Richard Bowen

Richard is a renowned industry legend with nearly 25 years’ experience across the consumer and retail sectors.

Having initially started out placing senior executives into retail buying roles. Richard then moved across to recruit for supplier side commercial sales / marketing roles and fully understands product lifecycles and what great looks like in the market.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time down on the south coast, good food, wine and renovating properties.

Harleen Kundhi

Harleen has worked in our consumer team since 2018 initially starting as an Associate Consultant before being quickly promoted to consultant and then Business Manager in 2021.

Harleen graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2010. Initially working in a commercial marketing internship at Notts County Football, he started his career within the Golf and Leisure sector in Membership, Corporate Golf and Events.

Harleen has helped support and scale some of the most iconic SME challenger brands whilst also supporting several global CPG clients across the Food, Drink, Health & Beauty and Durables sectors. He also plays a key role in helping the wider TalentPool Co team with our resources and insights led scorecards.

Outside of work Harleen enjoys spending time with his young son and wife. He is a keen golfer, plays football and follows all things superhero related! He is also a Manchester Utd fan but lives in a village in Berkshire.

Fraser Craig

Fraser is an accomplished senior consultant with extensive recruitment expertise in the Consumer goods sector.

With over 12 years’ experience in the industry, he has honed his skills in placing top tier senior sales and marketing talent both in the UK and Internationally.  Fraser joined TalentPool in 2020 and over the past 3 years has helped scale and grow senior sales teams for some of the fastest growing consumer businesses in the UK.

Prior to joining TalentPool, Fraser spent 9 years with New Chapter Consulting where he developed and lead the FMCG sales division in both Leeds and London.

A keen sportsman (Fraser wins all the TalentPool events), Fraser graduated from University with a Masters in Sports Science and in his spare time enjoys running, hockey & cycling.

George Kelly

George has over 10 years’ experience within the FMCG / Consumer channel starting his career in sales for Red Bull enjoying two successful years, before leaving the UK shores for Australia where he started his recruitment career with Michael Page in Sydney. For the next seven years George split his time between Sydney & London and joined TalentPool in early 2022.

George has excellent experience within the consumer sector working across verticals such as Toys & Gaming, Beauty & Cosmetics, Food & Drink, Alcohol (BWS), Consumer Durables & Electronics.

During his spare time, he is a (proud) Tottenham Hotspur season ticket holder and an even prouder dog Dad to his Golden Retriever – Alfie.

He also loves a puzzle and crime fiction novels, which continues to surprise and delight in equal measure!