Who we are

Established in 1980, Nexus is a leading company in the recruitment market operating on a national basis with offices in London and Bristol.

Nexus specialises in the sourcing of management talent, with a track record of finding exceptional individuals for companies ranging from FTSE listed, through SMEs, to dynamic start-up businesses.

Nexus takes pride in creating strong working partnerships with their clients and providing an efficient and professional service at all times.

Nexus has a dedicated and creative resourcing team with experience in both the world of business and the world of recruitment. Supported by Research, Administration and Customer Service functions, the team is led by:


Paul Archer
Paul is responsible for the strategy and future development of recruitment products and solutions to ensure we stay at the leading edge of the recruitment industry. Paul understands the demands and challenges of both local and international market places and strives to achieve a high degree of client satisfaction by providing an unchallenged level of service and success, he is a motivated and engaging leader with a passion for recruitment.
James Walker
James is a Director of the Nexus Group, joining in 2001 and driving the company forward into new business sectors including international reach through the medium of his language skills ( 1st class Honours in German, French, Italian, English ). With a successful track record working for large European packaging companies, he concluded his corporate career in the role of Sales & Marketing Director, helping to leverage the sale of the business to a US conglomerate.
Jon Donaldson
Jon is a Director of the Nexus Group and has over 15 years of Search & Selection experience and head-hunting at middle and senior management level. Following a successful career in industry with several large US Corporations, culminating in the role of Managing Director of European Operations at Riverwood International, he brings a wealth of business and people knowledge to the company. He loves interacting with clients and bringing his natural enthusiasm, flair and thirst for success to every assignment he undertakes.
Kirsty Eastman
Client Services Manager
Kirsty brings her client services, administrative and professional service skills to all Nexus activities, managing the efficient functioning of the office to exceed our own and all our clients’ expectations. With a career built upon professional training within the financial services sector, she supports both clients and candidates in the common goal of matching the right person, skills and experience with the right company, role and culture – the mark of all successful recruitment projects.
Phil Weaver
Senior Consultant
Phil works as a senior Consultant within the business, supporting clients with recruitment initiatives in the field of Engineering, Production, Manufacturing, Technology, IT and Technical roles. Having worked in general management for several UK and US companies, he has a detailed knowledge of start-up environments, SMEs and larger size more structured corporate frameworks – and understands the full range of resourcing strategies to bring value and efficiency to every project he works on.