Meet The Team – People Power!

The STAR Recruitment team is full of hardworking, friendly professionals who won’t stop until they find the right people for the right role.

Every member of our growing team has been selected for their character, drive, dedication, and passion for people. Many have joined us from construction and property backgrounds and have a wealth of experience in both recruitment and project management.

We work in partnership to resolve recruitment challenges and strive to source the best candidates for every role. Our team always go above and beyond to meet our clients’ needs.

Nicholas McVeigh-Crabbe
Founder and Director
07918 759 639
0131 364 4501

Nick founded STAR Recruitment in 2014 and heads up the company’s property division and alongside Ally Robin, looks after STAR’s team of consultants. As an experienced recruitment professional, Nick prides himself on the company’s 100 percent client retention rate and works hard to ensure STAR Recruitment maintains its market-leading position as one of the UK’s fastest growing property and construction recruitment companies.

Alistair Robin
07578 262 644
0131 364 4508

Ally joined forces with fellow Director, Nick, shortly after STAR Recruitment was founded in 2014. Ally heads up the company’s construction department, placing staff in trades, labour and management roles throughout the UK. He is committed to ensuring the company provides only the best level of service to its expanding client network in order to drive business growth.

Stuart Barton
Recruitment Manager
07947 489 063
0131 364 4505

Inquisitive by nature, Stuart develops a keen understanding of his clients’ hiring challenges before identifying and sourcing the best candidates. His sales and high-end retail management background means he is well positioned to identify candidates for key roles across both the property and construction markets.

Gregor Cruickshank
Recruitment Manager
07538 557 241
0131 364 4506

Gregor specialises in recruiting for senior management positions within the construction industry. Having previously worked with both Contract Scotland and Resourcing Group, Gregor is a construction specialist who knows the market inside-out. He works in partnership with STAR Recruitment’s construction clients to source the right candidates for their projects.

Gillian Nimmo
Recruitment Manager
07498 236 281
0131 364 4502

Gillian understands that customer engagement is essential to thrive in a high-performing sales environment. Previously, she worked as Regional Manager for the tailoring retailer, TM Lewin, where she was responsible for the recruitment and development of sales staff. Her experience makes her well-positioned to recruit for key sales roles in the new homes industry.

Steven Paolozzi
Recruitment Manager
07494 521 844
0131 364 4504

Steven is the company’s longest serving employee with five years’ experience working in recruitment. Having previously held managerial positions in the high-end retail industry, he understands the importance of developing strong customer relationships and ensures that clients receive only the highest standard of service when interacting with STAR Recruitment.

Claire Gemmell
07947 974 806
0131 364 4507

Claire supports Nick and Ally by ensuring business operations run smoothly and that candidates are paid on time, week in and week out. She joined the company in 2017, having previously worked for a trades and labour contractor where she developed a solid understanding of the construction market.

Maggie Zane
Office and Projects Assistant
07958 295 591
0131 364 4503

Maggie brings a wealth of office management and recruitment experience to her role, having worked with Harvey Nash and Denholm Associates prior to joining STAR. Maggie primarily supports the directors on company projects and also assists with our own business development to ensure STAR continues to grow and flourish. Maggie also supports the new homes property team.

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