Grey Matter. Intelligent recruitment for the digital, marketing, media and technology sectors. Based in London, we partner with brands, media owners, agencies and technology businesses to find talent in London, across the UK and internationally.


We pride ourselves on taking your career and your next hire as seriously as you do.

Our service is underpinned by an industry-leading talent management platform and our own proven recruitment process.

These tools, combined with our extensive experience in recruitment, enable us to offer a highly professional, fast and effective service to candidates and clients alike.

Our Team

Rodney Crouch
Founder & Director

With over twelve years of experience in digital, marketing, media & technology recruitment, Rodney has worked with some of the biggest global companies as well many of the most exciting start-ups to enter the market in recent years.

Harry Lewis
Head of Sales

Having founded two start up businesses of his own within the SaaS space, Harry has an excellent understanding of the challenges faced by digital businesses when scaling their operations and finding the very best talent. Harry runs the Sales team at Grey Matter and is responsible for working across senior-level commercial roles in the SaaS and Digital Advertising space.

Nick Haines
Head of Ad Tech

With a degree in chemical engineering, Nick applies the same precision and thorough methodology to finding the best candidates for Grey Matter’s ad technology clients. Bright, conscientious and tenacious, Nick brings a lot of integrity to his role as a manager.


Jim Cary

Jim Cary
Senior Recruitment Consultant

With over six years’ executive search experience across multiple sectors, Jim has proven ability in head hunting the market’s best talent for extremely niche requirements. Jim recruits mid-senior level roles within solutions selling, sales engineering and product management.

Mark Woods
Senior Recruitment Consultant

From selling software and translating Spanish to studying psychology, Mark brings a huge wealth of experience and color to the sales team. Focused on senior enterprise sales roles, he has achieved great success with some of Grey Matter’s biggest clients.


Phil O’Connor
Recruitment Consultant

Fluent in English, French and Spanish, Phil is never lost for words, and whether it’s the newest developments in programmatic tech or the most recent football transfer news he is the first to know. A specialist in ad tech, he always works hard to find the right roles for his candidates.

Hannah Colley
Head of Marketing

A proven and experienced member of the team, Hannah has scaled and solidified the client-side marketing offering of Grey Matter. Outside of work she can be found enjoying the best music, food and most unusual activities London has to offer -from historic walking tours to drawing live wolves.

Claire White
Marketing and Business Development

Claire is a confident and articulate communicator who is always eager to shout about the great things that are happening at Grey Matter and within the digital industry. Claire loves the outdoors and brings her spirit of adventure to her role.

Eugene Scollan
Recruitment Consultant

Friendly, fun and driven, Eugene arrived at Grey Matter as an experienced and fully fledged recruiter. As an expert in the marketing SaaS industry, he recruits sales people for some of the most exciting and dynamic roles in market.

Layla Mesforoush

A naturally curious, multidisciplinary and enthusiastic individual, Layla is just as passionate about the Technology landscape as she is about learning. She made the transition to the digital world by joining Grey Matter, whereby she continuously expands her knowledge of the AdTech and MarTech space every day.


Cordelia Simmons
Recruitment Consultant

Cordelia is a hard-working and determined Recruitment Consultant who specialises in finding the very best social media and client-side marketing talent across Europe. In her spare time she loves reading a classic novel, unwinding at the gym and drinking the odd cocktail.

Wadir Malik
Recruitment Consultant

Wadir is an enthusiastic and dedicated recruitment consultant with a huge interest in the ever-evolving technology landscape. Specialising in headhunting the finest sales talent in the digital industry, Wadir works with some of the biggest names in the digital marketing and advertising space. As an avid sports player Wadir brings the same hunger and drive to recruitment.

Leah Heath
Recruitment Consultant

Smart, bubbly and always on the go, Leah is an enthusiastic member of the ad tech team. A marathon runner and hockey player, she brings the same commitment and competitive edge to headhunting candidates and developing her knowledge of the digital industry.

Naveen Mahil
Recruitment Consultant

Naveen is a confident and diligent Recruitment Consultant, working alongside others on her team to find the best talent in the digital marketing space. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time exploring London with her friends and socialising over a glass of wine.

Alice Blackett
Operations Manager

Alice is a motivated and invaluable member of the team who works hard to keep Grey Matter operations running smoothly. Social and outgoing, her dinner parties are legendary and her knowledge of the London brunch scene is unrivaled.

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