Our Team

  • As you would expect; we only hire the best consultants within the construction industry.
  • That's why we're confident you'll get the right hires and a professional service.

Katrina Hiles
Senior Director
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A founding Director of Knightwood Associates with experience recruiting within the house building market since 2002, specialising in production roles from Trainee to Director. Katrina worked for two of the largest construction recruitment agencies at a management level before establishing Knightwood Associates in 2009. Katrina has extensive knowledge of the market and is known for her high levels of integrity. She prides herself on providing a professional, honest service.

Katrina
Hiles
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9807
Amy Courtney
Director of Temporary Recruitment
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Started in freelance construction recruitment in 2000 with a large national agency having spent two years with a local construction company from college.  Specialises in placing freelance white-collar production, technical and commercial candidates to residential developers and main contractors in London and the Southeast.   Spent two years as a business development manager for two medium sized main contractors which enhanced knowledge of the industry as a whole. Striving to improve the reputation and quality of freelance managers using a stringent vetting and registration process.

Amy
Courtney
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9808
Victoria Bistolfi
Senior Director
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One of the founding directors of Knightwood Associates with construction recruitment knowledge spanning over 20 years. A leading specialist in the Technical and Design field and whose clients include developers, contractors and multidisciplinaries primarily in the South East.
Degree Educated in Quantity Surveying from the University of South Wales and worked first hand with contractors on major infrastructure projects. Progressed within several recruitment companies before jointly-founding Knightwood.

Victoria
Bistolfi
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9806
John Vercarre-Shaw
Operations Director
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John joined Knightwood in 2013 to support the companies growth on the operations side. With a background in IT and Finance and a degree in Electronics, Computing and Business he plays an invaluable role in the leadership team.
Previously he was Head of IT for a number of pan-European businesses such as USA Today International and CPLG (one of the larger global players in the brand licencing business).

John
Vercarre-Shaw
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9802
Will Hiles
Operations Director
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Will Hiles has experience of recruiting within both the construction and industrial markets since 1999, working for one of the largest driving agencies as a Regional Operations Director for over 10 years. Will joined Knightwood Associates in February 2014 as an integral part of the company’s growth.

Will
Hiles
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9804
Alex Asprey
Associate Director
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Alex has specialised in architectural and design recruitment for the last 16 years and has worked with practices ranging from 2 staff up to 600 both in the UK and internationally. He is also a qualified architectural technician with 9 years industry experience and therefore has a very good first-hand understanding of architecture and his clients' needs.

Alex
Asprey
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9812
Michael Evans
Consultant
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Michael has worked in Construction recruitment since 2015 with a focus on white-collar production staff, working on roles from Graduate to Director level.

Michael
Evans
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9818
Poppy Mason
Senior Consultant
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Poppy Mason has recruited within the Construction industry since 2013. Specialising within the Main Contracting industry with focus on Operational and Commercial Management roles. Poppy joined Knightwood in June 2017.

Poppy
Mason
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9809
Olly Innes
Consultant
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Olly Innes joined the freelance team at Knightwood in May 2019, specialising in the recruitment of Trades and Labour. With over 2 years’ in recruitment, Olly has a wealth of knowledge and experience within a fast-paced contract environment.  

Olly
Innes
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9805
Amy Rawlings
Consultant
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Amy Rawlings comes from a strong background in sales and customer service and joined Knightwood Associates in Sept 2015. Throughout that time Amy has worked extremely closely with Katrina Hiles to source high calibre production staff for the housing industry.

Amy
Rawlings
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9803
Rhiannon Wilcox
Resourcer
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Rhiannon works along side Victoria Bistolfi, on the Design and Technical desk at Knightwood Associates. Her work history of HR, sales and administration put her in good stead for recruitment at Knightwood. Allready an invaluable memeber of the team.

Rhiannon
Wilcox
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 816
Matt Paffett
Resourcer
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Matt Paffett joined Knightwood Associates in June 2019. He works alongside Katrina Hiles covering production and commercial roles. Matt started his career off in sales and was very quickly drawn to the fast-paced nature of recruitment. His previous history in recruitment has enabled him to establish a firm understanding of the housebuilding sector.

Matt
Paffett
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9803
Fay Kwok
Resourcer
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Fay Kwok joined the Knightwood freelance team in February 2019, working alongside Amy Courtney sourcing white-collar candidates. 

Fay
Kwok
Office telephone number: 
+44 3333 447 830
Direct telephone number: 
+44 20 3743 9810