People are our business

Individuals are key to our workflow

A unique community of great people

From the community we cultivate to the individuals whose careers we guide and the leaders whose teams we build, everything we do involves people. We create connections between great people by understanding that everybody we work with is unique.

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Rory Gaston

As a graduate, Rory chose a career in the technology staffing industry, recognising the challenge presented by the increasing disparity between supply and demand. Rory believes that our organisation must continue to tread new ground, creating and delivering new solutions without being compromised by convention.

With a clear vision of what exceptional service looks like, and the ability to measure it, he is committed to delivering excellent work on a global scale.

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Jimmy Lloyd

With over 2 decades in industry Jimmy has created, grown and guided organisations from start-up to £25m in annual revenue.

Jimmy has been central in defining Saragossa’s products and services, as well as taking responsibility for preserving and developing the internal culture & processes, supporting the organisation to become the global partner for investment businesses extending technology capability.

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Finance Director

Becky Cawley-Hassall

Becky joined Saragossa in 2017, bringing with her a decade of experience in finance leadership roles within owner-managed businesses across various sectors. As Saragossa’s Group Finance Director, her keen eye for detail and deep understanding of the importance of how finance drives business success have been pivotal in directing our financial strategy towards sustainable growth and operational excellence.


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Director of Contract

Jonny Demko

Jonny joined Saragossa in 2024 as Director of Contracts having spent over fifteen years with a major PLC. Jonny was responsible for leading their Financial Services brand, during his tenure the business unit grew to become one the PLCs most successful profit centres. Jonny is driven by a passion for best-in-class service and rapid delivery.

Jonny’s team are focused on delivering the best customer outcomes, without compromise through contract and project delivery services, allowing Saragossa’s clients to deliver against their strategic transformation and technology priorities.

If you want help on a project please reach out to Jonny via:

Regional Director

Cameron Scott

Cameron joined Saragossa as an Associate Consultant, with a focus on supporting the Investment Management Industry across Change & Transformation projects and requirements. Upon achieving Team Lead, he moved to London to kick-start our London office, and has since gone on to achieve promotion to Regional Director, tasked with managing the London permanent team. He’s been integral to the growth of Saragossa and to the delivery of unique solutions to our clients.

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Regional Director - USA

John Davies

Having joined Saragossa as a Consultant, John quickly established himself as a future leader, seeking opportunities to develop capability and creating new solutions to address industry challenges. John recognises the power of innovation, believing that the best way to fix a problem may not have been attempted before. Unphased treading new ground, John relocated from the UK to Chicago to run our fledgling US operation in 2023, building a team of consultants who support our US clients spanning mid-west, east-coast and west-coast.

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Regional Director - UK West

James Batt

Since joining as a Trainee Consultant James has achieved every promotion possible and today takes overall responsibility for our UK West region. Having previously held responsibility for running our UK Software applications staffing team, James is capable of assembling and developing successful recruitment teams. James bases his working practice on open lines of communication, ongoing partnerships, and trust. He is not afraid to ask difficult questions and present difficult truths.

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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Sophie Blake

Having previously worked as a Principal Technical Recruiter, Sophie brings significant experience to our Talent Acquisition and people function. Sophie is tasked with constantly improving our employee proposition, and marketing Saragossa careers to potential new team members globally. She has a passion for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and takes responsibility for related initiatives in the business.

If you want to join our team please reach out to Sophie via:

I feel inspired to be here I think the leaders in the business are helping me grow and as a result I feel really proud to, in turn, help the people coming through the ranks grow as well. So, I love being here basically.

Charlie Smith. Principal Consultant.

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If you're looking for rewarding work within an exceptional team, helping some of the world's leading technology companies grow, please contact us today.

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