Associate

I am Tamar, a Capetonian at heart, with a love of nature- and hiking in particular. Outside the red brick walls of our Cloudstream offices, I also enjoy exploring the local wine culture, beaches and getting lost in a good book. After graduating with an Honours in English, I travelled to South Korea, where I…