Meet the Team

our team

Our highly experienced, skilled and qualified talent acquisition specialists, each have over 15 years of recruitment experience and also have their own additional expertise to offer such as business psychologists, coaches and mentors.

Nicky Corps


Managing Director / Engineering & Manufacturing Talent Specialist


After graduating from Southampton University with a Psychology degree in 2000, Nicky spent the next 9 years working for a successful independent Industrial and Driving agency. Starting her career as a Recruitment consultant, Nicky quickly progressed to Branch manager and finally to Area Manager.

Nicky made the decision to open her own recruitment agency in 2009 after recognising a gap in the market for a niche specialist Engineering and Technical consultancy.

Over the past 11 years Nicky has worked hard to establish a fantastic reputation as a leading Engineering, Technical and Professional talent acquisition company.


Nicky is responsible for the Engineering and Manufacturing division of Red Chilli Recruitment.

Additional Talents, Services and Qualifications:

In 2018 Nicky qualified as a Business Psychologist following successful completion of a Masters degree in Occupational Psychology at Leicester University. This has enabled Red Chilli Recruitment to work in partnership with its sister company PsychoRecruit Ltd, to offer additional valuable services to clients and candidates including psychometric testing, customised assessment design, talent attraction and retention strategies.

Nicky holds Fellowship in Recruitment Practice certification (FIRP) and is qualified in Psychometric Testing and is on the British Psychological Society (BPS) Register of  Qualified Test Users (RQTU). Nicky is also a member of the BPS and Association of Business Psychologists (MABP)

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Nigel Betteridge


Service & Maintenance Engineering & Professional Services Talent Specialist


After serving with The British Army in The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) for 8 years, Nigel moved into the recruitment industry in 1999. Over 20 years he has successfully worked for both national and SME level agencies, working with a wide range of clients from multinational corporate organisations to start ups both in the UK and Overseas.

During this time Nigel has managed a wide range of recruitment projects including contingency, executive search, volume recruitment, and recruitment process outsourcing.


Nigel is responsible for the Professional Services and Service & Maintenance Engineering Division at Red Chilli Recruitment

Additional Talent, Services and Qualifications:

Nigel’s experience is underpinned by his Fellow Membership of The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (FIRP). He is also an Associate for Work Horizons who are Organisational Renewal and Career Coaching specialists, providing leadership and career coaching for organisations and individuals.

Sarah Freemantle

IT & Data Security Specialist



Building on a successful career with one of the largest technology providers, Sarah is adept at recognizing the skills that underpin business growth through digital change. Having worked with UK firms across multiple sectors including Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics, and Professional Services, Sarah brings together experience supporting SME’s and a proven ability to understand and articulate unique requirements.


With earlier career experience in Commercial Recruitment, having managed both temporary workers, permanent placements as well as managing a team of consultants, Sarah offers a professional, proactive & transparent approach to recruiting.


Whether it’s the nuts and bolts of IT Operations & Security, Cloud development, or unlocking the value in data, Sarah’s experience in technology environments and innate aptitude for building effective relationships ensures an outstanding recruitment experience.


Sarah is responsible for the IT & Data Security division at Red Chilli Recruitment

Additional Talents, Services and Qualifications:

Sarah is passionate about wellness & nutrition and the role these play on workplace productivity and candidate attrition. Her growth mindset has led her to undertake further education in this area, which no doubt will continue to benefit her clients and candidates alike

Neil Dodgson

Executive Search / Head Hunting Professional



Neil is an experienced business professional with a background of 30 years working both for and with many of the UK’s leading businesses across numerous industry sectors.


A career that started as a Graduate with one of the UK’s largest FMCG organisations then moved on to running the UK’s largest single consumer electronics account, then changed direction and jointly helped to set up and run a successful and well-regarded UK Head Hunting business.


As a director running a successful Head Hunting business unique insights have been gained into what makes business’s work, of their different cultures, unique management styles and individual paths to success.


Neil is responsible for the Executive Search and Head Hunting division at Red Chilli Recruitment

Additional Talents, Services and Qualifications:

Neil has spent 20 years within the Executive Search Industry, having helped to set up an run a successful and well recognized Head Hunting organisation. During that time he has helped numerous large and small businesses, across most industry sectors, fill key senior and niche vacancies.

David Morris

Commercial, Leisure & Hospitality Talent Specialist


With many years of experience, David has built up a reputable and successful network in Recruitment. Over these years, he has worked in a variety of sectors and as far-afield as Russia, Luxembourg City and Stockholm.

Combining his knowledge, prominent profile within the local area and key transferable skills, he now aims to help businesses along the South Coast with all of their recruitment needs in the Commercial, Leisure and Hospitality sectors.


David is responsible for the Commercial, Leisure & Hospitality division of Red Chilli Recruitment

Additional Talents, Services and Qualifications:

David also has quite a name for himself in the local area and is heavily involved in charity fundraising. In his personal life he is a popular quizmaster and former winner of The Weakest Link on BBC TV and Popmaster (twice) on BBC Radio 2! For a period, he featured as “Quizface” on BBC Radio Solent.

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