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Our senior team

Our Senior Team's experience encompasses executive-search, leadership, technical, sales, marketing, product and operations recruitment.  Our Consultant's have worked across in-house, agency and RPO.  This breadth of experience allows us to tailor our approach to your needs, making us the ideal flexible partner in changing times.  


Rebecca Hastings


Rebecca has extensive talent acquisition and executive search experience supporting hi-tech businesses through complex changes and fast-paced scale-up periods.   ​She has worked with investor-backed businesses advising on workforce planning, strategic talent management, recruitment processes and associated technology, candidate experience, employer brand development, and recruitment analytics. She has led, built and managed teams, designed and implemented outsourced recruitment solutions, and created and executed local and national talent marketing projects.  In 2019 she helped secure a place in LinkedIn’s Top 25 Start-ups in the UK.


Recruitment projects she has led have covered technology, product, sales, marketing, and operations teams, as well as the leadership teams required to take these companies through further investment or acquisition.  Rebecca is a qualified career coach, certified interviewer, and has qualifications in fintech, HR, leadership, marketing, diversity, unconscious bias, and talent management. 


Ella Hastings

Associate Director

Ella has both 360 and executive search experience in supporting SMEs and blue-chip clients in the sales, engineering, and technology sectors. She has partnered with high growth businesses to build new departmental teams in the product and technology space and has supported the implementation of recruitment processes and executive search across the UK and Europe.  

Ella heads up the candidate experience at Lucent.  Having understood the power of candidate journey and satisfaction, she wanted to develop a team that truly understood the need to support candidates and has qualifications in diversity and equality as well as career development to ensure that Lucent candidates have unparalleled support in securing exciting roles for the future.


Angela Gray

Senior Associate

Angela is an senior marketing manager with experience developing and leading digital and social media campaigns for international clients.  She supports Lucent by creating recruitment marketing campaigns that showcase the employer brands we represent.  

Multi-lingual, Angela is fluent in Spanish, so assists with international candidate marketing and research.  She has a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing and additional social media and analytics qualifications.


Rob Turnbull

Finance Director

After graduating from The University of Edinburgh with a 2.1 Degree in Business Studies & Accounting, Rob has worked in the financial services sector for over 15 years.