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Meet The Team

Introducing The Faces of Candour our dedicated team of recruitment professionals committed to excellence in talent acquisition

Matthew Burkitt

Matthew Burkitt

Managing Director

​Matthew founded Candour Talent back in 2016 and started the company working alone from his home kitchen. Matthew is currently the Managing Director, in which he oversees the whole business and management team, developing and implementing strategic plans ensuring we hit our goals and objec...

Marie Baldwin

Marie Baldwin

Executive Assistant to Matthew Burkitt

Marie's role as the Executive Assistant to Matthew Burkitt, the Managing Director of Candour Talent, is pivotal to the smooth functioning of the company. With her extensive background in administration and her flair for organisation, Marie expertly manages Mr. Burkitt's diary, ensuring that his schedule is optimised for maximum productivity a...

Tricia Scott

Tricia Scott

Operations Director

​Tricia manages the recruitment processes, client implementation, internal and external compliance, marketing and sales for Candour Talent, as well as, working across all three branches; Ebbw Vale, Blackwood, and Newport and overseeing our Retail division. 

Bradley Rowlands

Bradley Rowlands

Operations Manager

​Bradley Rowlands serves as the Operations Manager at Candour Talent, where he oversees all four branches located in Ebbw Vale, Blackwood, Newport, and Bridgend. He brings a wealth of experience with 7 ½ years in the field of industrial recruitment. His role is pivotal in ensuring su...

Paul Kyte

Paul Kyte

Sales Manager

​Paul is a seasoned Sales Manager with over two decades of diverse sales experience across various sectors. Based in Candour's head office in Ebbw Vale, he leads a motivated sales team, driving the company's growth and success.Outside the professional sphere, Paul finds solace in his passion for sports, particularly foot...

Courtney Jones

Courtney Jones

Finance Assistant

​Courtney joined Candour Talent in 2019 when she started off as a Recruitment Consultant. She is now the Finance/Payroll Assistant at Candour Talent. Courtney's duties include, processing the temporary payroll for our temporary workers, Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger and othe...

Kyle Smith

Kyle Smith

Branch Manager Newport

​Kyle serves as the Newport Branch Manager at Candour Talent, where he brings over a decade of extensive experience in both management and finance to the table. Before his professional journey in the...

Beata Orzech

Beata Orzech

Branch Manager Bridgend

With over a decade of experience in the recruitment industry, Beata Orzech brings a wealth of expertise to her role as Branch Manager at Candour Talent's Bridgend branch. Her dedication to creating meaningful connections between employers and job seekers is matched only by her passio...

Deborah Caldwell

Deborah Caldwell

Head of Driving

​Deborah is our Head of Driving here at Candour Talent based in Newport Branch. She has 15 years experience in ...

Rhiannon Edwards

Rhiannon Edwards

Head of Marketing

Rhiannon is an accomplished marketing professional, serving as the Head of Marketing at Candour Talent. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for innovative strategies, she oversees all aspects of marketing, including social media, events, website and email marketing, among other responsibilities.

Caitlin Perrett

Caitlin Perrett

Marketing Assistant

​Caitlin is a valued member of the Marketing team at Candour Talent, contributing her expertise to diverse tasks such as content generation, social media updates, brand supervision, content design and overall marketing support.Her journey with Candour Talent commenced following the successful completion of a Marketing Ma...

Amy Wederell

Amy Wederell

Compliance & Training Manager

Amy, the Compliance & Training Manager at Candour Talent, brings a wealth of experience from her previous roles at the Department of Work and Pensions and Bailiff services. In her current position, she oversees internal compliance for the entire company, conducting audits to ensu...

Adam Nicklin

Adam Nicklin

Recruitment Sales Consultant

Adam is one of our esteemed Sales Recruitment Consultants here at Candour Talent. Leveraging his diverse background in customer service and sales, he excels in his current role. Transitioning into the recruitment industry this year, he brings with him extensive experience and a fresh...

Scott Smith

Scott Smith

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Scott is a seasoned senior recruitment consultant at Candour Talent, located in the Blackwood office, where he brings his extensive expertise and specialisation to connect talent with opportunities in the Blackwood area and across the UK. With a focus on understanding the unique need...

Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Recruitment Sales Consultant

Hollie Wilding-Hughes is a dedicated Recruitment Sales Consultant at Candour Talent, based at our Ebbw Vale headquarters. With a background primarily in retail and telecoms, Hollie brings a unique blend of industry experience to her role in recruitment. Her journey into full-time recruitment reflects her passion for connec...

Ellis Jones

Ellis Jones

Junior Recruitment Consultant

​Ellis, a dedicated Trainee Recruitment Consultant at Candour Talent, combines his unique sports achievements with professional success. With 6 months in recruitment, he's become integral to the team, finding satisfaction in the familial workplace atmosphere. Outside work, Ellis has develo...

Chrissy Macdonald

Chrissy Macdonald

Recruitment Consultant

Chrissy Macdonald is the Sales Recruitment Consultant at the Bridgend branch of Candour Talent. With a solid background in recruitment spanning over two years, Chrissy brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. Beyond her professional endeavours, Chrissy harbors a fascinating personal interest as a f...