• Mark Skinner

    CEO

    I started working in civils infrastructure before joining a recruitment firm in a lead capacity. I have 20 years managerial experience.

    I am a very proud business leader. We are very different. We believe in a responsible and genuine approach to the long term development of relationships. We respect the people that work for us. The leaders of SSA lead by example.

    02031375550 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ssarecruitmentmarkskinner/
  • Kieran Harte

    Director

    Kieran is a graduate from Liverpool John Moores University, and joined SSA in 2013. With a background in construction, having spent 2 years as a Quantity Surveyor with an RC Frame & Groundworks Contractor, a career in construction recruitment was natural one to pursue. He is now a Main Board Director, responsible for operational & commercial function of UK business along with oversight of Canada, Ireland, UAE & Australia business units, whilst still recruiting within the Main Contract Build sector.

    02031375550 https://www.linkedin.com/in/kieran-harte-949a4866/
  • Liam Byrne

    Director

    Liam has a BSc Construction Management with 18 months experience as a Site Engineer with Civil Engineering Contractors in the UK & Ireland before moving into the world of Recruitment. Since joining SSA in 2013 he has moved on to become a Main Board Director with responsibility for the day to day running of the UK business along with oversight of Canada, Ireland, UAE & Australia while still recruiting within the Highways & Infrastructure market working closely with both Specialist Civils Contractors up to Tier 1 PLC’s.

    02031375550 https://uk.linkedin.com/in/liam-byrne-a0103149
  • Ben Llewellyn

    Director

    Ben started his recruitment in the UK over 11 years ago, working specifically in the UK & European building envelope/facade sector; he joined SSA North America in 2014, over-seeing the start up and development of 4 offices, Vancouver, Toronto, New York and Portland, Maine, with plans to open more locations over the coming years. Ben works with the majority of the leading national and regional façade contractors & consultancies in the US and Canada, he regularly places individuals into CEO/COO roles, through to entry level production or project engineering/management position. Ben is also a Main Board Director at SSA, with responsibilities to help develop SSA’s global operations.

    +1 646 655 0583 https://ca.linkedin.com/in/ben-llewellyn-a659a136

Our Consultants

Our consultants are experts in their chosen specialist sector, each having on average 10 years’ experience. They have all worked within the construction industry and each focuses on only one sector. Backed by the most powerful technology in the business, our consultants are best placed to understand our clients’ challenges and requirements, resulting in a superb customer experience.

  • Kieran Harte

    Director

    Kieran is a graduate from Liverpool John Moores University, and joined SSA in 2013. With a background in construction, having spent 2 years as a Quantity Surveyor with an RC Frame & Groundworks Contractor, a career in construction recruitment was natural one to pursue. He is now a Main Board Director, responsible for operational & commercial function of UK business along with oversight of Canada, Ireland, UAE & Australia business units, whilst still recruiting within the Main Contract Build sector.

    02031375550 https://www.linkedin.com/in/kieran-harte-949a4866/
  • Liam Byrne

    Director

    Liam has a BSc Construction Management with 18 months experience as a Site Engineer with Civil Engineering Contractors in the UK & Ireland before moving into the world of Recruitment. Since joining SSA in 2013 he has moved on to become a Main Board Director with responsibility for the day to day running of the UK business along with oversight of Canada, Ireland, UAE & Australia while still recruiting within the Highways & Infrastructure market working closely with both Specialist Civils Contractors up to Tier 1 PLC’s.

    02031375550 https://uk.linkedin.com/in/liam-byrne-a0103149
  • Ben Llewellyn

    Director

    Ben started his recruitment in the UK over 11 years ago, working specifically in the UK & European building envelope/facade sector; he joined SSA North America in 2014, over-seeing the start up and development of 4 offices, Vancouver, Toronto, New York and Portland, Maine, with plans to open more locations over the coming years. Ben works with the majority of the leading national and regional façade contractors & consultancies in the US and Canada, he regularly places individuals into CEO/COO roles, through to entry level production or project engineering/management position. Ben is also a Main Board Director at SSA, with responsibilities to help develop SSA’s global operations.

    +1 646 655 0583 https://ca.linkedin.com/in/ben-llewellyn-a659a136
  • Don O’Connell

    Divisional Manager – Subcontractors

    Don has a BA (Hons) in Marketing and an MSc in Human Resource Management. He has previous recruitment experience in both Ireland and the UK. Since joining SSA in 2015, he has specialised in the subcontract sector of RC Frame, Groundworks, Demolition and Piling where he is currently the Divisional Manager.

