Established in 2008, the IT and Digital division prides itself in the ability to constantly respond and adapt to the needs of the growing market. We enjoy a team that boasts over 20 years’ of experience in recruiting professionals, which ensures you will only receive the very best service from Acorn Recruitment when it comes to IT & Digital vacancies.

Our experienced IT & Digital consultants


Dave Sadler, Head of IT Recruitment

Over a 10 year career, Dave has worked with and managed IT Resourcers and Consultants across the UK. As Acorn’s Head of IT Recruitment, he has set up various Development and Software teams from scratch. As a result, his candidates and clients have access to a broad selection of opportunities. He builds relationships by offering genuine and honest advice at every stage of the recruitment process. Dave also works closely with the Welsh Government, educational organisations and the wider IT community to advise on inward investments, thus helping to shape the future skills of the IT and Digital industries.

Pavan Arora, Head of IT Contract Recruitment

Spearheading our Contract & Interim offering, Pavan has a proven background providing contract resource across technology disciplines into IT projects.

Having come from a web development background, he is a tech-geek at heart, coupled with a specialist knowledge of the contract marketplace within the UK. He has become an invaluable resource partner during times of IT business change, transformation and project works.

Leroy Brito, Lead Recruitment Consultant 

With over six years’ experience in the recruitment field, Leroy has an extensive background in the software development vertical market, including web, mobile and application development sub sectors.

Having come from a business background, he specialises in sourcing and placing IT and digital professionals into a range of roles, including developer, software and ecommerce positions. He also contributes to the division by meeting with both candidates and clients on a regular basis, establishing exactly what type of support or service is needed.

Ryan Lewis, Resource Lead

With an extensive background in sales, Ryan is well suited to his role and is currently responsible for sourcing candidates for a variety of IT and Digital roles whilst guiding them throughout the whole recruitment process. Ryan, an MBA graduate, specialises in recruiting for a range of management roles, including Business Analysts and Project Managers. He also contributes to the division by helping a number of businesses that have relocated to Wales by providing tailored support and relevant competency frameworks.

Neil Clevett, Recruitment Consultant

With a background in sales and business development, Neil plays a vital role, specialising in software tester and cyber security roles.

Neil is a part-time Fireman and prides himself on being able to source highly skilled candidates for Acorn’s vast bank of clients which includes Cwmbran-based Smartpipe Solutions.

Niall Trimble, Lead Recruitment Consultant 

With over three years’ experience in the recruitment field, Niall has an extensive background in the software development vertical market, including web, mobile and application development sub sectors.

Having come from a sales  background, he specialises in sourcing and placing IT and digital professionals into a range of roles, including developer, software and ecommerce positions in the Midlands area. He works with some of the premier software businesses in the Midlands and continues to grow his reputation as a strong presence in the Midlands Recruitment Market.