Doug Baird

Doug Baird established Interim Partners in January 2003 and BrightPool in 2009 and now leads a management team that has many years of experience in contracting marketplaces.

Having started sister company Interim Partners in 2003, he diversified into middle management recruitment and established BrightPool in the autumn of 2009 - becoming Chief Executive.

He began his recruitment career in 1994 with a national consultancy after which he played a significant part in the growth of a financial services recruitment firm, ultimately being responsible for one of their businesses. During his career he has worked with numerous companies in the FTSE 250 and Fortune 500.

Doug was runner up in the Yorkshire Institute of Directors – Young Director of the Year Award in 2009 and 2011 and is married with four children. He is a graduate of the University of York, has been a business mentor in The Princes Trust and is a founding Patron of St Michael's Hospice Guild of Patrons.


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