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Meet the team

Graham Lucas, Managing Director
 
T: +44 161 829 0385
M: + 44 781 082 0735
 
Ben Lyons, Operating Director
 
Ben began his career in logistics as a graduate management trainee with Exel (now DHL) where he gained experience in all areas of logistics and distribution operations. He joined Michael Page in the Leeds procurement and supply chain team before moving to Birmingham in 2006 to establish Michael Page’s presence in the logistics and distribution sector. As operating director, Ben is responsible for the continued growth and development of our specialist logistics recruitment teams across the Midlands and The South, covering temporary and permanent recruitment, and all management/director level roles within the sector. 
 
T: +44 121 230 9361
M: +44 791 957 5734
 
Pete Simmonds, Operating Director
 
Pete’s role at Michael Page is operating director, responsible for driving the ongoing growth and development of our logistics business across the North of England and East Midlands. Pete began his career within the procurement and supply chain division, and in 2013 he transferred to the logistics discipline to lead and develop the teams within Manchester, Sheffield and Nottingham. He has been instrumental in developing an infrastructure within the region and has developed numerous key relationships with both global 3PL’s together with national players and local SME’s.
 
T: +44 114 263 6024
M: +44 774 701 5123
 
Chris Madine, Business Director, Senior Logistics Recruitment
 
With a background in transport and recruitment, Chris joined Michael Page Procurement and Supply Chain in 2007, to focus on the logistics market. Having led teams across the Midlands, he is now responsible for the growth and development of the senior market at Michael Page Logistics across all sectors.
 
T: +44 121 230 9446
M: +44 753 944 4351 
 

 

Milton Keynes

Phil Townend, Manager
 
Phil has over nine years’ experience with Michael Page, recruiting within the logistics sector across the Midlands. He spent over three years building the interim logistics business before moving to Milton Keynes to continue the development of Michael Page Logistics. From Milton Keynes, Phil currently manages both the Michael Page Logistics and Page Personnel Logistics teams, covering Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the East of England.
 
Phil joined Michael Page Logistics in 2008 after three years with Enterprise Rent-A-Car where, after completing their graduate training scheme, he progressed to the position of branch manager.
 
T: +44 1908 302416
M: +44 778 540 7644
 

Nottingham

Matthew Simpson, Managing Consultant
 
Matthew joined PageGroup’s East Midlands logistics hub in 2015. Working from our Nottingham office, he manages permanent and interim logistics across the Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Peterborough and Norfolk regions. He has been an integral part of growing the Page Personnel and Michael Page brands at both a consultant and managerial level. Matthew is responsible for driving the ongoing growth and development of the team, along with ensuring market coverage operating from two satellite offices in Leicestershire and Cambridge. 
 
T: +44 115 934 8683
M: +44 781 018 1786
 

London

Dean Rose, Senior Manager
 
Dean joined Michael Page at the end of 2007 and is responsible for the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics London business,  covering all permanent and interim logistics recruitment. His team handles all junior management and mid to senior level management logistics opportunities across London, the Home Counties and the South Coast.
 
T: +44 207 269 2403
M: +44 786 737 3359
 

Birmingham

Anil Pattni, Senior Manager
 
Having joined Michael Page in 2011, Anil is responsible for the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics businesses covering all permanent logistics recruitment for the West Midlands. His team handles all mid to senior level logistics opportunities across Birmingham, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. Anil also manages our interim business, covering temporary and FTC roles across the Midlands and the North.
 
T: +44 121 230 9353
M: +44 746 700 0114
 

Manchester

Oliver Hitchen, Manager
 
Based in Manchester, Oliver specialises in permanent and interim recruitment within logistics management. His team covers the North West, providing recruitment solutions from Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle. Before joining Michael Page in 2010, Oliver worked for five years within supply chain for Sigma-Aldrich, a chemical manufacturing business. He has first-hand exposure to global and national manufacturing, transport and warehousing industries and he is well positioned to understand the requirements of logistics businesses.
 
T: +44 161 829 0468
M: +44 746 700 0397
 

Bristol

Laura Frost, Manager
 
Laura joined Page Group’s Bristol logistics hub in 2014, recruiting within the logistics sector across the South West and Wales. She spent over three years building the Michael Page Brand before leading the Bristol team in 2016 for Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics across the South West and Wales. As Manager, Laura is responsible for the continued growth and development of our specialist logistics recruitment services covering temporary and permanent recruitment solutions.
 
T: +44 117 906 5521
M: +44 788 047 4223
 

Sheffield

Charlotte Moore, Manager
 
Charlotte joined Michael Page in 2010 as a graduate with four years’ experience in transport planning. She is responsible for managing the Yorkshire and North East team, recruiting across Michael Page and Page Personnel, working with manufacturers, third-party logistics, business services, FMCG and retail clients. After working in the Page Personnel brand for 18 months, and following her success with high volume campaigns, Charlotte is now focused on the recruitment of middle and senior management roles within the logistics sector. These roles range from DC/warehouse managers to heads of inventory, interim project managers and depot managers.
 
T: +44 114 263 6007
M: +44 746 700 0232