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, Recruitment Consultant

With an extensive background in research, Ryan an MBA Graduate is well suited to his role and is responsible for finding candidates for a variety of clients, ranging from Managed Services Providers to cutting edge FinTech start-ups. Ryan specialises in recruiting a range of roles in the Infrastructure, Security and Analysis verticals, including DevOps and Cloud Delivery Managers, Service Delivery Managers, Business Analysts and Infrastructure engineers. He has successfully built a number of greenfield teams in South Wales and further afield including London and Bristol and his unmatched work ethic and desire to find the best candidates possible for his enviable clientele make him a huge asset to the team.

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 e-commerce 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.

Richard Jones, ERP Specialist Consultant

Richard started working in Recruitment 19 years ago as a Head Hunter for the MoD. He then moved into Global SAP Recruitment 15 years ago delivering SAP Contract and Permanent professionals to Blue Chip clients in over 14 countries.

Recruited in SAP since v4.6c he has placed hundreds of Consultants for Global Consultancies and End Users. Richard has led a team that has placed over 1500 SAP Consultants under his Management.

His biggest strength is his understanding of a software that has been constantly evolving for 45 years. He has an HNC in Business & Administration, PGC Sustainable Leadership and ILM Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership.