The Thorpe Team

John Fairhurst – Managing Director

Hipster GuySon of the of the Company Founder, John is a results driven, self-motivated and resourceful managing director with a proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams in order to maximise company profitability and efficiency. Experienced leading and growing all sectors of the business to make it the dynamic and progressive company that it is. Possessing excellent communication skills and able to establish sustainable and profitable relationships with clients, suppliers and prospective workers across the business.

Responsible for the day-to day running of the business with a particular emphasis on sales, relationships and business development. Making sure that the business continues to grow by way of developing new clients whilst maintaining the companies first class service delivery to the existing customer base.


Darren Shaw – Operations Manager

Singer GuyIntegral to the business operations, overseeing the daily workings of the companies workforce supply to its wide spectrum of clients both on and off-site.

Often the first port of call for existing clients, Darren excels in the Planning, management, and implementation of work and production schedules to ensure client deadlines & KPI’s are met, and maintains the Thorpe first class quality standard of client service and delivery each and every day.



Claire Wilson – Branch Manager

Short Hair GirlA proven and talented Branch manager who assigns and directs all work performed in the branch and assists Darren in the supervision in key areas of operations.

Manages branch staff, fosters a positive environment and ensures client satisfaction and efficient recruitment processes and first class service delivery to clients alike. Claire is in possession of a hands-on approach and remains committed to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity whilst nurturing new client engagement targets and revenue achievement.