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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

Chris Griffin

Chris is the Divisional Manager for the Manufacturing team. He heads up a team of 10
Consultants and Resourcers specialising in their own niche areas of the manufacturing industry. Outside of that he has a keen interest in all things electronics and still retains billing relationships with electronics related clients.

Hobbies include things that, believe it or not, are even more stereotypical than family, friends, music, football and socialising!

David Christie

Well networked, with relationships going back over forty years since going to university in the 60s, David has worked in manufacturing as HR Manager, MD and for the last thirty years, in recruitment. David still remembers computer-less recruitment when it was all about having a great memory.

David works three days a week and when he’s not here at Futures, you can find him out on the golf course or relaxing in some Spanish sunshine.

Mike Grossbard

Mike’s our ‘go to guy’ for information on manufacturing, an Engineer by trade with over 30 years’ in Recruitment, working with both Blue chips and SMEs, there isn’t much he doesn’t know about manufacturing or the type of people in it. His specialist areas include, High level Technical staff, Sales Managers in Valves, Pumps and Sealing and High volume Manufacturing. Mike has strong market knowledge and an even stronger network of contacts.

Outside of work you'll find him dressing up to attend 40's weekends or chilling to an eclectic mix of tunes from Swing to Heavy Metal. He also likes to dance too only these days the slower the better!

Alex Myers

Alex joined Futures in 2018 after graduating from University with a 2:1 in Business Management. As a Resourcer, predominantly within the electronics industry, you’ll find him networking with a wide range of candidates throughout Yorkshire in order to match the perfect candidate with the position in hand.

In his spare time Alex plays a lot of sport including cricket, football and golf. When he’s not playing cricket he can be found following Leeds United through their ups and downs.

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 Resourcer on the Manufacturing team, Brian enjoys speaking to candidates daily, building relationships and helping to place them in their ideal role.

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

Tom Ainsley

Tom joined the Futures team in 2020 as a consultant on our Manufacturing team. With 7 years’ experience in the fitness industry, Tom made a career change to recruitment in 2018 and has never looked back.

Outside of the office Tom enjoys Crossfit and spending time with his friends and family.

Max Ryan

Max joined Futures as an Associate Consultant in mid-2021 after working in retail and graduating from university. New to the industry, Max is part of our Manufacturing team and is responsible for finding and engaging with experts across the manufacturing spectrum.

Outside of work Max enjoys music, football and spending time with friends.

Dylan Newton

After 2 years completing a software development course at college, Dylan has joined our Manufacturing team as a resourcer; helping to support the team as they continue to grow. Dylan will be focussing on design engineering within manufacturing, such as embedded system engineers and control system engineers.

Outside of work Dylan spends a lot of time with family and friends and has a keen interest in programming and developing games.

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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