Our People

Board Directors

Richard Vickers​

Richard Vickers became Chief Executive Officer at Search Recruitment Group in September 2019. With over 20 years in the recruitment industry, he joins Search Recruitment Group from his previous role with PageGroup North America. As Regional Managing Director there, he was responsible for shaping and growing Michael Page business across the USA and Canada.

Having returned to his native Yorkshire, he is now leading Search Recruitment Group through an exciting new chapter with expertise and passion for an industry he loves. 

Richard is based in West Yorkshire and has three children. Richard is a big Leeds United Football Fan and has a passion for horse-racing.

Mark Bailey

Mark started his recruitment career in 1995 in the contract IT banking market, where he became a top billing recruiter maintaining NFI of over £1m per year. 

In 1999, he formed Henderson Scott with a view to specialise in Emerging Technologies, in particular Cloud Computing.

Mark has guided Henderson Scott to become a market leader in the niche IT space, achieving many industry awards for client, candidate and employee services. 

Henderson Scott grew from £0 to £28m revenue and Mark completed the successful sale to Search Recruitment Group in August 2018.

Stuart Dick

Stuart is the CFO of Search Recruitment Group, a position he has held since its formation in 2017 with backing from H2 Equity Partners.

He has extensive experience in corporate finance, and has worked in a PE backed environment for eleven years. Stuart worked on the sell-side in the management buy out of Search Consultancy in 2017, and led on the buy-side in the acquisition of Henderson Scott in 2018.

Stuart has completed several successful debt-raisings to finance M&A processes, debt re-capitalisations, cash-out to sponsors, and business as usual growth. He has fifteen years’ experience as a hands-on operator in industry, eleven of which in the recruitment space. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Stuart qualified with Deloitte where he spent his early career. 

Stuart is a proud father of three boys, and loves sport, fitness and music. 

Terry Benson

Non Executive Director
Search Recruitment Group

Terry Benson is a Non Executive Director of Search Recruitment Group, a position he has held since May 2021.

Terry held the position of Chief Executive of Michael Page International from 1990 – 2006. During his tenure, the business grew into a FTSE 200 company, employed over 3000 people across 20 countries, and had sales in excess of £500 million. 

He has also been Chief Executive of Morgan Hunt and More recently, Terry has been Chairman of TeeBee Consulting, an independent advisory practice, focussed on the recruitment and staffing sector.