Gavin is Director of Digital Innovation operating out of Los Angeles, specializing in developing GQR’s next-generation technology platforms while holding accountability for the day-to-day running of IT across its global offices.
Gavin brings over ten years of leadership experience in the recruitment industry, operating at the Board Level for some of the largest recruitment companies in the world in both a CIO and COO capacity.
He has also been involved in advising and investing in tech startups in the Recruitment sector as well as supporting Private Equity houses with due diligence with Recruitment Tech acquisitions.
Gavin’s previous experience was in the airline industry where he was Head of Information Technology for British Airways and pioneered many innovations for the aviation industry.
He has more recently run and then sold a software company in India which specialized in Artificial Intelligence and won many awards for their deployment of mobile applications within the UK and Sri-Lanka.
Gavin has a strong heritage in not-for-profit work in the UK in the disability sector and has been an advisor to the United Nations on Global Web Accessibility. He has also been a Trustee for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, a National charity supporting young people facing disadvantage.
He holds a Global Masters in Business Administration which entailed studying at several different universities across the globe.
Gavin loves being in Los Angeles, although he can no longer follow his beloved Soccer team Reading FC whom he has been a season ticket holder for the past 20 years.