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Meet the Team

Andy StouteAndy Stoute – Technical Director
Andy is a well-seasoned IT recruitment consultant with over 13 years IT recruitment experience covering Kent, London and the UK. Andy is an “IT Geek” by trade but couples in his IT knowledge and experience within the IT recruitment sector.

Andy is up to date on all IT issues and technologies and is able to talk eloquently with IT hiring managers in regards to their recruitment needs. He is also able to thoroughly talk technically to candidates going the screening process. Andy always strives to provide great customer services and good local candidates.

Andy firmly believes in local people for local jobs, whatever your location! 

Chris StouteChris Stoute – Resourcer
Chris is an experienced recruitment resourcer with over 7 years resourcing experience. Chris has a methodical and structured approach to finding both clients and candidates and provides much needed administrative support to the Affinity Appointments team.

Chris is usually the first point of contact for all candidates and will continually help guide them through the initial stages of their search for a new role.



Sarah Collingwood - Business Development Manager - North 

Sarah is new to recruitment but has a vast amount of transferrable skills, including extensive experience where customer service and needs were paramount and good communication skills were part of her every day work. She has a bachelor’s degree and Early Years Professional Status in which she had to illustrate academic, professional and leadership skills. She has worked in a direct sales environment and has a passion for sales and helping clients throughout the whole recruitment lifecycle.

She also likes koalas, mash potato and the colour purple!

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