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.

Michael Cranston
Recruitment Consultant – Construction
0131 364 4508

Michael’s recruitment journey started at 17, and he instantly knew it was the career path he wanted to follow.

He’s young, driven, and strives for success. In his previous role, he managed an account for a construction machinery manufacturer, sparking his love for the construction industry.

Michael excels at connecting with people and placing them in jobs they love. His experience aligns perfectly with trade and labour’s fast-paced environment and the need to build diverse relationships.

With his dedication to excellence, integrity, and client satisfaction, Michael is a perfect fit for STAR Recruitment.

Lewis Edwards
Recruitment Consultant – Construction


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Lewis works in STAR’s Trades & Labour Team as a Consultant.  Lewis comes from a background as a Business Sales Consultant.

Lewis is driven, positive, young and efficient and will ensure he goes above and beyond to find the perfect match between skilled tradespeople and top-notch job opportunities.

Craig Robertson
Recruitment Manager – Construction

07944 047733

0131 364 4508

Craig is a seasoned recruiter, with over a decade of experience in Property and Surveying across the whole of Scotland.  Craig has diligently cultivated a vast network of clients and candidates, nurturing strong relationships to facilitate successful matches in the industry.

Ross Pitblado
Recruitment Manager – Trades & Labour

07958 295591

0131 364 4508

Derek Murray
Recruitment Consultant – Property

07762 933086

0131 364 4508

Richard Wilson
Recruitment Manager – Facilities Management & Maintenance

0131 364 4508

Vivienne Cazaly

Recruitment Manager – Property
07743 926955
0131 364 4508

Vivienne has worked in the sales New Homes Industry for 10 years both for Developers and Estate Agencies so brings to STAR Recruitment hands on experience of the new homes industry. She has recently managed an Estate Agency dealing with residential sales, new builds and lettings.

Gillian Nimmo

Head of Property
07498 236281
0131 364 4508

In my new role with STAR, I hope to be able to share what I have learnt in previous experiences to support our clients, assist in growing their business with our renowned recruitment practices, along with providing a stress free journey to both clients and candidates.

We are now post pandemic and whilst the current climate is a challenging one, STAR will continue to grow further. I will identify growth opportunities allowing us to diversify within Property, Sales and supporting industries. We have seen so many businesses change and adapt throughout the last few years, it is vital for us to recognise where we can support and add value in tough markets and stand out as leaders in our field whilst retaining STARs bespoke and personal style of recruitment”

Pauline Moran

Group Accounts Assistant
0800 047 8574
0131 364 4508

Eileen Nicolson

Group Administrator
0800 047 8574
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