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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 Drinks Industry with over 4 years’ recruitment experience in drinks specialism across commercial and manufacturing in FMCG. 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.

Aiden Roberts

Aiden has joined the team as our Senior Consultant in the Drinks Industry. He supports FMCG businesses in finding Commercial specialists across Sales and Marketing, working with large global organisations to SME's. Having worked in this area for over 5 years Aiden has built and developed a huge network and has become a real expert in finding the right talent.

He began his career in The British Army in the Royal Corps of Signals spending time stationed overseas. He gained valuable qualities including the work ethic, commitment, versatility and drive that has helped greatly in his recruitment career.

When he’s not working Aiden loves travelling, hiking and is a huge Leeds United fan.

Neelam Abbassi

Neelam joined Futures in October 2021 as a consultant in our FMCG team, focusing on Health & Beauty. She has experience in the Drinks Industry with over 4 years’ recruitment experience in drinks specialism across commercial and manufacturing in FMCG. 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.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading poems and working on her passion project, FoodYard.

Tawanda Chikura

Tawanda joined Futures in October 2021 as an associate consultant in our FMCG team. He is fresh out of Leeds Beckett University, having graduated with a degree in Business Management and Law.

His focus will be on marketing, alongside operations and supply of food within the FMCG industry.

Outside of work, he is very into music, primarily the house and hip-hop genres. He tries to attend as many music events as possible and has been making his own music for around 10 years. From time to time, he also provides sound engineers services to local artists within his network.

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!).

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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