Meet The Team 2017-07-28T13:01:26+00:00

Meet the team

Linda Davis
Linda DavisCEO
Linda founded Next Generation in 2007 with a clear vision in mind of providing a superior service to both clients and candidates. As a CEO she leads by example and has an innate talent for grasping advancing recruitment and IT systems as well as marketing initiatives and commercial strategies which keep the company in a strategic and competitive position for our offices in Dublin and in Krakow.
Sonny Van Assche
Sonny Van AsscheOperations Director
Sonny is leading the first expansion of the Company into Europe with the opening an office in Krakow, Poland. He and his team have developed new, market disrupting and innovative services to stand out from the crowd. By researching and working with clients we are developing a competitive recruiting advantage.
Maura O'Hea
Maura O'HeaDirector - Organisational Development
Maura is responsible for the continuous assessment of organisational needs including the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs that facilitate the professional development of team members and particularly executives and emerging leaders. She leads the management and coordination of our internal recruitment efforts, the application and execution of performance management systems and continuing evolvement of our employment engagement efforts.
Jennifer Brennan
Jennifer BrennanAssociate Director IT
With over 10 years recruitment and management experience Jennifer is the associate director across both our IT and Finance functions. Overseeing the team who source talent for permanent and contract roles Jennifer also oversees day to day operations alongside the leadership team and has spoken at numerous tech events expanding her knowledge within her respective field.
Luke Davis
Luke DavisDirector - Organisational Development
With 10 years of hands on recruitment experience Luke and his team are constantly evolving to keep in line with emerging marketing trends with the supply chain, engineering and life science sectors. Using his experience and knowledge within these fields he can constantly be ahead of the curve.
Laura Kennedy
Laura KennedyHead of Data Science Recruitment
Laura leads our crack Data Science division of expert consultants with specialist knowledge across all areas of Data Science. She consults with clients on talent strategy and acquisition from niche roles to entire teams of Data Scientists across all industries working only with best-in-class candidates who combine expert technical expertise with commercial acumen and strong communication skills to turn data into insights, create executive buy-in and organisation-wide data envy!
Emma Quinn
Emma QuinnSenior Marketing Manager
Emma is the driving force behind the DatSci Awards, Ireland’s Data Science Awards. Emma is behind the creative concept, development, design and implementation and promotion of the Next Generation brand. Emma creates strategic plans and drives them from concept to completion utilising the most up to date and innovative marketing technology out there to stay ahead of the game.
Maureen Fagan
Maureen FaganFinance & Compliance Manager
Maureen is Next Generation‘s Finance & Compliance Manager and heads up the internal finance and compliance team and provides invaluable support to the company and each employee. Maureen has stellar experience in contract management for a large volume of IT Contractors who are currently working with Next Generation.
Emma Hargreaves
Emma HargreavesHead of Sales & Marketing Recruitment
With a unique understanding of the sales and marketing environment Emma recruits at senior levels across numerous industries offering a bespoke service to clients by sourcing and selecting top talent to match the client needs within succinct timeframes.
Kate Curran
Kate CurranTalent Acquisition Partner Supply Chain and Operations
With a proven track record of supplying the highest calibre of candidates Kate is a leader in her respective field of Supply Chain & Operations across a multitude of industries. By working closely with her clients Kate has a deep understanding of what they are looking for and has a strong reputation for delivering exceptional candidates from her knowledge of the market.
Chloé Morisson
Chloé MorissonIn-House Recruiter
Chloé is our resident French In-House Recruiter. She comes with 7 years experience recruiting across EMEA and Australia at all levels and across all functions. In Next Generation and Davis Nolan, Chloé focuses on growing our teams of recruiters as well as the support functions. She is also responsible for employer branding and social media campaigns to attract the best talents to our company.