Dean’s passion has always been to see people blossom, improve and excel in business. Now everyone can enjoy being successful, no matter what stage they are at.

What Our Clients Say

Working with Dean as our Chairman and investor in InterEx, has helped our business to solidify its foundations and achieve exponential growth, opening offices in London, Miami and New York. Deans knowledge of recruitment, wide reaching business acumen and growth strategies are unrivalled in the sector.  He has helped us to grow to over 120 staff and £100m turnover in 4 years. Dean has helped me peronally to expand my horizons as a CEO, lay plans to be the market leader in our space and concentrate on what really matters in business
Jamie Fraser - CEO IntereX (GB Young entrepreneur 2023)
Dean has a wealth of experience and success in the staffing industry. His knowledge and knowhow combined with very high standards always makes him a great sounding board for advice. Dean is supportive and has always gone out of his way to help. He’s positively impacted the decisions I’ve made to help the our Group through hypergrowth but also, more importantly advised through challenging times.
Extremely smart, extremely commercially savvy, and all-round top bloke.
Craig Molley - CEO Energize grp - (Manchester & Florida)
Dean’s input has been a key factor in SourceBreaker’s growth since the outset. 
He bought into my belief to make it a success and was quick to offer investment and help, as one of the first and lead investors. Over the past 5 years he’s been a top class NED and advisor, providing endless great advice across all areas of the business. He sees things practically and his energy for business and entrepreneurship is infectious. He has undoubtedly had a significant impact on how I operate and in turn the success of SourceBreaker. 
If I ever have a question about business, Dean is the first person I turn to.
Steve Beckitt CEO SourceBreaker (FT-Top 50 fastest growing tech business in Europe-2019)

Dean is one of the sharpest-minded individuals I know. He thinks three times as fast as your typical business leader and he is constantly exploring different ways of doing things. He is highly creative and one of the hardest working people I know. Although he has been very successful, he is always on the look out for how he can help others. He is a really caring guy who looks out for those he works with.

Fergal Roche Managing Director at Noble Thinking Limited
Having been through my own private equity transaction and the many intricate elements involved in the buy and sale process, Dean‘s attention to detail, razor sharp commercial acumen, extensive experience, knowledge, contacts, and advice is truly exceptional, and absolutely invaluable Dean is the best person in the sector for guidance and counsel on private equity, the markets, venture capital, corporate finance, building, selling, delisting, acquiring and merging recruitment businesses, to name just a few – he’s been there, done it, done it again, and continues to do it again and again. He achieves this with great poise, skill, determination, hunger and absolute focus. So many talk the talk, Dean is one of a few who actually walks the walk.
Chris O'Connell Leadership and Wellbeing Performance Coach
Dean has been instrumental in providing us with advice and support to enable us to make  positive changes to the structure and day-to-day running of the company and has resulted in a number of cost savings with existing suppliers through the negotiations and increase in profits.
Mark Baker CEO Claremont
Dean is highly professional, respected member of the industry. He has been a real benefit to Core Atlantic as he provides such high level strong advice, even the small things he suggests to tweak make a massive difference to our business! He is always on hand to provide the best insight, tips and hints that have been game changing to us. Dean is one of the best business brains I have met hand has personally helped with advice on funding/scaling and all things human capital.  
Phil Ridgwell Founder at CG-Utilities
Dean has been instrumental in my development of skills in both business and in Life and I would not be the manager that I am today without his guidance and supervision in the early stages of my career. Dean sets a standard in the working environment that others aim to reach, but seldom achieve.
Luke Cromack Strategic Partner
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We provide start-up funding, working capital, back-office services, CRM, Job boards, banking, invoice discounting/factoring, accounting, HR, legal, recruitment-technology stacks, training, and talent acquisition.

You will receive direct mentoring, advisory and support from leading industry experts, including Kellstar founder and our CFO. Every member of our advisory team has a track record of building and exiting recruitment businesses for a minimum of 7, 8 and 9 figure sums.