Leadership Team

Our Leaders


John Hailstone:

Chairman, Compello Staffing Group

John has spent 32 years in the Recruitment Industry in a number of consulting and directorship roles and is the majority owner of Compello Staffing Group.

John is responsible for the appointment of the board and working with it on strategic and business planning matters. When not acting as an adviser and sounding board he spends his time supporting other group firms.

John has an eye for detail and is very passionate about great service and collaborative working both in and outside of the group.

Adam Jackson:

Managing Director

As Managing Director and board member of TGI Recruitment, Adam is responsible for the strategic direction of the Business on a global level whilst also managing key client relationships.  A real people person, Adam takes great pride in offering the highest levels of service to clients and candidates alike, whilst working to best practice at all times.

Adam possesses over fourteen years of recruitment experience, encompassing various domestic and international assignments and projects. His experience includes recruitment in multiple sectors, notably Chemical Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and Construction & Property – completing a wide range of mandates in locations across Europe, Africa, The Middle East, Asia, Caspian Region, and The Americas.

A former resident of Australia, Qatar, and the USA, Adam is now based fulltime in the UK servicing national and international clients. Upon returning to the UK, Adam established a new European business which has enjoyed considerable growth and continued success.

Adam takes a truly hands-on role in the recruitment, training, and development of staff, from trainee through to the senior members of the TGI Team.  He takes great pride in the development of his colleague's careers, ensuring consistent personal and professional growth.


Lesley Taylor:

Finance Director

Lesley studied applied mathematics gaining a first class degree before embarking on a successful career in accountancy. She is responsible for overseeing all matters relating to finance, supporting for the board on business planning, financial forecasting, and management.

She provided financial advice and supported the board in the acquisitions of Tudor Personnel and Jobact Petrochem.

She has been with the Group for over 10 years and has the additional responsibility as Group Finance Director and shareholder of Compello Staffing Group.

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