About Us


Acolyte's mission is simple:

To create a platform that offers employers the insight and recruitment solutions they need for direct, scalable and cost-effective access to the high-quality talent required to meet their business objectives

Acolyte is an entrepreneurial professional services firm that blends technology with robust insight to empower organisations who want to access talent directly. While our heritage is from world leading technology, legal, finance, strategy & staffing consultancies, our culture is dynamic, innovative and fun. By keeping creative thinking at the heart of our business and never settling for ‘good enough’, our people continue to challenge traditional recruitment models and help our clients drive the talent agenda

Acolyte has gone on to win internationally recognised awards, operates across multiple offices worldwide and supports some of the largest global brands.

Board Team

Alastair Gorton

Founder & Managing Director

Alastair founded Acolyte in 2009 having set up the global shared service centre for Randstad MEC.

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Con Conlon

Board Director

Con is a Director at Acolyte and has worked in the offshore outsourcing industry since 1997.

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Anindita Doig

Board Director

Anindita sits on the board at Acolyte and is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer.

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Leadership Team

Chris Murphy

Client Success Director

Chris has over 15 years of experience working across multiple sectors including Publishing, Outsourcing, Insurance and Construction.

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Ryan Hall

Chief Product Officer

Ryan has over a decade of experience in digital agencies and Co-Founded Nice in 2009 which was subsequently acquired by Accenture in 2018.

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Rathan R.

Head of Research

Rathan’s career spans across a multitude of industries and domains including Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Technology, Semiconductors and Renewable Energy.

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Priti Bhavsar

Head of EMEA Talent Engagement

Priti has nearly 10 years of experience working in recruitment across in-house, agency and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) roles. 

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Dan Munro

Head of Americas Talent Engagement

Dan has 20 years of experience working within the Banking and Investment sector and now works for Acolyte from San Francisco, California.

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Cibia Ferdinand

Head of Asia-Pacific Talent Engagement

Cibia has over 10 years of experience within IT Service Management, Recruitment and Expatriate sectors. 

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