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The Futures Family

The Futures family began trading over 25 years ago and we’ve grown to a thriving team of 45. We’re proud of our family culture built on respect, team work and shared goals.

Our diverse team has a wealth of knowledge and expertise. We’re real, trustworthy, hard-working and dedicated to achieving the best results for you.

Meet the Team

Mark Johnson

As Divisional Manager for the Food and Drink team, Mark’s positive attitude and leadership style not only rubs off on his team but also clients and candidates on a daily basis. A part of Futures since 2013, he leads a team of 4 specialist Consultants and Resourcers with a sole focus on the Food and Drink industry and clients ranging from massive billion-pound turnover brand names through to niche SMEs.

Outside of work we’re confident you will not find a bigger Cas Tigers Rugby League fan.

Jonathan Bell

A part of the Futures family for 4 years now, Jonathan has been successful recruiting exclusively in the food industry, building strong relationships with some of the UK’s leading food manufacturers. Offering a comprehensive and consultative approach for both client and candidates, he recruits for mid to senior level roles for his client base of blue chips through to SMEs.

In his spare time Jonny is extremely sporty, filling the majority of his spare time out on either the cricket field or the golf course.

Sarah Calder

Sarah joined Futures in early 2021 as a consultant in the FMCG Industry with over 4 years’ recruitment experience across commercial and operational hires. She’s a natural at building and maintaining fantastic client relationships.

Outside of work she’s a keen gym goer, marathon runner and loves spending time with her close knit family.

Adam Lachowski

Adam joined Futures in September 2021 as an Associate Consultant with our FMCG sector. He specialises in recruiting engineers for the FMCG industry.

He brings over five years of experience working in the FMCG recruitment sector. His previous role was as an Onsite Coordinator for Gap Personnel.

Outside of work, Adam is very family oriented, enjoying most of his time with his little baby boy and his partner. He is extremely interested in sports, he plays football and badminton and enjoys watching other spots including football, boxing, MMA and other combat sports. He also enjoys gaming (when he has time!).

Brian Haigh

Brian joined the Recruitment industry in 2005, working for a global electrical manufacturer responsible for all aspects of recruitment. Prior to this, he spent 16 years working in the Engineering sector and served 3 years in the RAF.

Joining Futures in early 2020 as a Resourcing Consultant on the Manufacturing team, Brian enjoys speaking to candidates daily, building relationships and helping to place them in their ideal role. In 2022, Brian joined to the FMCG team.

Walking, DIY and spending time with the family are just some of the ways Brian likes to spend his time outside of the office.

Abbie Burgoyne

Abbie is an Associate Consultant with our FMCG team. She specialises in flavours and ingredients.

She has over 10 years of experience in the recruitment industry. After leaving her previous company, she became self-employed for three years and gave birth to a healthy baby girl.

Abbie decided to join Futures in November 2021. In her spare time, Abbie enjoys spending time with her family, her young toddler taking up most of her time!

Zoe Ruff

Zoe has joined Futures as an Associate Consultant with our FMCG Team. She will be working closely with our Recruitment Consultant Sarah Calder assisting across key commercial hires within sales, marketing and category.

Zoe is fresh out of Leeds City College studying Business. She has previously worked in customer service at Beelivery.

In her spare time, she enjoys horse riding and competing in local competitions!

Nathan Dransfield

Joining in October 2023, Nathan brought 18 months of recruitment experience working in the U.S. sector where he focused on Food Production roles. He has now continued this passion as an Associate Consultant in our FMCG team.

Outside of work, Nathan enjoys keeping active with walks and trips away! He has a passion for combat sports - training Muay Thai for 3 years and being an avid watcher of MMA and Boxing.

Nathan Hunt

Nathan joined Futures in September 2023 after being within the sales environment industry since coming out of university at Leeds Beckett where he achieved a Master's in Sports Marketing! Currently, Nathan is an Associate Consultant in our FMCG Team where he's focusing on the commercial side of the health and wellness industry.

Outside of work, Nathan likes to keep busy! Most days he is playing football for Ilkley, going to the gym, or renovating his house!

Join the Futures Family

Futures is a friendly, forward-thinking and growing recruitment company that’s been around for 25 years. We recognise that it’s our people that make us successful. We’ve created a working environment which celebrates different individual personalities, rewards success, and allows you to make a real difference.

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