    +44 203 137 5550 https://www.linkedin.com/in/donssa/
  • Anthony Lomas

    Recruitment Manager – Utilities / M&E

    Anthony is a graduate from the University of Portsmouth and since joining SSA he has been working within the Civil Engineering sector, specialising in Utilities recruitment. He is now a Recruitment Manager within our Civil Engineering and Mechanical & Electrical sectors.

    +44 203 137 5550 https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonylomasrecruitment/
  • Kaylee Steenkamp

    Office Manager

    Kaylee is a graduate from the University of Pretoria with over 4 years Sales & Marketing experience before relocating to London to work for a leading Construction & Corporate Maintenance company. Kaylee has now joined SSA to further progress her career. She ensures the smooth running of the office which includes managing cashflow, administrative operations & social media.

    +44 203 137 5550 https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaylee-steenkamp-54577b201/
  • Ash Kumar

    Director - Melbourne

    Ash joined SSA group in 2019 to manage and build on our operations across Australia. Ash is a passionate & driven Recruitment Manager who is an expert across Australian Built Environment with an exceptional focus on Build Contractors, PM Consultancies and Development. To date, he has assisted on a number of high profile Australian construction projects where he has used his skills and expertise to build elite teams and attract top talent for his clients. Having worked previously for a builder he understands the complexities of construction but also the intricacies and importance of building high performing teams. He leads SSA Group’s operations across.

    (03) 8620 9119 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashkumar22/
  • Grant Winstanley

    Technical Team Lead

    Grant started his recruitment career in the UK back in 2016. He is an experienced recruitment professional who is an expert across the Civil Infrastructure, Power, Structural Engineering & Design sector. He has sourced candidates from all backgrounds and locations throughout Australia managing the whole recruitment process. As a recruitment professional, Grant believes your brand, integrity, and drive to achieve the best outcome for all parties is all that you have. Grant always demonstrates honesty and transparency throughout the whole recruitment process, which ensures that candidates and clients gravitate towards him.

    (03) 8620 9119 https://www.linkedin.com/in/grantwinstanley/
  • Dillon Clough

    Recruitment Consultant

    Dillon has a strong passion for the construction industry and contributing to its growth. He has seen first-hand what large projects require when he was a part of the Iconic ‘Collins Arch’ $1.2 Billion project from the very first slab to the last and worked closely with established teams from Tier one contractors and builders such as Multiplex. In his time as an ‘on-site’ worker he gained a solid understanding about different concrete and formwork systems. He decided to make the transition into the recruitment industry due to his strong passion for helping people, having an impact on the growth of businesses and has the capability to spot elite talent due to his hands-on background.

    +61 (03) 9448 4123 https://www.linkedin.com/in/dillon-clough-1978341b0/
  • Brendan Kiley

    General Manager, Architecture & Engineering

    With a degree in business administration from Vancouver Island University and over 8 years of experience in recruitment and human resources, Brendan brings a keen understanding of building meaningful and lasting relationships. Brendan’s work with SSA includes recruitment for management to executive level roles for architecture and consulting engineering firms throughout Canada and the United States. With his strong understanding of customer service and business, Brendan works to understand all aspects of a business’s needs and finding candidates that surpass expectations.

    +1 647 243 8006 https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendankiley/
  • Shelley Riley

    Regional Director - Architecture & Design, North America

    Shelley moved to London UK from Zimbabwe in January 2005 to pursue her recruitment passion internationally. She joined one of the largest recruitment companies in the world and quickly hit target after target to reach Senior Manager level. In January 2012 she decided to embark on another challenge and moved to Canada where she joined SSA as director for architecture and design. Shelley is based in our Ontario office where she has built up an impressive client, candidate and knowledge base of the local market.

    +1 416 827 6023 https://ca.linkedin.com/in/shelleyriley
  • Julie Hsu

    Senior Recruitment Consultant – Facades, North America

    Julie is an Economics Graduate from the University of Victoria, BC. She has a Real Estate and Accounting background which has been beneficial in her Recruitment career. Julie has over 10 years of Recruitment and Sales experience and is now a Senior Recruiter with SSA. Her speciality is placing roles for top tier Exterior Façade Contractors and Consultancies – Curtain Wall, Window Wall, Storefront, ACM Panel, Rainscreen, Roofing and Modular Construction Firms within United States and Canada. Her goal is to provide exceptional service for both Clients and Candidates and building lasting relationships that are valued and respected. She is motivated to provide a great fit for all parties and available for a chat to discuss opportunities in the contact below.

    +1 646 655 0592 https://ca.linkedin.com/in/julhsu
  • Jenna Hislop

    General Manager – Western Canada

    With over 15 years of sales and customer service experience, Jenna starting her career in Real Estate industry in Vancouver. Joining SSA in 2014 to pursue an exciting opportunity in Recruitment as a Consultant. She now overseas all operations for Western Canada. Jenna feels as though her past experience in the Real Estate market has allowed her to interact with the industry and fully understand the local market in a way that not all could. She prides herself on her ability to build long term relationships with Clients and Candidates alike and it is her focus to provide exceptional recruitment services for mid to senior managerial level roles for General Contractors and Development companies throughout North America.

    +1 604 800 2526 https://ca.linkedin.com/in/jenna-hislop-b92a665b
  • Chris Moroney

    Recruitment Manager, Heavy Civil and Demolition, Canada

    Chris joined SSA Group in 2019 where he currently leads the heavy civil engineering division for our Eastern Canada operations from our Toronto office. Chris comes from a practical and technical background with expertise within the fire safety industry for both commercial and residential buildings. Throughout his career he previously worked in his family’s real estate business for over 3 years specialising in residential restoration and development which has given him an enhanced practical understanding of how construction and planning works. Chris strives to progressively build both client and candidate relationships within the industry and places the best possible candidate for our partners.

    +1-647-243-8006 https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-moroney-013ab413a/
  • Alec Hines

    Recruitment Consultant – Real Estate Development, Canada

    Alec has joined SSA Group, having moved from the UK in 2017 and transitioning from the Real Estate industry to Recruitment. He will be focusing on the General Contracting sector in Toronto and the GTA. Alec has a strong background in sales and looks to transfer his expertise in building and maintaining relationships over to the world of Recruitment.

    1 647 281 8055 https://www.linkedin.com/in/alec-hines-7a746b160/
  • Gavin Fitzgerald

    Senior Consultant | Real Estate Development PNW

    Gavin graduated from the University College Cork with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a focus on Economics and History. He comes from a customer service background having spent over 7 years in Hospitality and Sales. Gavin moved to Vancouver in 2017 and has spent more than 3 years with SSA working with leading General Contractors and Developers in the States of Washington, Oregon and California. He has a strong network down the West Coast of the United States and strives to provide both clients and candidates with the best talent and roles to satisfy their needs. Whether you have a particular need or are looking to explore some new opportunities contact Gavin by the email or number below.

    +1 604 800 2524 https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavin-fitzgerald-185016116/
  • Leigh Ralph

    Head of Architecture

    Leigh Ralph moved to London from Ireland in May 2017 to further his career within the Recruitment Industry. Having started out within the Main Contract division for SSA due to his success & fast tracked progression he took over the Interior Fit Out, Refurbishment and Specialist Joinery Division across London and The Northern Home Counties. After almost three successful years in London Leigh felt it was time for pastures new and relocated to the SSA Middle East Office in Dubai to head up their Architectural and Interior Design and Fit Out division. He brings a wealth of Industry experience both in the UK and now The Middle East and APAC regions and has to date forged key relationships with leading International and local Design Consultancy’s across the MENA and APAC regions on some of the world’s most iconic projects. Leigh has established key relationships with major clients in the UAE, KSA, Qatar and also works alongside clients who operate both in Dubai and The UK.

    +44 (0) 203 137 5550 https://www.linkedin.com/in/leigh-ralph-a32a4383/
  • Ailene Mojado

    Recruitment Consultant – Pilling, foundation & Marines

    Ailene has 11 years of professional experience; 5 years of which is in recruitment and research. Having lived and worked in Dubai for the last 6 years, she is familiar with the UAE markets as well as the Gulf business culture and ethics. This helps her developed a unique insight to help spread the word to the candidates which brands are great to work for and assist clients on finding the right candidates from excellent network.

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ailene-mojado-55b27a44/
  • Ian Mclean

    Head of Construction (MENA & APAC)

    Ian Mclean joined SSA group in June 2017 to manage the Middle East operations. Boasting over 12 years construction recruitment experience, he previously worked for Matchtech, one of the largest construction and engineering recruitment agencies in the UK.

    Ian has now been based in the Middle East for the past 10 years, during which time he has partnered with leading contractors and consultancies across the MENA and APAC regions on some of the world’s most iconic projects.

