Group Managing Director

David Cairncross

David has spent much of his career in recruitment with Hays plc, a FTSE 250 recruitment group. He joined them in 1996 and progressed to become Managing Director and a member of the UK board. He has successfully grown significant recruitment teams in a variety of specialisms with commercial, public and not for profit clients, at all levels including executive search/board recruitment.

He is also Chair of the Advisory Board for a leading education, skills and employment service; Step2Skills, supporting lifelong learning and development among adults through a wide variety of training and improvement courses and programmes.

David joined JSS at the beginning of 2022 as Group Managing Director. He prides himself on building long-standing, strategic relationships with his clients and delivering outstanding customer service to all parties throughout the recruitment process.