THE Agency is headed up by founder and Managing Director, Kim Barnes-Evans FIRP.
Kim started her career in recruitment for a well-known international recruitment agency, rising the ranks over the course of almost 10 years before establishing her own successful recruitment agency in Cleckheaton, which she then sold in the late 1990’s and moved to London. Continuing in recruitment, Kim developed a network of high profile clients including Danone Foods, The Carphone Warehouse, Virgin Records and the BBC.
Three years later Kim moved back to Yorkshire, and not long after, THE Agency was founded. Kim is proud to have established and nurtured a business that works differently to other recruitment agencies, keeping the clients and candidates at the heart of everything that they do. This, combined with the cultivation of a dedicated and enthusiastic team and a compassionate and positive approach, is what Kim believes to have been the recipe for success at THE Agency.
Kim loves what she does, and she is committed to giving clients and candidates the benefit of her expertise and guidance, taking the time to learn and understand what they need, and then endeavouring to deliver it. It’s clear to see from Kim’s approach that she is a natural people person, and really cares about each and every individual that she works with. This is a care and enthusiasm which she inspires in those around her, and is reflected in the glowing reviews of THE Agency itself. Kim’s efforts have also been formally recognised through the prestigious Fellowship status of the REC.
In rare moments of down time when she isn’t in the office, Kim is passionate about interior