Craig Barnett

Head of Client Services

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With more than 9 years experience in the student and recruitment marketing space, Craig leads our client service team ensuring each of our clients has the right team built around them to develop the industry-leading solutions.

During his time at Hodes, Craig has also led global accounts and campaigns for the likes of Unilever, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, L’Oreal, HSBC and global law firms CMS, Mayer Brown and Taylor Wessing.

With a deep industry knowledge, Craig has spoken at a number of industry events, including the AGR Student Recruitment Conference, the Social Media in Graduate Recruitment Conference, and TargetJobs Graduate Employer Of the Year Research Breakfasts.

Before joining Hodes, Craig worked on large-scale graduate recruitment and attraction campaigns for both KPMG and Deloitte. At Deloitte, Craig managed campus attraction for 14 target UK universities, which involved the planning of circa 200 campus events across the academic year, managing campus budget and university campus teams. His role also saw him lead the diversity strategy for Graduate Recruitment, redesigning and relaunching the Deloitte Insight day programme across 22 cities, and managing the pre-joiner candidate experience piece.

Before moving into recruitment marketing, Craig co-founded a successful student events company, which organised branded student nightlife events across 10 UK cities.