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  • Our Team

    When you work with Ardour Recruitment, you work with a talented, professional team that boasts a diverse mix of commercial, recruitment and training experience. Find out a little more about us below…



    Donna Maidment, Director

    Donna Maidment, Director

    A decade’s experience in recruitment (both in-house and agency side), means Donna knows the concerns and challenges any hiring manager faces. For a number of years now, she has specialised in the areas of sales and marketing recruitment, developing a reputation as a ‘rare talent’ in the industry.

    Dynamic and forward thinking, Donna has an exceptional eye for matching the right person to the right job and with experience working with brands big and small, she’s able to understand every need from every angle.

    Her key areas of expertise include recruitment, candidate recognition, sales, marketing and business function improvements.


    07830752179

    donnam@ardourrecruitment.com

    Laura Simmonds, Recruitment Resourcer

    Laura Simmonds, Recruitment Resourcer

    Now immersed in the world of recruitment, Laura began her career at engineering services firm Velosi Europe co-ordinating global oil & gas inspections in her role as an Administrator.

    She has since undertaken a number of customer-facing roles with firms including Accord Office Supplies and Redland Monier, where she was responsible for the roll-out of new processes to all customer services staff.

    Here at Ardour, she excels as our Administrator - sourcing and screening candidates, creating and managing job adverts and communicating industry developments to the rest of the team.


    07795820624

    laura.simmonds@ardourrecruitment.com

    Jeremy Jarvis, Finance Manager

    Jeremy Jarvis, Finance Manager

    Jeremy plays a key role as Ardour Recruitment continues to grow – keeping our books balanced and our financial pencils sharpened.

    He previously spent 26 years as head of finance for the UK subsidiary of a US multi-national corporation – responsible for monthly financial reporting, UK/US GAAP, treasury and cash management, acquisitions and mergers, budgeting and forecasting.
    He was also the Finance Director of a UK clothing retailer for a number of years, implementing a system of financial control and management reporting.

    Now Jeremy uses his experience to provide accounting services and financial management to local SME’s, including Bluebird (homecare) and Windhager UK (energy) as well as Ardour.


    jeremyj@ardourrecruitment.com



    Associate Team



    Les Duggan

    Bringing vast expertise to our associate team, Les uses decades of experience to coach senior executives and business owners on leadership and strategic thinking.

    He himself was trained by one of the best – Sir John Whitmore – who was one of the pioneers of business coaching.

    Prior to his coaching career, Les spent 25 years as a Senior Sales Manager at Cadbury Ltd, and gained experience in National accounts as a Regional Director and Head of Training Recruitment and Development.

    Mark Solomons

    A specialist in behavioural change, Mark coaches business leaders to develop their sales and marketing expertise and leadership capability.

    He has first-hand experience of successfully leading a number of sales teams, having been Sales Director of Sainsbury’s retail bank during his 20 year career.

    Tim Chapman

    Tim is a seasoned sales and marketing professional with 25 years’ experience in the IT, software and telecommunications sectors. He has extensive knowledge of complex b2b selling, sales leadership and sales effectiveness on an international level.

    In his role at Vodafone Global Enterprise, Tim led the implementation of a sales excellence programme for 750 managers across the company’s entire global footprint – and he has since designed and delivered more sales and marketing development programmes for both the commercial and academic sectors.

    Stuart Whant

    Stuart has over 20 years’ experience within the world of business, working in operational business management and HR. He also spent four years as MD and Strategic Development Director of one of the UK’s most ambitious and fastest growing charitable organisations, with personal responsibility for organisational and strategic change.

    He now uses his experience to support the development of organisations, teams and individuals both in the UK and abroad, working with blue chip corporates, public bodies, owner-managed SME’s and the charitable sector.

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