    Hugely experienced within the field, Ian has established key relationships with major clients in the UAE, KSA, Qatar, Hong Kong and Singapore, while his extensive knowledge of these regions adds value to both hiring managers and candidates alike.  With vast experience in sourcing high level candidates across a wide variety of construction disciplines, including project management, commercial management and C- Lever appointments.

    +971 43255033 https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianmcleanconstruction/
  • Philip Doyle

    Recruitment Consultant – Power Division (MENA & APAC)

    Philip joined SSA in 2019 and has been leading the Power Division for SSA Middle East. Having a B.Eng. (Honours) in Energy Engineering and an extensive background in Sales, he is now a Recruitment Consultant with thorough knowledge of the Power & Energy sectors, he provides mid to senior level professionals and specialist engineers for clients in the Power, Energy and Water Industry. This involves supplying qualified professionals for Conventional Power – Combined Cycle, Simple Cycle, Coal, Waste to Energy and Thermal. Renewable Energy – Wind, Solar, Hydro, and Battery Storage. Water – Desalination, Water Treatment and Waste Water Treatment Plants. Transmission & Distribution, Oil & Gas, including OEM’s, Private Equity Investors, EPC firms, Utilities, IPPs, Engineering service, Energy Traders/Wholesalers and Consultancies for the Middle East and APAC markets.

    +971 43255033 https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-doyle-46ba5b171/
  • Daniel Bourke

    Director

    With an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering, Dan is an experienced recruitment professional with both internal and external experience. Dan joined SSA in 2015, based in Limerick he oversees the business growth and development of SSA across Ireland & Europe. He is responsible for recruiting commercial positions (Quantity Surveyor, Estimator, Commercial Manager, etc) at all levels across multiple sectors, working closely with both Contractors and Consultancies of varying sizes.

    +353 (0) 1 5134797 https://www.linkedin.com/in/quantitysurveyorjobs/
  • Sean Duggan

    Regional Manager

    Sean holds an Honours Degree in Business Management from Dublin Institute of Technology, and has a proven track-record in client and customer-facing roles. Sean joined SSA Group in 2016, where he currently holds the position of Regional Manager with responsibility for the day to day running of the Dublin office. He also heads up the Main Contractor (Build) division, working closely with both Tier 1 Main Building Contractors, as well as small to medium sized contractors.

    +353 (0)1 5134797 https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-duggan-43a4a947/
  • Scott Glenn

    Recruitment Manager

    Scott graduated from Sligo Institute of Technology with an Honours Degree in Business & Marketing. After gaining experience in customer-facing and marketing roles, in the summer of 2017, Scott decided to pursue a career in recruitment and joined SSA. He is responsible for recruiting Health & Safety Personnel across all sectors. He has acquired years of experience dealing with Health & Safety Professionals of all levels and has built a strong rapport with our clients who trust him to provide them with skilled candidates within this niche. In addition to Health & Safety, he also recruits highly skilled Healthcare Professionals.

    +353 (0) 1 513 4797 https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-glenn-0ba518147/
  • Mary Theresa Fleming

    Office Manager & Group Financial Controller

    Mary Theresa holds a degree in Information Systems Management and joined SSA in 2013 to take control of the day to day running of the London office whilst also assisting in the smooth running of SSA’s offices in Ireland, Australia, Canada and Dubai. Now based in SSA’s Irish office she has overall responsibility for the day to day running for all of SSA’s business units along with looking after the accounts and invoicing for each office as well as contributing to other disciplines including payroll and company secretarial administration. Since joining SSA Mary Theresa has developed an excellent working relationship with SSA’s existing client base.

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-theresa-fleming-600780137/
  • Glenn Doyle

    Recruitment Consultant

    Glenn recently completed a Specialist Recruitment and Onboarding course, and is currently furthering his knowledge within Human Resource Management. Starting his career in the transportation industry, he quickly grew into the role, developing his customer relation skills and his keen eye for detail. After a period traveling Australia in 2018, Glenn returned to Ireland where he worked within HR, acquiring the skills and knowledge to join SSA. Within SSA, he now is responsible for recruiting Health & Safety professionals across all sectors.

    +353 (0) 1 513 4797 https://www.linkedin.com/in/glenn-doyle-096735b3/
  • Jennie Hoare

    Senior Recruitment Consultant

    Jennie graduated from University College Cork with an honours Degree in Social Science and a Masters in Management & Marketing. She spent some time working in Marketing & PR before deciding to pursue a career in recruitment. She is joining SSA with 4 years recruitment experience over 3 of which has been operating in the Irish construction market. Jennie specialises in Design Engineers for consultancies (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil & Structural) and prides herself on her high levels of customer care, integrity in her work and quality of services.

