Meet the team

We believe great business starts with great people. Our experienced leadership team have a wide range of skills, and they’re here to solve your problems and activate your campaign.

Leanne Nutter

Leanne Nutter

Head of Travel Retail

Leanne heads up our travel retail division. Ensuring that we are fully engaged with our clients, whilst demonstrating our strong values and ethics. Making sure we deliver consistent, innovative service.

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Mo Afzil

Mo Afzil

Operations Manager

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Guiseppe De Piano

Guiseppe De Piano

Operations Supervisor

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Florencia Schwab

Florencia Schwab

Account Executive

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Nikki Matthews

Nikki Matthews

Operations Manager

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Kara Byrne

Kara Byrne

Administrator

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Monika Zygmunt

Monika Zygmunt

Operations Supervisor

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Gianina Iacob

Gianina Iacob

Head of Resourcing and Attraction

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Harry Granger

Harry Granger

Operations Manager

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Raminder Dadral

Raminder Dadral

Operations Manager

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Theodore Johnson

Theodore Johnson

Operations Supervisor

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Sophie Robinson

Sophie Robinson

Account Manager

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Andy DeVito

Andy DeVito

Production Manager

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Isabel Tester

Isabel Tester

Senior Account Manager

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Dilesha Kanabar

Dilesha Kanabar

HR Advisor UK & Ireland

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Linoch Almeida

Linoch Almeida

Vetting and Recrutiment Executive

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Edita Galdikiene

Edita Galdikiene

Senior Compliance and Vetting Officer

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Joel Eshoh

Joel Eshoh

Talent Team Executive

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Leanne McBain

Leanne McBain

Talent Team Executive

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Mehrab Iqbal

Mehrab Iqbal

Compliance and Vetting Officer

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Sheila Watson

Sheila Watson

BUSINESS SUPPORT EXECUTIVE

Sheila supports our business across all divisions. Providing consistent communication, assisting with both client and staff queries, Sheila is able to guide you through our large organisation whilst remaining a familiar face.

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Ahmed Ali

Ahmed Ali

BUSINESS SUPPORT MANAGER

Ahmed is a tactical and flexible manager collaborating with team members and clients to ensure consistent processes in head office and in the field. Tactical, multi skilled and agile.

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Kim De Vito

Kim De Vito

Head of Client Services

Kim leads the Travel Retail team across the UK to ensure that our people, values and behaviours always reflect those of our clients.

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Robyn Freeman

Robyn Freeman

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Managing some of the world's biggest brands, Robyn puts her heart and soul into every campaign, ensuring each customer’s experience is memorable and engaging.

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Sarah Cowen

Sarah Cowen

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Overseeing exclusive brand campaigns and product launches, Sarah gets stuck in and delivers brand experiences that make a real difference.

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Ajay Vasta

Ajay Vasta

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Ajay is a tactical and flexible manager collaborating with team members and clients to ensure consistent processes in head office and in the field. Tactical, multi skilled and agile.

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Paulina Smolak

Paulina Smolak

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Paulina is our first point of contact for staff and clients onsite in Heathrow Airport. From ensuring we have everyone in the right place at the right time, to training to problem solving Paulina ensures we deliver an exceptional service

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Sammy Eltayeb

Sammy Eltayeb

Senior Operations Manager UK

Sammy started as a Brand Ambassador on the shopfloor and has progressed into a versatile and knowledgeable Blackjack leader who believes “the journey is the most important thing to enjoy”

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PJ Liyange

PJ Liyange

OPERATIONS MANAGER

PJ is a fantastic leader within our business, looking after our team and clients in the northern airports. He embodies the Blackjack spirit with his enthusiasm and entrepreneurial attitude.

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Maureen Drum

Maureen Drum

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Maureen leads an awesome team in Glasgow every day – from airport campaigns to downtown brand experiences, she keeps the Blackjack brand real and relevant.

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Anne McAuley

Anne McAuley

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Anne motivates and inspires an incredible team of people in Edinburgh to deliver 100% Blackjack experiences every day

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Nikki Fisher

Nikki Fisher

HEAD OF STAFFING

The ethos of Nikki’s role - Right people, right place, right time. Sustainability of a ‘can do’ team - always set up for success.

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Tadeja Ribic

Tadeja Ribic

Talent Team Executive

Ensuring we have incredible people across the UK falls to our planning and compliance team. We bring a consistent service to our clients no matter where in the country we are activating and we focus on recruiting, training and retaining the best talent for our clients.

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Lauren McNicholas

Lauren McNicholas

Talent Team Manager

Our Planning and Compliance team are the hub connecting all other departments. From responding to the very first enquiry from a new recruit through to making sure every detail is correct for payroll Lauren makes sure we deliver a great staff experience and excellent service to clients.

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Fiona Rayner

Fiona Rayner

HEAD OF EXPERIENTIAL AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS

Fiona splits her time between the UK, Ireland and Dubai, aligning our values with some of the world’s most prestigious clients to develop creative solutions that make a difference.

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Richard Quinn

Richard Quinn

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Richard works across all divisions, listening to our clients and bringing ideas to life. From a simple visual to a full-scale experiential 360 concept, we put our heart and soul into every aspect of the design. With over a decade of experience in the industry we use our expert knowledge we can make it happen anywhere, any time.

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Norma Murphy

Norma Murphy

HEAD OF OPERATIONS, IRELAND

Norma oversees our operation in Ireland and in collaboration with the local team and support from the UK, ensures the team member and client experience remains 100% Blackjack.

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Sinead Swords

Sinead Swords

STAFFING MANAGER

Our Staffing team work very hard behind the scenes, recruiting, on-boarding & skills matching incredible people for your brand. Having the right people in the right place, at the right time is critical and Blackjack are renowned for getting this right, every time.

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Marc Buckle

Marc Buckle

HEAD OF LOGISTICS

Marc heads up our logistics team at our International Distribution Centre, The IDC. Being a key service delivery leader, Marc manages all aspects of storage and distribution and best of all working with an Amazing Team delivering the highest levels of customer service.

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Michelle Roberts

Michelle Roberts

IDC CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP ASSISTANT

Michelle works in our logistics team, providing a dedicated client service on the warehouse floor. An expert in her field, Michelle will familiarise herself with the full portfolio of the client and ensure a seamless service.

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Mehdi Samad-Abadi

Mehdi Samad-Abadi

IDC OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Mehdi works in our logistics team, providing operational support on the warehouse floor. Giving meticulous detail to every item we make sure your deliveries are on time, every time.

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Interested in joining Blackjack?

If you like work that’s fast-paced, varied and fun, you’d love working here. You’ll get the opportunity to work with big-name brands, and understand what that means with different cultures and audiences. We’re a small team backed by a global organisation, ABM. That means one-to-one care with ever-widening horizons. Oh, and it’s fun too.

A world of opportunity

We’re based near Heathrow, but our work takes us far and wide. Where could you go next?

Every day is different

Today you’re making customers feel like VIPs, tomorrow you’re launching the latest fragrance.

Always learning

Stay one step ahead with our extensive training opportunities, from eLearning to academic apprenticeships.

Become a Blackjack person

From full-time posts at HQ to part-time roles which fit around studies, find what suits you.

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