Organisation Structure

Frank is Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder at Sigmar where he is responsible for a team of over 90 recruitment professionals nationwide delivering a variety of services to clients across all industry sectors.  He has 17-year experience in the industry in a variety of roles.  He is a Graduate of UCD and the Smurfit School of Business. Frank was appointed as President of the ‘National Recruitment Federation’ (NRF) in November 2016 having previously spent 6 years with the NRF in various roles including Treasurer and Vice President.
Phone: 01 474 4600


Colin has been working in the recruitment industry since 1998. Initially working with an international IT consultancy he has also managed agencies in the Sales and Marketing , Hospitality , Engineering , construction and Scientific sectors. Colin has been working with Frs Recruitment since 2003 as general manager , Frs specialise in the provision of bespoke labour supply and permanent recruitment solutions across all sectors in Ireland and internationally.
Phone: 0505-21891



Louise Nolan, is a Director of The Production People, specialists in recruitment solutions for media and broadcasting. Louise worked in television production with RTE for 17 years before establishing the Production People in 2004. Louise was appointed Vice President of the ‘National Recruitment Federation’ (NRF) in November 2016.
Phone: 01-6343100



Ed has 14 years experience in recruitment both locally (Dublin, Cork) and internationally (Tokyo, Sydney, London). Ed held an Associate Director role within the Morgan McKinley Dublin before starting up a specialist finance and accounting recruitment practice, Barden, with Elaine Brady in 2014. Ed has lead teams of up to 25 people and participated in a variety of local and global projects across operations, marketing and training throughout his career. Ed is a passionate advocate of the recruitment profession.
Tel: 01 – 4773463


Gavin is a Associate Director with responsibility for leading Harvey Nash Technology contracts division. Harvey Nash Technology has one of the largest technology based contract division covering the full development lifecycle.
Gavin is actively leading the continued growth of Harvey Nash portfolio of services (Technology recruitment, IT interim, recruitment solutions, Executive Search and Offshore Software Services), through on-going engagement of the Leadership community in Ireland.
Tel: 01-674 1400


Donal is Managing Director of Sanderson Recruitment and has 20 years experience in the Irish recruitment industry. Having held senior positions in both Irish and multinational recruitment organisations, Donal launched the Sanderson brand in Ireland in 2015. Donal has led recruitment teams covering; Accounting & Finance, HR, Supply Chain & Procurement, Sales & Marketing, IT & Change, and Construction & Engineering.
Tel: (01) 513 3619


Anne is Managing Director of Recruitment Plus who specialises in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical sectors providing staff across all areas from Finance/Accounts to Sales/Marketing to Supply Chain and Shared Services. 


Cora Barnes
Cora is the co- founder of Three Q PERMS & TEMPS and the exclusive jobsboard Nurse Jobs Ireland. Celebrating 17 years as Managing Director in the provision of temporary staffing solutions and permanent recruitment services in Dublin. Values people, connections, networking, youth empowerment, supporting start-ups and continuous learning. Currently in year two of an EMBA and loves to escape to travel or to dance or sometimes both at the one time.


Chief Executive of the National Recruitment Federation with responsibility for all PR & Marketing, event management and internal communications of the NRF as well as the day-to-day running of the membership office and the co-ordination of membership activities.
Phone: 01-8161754