Meet Our Team

Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

With six years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong network of ex-services CTI analysts and CCTIM qualified managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs; from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Roles recruited: CTI analysts, CCTIM managers

Seniority: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence, TIP’s and Professional Services

Charlee Ryman

Consultant - Cyber Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

Spending seven years in the Royal Navy as a warfare technician, Charlee uses his comprehensive military network and his deep technical expertise to quickly pinpoint the best cyber security professionals for leading employers of all shapes and sizes.

 

Roles recruited: SOC managers/analysts and cyber security analysts/consultants

Seniority: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber security operations within MSSPs

Jake Taylor

Associate Consultant - Cyber Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

A keen sportsman and captain of his local rugby team in Essex, Jake is naturally adept at spotting top performers. With a specific candidate pool from professional services, Jake sources the best cyber security talent for Magic Circle, Silver Circle and top 100 UK law firms.

 

Roles recruited: SOC analysts, cyber security analysts/consultants and InfoSec

Seniority: Mid-level

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber security operations within the legal sector

Luke Allen

Consultant - Cyber Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

With four years experience as a Royal Marines Commando combined with three years as an IT consultant at a market-leading telecommunications company, Luke has built a strong network that covers the broad spectrum of sectors. Luke specialises in Red Team offensive roles and works with a range of clients across multiple sectors, ranging from start-ups to established multinationals. 

Roles recruited: Penetration Testers, Security Consultants
Seniority: Mid-Senior 
Job Type: Contract and Permanent 
Geographical coverage: UK and remote 
Market: Offensive Security for Consultancies in the UK 
 


Laura Totten

Associate Consultant - Cyber Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

Situated in our Leeds office, Laura combines her passion for psychology within the recruitment industry with her earlier career in Military Intelligence. Her article on “Research into recruitment of infantry in the British Army”, has been widely recognised by top officials.


Roles recruited: SOC, Consultants and Intelligence
Seniority: Junior-Mid
Job Type: Permanent
Geographical coverage: Leeds and Bradford
Market: Cyber Security within blue teams

Ellie O'Shea

Consultant - Cloud Contracts Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

Coming from a sales and customer service background, Ellie combines sound commerciality with a strong passion for cloud transformation technologies. Always keeping up-to-date with the latest transformation projects, she’s built an excellent reputation for unearthing exceptional cloud professionals.

 

Roles recruited: Cloud/DevOps architects – Microsoft Azure

Seniority: Mid-senior

Job Type: Contract

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cloud architecture, MS Azure, MS Certified Partners

Sam Gristwood

Consultant - Cloud Contracts Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

Sam joined Blackthorn Trace in 2018 from our parent organisation, Huntress, having been recognised in the business as a top performer. This, combined with his passion for technology, made it a natural move to the Blackthorn Trace team.  

 

Roles recruited: Cloud/DevOps Engineers – Azure/AWS

Seniority: Junior-Mid

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cloud Engineering, MS Certified Partners, AWS Certified Partners

Chris Marshall

Consultant - Cloud Permanent Specialist

Phone: 0207 759 7878

Having spent time in the Military and working in tech recruitment, Chris has built a good reputation within the industry and is now well placed to focus on Cloud recruitment, sourcing the best candidates in a demanding market.

Roles recruited: Cloud/DevOps architects, Cloud/DevOps engineers
Seniority: Junior-Senior
Job Type: Permanent
Geographical coverage: London
Market: Cloud computing for MSPs and Vendors


Imroz Shaikh

Consultant

Phone: 0207 759 7878

A technology enthusiast, Imroz supports the Cyber Security team in sourcing the very best talent on the market. His in-depth, up-to-date cyber security knowledge is unrivalled in the UK market, allowing him to engage effectively with the passive candidate market.

Seniority: Junior-Mid-Senior

Job Type: Permanent/Contract

Geographical coverage: London

Market: MSSPs, Enterprise organisations and start ups.

Matthew Hockey

Associate Consultant - Permanent

Phone: 0207 759 7878

Coming from a financial services background, Matt has a clear understanding of the information security compliance processes. Along with his strong passion for up and coming technology, most recently creating a AI chat-bot,  puts him in a unique position to effectively source market leading cyber security candidates.

 

Roles recruited: SOC Engineer, Security Engineers, Security Architect

Seniority: Junior-Mid

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Technical Engineering with Security Operations and Architecture