Meet our
Management Team

Stuart Bell

Founder, CEO

As the Founder and CEO of Robertson Bell, Stuart leads the overall direction, vision and strategy of the business as well as being responsible for all facets of day to day operations. His passion is growing and expanding the business through our Academy model which takes people without prior experience and gives them all the tools in which to have a successful career in recruitment. Indeed, every Manager in Robertson Bell has been promoted from within. Stuart believes that by combining an outstanding internal culture with a relentless focus on quality of service, Robertson Bell will continue to grow in scale and reputation in all of our markets.

Phone: 0203 824 7100
LinkedIn: Stuart Bell

Jacqui Bell

Managing Director

Jacqui currently leads the talent management and training areas of the business.  Her industry experience is invaluable having held senior operational and talent development positions in two global recruitment brands.  Whether she is training a new recruit or helping a senior member of the team set their personal goals, her passion and enthusiasm is infectious.

Jacqui juggles a busy work schedule with being a mum and has recently completed her first triathlon.

Phone: 0203 824 7100
LinkedIn: Jacqui Bell

Amanda Lee-Bennett

Finance Director

Amanda is a CIMA Fellow and has a wealth of experience in financial systems, business strategy and acquisitions. Amanda’s role is to implement and guide the business to achieve its financial business plan and growth strategy.

Outside of work, Amanda is a busy Mum of two, enjoys walking her dog Lottie, and travelling.

Phone: 0203 824 7106
LinkedIn: Amanda Lee-Bennett

Michael Swinburn

Business Manager

Michael is focussed on placing permanent Senior Fundraising and Finance appointments within the not for profit sector, and building long term relationships with our clients. He has built a strong reputation within the industry, placing for high profile organisations such as The Royal British Legion, Save the Children and BBC Media Action, and is well respected by CEO’s, Finance Directors and senior HR professionals alike. His approach is thorough, rigorous and consultative.

Mike is a keen all-round sportsman, enjoys theatre and music festivals and recently has become a proud Dad!

Phone: 0203 824 7108
LinkedIn: Michael Swinburn

Matt Millar


Matt currently manages the Robertson Bell, Charity, Social housing and Education divisions leading on all interim and permanent recruitment projects within Finance and Procurement. His consistently high standards, incredible knowledge of these sectors and enthusiastic approach enable him to be a highly efficient and successful consultant, popular with clients, candidates and of course his team. He has, and continues to build strong relationships through consistent delivery, with a lot of the work his team do, coming from recommendations of his approach and previous successes. 

Matt joined the Robertson Bell team in July 2014 after graduating from Northampton University with a joint honours in Law and Events Management. Matt loves films and is the office film fanatic, he can often be found in the cinema for the latest movie premiers or socialising with friends in his spare time.

Phone: 0203 824 7107
LinkedIn: Matt Millar

Harry Peasnell


As the Manager for Robertson Bell’s core public sector divisions; Government and the NHS, Harry leads both Interim and Permanent recruitment solutions for projects within Finance and IT.  His sharp focus, dynamic attitude and strong track record of delivery has allowed him to build a robust network of clients across both Provider and Commissioning organisations within the NHS and across Ministerial, Non-Ministerial and Non-Departmental Public Bodies within Government. Harry has a tenacious, enthusiastic, yet consultative approach too recruitment and his high standards enable him to be a highly efficient and successful manager of the division, team and projects. 

Harry graduated from the University in Birmingham in 2013 with a BSC honours in Sport and Exercise Sciences. As a Ski/Snowboard enthusiast he had the opportunity to work in French Alps as a Seasonaire before joining the Robertson Bell team in 2014. In addition to his yearly ski trips he is a keen and passionate all-round sportsman, often found in the gym most mornings and on the golf course most weekends.

Phone: 0203 824 7105
LinkedIn: Harry Peasnell

Lesley Botterill

Head of Fundraising Recruitment

Lesley’s generous personality makes her ideally placed to head up Robertson Bell’s specialist fundraising recruitment team. She has built up a strong network within the Charity and not for profit sector and with such a wealth of experience and a broad network of candidates and contacts, she offers perspective and understanding of requirements that roles within this area demand.

Lesley is an avid animal lover and enjoys walking her rescue dog Beau and Chihuahua Roxy. Lesley’s children are heavily involved in performing arts and gymnastics which comprises lots of travel and occupies much of her spare time.

Phone: 0203 824 7111
LinkedIn: Lesley Botterill

Alex Dovaston

Head of Business Operations and Sales Support

As Head of Business Operations and Sales Support, Alex fulfils Robertson Bell’s customer service objective of ensuring that candidates experience a seamless transition into a new role and that our clients are provided with efficient and effective administrational support and guidance throughout the recruitment process through credit control, invoicing, candidate compliance, the payroll process and human resources.

As a busy Mum of two, in her free time Alex enjoys Zumba, running and walking her Jack Russell Terrier, Chip. Her parents have retired to Tobago so Alex, and her family, are lucky enough to visit there each year.

Phone: 0203 824 7100
LinkedIn: Alex Dovaston

Jenine Rees

Marketing and Communications Manager

Jenine has a wealth of project management experience and is responsible for delivering Robertson Bell’s marketing strategy by continually increasing Robertson Bell’s brand awareness to help drive business results.

Jenine likes to keep active and enjoys raising money for a variety of causes, recently completing the Women V Cancer – Ride the Night for breast, cervical and ovarian cancer and sponsors an orphan elephant at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi.

Phone: 0203 824 7103
LinkedIn: Jenine Rees