About Us

Agile, connected, informed.

Vision, Mission & Values

Our vision and values characterise everything that Oaklands Global stands for. They are what power our business and it’s the fundamental beliefs and behaviours behind everything we do that enable our clients to win in the ever-changing world of employment.

We aim to provide a service to areas of actual need and ones that impact us all. In doing so Oaklands Global has a clear and defined focus of further promoting and supporting the Aviation & Aerospace sector whilst helping to retain key talent across our industry.

Vision

The goal.
Challenge and change industry perception.

Mission

The how.
Building trust and long-term partnerships and delivering on our promises one placement at a time.

Values

The Why

Entrepreneurialism

Encouraging all our people to find their inner entrepreneur, exercising creativity and imagination every day.

Excellence

Delivery without compromise.

Integrity

Clear transparent ethics and strong moral principles

Respect

Treating client, candidate and colleague with uncompromising, mutual respect and embracing diversity.

Employers

Why do many of the world’s leading companies choose Oaklands Global as their preferred recruitment partner?

With over 50 years of recruiting experience, a powerful international industry centric network in excess of 100,000 professionals, and a qualified database of over 30,000 experts; Oaklands Global has seen a growing trend of clients exclusively retaining our services. This enables us to deliver the very best passive/semi passive talent in each of our specialised sectors.

All candidate are without fail vetted, screened and then shortlisted for delivery in a prearranged timeframe, ensuring the very best ROI and results for our clients.

Industry Leading Opportunities

Today's job market can be a minefield, but our teams of highly-experienced recruiters are perfectly placed to make sure our candidates are offered the very best industry-leading opportunities. And, by supporting some of the industry’s most well-known and innovative companies, means our positions are always top-tier and often exclusive to us.

Job Seekers

Looking for a new challenge?

At Oaklands Global we’ll help prepare you for your job search with appropriate advice that only decades of experience can give, we will offer you market leading opportunities and a professional consultative experience that will help discover your aspirations and long-term objectives.

Meet the Team

Our people are what drives our success. It's their passion, relentless hardwork and a commitment to excellence that enables us to deliver at the highest levels. Learn more about our key employees today.

Meet the Team

William Finden

Managing Director & Head of Search - Aviation

William Finden is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Oaklands Global. His search career has been dedicated to the international aviation and aerospace markets. After successfully establishing the aviation division for a boutique consultancy, William’s passion for aviation led him to establish Oaklands Global in 2013

Kathryn Sainsbury

Managing Partner - Investment Banking

Kathryn is one of the Co-founders who helped set up Oaklands Global. Her search career began in 2004 and she has recruited across, telecoms, IT and Aviation. In 2021 she joined the Investment Banking team to help develop and build the businesses reputation in this sector.

Callum Devaney

Associate Director - Aviation

Callum Devaney joined Oaklands Global in 2015 and progressed through the ranks and now heads up our research and resourcing function.

Callum studied International Business and Globalisation at De Montfort University, graduating in 2013 with a BA (Hons).

Jason Fontanarosa

Head of Investment Banking

Jason is an internationally experienced recruiter and search specialist with a background in global Financial and Technology markets. Jason’s mission is to bring the best search service to the four corners of the world, delivering the most professional, efficient and personal touch to his clients and candidates.

Rob Woodward

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Business Aviation

Rob joined Oaklands Global’s Business Aviation Practice in 2022. His career spans over 10 years in international business development and sales across multiple markets.

Chris Hutchins

Senior Recruitment Consultant - OEM & Part 21

Chris graduated from Christ Church and Kent University in 2019 with an MSc in clinical psychology. Pursuing his passion for people-oriented positions, he began his recruitment career within the life sciences industry.

Sarah Huxstep

Business Jet Consultant – Aviation Practice

Sarah joined Oaklands Global’s Business Aviation Practice in April 2023 and has been instrumental in developing a number of key accounts across this space. Prior to starting her search career, Sarah spent 7 years in customer service and front of house roles.

Morgan Jones

OEM & Part 21 Consultant

Morgan graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Bsc (Hons) in Sport Rehabilitation in May 2023.

Samuel Harvey

Commercial Aviation MRO Consultant

Samuel is a core member of Oaklands Global’s Commercial Aviation MRO team. Servicing in house Airline and third-party MRO businesses across all verticals and geographies.

Diane Parks

Office Manager/EA

Diane joined Oaklands Global in February 2019 as the company’s Office Manager/EA. Diane’s experience spans over 24 years, supporting Senior Level Management within the recruitment industry.

Heather Bates

Finance

Heather is a fully qualified member of The Association of Accountant Technicians with over 20 years experience in Book- keeping and Financial Accounts/taxation.

Looking to Recruit?

At Oaklands Global we know that creating the right management team isn't an easy task. It takes time, resource and expertise. Thanks to our robust search methodologies, experience and interntional candidate networks, we are able to recruit with pintpoint accurancy and faster than you may think.

To discover more please get in touch with an expert today.

Looking For a New Role?

Our portfolio of requirements is ever changing. But, by representing ambitous and 'best in class' companies who looking to strategically grow and power change, we are able to bridge the gap between you and some of the most exciting, top-tier opportunities in our specific industries.

Please feel free to explore our latest job opportunities today.

Join the Team

Find out more about what it's like to be part of the Oaklands Global team and view our open positions today.

28-33 days holiday

Birthday Off

Private Healthcare

Regular Social Events

Flexible Working Conditions

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