Whilst the business has grown rapidly and gone from strength to strength, we’ve still maintained what makes us so unique. The culture of the company and the ambition of the team are the key to our success, ensuring we continually delight both clients and candidates


Managing Director

As Managing Director for BW Penman, Andy is responsible for the global strategy of the BW Penman brand overall, leading the European office and for growing the company on a global scale.

Having started the business, named it, merged it and grown it through several years of hard work, Andy is incredibly proud of where the business is today. His vision for the business is clear; to be a globally recognised recruiter across BW Penman’s three specialised sectors.

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The passion and desire to be an expert and do the best job we can for our clients and candidates is a mantra that has served us well

Jennie Dawson

Head of Medical

Heading up BW Penman’s team of 25+ specialised medical consultants, Jennie is focused on the development and growth of the global medical division as well as the overall development and training of all managers and consultants.

Having been with the business from day one, Jennie has assisted in the business growth and development from both an internal and external perspective and believes it is the level of expertise and passion within the business which has driven success.

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The level of expertise within specific market sectors really sets us apart, along with the quality of our candidates. We continually invest in further specialisms to ensure we are top of our game


Head of Energy

As Head of BW Penman’s team of Energy Consultants, Chris has a clear focus on ensuring the team’s continued growth and establishing further presence for BW Penman across the globe.

Chris has overseen the energy team expand from just 1 consultant to a team of over 20 consultants and believes it is the depth of knowledge that has made the Energy team so successful. Also responsible for establishing the BW Penman Asia Pacific office in Sydney, Australia, establishing further global offices is high on Chris’s agenda.

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People here thrive on the autonomy, the drive for results, the people, the ability to actively define and deliver business strategy and the potential reward



James leads BW Penman’s team of Consumer consultants, both in the UK and internationally, building relationships with existing clients and developing new relationships across the globe through delivering an honest and professional experience to candidates and clients.

James’ goal is to deliver sustainable and profitable growth of the consumer team globally, allowing the team to meet their aspirations and to become the recruiter of choice within the sector. James believes this clear strategy and growth agenda has resulted in a unique company culture.

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