Chris joined the business in 2011 on the Macildowie Training Programme before progressing onto the Part Qualified desk and later Qualified finance desk as part of the businesses growth strategy, recruiting for Blue Chip clients in Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. As the client base grew, the need for more Geographical coverage meant Chris was able to spend a year setting up the Milton Keynes office before handing it over to move back to Leicester where he is now Divisional Manager for the businesses Finance recruitment division. Along with managing the team, he still recruits for key clients in the area for the qualified to senior finance market.
Before joining Macildowie, Chis graduated in 2008 with a degree in Economics from UEA and worked for 2 years for the worlds largest boat manufacturer, driving UK sales and supporting large scale events.
Chris' Client Testimonials
Commercial Finance Manager at Weetabix
"Chris Huffen was excellent. He listened understood what I was looking for but challenges me in the right way about what my next step needed to be. Really appreciated all his support."
Group Marketing Accountant / Analyst (Manager) at Travis Perkins / Wickes
“I thoroughly recommend Chris for your recruitment needs, because he makes the recruitment process more structured and simplified than others, thereby ensuring a smooth journey from candidate registration to employment offer(s).
His competency and professionalism is the reason as to why I have already recommended Chris to my colleagues and friends looking to progress in their career.”
Recruiter (Credit Risk, Finance and Marketing) at Barclaycard
“I have worked with Chris since joining Barclaycard in November 2011. Chris' understanding of Barclaycards requirements and culture is second to none and has provided some outstanding candidates. He always has Barclaycards best interest at heart and can see that his view is quality rather than quantity. I look forward to working with Chris in the future and would highly recommend Chris as an exceptional recruiter.”