Matthew Mellor

Matthew Mellor

Chief Executive Officer

Joined Armstrong Craven in 1997.  Responsible for overall business strategy and growth with focus on strategic sales and development.  Founded the technology practice at Armstrong Craven and has experience across Financial Services, Consumer and Industrial markets.

Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis

Deputy CEO

Along with Matthew, undertook the MBO of Armstrong Craven in 2013.

Joined Armstrong Craven in 1998. Responsible for business development and driving the sales performance of the Business globally.

Previously held roles as COO and Practice Lead, responsible for driving the global growth of the Healthcare and Life Sciences practice.

Kanesh Khilosia

Kanesh Khilosia

Chief Operating Officer

Joined the business in 2016 and is responsible for financial performance and operational delivery. Kanesh brings with him extensive experience in leadership roles in professional service businesses, most latterly as CEO of Carlyle backed DBG.

Olivia Wynn

Olivia Wynn

Practice Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Joined Armstrong Craven in 2010 and has 14 years’ experience in HCLS.

Responsible for Global HCLS client accounts,  advising  and supporting our key HCLS clients, on solutions for achieving strategic goals through exceptional talent strategies, in the US,  LATAM, EMEA and APAC. Olivia started her career working for a medical devices company in Switzerland, before joining the executive search industry over a decade ago. She has a Joint Hons European BA in pharmaceutical marketing and international business management, is French national and fluent in English.

Teresa Wykes

Teresa Wykes

Practice Director, Technology

Prior to joining Armstrong Craven, Teresa gained in-depth knowledge in reward, executive search and HR consultancy - including delivering career transition service to board level executives.

Working internationally, Teresa has created solutions to meet a range of challenges; from succession planning to improving diversity. She advises clients on solutions across the range of services, working at board level, she also supports client HR teams to position and gain buy-in for key people initiatives.

Nick Bunkum

Nick Bunkum

Practice Director, Consumer & Industrial

Joined Armstrong Craven in 2017 as Practice Director, Consumer & Industrial.

Nick works with clients across a range of industries including oil and gas, energy, renewables, retail and manufacturing, working with the leaders of some of the world’s most influential and respected businesses to build and deliver bespoke, innovative and client-owned mapping, pipelining and insight services fully aligned to their business and HR priorities.

Before joining Armstrong Craven, he worked in senior recruitment roles within Europe and internationally for over 20 years.

Heather Travis

Heather Travis

Director, Asia Pacific

Heather Travis is Director, Asia Pacific at Armstrong Craven based in Singapore. Heather’s responsibility is to continue the globalisation of the business through our operations in Asia Pacific. Heather is responsible for business development and relationship management with a focus on expanding and building strategic partnerships across all industries in the Asia Pacific region.

She has more than 25 years’ experience in the executive research and resourcing industries, working across a number of business sectors with a global remit. Heather is also joint Chairman of the Executive Research Association (ERA).

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