    +353 (0)1 513 4797 https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennie-hoare-b94023115/
  • Richard Knox

    Regional Manager US East

    joined SSA Group’s New York office in January 2021. He has been recruiting throughout New York, New Jersey & the East Coast since 2019 and has since developed networks with General Contractors and Developers at a local and National level. Richard works with Candidates of all levels from entry level to VP and C Suit roles. Richard is also a Licensed NJ Realtor, which increases and forms stronger relationships with clients and candidates.

    917-613-2070 https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardknox1983/
  • Chris Desmarais

    Recruitment Consultant – Maine/New Hampshire/Vermont Construction

    Chris joined SSA in early 2021, his focus is primarily on the Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts General Contracting market, based out of our Portland, Maine office. He previously worked with one of the largest General Contractors in New England, delivering large-scale hotel projects throughout Portland, Maine. Chris works with and recruits for the majority of the leading GC’s in his market, placing Executive to entry level construction professionals. He has a heavy focus on the Portland, Maine and Burlington, VT markets.

    +1 646 883 1444 https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-desmarais-87a8b81a0/
  • Tom Wylie

    Senior Consultant, East Coast

    Tom Joined the New York, USA office in 2021 after relocating from Liverpool, England where he had a background in real estate management and recruitment. Tom’s market ranges from Construction with general contractors, Engineering and developers not just across the tri-state but nationally. Tom has developed a network of top clients and candidates across the US and is partnered with award winning firms for their future executive candidate search.

    +1 646 883 1444 https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomjwylie/
  • Matt Tamburri

    Senior Consultant Southeast

    Matt joined SSA Group’s New York office in July 2021. He has been recruiting in the construction and development industries throughout Florida, the Greater South East, and NYC area’s since 2019. Prior to construction recruitment Matt was a project manager and estimator in the structural and miscellaneous steel industry for over 3 years. Totaling over 5 years in the industry, Matt has been able to build up great relationships with General Contractors and Developers throughout the construction industry. Matt works with candidates of all levels from entry level to C Suit roles. Feel free to reach out to Matt for any needs in the Southeastern part of the country.

    +1 (917) 816-0271 https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-tamburri-619034104/
  • Shak Najak

    Recruitment Consultant – ICI Construction – Eastern Canada

    My name is Shak Najak, and I am a recruitment consultant with SSA Group based out of our Toronto office.

    Throughout my career, I have worked in many industries including finance and construction, allowing me to gain a strong understanding of the local market.

    Having studied and achieved a Bachelors of Human Resources Management at York University, I moved into recruitment and having recently joined SSA Group, I oversee the ICI Construction sector.

    My experience and background in human resources and recruitment has given me a strong understanding of the ongoing needs to source the best talent for our clients throughout Eastern Canada.

    +1 437 223 2967 https://www.linkedin.com/in/shak-najak-685ab9192/
  • Billy Hoare

    Recruitment Consultant

    Billy graduated from Athlone Institute of Technology with an Honours Degree in Business and Marketing. After completing a graduate program within a sales and customer-facing environment, Billy decided to pursue a career in recruitment and joined SSA in August 2021. Having always had a passion for achieving targets, and a proven track record in building strong relationships, he is now responsible for the M&E Contracting desk at SSA, recruiting site staff at all levels.

    +353 (0) 86 853 9180 https://www.linkedin.com/in/billy-hoare-b07913189/
  • Gary Cronin

    Senior Recruitment Consultant

    Gary joins SSA Group as a Senior Recruitment Consultant with over 3 years experience in the sector. Gary graduated with an Honours Bachelors degree in Business Studies from Waterford Institute of Technology. Gary prides himself on the strong relationships he has built over the years as well as giving clients an exceptional service that will prove vital to their business. Gary is based in our Vancouver office where he specialises in the Development & Real Estate sector with roles mostly based in the British Columbia region.

    +1 604 800 2526 https://www.linkedin.com/in/garypcronin/
  • Recruitment Consultant - Rail

    Joe has previously worked with a renowned Property and Development Recruitment Agency and also has experience leading the internal recruitment function for a Civil Engineering & Utilities contractor. Joe has joined SSA to specialise within the Civil Engineering & Rail sector.

    +44 (0) 203 137 5550