Areas of expertise

Our areas of expertise on a national basis include:


  • FMCG
  • Retail
  • Not for Profit Organisations / Affordable Housing / HE
  • Leisure
  • Engineering / Manufacturing
  • Health / Pharmaceutical
  • Construction
  • Logistics
  • Media
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemicals


Each project is managed by our senior consultants who will work closely with you throughout the search and selection process.


Our workflow and knowledge of our clients’ marketplace, combined with our network of contacts, enables us to find the right candidates quickly and efficiently then create a shortlist in a discreet, professional way.


Building on this, our expert team has a significant amount of experience at both client and candidate level. This experience enables us to build relationships and gather meaningful insights, which form the basis of successful long-term partnerships. We work across all functional areas for our clients, specialising in roles and areas including:


  • Finance
  • Customer Service
  • Supply Chain
  • Operations – Retail
  • Operations – Manufacturing
  • Sales and Commercial
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Non Executive Directors

A different approach to others

We're pleased to introduce our senior team, you will always work alongside one of our founding partners during the search and selection process. We work with a transparent, open approach and in addition to introducing ourselves, we look forward to getting to know you better.

  • Resonate

    Alison Cannon

    Founding Partner

  • Resonate

    Martin Thayne

    Founding Partner

  • Resonate

    Therese Engall

    Founding Partner

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"Resonate conducted a search for BFFF after their own extensive efforts had failed to find a credible shortlist. They delivered a quality shortlist with 3 appointable candidates being found. Throughout the process Resonate kept us well informed and consulted effectively at every stage. I would have no hesitation in recommending their services or using them again".

Brian Young, Chief Executive - British Frozen Foods Federation

"Alison Cannon handled the process with professionalism and the utmost discretion throughout…presented a fantastic shortlist that provided real choice…challenged our thinking by demonstrating a real understanding of our business needs".

Debbie Robinson - Managing Director, Spar UK

"I have worked with Therese for many years now and can categorically say that Therese is in the top three of Senior Search and Recruitment professionals I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with".

Bob King - Compliance & Operational Excellence Director – Hovis Ltd

"We have used Martin on many occasions for our most senior appointments. He is well connected, really understands our business and manages relationships well".

Julian Bell - HR Director at Muller Wiseman Dairies

"I have worked with Alison and Therese and known them for several years. Recently I worked with them on my current role. They stand out amongst head-hunters for their warmth, engagement, VALUES and understanding of the process".

Jason Kelly - Supply Chain Director - Chingford Fruit Ltd

"Therese worked with me to achieve a successful placement in a senior operations role within the food industry. Her first rate knowledge of the industry and her capability to quickly align my career aspirations with the needs of her client were instrumental in this process".

Steve Wood - Operations Director – Tulip Ltd

"I found Martin extremely expert at working out exactly what we wanted and also having the strength in depth of aligning our needs with the right individuals".

John Sharkey - Chief Executive Officer - SEC Ltd