Meet the Team

John Shane

John Shane

Director

John Shane founded Anderson Knight and started the business in 2001 focusing solely on the Accountancy and Finance market. Over the years John has been instrumental in diversifying the business and developing the Anderson Knight brand. Today John Shane still has an active role in the business and is testament to the company’s success.

Steven Woods

Steven Woods

Director

Having joined Anderson Knight Recruitment as a trainee in 2003, Steven climbed the managerial ladder whilst stimulating growth across the business. In 2010 he became Joint Owner of the business to which he carries out the position to a high degree steering year on year growth across its operations.

Working closely with key clients across the Central Belt, Steven specializes in the recruitment of Mid – Management through to Executive Level appointments across both Accountancy & Finance and Utility Sector, offering vast experience to key clients with a robust end to end recruitment service. Due to his complete professionalism and dedication client’s utilise Steven’s services time after time.

Previous experience also includes Housing Administration within Glasgow City Council and volunteering with The Princess Trust (www.princess-trust.org.uk) to assist with one off grants for startup businesses as well as mentoring young entrepreneurs.

Steven also formed The Holly Rose Trust to raise both funds and awareness as a close family friend was suffering from Rett Syndrome (www.rettuk.org) with all proceeds going to adapt their family home to make everyday life easier.

In his spare time, Steven enjoys watching sports in particular Football whilst spending time with family

Gillian Pate

Gillian Pate

Director

Gillian Pate joined Anderson Knight in 2013 and started as a Trainee Consultant within our Oil and Gas Division. Gillian has worked across various sectors of the business and thrives on providing both candidate and client with a quality recruitment service. Through her dedication, commitment and hard work Gillian was made a Director of Anderson Knight in 2017. Gillian started our HR Division and has grown this successfully throughout the years, remaining hands on and the driving force behind the department. Gillian has been twice shortlisted for the S1 Awards Best Recruitment Consultant award. Gillian thrives on providing an excellent service to our clients and candidates and is a key part of our Senior Leadership Team.


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Anderson Knight provide a seamless, honest approach who take pride in what they do, the business clearly positions itself in offering a tailored bespoke recruitment service to both candidates and clients. Having utilised them as both a candidate and client I have experienced a high level of commitment not only to offer stage but many months preceding this. The whole candidate experience has been second to none and would highly recommend their services to any jobseeker or hiring manager.

Craig Topley