The strength of any business is undoubtedly in it’s employees and without exception every member of the Passionate About People group is chosen for their commitment, communication and reliability.


James Strickland

Passionate About People CEO

As a co-founder of the business, James sits at the forefront of the group’s short and long term strategy, working with the co-founders driving group sales across the group and managing the central marketing function.

Alan Beresford

Omega Resource Group CEO

As one of the founding directors of Omega Resource Group, Alan has a wealth of experience within the recruitment and engineering sectors. He is primarily responsible for overseeing Omega’s engineering growth within the UK for both engineering recruitment and Omega Engineering Services (our outsourced engineering division).

Raymond Pugh

Datum RPO MD

As the third of the founding directors, Ray is highly experienced in large scale recruitment outsourcing for corporate organisations. As Managing Director for Datum RPO Ray is responsible for leading the direction, growth and strategy of RPO services (Recruitment Process Outsourcing).

Paul Day

Finance Director

Paul has spent 10 years in the professional staffing industry; his primary role is to assist the board in driving the group forward for continued and sustained growth.

David Howard

Non-Executive Director

David brings 16 years of experience as a professional Non-Executive Chairman/Director of entrepreneurially run or private equity backed companies.


Rachel Harber

HR & Operations

Rachel joined Omega in 2000 and is responsible for the HR and operations for the group including: legislative compliance, internal recruitment, training and succession planning, operations and facilities and continuous improvement.

Rick Towers

Divisional Director

Rick joined Omega Resource Group in 2013 to head up the recruitment business across the UK, running operations in the North West, Midlands and South West across the full spectrum of roles – from executive search and selection to contingent permanent, contract and temporary roles.

Sharon Atkinson

Omega Finance Director

Sharon is a fully qualified accountant and joined Omega in September 2011. She is responsible for controlling the day-to-day operations of the payroll and finance functions for Omega and producing both internal and external financial reporting.

Jarrod Mollison

Business Solutions Director

Jarrod joined Datum RPO in February 2015 with 19 years in the industry; the most recent 10 years have been selling RPO solutions across multiple industry sectors. Jarrod is responsible for new client acquisition and development of the Datum RPO proposition and brand.

Mark Harrison

Operations Director

In his role as Operations Director, Mark is responsible for the overall operational delivery of managed service programmes (MSP models) for the group. His core focus is to drive efficiencies and cost savings through specialist industry experience and knowledge. The outcome: delivering an optimised client and workforce experience.

Neil Jackson

RPO Client Relationships

Neil joined Omega in 2010 and is responsible for the operational delivery of all RPO client relationships, including agreeing and delivering individual client strategies, managing client implementation and account management teams, maintaining relationships with all recruitment and technology partners, achieving all client fulfilment, cost saving and efficiency targets.