Blaine Daws

Head of Data Centre & Technology Practice (Shareholder)

Blaine is currently responsible for providing executive searches across the UK and EMEA region.

He heads up our Data Centre, Telecommunications & AI Practice and is responsible for leading a team of consultants in each practice.

Some examples of the retained assignments Blaine has personally and successfully placed in the last 12 months are:

• VP Sales EMEA, Managing Director EMEA, Smart City Director, Sales Director APAC, Head of Enterprise.

The main challenge organisations face is that the most talented individuals are very rarely actively seeking new employment.

The key to our success within this highly competitive market; is our ability to identify, qualify and attract the best candidates before they reach the job marketplace.

We strive to develop close relationships with each of our clients based on honesty, integrity and trust and we’ll leave no stone unturned in our pursuit of providing the very best quality talent.

Here's some of the things people have said about Blaine:

• "I have worked with Blaine now for a number of years and it has been a great experience with a number of successful placements, resulting in the right senior people, with the right skills and cultural fit slotting into my team perfectly. Blaine works to really understand what I'm looking for in team - zoning in on the right candidates, learning efficiently from my directions and feedback. Working with Blaine is a partnership that I highly recommend to any company that wants more than a standard recruitment service."

• "I have had the great pleasure of working with Blaine as part of the process of joining Nvidia. Blaine was very professional throughout the process and was always very responsive. He was very thorough that I got the information needed infront of all meetings he organized with the right persons. Taking a step to another company is something I take very seriously with a lot of thoughts. Trust and honesty is key to me as part of a process like this, Blaine fulfilled this and I would really recommend him for a future career discussion."

• "Blaine’s industry experience, extensive connections and professionalism are the key elements differentiating him from peers in his field. I liked and have benefited from his work ethic as well as the open and targeted approach he takes to fulfilling his clients’ commitments."

• "I would recommend Blaine highly; he is such an honest and diligent and stands out as an executive consultant in the telecoms market."

• "If you're looking for your next challenge or need some intelligence in data centre or telecoms market, Blaine's your man. Unlike the one-size-fits-all "IT Sales" recruiters, he has a real knowledge of his niche and understands the qualities it takes to succeed in that space. He has an excellent Network which he has developed and maintained perfectly due to his professional work ethics."

• "Blaine is creative, focused, organised and tenacious...and to round it off, great fun. Over the last years Blaine has demonstrated great loyalty and integrity always working for the good of the team here at DCL whilst also ensuring his own development and growth are achieved."

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