The Stamford Group provides bespoke sourcing solutions since 2001. Headquartered in Zürich and Basel, Switzerland, we specialize within the Life Sciences and Information Technology sectors. Our international team, from more than 10 nations, supports customers to build internal high performance teams, whether this requires a full project team, on-site contractors, permanent hires or executive search.
The Stamford Team
Jenny Johnston Managing Director
Born in Florida, my personal passions are developing people and building relationships!
Nicole Fuchs Director Operations
Swiss borned and raised and with hospitality experience, my heart is in customer service
Christian Ziegler Director Finance
Punctual as a Swiss watch, I’m responsible for all financial aspects of the Stamford Group.
Mark Dowsett People Development
Born & bred in southern England and a fluent German speaker, I’m responsible for training our amazing staff!
Bernadette Gabathuler Project Manager
I’m Swiss and grew up in the beautiful Alps. At Stamford I look after our process management and quality.
Björn Milz Sales Manager
Born in Germany, raised in England and Denmark, I lead our sales teams. I love to play football, sailing and motor-biking
Daniel Shalom Managing Consultant
I’m a Londoner and I have lived in Venezuela, Brazil and Spain. I specialize in IT Infrastructure. I’m an Arsenal FC fan.
Stephen Moore Senior Consultant
Born and raised in bonnie Scotland, my focus is on assisting software engineers to advance their careers across Switzerland
Natasha Serafim Senior Consultant
I’m part Greek, part Indian, all Londoner. I work on the Business Analysis vertical at Stamford. I love to sing and dance!
Chris Gummery Recruitment Consultant
Born in Northern England, I specialise in the placements of Database and Business Intelligence. I enjoy DJing!
Olga Reisenhauer Recruitment Consultant
I was born in Russia and grew up in Germany. I go to the gym daily and I’m learning to play the piano!
Alejandro Chausse Consultant
Born and raised in Barcelona, I’m part of the Software Development Team. In my free time I enjoy playing tennis and skiing.
Laia Grao Consultant
Barcelona lover with background in hospitality, my current focus is in the Business & Change division. I love long walks with my dog, practising sports and yoga.
Erlisa Lajqi Senior Recruiter
Born in Kosovo and moved to Zurich when I was 3 years old, I help candidates in finding their dream job. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and going to concerts
Daniel Murray Recruiter
Born in the UK, I have worked in Luxemburg and now I specialise in the IT Project Management field at Stamford. I enjoy hiking, playing squash and watch Wolverhampton Wanderers
Saleh Hasban Recruiter
I was born in Stuttgart and studied at the University of Konstanz. I enjoy working with my clients and candidates and exploring new Swiss mountains routes on my motorbike
Leroy Wong Recruiter
I’m originally from Switzerland but grew up in Malaysia, where I started my career in real estate. I love doing pretty much anything adventurous, trying new things and getting to know people!
Lorena Abderhalden Recruiter
Born and raised in Zurich, I have worked in tourism, hospitality and fashion. My passion for sales and customer care brought me to recruitment. I love traveling and meeting up with friends
Marija Hayoz Recruiter
I am originally from Belgrade and I recently joined The Stamford Group. I am thrilled to speak with candidates! In my spare time I love to take care of my pets!
Connor Bradley Recruiter
Born in Brighton, my background is in the financial services sector. In my spare time I explore the beautiful Swiss Alps and follow my football team Brighton & Hove Albion!
Gjystina Uka Recruiter
Originally I am Albanian and I grew up in Munich. If I can make candidates happy, I am happy too! In my free time I like shopping and traveling and trying new food!
Ricarda Pietschmann Recruiter
Having grown up in Germany and the UK, I studied in Switzerland where I gained experience in luxury hospitality. I enjoy fitness and I’m a passionate runner. I also practise winter sports
Nithu Thirunavukarasu Recruiter
Born in Germany, I bring a background in luxury hospitality and HR. I enjoy working at Stamford and when I’m not at work I’m mostly exploring the Swiss natural wonders
Jay Webster Team Lead
Jay brings the feel of streets of London to the sleepy environs of Basel. Specialising in regulatory affairs, he is a keen sportsman and chairman of one of England’s oldest cricketing teams
Demba Sidibe Principal Consultant
Educated in marketing and international trade, I’m responsible for the life science team. I understand the importance of listening and understanding people’s needs
Anneleen Otte Consultant
I have an international background and I speak English, French, Dutch, some Italian and German. I am happy to bring my skills and years of experience in sales, operations and management to the team
Alin Vindireu Consultant
I bring international experience in marketing, financial services and sales, with a focus on Pharmaceutical Market Access. In my spare time, I co-ordinate a local basketball team and enjoy exploring Switzerland
Florence Wespiser Recruiter
I’m French and bring 2 years experience in recruitment within the Life Science area. In my free time, I spend time with family and cook some French specialties
Matt Benzies Recruiter
Born and raised in the South of England, I am excited to support candidates in finding their dream job, especially in Pharma and Regulatory Affairs. I enjoy watching and playing football and meet up with friends
Diana Soukmandjieva-Agovska Recruiter
I come from Bulgaria and I specialise in medic and scientific recruitment in Clinical Development and Medical Affairs. I love dancing
Karim Al-Odeh Recruiter
Born and raised in Jordan to a Swiss mother and Jordanian father, I have a flair for people and cultures. For this reason I got into the Life Science industry where I help candidates find exciting jobs
Roxana Urs Recruiter
Originally from Romania, I have nine years’ experience in International Trade Compliance, Legal Affairs and Project Management. I enjoy working in Pharma IT and playing paddle tennis
Tim Masson Recruiter
Born in the south of England, I have lived in Paris, Düsseldorf and Geneva. I have a background in finance and I like working in the exciting field of Data Science within life sciences. I love winter sports
Valentin Novev Recruiter
Bulgarian originally, my interests are in the fields of healthcare, management & marketing and sustainable development. I speak French, English, Russian and Spanish and I’m keen on sports, especially volleyball.
Simone Wissle Customer Support
Born in France, I take care of all our employees and contractors. My time off is filled up with my family, friends, good food and a glass of wine!
Mona Siedentopf Customer Support
I was born and raised in Germany. I started out in the hospitality industry and I now work with the HR team at Stamford. I enjoy running
Bernadeta Krol Finance Assistant
Born and raised in Poland, I am responsible for for the billing and booking of client invoices. Outside of office, I am a passionate traveler and love reading!
Matthew Moore Engineer
I’m British-Italian and as the “IT guy”, I’m responsible for anything that runs on electricity, including this website and the coffee machines. I love swimming and snowboarding
Ivan Santos Digital Manager
Born in Spain, I possess international experience working in MarCom in the UK and Switzerland. I look after our content across platforms and I enjoy exploring the Swiss Alps!