About Us

FPSG has been delivering specialist recruitment and executive search strategies to leading businesses since 1998.  From our offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh our reputation for excellence has grown through working in partnership with clients and candidates in our specialist sectors in permanent, interim and temporary engagements in the UK and internationally.  Our specialist consultants have extensive candidate and client networks and a deep understanding of our specialist sectors.

Through our experience, passion and drive for excellence, we continue to form lasting relationships with clients and candidates alike. 

Our experienced consultants are superbly networked in their fields and can help you fulfil your recruitment goals.

Meet our Management Team

John Agnew - Group Managing Director

John Agnew

Having joined First People Solutions in 2004 as a graduate trainee John has been promoted up through the Business resulting in him being appointed FPSG’s Group Managing Director in 2010. John’s background lies in the provision of executive search services within the Financial Services sector and his expertise in this field led him to win the first ever Scottish Recruitment Consultant of the Year in 2007.  John is responsible for driving FPSG strategy across the group and continues to deal with executive search at Director Level and above within major financial institutions, accountancy practice and legal institutions globally.

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Andrew Spratt - Managing Director

Andrew Spratt

Andrew worked in the Recruitment Industry since 1998, the majority of his time has been focused on the Technology sector.  Andrew is experienced in providing tailored recruitment solutions to match client needs and dedicated to working in partnerships to ensure positive outcomes.  Andrew joined FPSG in 2002 and over the years has progressed to Managing Director where he is responsible for ensuring that our message and our unique approach to our core markets is implemented by all our staff. Andrew and his management team have been instrumental in ensuring that FPSG is at the forefront of the provision of recruitment and search solutions in IT & Business Change on a local and global level.

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Neil Lafferty - Director

Neil joined FPSG in 2017 after spending over 20 years working within the IT / IT Sales / BPO and the Recruitment Industry.  Since joining he has played an integral part in our company’s successful growth and is currently Sales Director for the business, covering multiple industries, whilst assisting with our overall strategy and planning. Neil specialises in client and business development / growth and successfully introduces high profile clients to our business UK - wide.

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Kirsty Peacock - Director of Operations

Kirsty Peacock

Kirsty graduated from university and worked in sales before joining the recruitment industry in 1996. Since joining FPSG in 2001 as a Consultant in the Contact Centre Division, Kirsty has gone on to manage the Contact Centre, Multilingual, Business Support and HR specialist recruitment teams. As Director of Operations, Kirsty holds responsibility for key account management and delivery across multiple disciplines in complex accounts. Her specialisms include account set up, volume campaign management and assessment centre design and delivery. She also provides a wide range of our value add services including competitor analysis, salary survey and round table forums.

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Michael Taggart - Regional Manager

Michael

Michael has been providing IT & Business Change Recruitment Solutions across the local Scottish, wider UK and Global marketplace since 2003. Having progressed through all the recruitment ranks from Resourcer to Regional Manager, responsible for multiple locations and Consultants, Michael takes pride in playing a hands-on role in developing staff. Michael’s style is to always lead by example in new business wins and being accountable for delivering on commitments to long-term partnerships, offering innovative, bespoke solutions whenever practical

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Kirsty Lloyd - Divisional Manager

Kirsty offers a wealth of experience assisting companies in various industries and sectors with their recruitment of all levels and tendering for local and national business accounts.  As a Divisional manager, Kirsty manages the Business Support and Call & Contact Centre teams, whilst building and maintaining the relationships between FPSG and many of our key clients.  Kirsty is a specialist language recruiter with a strong focus on assessment centre design and delivery.

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