The Team

The Team | Data Science Talent

We are a rapidly growing team with vast experience levels.

We have been successfully placing Data scientists in the UK and Germany since 2016.

We have success in our blood and we are very excited to hear from you!

Damien Deighan | CEO

Damien has been in recruitment since 1999.  Still loves doing the hands on work of day to day recruitment which is the reason his ginger beard is now increasingly becoming more grey.  

He has worked in several different industry sectors including IT & Technology, Energy and Healthcare. He has served the worlds largest blue chip organisations and provided staff in over 20 different countries.

Damien likes drinking Yorkshire Gold Tea, which he believes is the finest tea on the planet.  

Varun Thakkar | Senior Recruiter & Team Leader

Varun has been working with Damien since 2013 and is a true sourcing Jedi.

He is a very experienced digital recruiter and knows practically every trick in the book to unearth hard to find candidates.

Varun can even conduct LinkedIn searches whilst doing one armed push ups at the same time.

Shilpa Choudhery | Recruiter

Shilpa has 3 years recruitment experience.  She joined Data Science Talent in November 2016 and has quickly become an indispensable member of the team.

She is known to memorise boolean search strings before going to bed so she can get a fast start the next day.

Mitch Sullivan | Executive Consultant

Mitch has 25 years of recruitment experience. Mitch offers ad hoc consultancy to Data Science Talent and has been working with Damien and the team since April 2018.

Mitch has the amazing ability of spotting talent a mile away and is an asset to the team.

David Williams | Finance Director

David has 28 years of experience. He joined Data Science Talent in October 2018 as a part-time Finance Director.

He has a strong sales and commercial background with an excellent understanding of the key factors in income development. David has proven himself to be an asset to the growth of Data Science Talent.

Sid Vucevic | Senior Delivery Consultant

Sid has 35 years of recruitment experience. If it’s to do with recruitment, Sid has been there, seen it and bought the hoody!

Sid joined the Data Science Talent team in November 2018 and has quickly become a valued member of the team by interviewing and placing the best candidates for our clients.

Nateesha Varley | Senior Executive Assistant

Nateesha has 4 years of Executive Assistant experience. She joined Data Science Talent in December 2018 and has swiftly become an influential and invaluable member of the team, working in strategic business planning and helping shape the future of Data Science Talent.

She has a perfectionism in her blood, loves to learn and create new processes and is incredibly organised!

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