Ben Lyons, Operating Director

Ben joined Michael Page in 2004 after being on DHL’s graduate scheme and was integral in the start-up of Michael Page Logistics in 2007, and instrumental in its growth for over 10 years. Ben successfully led the expansion of Michael Page Technology across the Midlands, North, and South West, and returned to Logistics in 2020. As Michael Page Logistics Operating Director, Ben manages several key customers, as well as shaping the national footprint and the development of the UK team to suit the needs of our customers.

T: +44 121 230 9361
M: +44 791 957 5734
E: [email protected]


Chris Madine, Business Director

Chris joined Michael Page in 2007 as one of the first founding members of Michael Page Logistics. Having previously managed established teams, he has over 15 years of logistics recruitment experience. Chris is now the dedicated specialist for the senior permanent and interim logistics market across all sectors in the Midlands and Northern Home Counties.

T: +44 121 230 9446
M: +44 753 944 4351
E: [email protected]  

Phil Townend, Business Director

Phil has over eleven years’ experience and was one of the first to join our logistics business. He initially spent four years establishing our interim proposition before growing and leading teams across the UK. Phil is now based in Birmingham and recruits permanent positions for our logistics projects and programmes specialism, as well as operational logistics roles across the Midlands and Northern Home Counties. 

T: +44 1908 302416
M: +44 778 540 7644
E: [email protected]

North and East Midlands

Matthew Simpson, Manager

Matthew joined PageGroup in 2015 and has progressed quickly to manage and develop a successful team covering the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and Norfolk regions. He has been an integral part of establishing the East Midlands market for Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics, with his team handling all junior management and mid to senior-level management logistics opportunities.

T: +44 115 934 8683
M: +44 781 018 1786
E: [email protected]

Ben Carr, Director

Ben joined Michael Page in 2006, and rapidly progressed to director level in five years, leading several successful teams across our Procurement and Supply chain businesses. Ben joined Michael Page Logistics to focus on our senior recruitment proposition across the North, specialising in roles at general manager level up to heads of department opportunities. Ben is also our UK Logistics lead for Page Outsourcing, focusing on turnkey projects and transformation across the North and East Midlands.

T: + 44 161 829 0381
M: +44 792 011 8354
E: [email protected]

London and South East

Dean Rose, Director

Dean joined Michael Page Supply Chain in 2007 and quickly moved to support the growing logistics business in 2012 gaining significant experience in recruiting senior leadership roles along the way. He and his specialist team in London handle all permanent and interim recruitment across London, the South East, and South Coast focusing on both junior management and mid to senior-level management logistics opportunities.

T: +44 2072 692403
M: +44 786 737 3359
E: [email protected]

Matthew Ellison, Business Director

Matt started his career working within the logistics sector before moving into recruitment. He joined the business in 2013 and has worked exclusively in the Logistics division, progressing from Consultant to Business Director. Matt is responsible for mid to senior appointments across West London, Thames Valley, South Coast and Southern Home Counties.

T: +44 2072 692207
M: +44 746 700 0187
E: [email protected]

West Midlands, South West, and Wales

Anil Pattni, Associate Director 

Joining Michael Page in 2011 as one of the first members of Michael Page Logistics, Anil spent three years growing the West Midlands market before progressing quickly to manage the Birmingham team. Now a director, Anil is responsible for the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics businesses in the West Midlands and South West. His teams in Birmingham and Bristol handle all junior management to senior-level opportunities. 

T: +44 121 230 9353
M: +44 746 700 0114
E: [email protected]


Laura Frost, Business Manager

Laura joined Michael Page Logistics in 2014. She progressed quickly to grow a now established team of specialist recruiters in our Bristol office, handling junior and management logistics positions. With over seven years of recruitment experience, Laura is now focusing on the development of the senior market for logistics across all sectors in the South West and Wales.

T: +44 117 906 5521
M: +44 788 047 4223
E: [email protected]