Ryan Shipston

Head of Defence

About Ryan

Ryan operates as the Head of Defence managing a team of consultants and working with clients and candidates within niche sectors in the aviation, aerospace, space and defence sector.

Ryan not only supports the development of his team, but also explores new avenues for the business to expand whether this be emerging technologies or new geographical locations.

Ryan comes from the defence industry which helps him build strong relationships with clients and understands the marketplace. Many clients and candidates trust his expertise and rely on his advice from Defence knowledge gained over the past 11 years.

Much of the team’s strength comes from the individual’s knowledge of their given niche sectors and specialisms. We have experts in the team, many of which having come from industry. We understand client and candidate needs because a lot of us have been in exactly the same position.

If you work with in the aviation, aerospace or defence industry or work in the world of security clearance then one of our experts have you covered.

Three words that describe my approach...

Patient, reliable and organised.

Something about me...

My favourite place is Kuçovë airbase in Albania - there are abandoned MIGs everywhere - and I was once part of a documentary on Channel 5 called Royal Marines: Mission Afghanistan.

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