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Meet the team

Steve Rackley

Steve Rackley

Co-Founder & Director

Steve Rackley has an employment services career spanning 21 years in the tech space.He enjoys working with companies pushing the boundaries of innovation as he has a keen interest in the future of tech...

Phil Lewis

Phil Lewis

Co-Founder & Director

Phil Lewis has an employment services career spanning 21 years in the tech space.He enjoys working with companies pushing the boundaries of innovation as he has a keen interest in the futu...

Dan Grim

Dan Grim

Managing Director

​Dan Grim is the Managing Director of James Chase and has 24 years experience developing talent solutions across the globe.He enjoys working alongside Tech start-ups to help them build their cultures and achieve their potential. Having previously been the Head of Talent Services at Fresh Egg (Digital Marketing Agency), Dan...

David Creasey

David Creasey

Account Director

​David Creasey is the Account Director for the UK Recruitment Team at James Chase.David has an impressive 20+ year background in recruitment, hiring for a wide variety of industries including Fintech, Energy, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, D...

Natalie Hopwood

Natalie Hopwood

Finance & Office Manager

Natalie Hopwood is the Finance & Office Manager at James Chase.With many years experience as Office Manager, Natalie truly understands the inner-workings of recruitment and helps maintain a supportive environment for all our staff. You can reach out to Natalie for anything related to contract work, invoices or references.

Mike Neal

Mike Neal

Lead Business Manager (Europe)

​Mike Neal is the Lead Business Manager at James Chase and is the head of our EU Recruitment Team.Mike is interested in supporting companies that can leverage technology to reshape traditional industries, particularly if they can positively impact peoples lives in a sustainable way. ...

Charlie Crane

Charlie Crane

Senior Account Manager

​Charlie Crane is a Senior Account Manager for the UK Tech Recruitment Team at James Chase.Charlie brings 7+ years of experience within Technology recruitment, focusing particularly on helping companies grow their Engineering (Software, DevOps, QA/Test, Infrastructure), Data and Product Teams. Charlie is industry agn...

Jody Goble

Jody Goble

Lead Delivery Consultant

​Jody Goble is the Lead Delivery Consultant for the UK Team at James Chase.Since working at James Chase, Jody has developed a diverse expertise of Tech talent with a particularly deep knowledge of Product Design and Front End Development.She's passionate about co...

Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens

Account Manager

Chris Stevens is an Account Manager for the UK Team at James Chase.He has an impressive 12 years of experience hiring talent into a range of specialist sectors such as Product Design, Digital Marketing and Tech/Software Eng...

James Veale

James Veale

Marketing Manager

James Veale is the Marketing Manager at James Chase.James really enjoys making himself busy, managing the software our consultants use, guiding on branding and leading on James Chase's marketing. He loves exploring new trends in technology and often gives 1st and 2nd line tech support around the office.

Karla Tekic

Karla Tekic

Account Manager (Europe)

Karla Tekic is a Account Manager for the EU Team at James ChaseKarla moved to the UK from Croatia to complete her Master's in HR Management and has since developed an enhanced knowledge of Digital Marketing and Product roles across the European market. ...

Nathan Crimp

Nathan Crimp

Account Manager

Nathan Crimp is an Account Manager for the UK Team at James Chase.Before working in recruitment, Nathan worked in Event Sales, running some of the biggest events on the South Coast including Freshers Pr...

Tommy McAlpine

Tommy McAlpine

Delivery Consultant

Tommy McAlpine is a Delivery Consultant for the UK Team at James Chase.Having previously worked as an IT Systems Engineer, Tommy has an enhanced expertise and interest in software roles. He's actively watching new trends in development following

Kai Wilton-Ali

Kai Wilton-Ali

Delivery Consultant (Europe)

Kai Wilton-Ali is a Delivery Consultant for the EU Team at James Chase.With an avid interest in cutting-edge tech including AR, Crypto, Software Development & Blockchain technology, Kai has a keen eye for talent that fosters innovation. Kai ha...

Matthew Doubtfire

Matthew Doubtfire

Delivery Consultant

Matthew Doubtfire is a Delivery Consultant for the UK Team at James Chase.As a Chartered Marketer and Marketing Management graduate, Matthew has a strong knowledge on Digital Marketing roles. Since working at James Chase, Matthew's knowledge and interest in the UK's incredible tech market has expanded huge...

Ollie Nobbs

Ollie Nobbs

Delivery Consultant

Ollie Nobbs is a Delivery Consultant for the UK Team at James Chase.Since working at James Chase, Ollie's knowledge and interest in the UK's incredible tech market has grown hugely. He's particularly interested in trends impacting the popularity of different programming languages, e...