Jeff Brooks has been working in the private and public sectors for 45 years. After 14 years in the IT industry at ICL, he entered recruitment in 1984. Jeff has built two recruitment agencies from scratch – Gresham Computer Personnel and Amdahl Resources International as well as founding a third, Primesourcing Ltd, where he is currently Chairman.
Jeff was a board member at Parity Resources for five years, responsible for annual sales above £50m (over 500 contractors on billing) as well as permanent fee income over £1million. He was also in charge of service development, bids and proposals and managed services as part of his role.
Jeff now helps companies develop big business and profit growth through advice, guidance, training, marketing and strategic development.
Jeff is very well known throughout the industry. Jeff sat as Chairman of the REC’s Technology sector for eight years and Chairman of the REC’s sector groups for four years. Jeff also joined the REC Board in Sept 2007 and is presently one of its two Vice Chairmen.
In 2012 Jeff was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the REC for services to the recruitment industry.
Jeff has been one of the REC’s mentors since 2008 and provides strategic and operational advice to owners and board’s on a regular basis.
Just a small snippet of some of the areas Jeff has previously covered include: